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22 Wing Band

The 22 Wing Band is a military band of the Royal Canadian Air Force. The band is currently based at CFB North Bay in Ontario. It was formed between 1989 and 1990 primarily to support ceremonial functions at the base. Its founder, then-Warrant Off ...

                                               

25 Field Ambulance

25 Field Ambulance, formerly 25 Medical Company, is a Canadian Forces Primary Reserve medical unit in Toronto, Ontario. The company-strength formation is part of 4 Health Services Group, which is headquartered in Montreal, Quebec. It is the only ...

                                               

31 Canadian Brigade Group

31 Canadian Brigade Group is part of the 4th Canadian Division, under the Canadian Army. It encompasses the southwestern portion of Ontario, and is headquartered in London, Ontario. The 31 CBG area of responsibility stretches from Hamilton to Win ...

                                               

175th (Medicine Hat) Battalion, CEF

The 175th Battalion, CEF, was a unit in the Canadian Expeditionary Force during the First World War. Based in Medicine Hat, Alberta, the unit began recruiting during the winter of 1915/16 in the Medicine Hat district. After sailing to England in ...

                                               

RCAF Station Brandon

RCAF Station Brandon was a Second World War British Commonwealth Air Training Plan station located near Brandon, Manitoba, Canada. It was operated and administered by the Royal Canadian Air Force.

                                               

Canadian Forces Camp Chilcotin

Canadian Forces Camp Chilcotin is a Canadian Forces training camp in the Chilcotin District, to the west of the city of Williams Lake on the eastern Chilcotin Plateau. The 40977 hectares of land is currently owned by the Federal Government. Withi ...

                                               

CFMETR, Nanoose Bay

The Canadian Forces Maritime Experimental and Test Ranges is a maritime test facility located on the east side of Vancouver Island, at Nanoose Bay. The ranges operated by CFMETR are located over an area of the Strait of Georgia - known as Area "W ...

                                               

Col J. R. Barber Armoury

The Georgetown Armoury is a Canadian Forces armoury in Georgetown, Ontario. In the Canadian Forces, an armoury is a place where a reserve unit trains, meets, and parades.

                                               

Denison Armoury

Lieutenant-Colonel George Taylor Denison III Armoury, commonly known as Denison Armoury, is a Canadian Forces facility located at 1 Yukon Lane in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is in the northeastern corner of Downsview Airport, just west of the W. ...

                                               

Fire-class fireboat

The Fire-class fireboats/yard tractor tugs were two fireboats operated by the Royal Canadian Navy. The two vessels are CFAV Firebrand and CFAV Firebird.

                                               

General-Jean-Victor-Allard Building

The General-Jean-Victor-Allard Building is part of the 2nd Division Support Group Saint-Jean Garrison in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec. It is composed of three sectors: Orange, used as the main working body of the building; Green Sector, used ...

                                               

Heller (antitank rocket)

The Heller was a Canadian antitank rocket launcher produced and fielded in the 1950s. The Heller was in production from 1954 and remained in service until 1967. The Heller fired a 3.2-inch high explosive antitank projectile that was capable of pe ...

                                               

Oakville Armoury

Oakville Armoury is a Department of National Defence facility located at 90 Thomas Street in Oakville, Ontario, Canada. The nearest major intersection is Lakeshore Rd & Trafalgar Rd. It is the home of A company, The Lorne Scots and the 1188 Lorne ...

                                               

Public Affairs Branch (Canadian Forces)

The mission of the Public Affairs Branch is to inform Canadians of the policies, programs, services, activities, operations and initiatives of the Canadian Forces in a manner that is accurate, complete, objective, timely, relevant, understandable ...

                                               

RCAF Station Bowden

RCAF Station Bowden was a Second World War British Commonwealth Air Training Plan station located near Bowden, Alberta, Canada. It was operated and administered by the Royal Canadian Air Force.

                                               

RCAF Station Neepawa

RCAF Station Neepawa was a Second World War British Commonwealth Air Training Plan station located near Neepawa, Manitoba, Canada. It was operated and administered by the Royal Canadian Air Force.

                                               

RCAF Station Sea Island

After the war the station was renamed RCAF Station Vancouver. No 442 Squadron was re-activated as No 442 "City of Vancouver" Auxiliary Fighter Squadron at Sea Island 15 April 1946, but was later re-designated an Auxiliary Transport Squadron. No 1 ...

                                               

Siskins

The Siskins were a Royal Canadian Air Force aerobatic flying team that was established in 1929 at Camp Borden, Ontario. It was the air forces first official aerobatic team. Flying three Armstrong Whitworth Siskin biplanes, the Siskins quickly bui ...

                                               

Ville-class tug

The Ville-class harbour tugboats are a class of tugboats employed by the Royal Canadian Navy. Canada operated a fleet of 17-ton tugs, built during the Second World War which were also called the Ville class. The current vessels are named after th ...

                                               

Canadian Forces Northern Area Headquarters Whitehorse

Canadian Forces Northern Area Headquarters Whitehorse is a detachment of the Canadian Forces, based approximately 24 kilometres south of Whitehorse, Yukon. Canadas military has operated in the area since the days of the famous volunteer Yukon Fie ...

                                               

Chief of Staff to the Prime Minister (Canada)

The Chief of Staff to the Prime Minister in Canadas Prime Ministers Office is the top official of the office. The position was created in 1987 to head the PMO. Prior to the creation of the chief of staff position, the office was headed by the Pri ...

                                               

Director of Communications (Office of the Prime Minister)

The Director of Communications in the Prime Ministers Office is one of the most senior roles in the Canadian Prime Ministers Office, reporting directly to the Prime Minister and his or her Chief of Staff. The person is responsible for selling the ...

                                               

Women in the 28th–32nd Canadian Parliaments

Women were first allowed to vote at the federal level in Canada in the 1917 general election in connection with military service, and were allowed to vote under the same conditions as men beginning on May 24, 1918. The next four elections saw onl ...

                                               

37th Canadian Parliament

The 37th Canadian Parliament was in session from January 29, 2001, until May 23, 2004. The membership was set by the 2000 federal election on November 27, 2000, and it changed only somewhat due to resignations and by-elections until it was dissol ...

                                               

By-elections to the 37th Canadian Parliament

By-elections to the 37th Canadian Parliament were held to fill vacancies in the House of Commons of Canada between the 2000 federal election and the 2004 federal election. The Liberal Party of Canada led a majority government for the entirety of ...

                                               

List of House members of the 37th Parliament of Canada

The following is a list of the members as of the dissolution of the 37th Parliament of Canada on May 23, 2004, and reflects additions to the House resulting from by-election and resignations following the 2000 election.

                                               

38th Canadian Parliament

The 38th Canadian Parliament was in session from October 4, 2004 until November 29, 2005. The membership was set by the 2004 federal election on June 28, 2004, and it changed only somewhat due to resignations and by-elections, but due to the seat ...

                                               

By-elections to the 38th Canadian Parliament

By-elections to the 38th Canadian Parliament were held to fill vacancies in the House of Commons of Canada between the 2004 federal election and the 2006 federal election. The Liberal Party of Canada led a minority government for the entirety of ...

                                               

By-elections to the 39th Canadian Parliament

By-elections to the 39th Canadian Parliament were held to fill vacancies in the House of Commons of Canada between the 2006 federal election and the 2008 federal election. The Conservative Party of Canada led a minority government for the entiret ...

                                               

List of House members of the 39th Parliament of Canada

This is a list of members of the House of Commons of Canada in the 39th Parliament of Canada. Italic text denotes party leaders Bold text denotes cabinet ministers two cabinet members, Senator Michael Fortier and Senator Marjory LeBreton are not ...

                                               

List of senators in the 39th Parliament of Canada

This is a list of members of the Senate of Canada in the 39th Parliament of Canada. At dissolution on September 7, 2008 there were 15 vacancies in the Senate: three each in British Columbia, Nova Scotia, and Quebec; two in Ontario; and each one i ...

                                               

Women in the 39th Canadian Parliament

Upon the dissolution of the 39th Canadian Parliament, 65 of the 308 seats were held by women. Canada ranks 45th in the world in representation of women in the national lower house. There were 64 women elected to Parliament in the 2006 election, a ...

                                               

40th Canadian Parliament

The 40th Canadian Parliament was in session from November 18, 2008 to March 26, 2011, and was the last Parliament of the longest-running minority government in Canadian history that began with the previous Parliament. The membership of its House ...

                                               

Bloc Quebecois Shadow Cabinet of the 40th Parliament of Canada

Leader Critic to the Prime Minister of Canada: Gilles Duceppe 1997- Chief organizer and Critic to the Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities: Mario Laframboise 2006- Deputy Whip: Claude DeBellefeuille 2008- Deputy House Leader: Chr ...

                                               

By-elections to the 40th Canadian Parliament

By-elections to the 40th Canadian Parliament were held to fill vacancies in the House of Commons of Canada between the 2008 federal election and the 2011 federal election. The Conservative Party of Canada led a minority government for the entiret ...

                                               

List of senators in the 40th Parliament of Canada

This is a list of members of the Senate of Canada in the 40th Parliament of Canada. At dissolution on March 28, 2011, there were three vacancies in the Senate: two in Quebec, and one in Newfoundland and Labrador. The province of Quebec has 24 Sen ...

                                               

Women in the 40th Canadian Parliament

The 40th Canadian Parliament contained a record number of female Members of Parliament, with 69 women elected to the House of Commons of Canada in the 2008 federal election. However, this represented just 22 per cent of the 308 total MPs, and onl ...

                                               

41st Canadian Parliament

The 41st Canadian Parliament was in session from June 2, 2011 to August 2, 2015, with the membership of its House of Commons having been determined by the results of the 2011 federal election held on May 2, 2011. Parliament convened on June 2, 20 ...

                                               

Bloc Quebecois Shadow Cabinet of the 41st Parliament of Canada

The Bloc Quebecois Shadow Cabinet of the 41st Canadian Parliament was announced on June 2, 2011, and shuffled in 2013: Claude Patry: Critic for Forestry 2013-, Industry 2013-, Labour 2013-, Science and Technology 2013- Louis Plamondon: Interim Ho ...

                                               

By-elections to the 41st Canadian Parliament

By-elections to the 41st Canadian Parliament were held to fill vacancies in the House of Commons of Canada between the 2011 federal election and the 2015 federal election. The 41st Canadian Parliament existed from 2011 to 2015 with the membership ...

                                               

List of House members of the 41st Parliament of Canada

^r Resigned from caucus August 25, 2014. ^s Suspended from caucus November 5, 2014. ^u Changed affiliation on August 20, 2014. ^k Resigned from Bloc Quebecois caucus August 12, 2014. Sat as an independent until founding Strength in Democracy Octo ...

                                               

Women in the 41st Canadian Parliament

The 41st Canadian Parliament includes a record number of female Members of Parliament, with 76 women elected to the House of Commons of Canada in the 2011 election. This represents a gain of seven seats over the previous record of 69 women in the ...

                                               

Special Joint Committee on Physician-Assisted Dying

The 42nd Canadian Parliament was in session from December 3, 2015 to September 11, 2019, with the membership of its Lower House, the House of Commons of Canada, having been determined by the results of the 2015 federal election held on October 19 ...

                                               

By-elections to the 42nd Canadian Parliament

By-elections to the 42nd Canadian Parliament were held to fill vacancies in the House of Commons of Canada between the 2015 and the 2019 federal elections. The 42nd Canadian Parliament existed from 2015 to 2019 with the membership of its House of ...

                                               

Canadian House of Commons Special Committee on Electoral Reform

The House of Commons Special Committee on Electoral Reform was a special committee of the House of Commons of Canada established during the 42nd Canadian Parliament to investigate reforms to the Canadian electoral system. The formation of "an all ...

                                               

Women in the 42nd Canadian Parliament

The 42nd Canadian Parliament includes a record number of female Members of Parliament, with 88 women elected to the 338-member House of Commons of Canada in the 2015 election. This represents a gain of twelve seats over the previous record of 76 ...

                                               

Women in the 43rd Canadian Parliament

The 43rd Canadian Parliament once again set a record number of female Members of Parliament, with 98 women elected to the 338-member House of Commons of Canada in the 2015 election. This represents a gain of ten seats over the previous record of ...

                                               

List of prime ministers of Canada by constituency

The following list indicates ridings represented by Canadian prime ministers during their term of office. Some prime ministers represented more than one constituency during their term, hence the tallied numbers exceed the number of prime minister ...

                                               

List of prime ministers of Canada by date of death

This is a complete list of Canadian prime ministers by date of death. As of January 2020, there are seven living former prime ministers, as well as the incumbent Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

                                               

List of prime ministers of Canada by military service

This is a list of the prime ministers of Canada and their military service The Prime Minister is not Commander-in-Chief of the Canadian Forces, rather the role is held by the Queen of Canada and is held on behalf of the monarch by the Governor Ge ...