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Percy Wickman
PERCY DWIGHT WICKMAN (June 10, 1941 – July 3, 2004) was a Canadian politician and well-known activist for people with disabilities. He was born in Thunder Bay , Ontario
Ontario
. Wickman served as an alderman on Edmonton City Council
Edmonton City Council
from 1977 to 1986. He made headlines when he was elected as Liberal MLA for Edmonton-Whitemud
Edmonton-Whitemud
after unseating Alberta
Alberta
premier Don Getty in the 1989 election , despite the fact Getty had otherwise won a majority government. In 1993 election and 1997 election Wickman was re-elected as the MLA for Edmonton Rutherford . Wickman retired from politics in 2001
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Canada
Coordinates : 60°N 95°W / 60°N 95°W / 60; -95 CANADA _ Flag MOTTO: A Mari Usque Ad Mare _ (Latin ) (English: "From Sea to Sea") ANTHEM: " O Canada "------------------------- ROYAL ANTHEM : " God Save the Queen " CAPITAL Ottawa 45°24′N 75°40′W / 45.400°N 75.667°W / 45.400; -75.667 LARGEST CITY
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Thunder Bay
THUNDER BAY is a city in, and the seat of, Thunder Bay District , Ontario
Ontario
, Canada. It is the most populous municipality in Northwestern Ontario
Ontario
with a population of 108,359 as of the Canada
Canada
2011 Census , and the second most populous in Northern Ontario
Ontario
after Greater Sudbury . Located on Lake Superior , the census metropolitan area of Thunder Bay has a population of 121,596, and consists of the city of Thunder Bay, the municipalities of Oliver Paipoonge and Neebing , the townships of Shuniah , Conmee , O\'Connor , and Gillies , and the Fort William First Nation
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Ontario
ONTARIO (/ɒnˈtɛərioʊ/ ( listen ); French pronunciation: ​ ), one of the 13 provinces and territories of Canada
Canada
, is located in east-central Canada
Canada
. It is Canada's most populous province accounting for nearly 40 percent of the country's population, and is the second-largest province in total area. Ontario
Ontario
is fourth-largest in total area when the territories of the Northwest Territories
Northwest Territories
and Nunavut
Nunavut
are included. It is home to the nation's capital city, Ottawa , and the nation's most populous city, Toronto
Toronto
. Ontario
Ontario
is bordered by the province of Manitoba
Manitoba
to the west, Hudson Bay and James Bay
James Bay
to the north, and Quebec
Quebec
to the east and northeast, and to the south by the U.S
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Edmonton City Council
The EDMONTON CITY COUNCIL is the governing body of the City of Edmonton , Alberta , Canada . Members represent wards throughout the city, and are known as councillors. Until 2010, Edmonton was divided in six wards with two councillors representing citizens in each ward. On July 22, 2009, City Council voted to change the electoral system of six wards to a system of 12 wards; each represented by a single councillor, the changes took effect in the 2010 election
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Alberta Liberal Party
Coordinates : 53°32′40″N 113°32′08″W / 53.5445°N 113.5356°W / 53.5445; -113.5356 ALBERTA LIBERAL PARTY Active provincial party LEADER David Khan PRESIDENT Karen Sevcik FOUNDED September 1, 1905 (1905-09-01) HEADQUARTERS 10247 124 Street NW Edmonton
Edmonton
, Alberta
Alberta
T5N 1P8 IDEOLOGY Liberalism POLITICAL POSITION Centre COLOURS Red SEATS IN LEGISLATURE 1 / 87 WEBSITE www.albertaliberal.com * Politics of Alberta
Alberta
* Political parties * Elections The ALBERTA LIBERAL PARTY is a provincial political party in Alberta , Canada
Canada
. Founded in 1905, it was the dominant political party until the 1921 election, with the first three provincial Premiers being Liberals
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Edmonton-Whitemud
EDMONTON-WHITEMUD is a provincial electoral district for the Legislative Assembly of Alberta , Canada . In 1989, its constituents unseated the Premier of the day, Donald Getty , by voting for Liberal candidate Percy Wickman . The district was represented by Dave Hancock who was in his fourth term as the Member of the Legislative Assembly. Hancock has also served as Minister of Justice twice, Attorney General and prior to that as Minister of Intergovernmental and Aboriginal Affairs. On December 15, 2006, Hancock was made Minister of Health and Wellness in Premier Ed Stelmach 's cabinet. He later served as Deputy Premier under Stelmach's successor Alison Redford . Following Redford's resignation as Premier, Hancock was named as her replacement and sworn into office on March 23, 2014, meaning the Edmonton-Whitemud district was the seat of the Premier of Alberta for the second time
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Alberta
ALBERTA (/ælˈbɜːrtə/ ( listen )) is a western province of Canada
Canada
. With an estimated population of 4,067,175 as of 2016 census , it is Canada\'s fourth-most populous province and the most populous of Canada's three prairie provinces . Its area is about 660,000 square kilometres (250,000 sq mi). Alberta
Alberta
and its neighbour Saskatchewan were districts of the Northwest Territories
Northwest Territories
until they were established as provinces on September 1, 1905. The premier has been Rachel Notley since May 2015. Alberta
Alberta
is bounded by the provinces of British Columbia
British Columbia
to the west and Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan
to the east, the Northwest Territories
Northwest Territories
to the north, and the U.S. state of Montana
Montana
to the south
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Don Getty
DONALD ROSS "DON" GETTY, OC AOE (August 30, 1933 – February 26, 2016) was a Canadian politician who served as the 11th Premier of Alberta
Alberta
between 1985 and 1992. A member of the Progressive Conservatives , he served as Energy Minister and Federal and Intergovernmental Affairs Minister in the government of Peter Lougheed before leaving politics for the private sector in 1979. He returned to politics six years later to contest the leadership contest resulting from Lougheed's retirement. He defeated two other candidates, and became Premier November 1, 1985. As Premier, Getty was faced with an economic slowdown and falling energy prices, which hit Alberta
Alberta
's petroleum -dominated economy hard. Faced with mounting government deficits and increasing unemployment, he cut social spending and intervened with government money to prevent businesses from failing
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Alberta General Election, 1989
Don Getty Progressive Conservative PREMIER-DESIGNATE Don Getty Progressive Conservative The ALBERTA GENERAL ELECTION OF 1989 was the twenty-second general election for the Province of Alberta
Alberta
, Canada
Canada
. It was held on March 20, 1989 to elect members of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta
Alberta
. Many political observers were surprised by the early election call - less than three years had passed since the previous election . Premier Don Getty , in his second election as Progressive Conservative Party leader, led it to its sixth consecutive term in government, despite losing a significant share of the popular vote and two seats in the legislature, including his own seat of Edmonton-Whitemud to Liberal candidate Percy Wickman
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Alberta General Election, 1993
Ralph Klein Progressive Conservative PREMIER-DESIGNATE Ralph Klein Progressive Conservative The ALBERTA GENERAL ELECTION OF 1993 was the twenty-third general election for the Province of Alberta
Alberta
, Canada
Canada
. It was held on June 15, 1993 to elect members of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta
Alberta
. It is notable because it was seen by some as a contest between the former mayors of Calgary
Calgary
and Edmonton
Edmonton
, Ralph Klein and Laurence Decore , respectively. Before eventually being defeated in 2015 , it remained the closest the Progressive Conservatives had come to losing since coming to power in 1971
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Alberta General Election, 1997
Ralph Klein Progressive Conservative PREMIER-DESIGNATE Ralph Klein Progressive Conservative The ALBERTA GENERAL ELECTION OF 1997 was the twenty-fourth general election for the Province of Alberta
Alberta
, Canada
Canada
. It was held on March 11, 1997 to elect members of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta
Alberta
. Ralph Klein 's second election as leader of the Progressive Conservative Party was considerably more successful than his first. The PC Party won over half the popular vote, and 63 of the 83 seats in the legislature for its eighth consecutive term in government. The Liberal Party of Grant Mitchell lost about 7% of the popular vote it had won in the 1993 election . The party's legislative caucus was reduced from 32 members to 18
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Edmonton Rutherford
EDMONTON-RUTHERFORD is a provincial electoral district in Alberta , Canada . The district is mandated to return a single member to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta using the first past the post method of voting. The district was created in the boundary redistribution of 1993 from the Edmonton-Whitemud riding in South Edmonton. The district is a swing riding and has regularly changed between Liberal and Progressive Conservative control. It was named after former Premier Alexander Rutherford who used to represent a constituency in the area when the province was first formed
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Legislative Assembly Of Alberta
GOVERNMENT * New Democratic (55)OFFICIAL OPPOSITION: * United Conservative (29)OTHER PARTIES: * Liberal (1) * Alberta Party (1) * Independent (1) ELECTIONS LAST ELECTION May 5, 2015 NEXT ELECTION May 31, 2019 or earlier MEETING PLACE Legislature Building , Edmonton , Alberta , Canada WEBSITE www.assembly.ab.ca The Legislature grounds from the roof of the building. Alberta Legislature Building The LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF ALBERTA is one of two components of the LEGISLATURE OF ALBERTA, the other being Elizabeth II , Queen of Canada , represented by the Lieutenant-Governor of Alberta . The Alberta legislature meets in the Alberta Legislature Building in the provincial capital, Edmonton
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Mike Percy (politician)
MICHAEL B. PERCY is an academic and former politician in Alberta , Canada . Percy, an economics professor at the University of Alberta , was elected as an Alberta Liberal Party member in Edmonton-Whitemud after former MLA Percy Wickman switched to a new riding. Percy held the riding for one term, serving as Finance Critic until retiring from elected life in 1997. At that point, he was appointed as the Stanley A. Milner Professor and Dean of the Alberta School of Business at the University of Alberta , a position he held until July 1, 2011
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Ian McClelland
IAN G. MCCLELLAND (born 22 June 1942) is an Edmonton -based businessperson, who was a member of the Canadian House of Commons from 1993 to 2000, and a member of the Alberta Legislative Assembly from 2001 to 2004. CONTENTS* 1 History * 1.1 Business * 1.2 Federal politics * 1.3 Alberta politics * 1.4 Later public service * 1.4.1 Northlands * 1.4.2 As a marriage commissioner * 2 References * 3 External links HISTORYBUSINESSIan McClelland graduated from the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology in 1965, as a member of the first graduating class in Photographic Technology. In 1975, he started Colorfast Corporation , which grew under his management and ownership to become the largest independent photofinisher in Western Canada. At its peak, the company had twenty seven retail outlets, three manufacturing facilities and serviced five hundred retail outlets in Western Canada
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