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Peter Knaak
PETER KNAAK (born October 28, 1942) was a provincial level politician from Alberta
Alberta
, Canada
Canada
. He served as a member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta
Alberta
from 1979 to 1982. POLITICAL CAREERKnaak ran for a seat to the Alberta
Alberta
Legislature in the 1979 Alberta general election . He won the electoral district of Edmonton-Whitemud with a landslide to hold it for the Progressive Conservatives. Knaak retired from provincial politics after serving a single term in office at dissolution of the legislature in 1982. REFERENCES * ^ * ^ " Edmonton-Whitemud
Edmonton-Whitemud
results 1979". Alberta
Alberta
Heritage Community Foundation
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Member Of The Legislative Assembly
A MEMBER OF THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY (MLA), or a MEMBER OF THE LEGISLATURE (ML), is a representative elected by the voters of a constituency to the legislature or legislative assembly of a sub-national jurisdiction. CONTENTS * 1 Australia * 2 Brazil * 3 Canada
Canada
* 4 Falkland Islands * 5 Hong Kong
Hong Kong
* 6 India * 7 Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
* 8 United States of America
United States of America
* 9 Wales
Wales
* 10 References AUSTRALIAMembers of the Legislative Assembly use the suffix MP in New South Wales
Wales
and Queensland . In Western Australia , Northern Territory , Australian Capital Territory and Norfolk Island , members are known as MLAs. However the suffix MP is also commonly used. South Australia and Tasmania have a House of Assembly and denote its members MHA. In Victoria members can use either MP or MLA. In federal parliament, members of the House of Representatives are designated MP and not MHR. BRAZILIn Brazil, Members of all 26 Legislative Assemblies (Portuguese : Assembléias Legislativas) are called deputados estaduais (English: state deputies)
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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. Several of these interventions backfired in high-profile fashion, failing at their intended objective and costing scarce public funds as well. While some analysts argue that Getty's fiscal program laid the groundwork for Ralph Klein
Ralph Klein
's later balancing of the provincial budget, on Getty's departure from office the government's debt had reached $11 billion, setting the stage for his successor to characterize the Getty years as an era of wasteful and excessive spending
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Robert Keith Alexander
ROBERT KEITH ALEXANDER (July 23, 1930 – November 12, 2014) was a provincial level politician from Alberta
Alberta
, Canada
Canada
. He served as a member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta
Alberta
from 1982 to 1985. POLITICAL CAREERAlexander ran for a seat in the Alberta
Alberta
Legislature in the 1982 Alberta
Alberta
general election . He won the electoral district of Edmonton-Whitemud
Edmonton-Whitemud
with a landslide victory to hold it for the governing Progressive Conservative party. He resigned his seat on November 5, 1985 so that Premier Don Getty could run in a by-election to have a seat in the legislature. He died on November 12, 2014, one day after the death of his wife, Vanessa. REFERENCES * ^ Simpson, K. Canadian who\'s who, 1990. Retrieved December 12, 2014. * ^ " Edmonton-Whitemud
Edmonton-Whitemud
results 1982". Alberta
Alberta
Heritage Community Foundation. Retrieved October 24, 2009. * ^ " Edmonton-Whitemud
Edmonton-Whitemud
By-election". Elections Alberta. Retrieved October 25, 2009. * ^ "Denise and Robert ALEXANDER Obituary: View Denise ALEXANDER\'s Obituary by Calgary Herald". legacy.com
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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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Hamburg, Germany
HAMBURG (German pronunciation: ( listen ), local pronunciation ( listen ); Low German /Low Saxon : Hamborg — ( listen )), officially the FREE AND HANSEATIC CITY OF HAMBURG (German : Freie und Hansestadt Hamburg) is the second largest city and a state of Germany , with a population of over 1.7 million people. The official name reflects Hamburg\'s history as a member of the medieval Hanseatic League , a free imperial city of the Holy Roman Empire , a city-state , and one of the 16 states of Germany. Before the 1871 Unification of Germany
Germany
, it was a fully sovereign state. Prior to the constitutional changes in 1919, the civic republic was ruled by a class of hereditary grand burghers or Hanseaten . Though repeatedly destroyed by the Great Fire of Hamburg , the floods , and military conflicts including WW2 bombing raids , the city managed to recover and emerge wealthier after each catastrophe. On the river Elbe
Elbe
, Hamburg
Hamburg
is a major port and a global service, media, logistics and industrial hub, with headquarters and facilities of Airbus
Airbus
, Blohm + Voss , Aurubis , Beiersdorf , and Unilever
Unilever

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Progressive Conservative Association Of Alberta
The PROGRESSIVE CONSERVATIVE ASSOCIATION OF ALBERTA (often referred to colloquially as PROGRESSIVE CONSERVATIVE PARTY OF ALBERTA) was a provincial centre-right party in the Canadian province of Alberta
Alberta
. The party formed the provincial government, without interruption, from 1971 until the party's defeat in the 2015 provincial election under Premiers Peter Lougheed , Don Getty , Ralph Klein , Ed Stelmach , Alison Redford , Dave Hancock and Jim Prentice
Jim Prentice
. At 44 years, this was the longest unbroken run in government at the provincial or federal level in Canadian history. In July 2017, the party membership of the PC and the Wildrose Party voted to approve a merger to become the United Conservative Party . CONTENTS* 1 History * 1.1 Origins and early years * 1.2 On the political sidelines * 1.3 The party in the 1940s and 1950s * 1.4 The party under Peter Lougheed and Don Getty * 1.5 The party under Klein and Stelmach * 1.6 The party under Redford * 1.7 Interim leadership under Hancock and defeat under Prentice * 1.8 The party under Kenney and merger * 2 Party leaders * 3 Electoral results * 4 See also * 5 References HISTORY During the 1905 election, the Conservatives were led by future Canadian Prime Minister R. B
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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. Alberta
Alberta
is one of three Canadian provinces and territories to border only a single U.S. state and one of only two landlocked provinces. It has a predominantly humid continental climate , with stark contrasts over a year; but seasonal temperature average swings are smaller than in areas further east, due to winters being warmed by occasional chinook winds bringing sudden warming
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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 Toronto OFFICIAL LANGUAGES * English * French ETHNIC GROUPS Ethnic demography * 76.7% White * 14.2% Asian * 4.3% Indigenous * 2.9% Black * 1.2% Latin American * 0.5% Multiracial * 0.3% Other RELIGION List of religion
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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 . The Legislative Assembly consists of 87 members, elected first past the post from single-member electoral districts . The maximum period between general elections of the assembly, as set by the country's Constitution, is five years, but the premier controls the date of election and usually selects a date in the fourth or fifth year after the preceding election. Since 2011, Alberta has fixed election date legislation, fixing the election to a date between March 1 and May 31 in the fourth calendar year following the preceding election
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Alberta General Election, 1979
Peter Lougheed Progressive Conservative PREMIER-DESIGNATE Peter Lougheed Progressive Conservative The ALBERTA GENERAL ELECTION OF 1979 was the nineteenth general election for the Province of Alberta
Alberta
, Canada
Canada
. It was held on March 14, 1979 to elect members of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta
Alberta
, which had been expanded to 79 seats. The Progressive Conservative Party of Peter Lougheed won its third consecutive term in government. During the campaign, some Progressive Conservatives spoke of winning "79 in '79", i.e., all 79 seats in the legislature. This harkened back to Social Credit 's unofficial slogan from the 1963 election , "63 in '63". The Tories came up short of this goal, and actually lost over five percentage points of the popular vote. Nonetheless, they still won an overwhelming majority, with 74 seats. Social Credit held on to the four seats they had won in the 1975 election , and formed the official opposition in the legislature. Grant Notley , leader of the Alberta
Alberta
New Democratic Party , was the only other opposition member
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Special
SPECIAL or SPECIALS may refer to: CONTENTS * 1 Music * 2 Film and television * 3 Other uses * 4 See also MUSIC * _Special_ (album) , a 1992 album by Vesta Williams * "Special" (Garbage song) , 1998 * "Special" (Mew song) , 2005 * "Special" (Stephen Lynch song) , 2000 * The Specials , a British band * "Special", a song by Violent Femmes on _The Blind Leading the Naked _ * "Special", a song on _ The Documentary _ album by GameFILM AND TELEVISION * Special (lighting) , a stage light that is used for a single, specific purpose * "Special" (Lost) , an episode of the television series _Lost_ * _Special_ (film) * _The Specials_ (film) * Television special , television programming that temporarily replaces scheduled programmingOTHER USES * A special price, a form of discounts and allowances * A kit car or one-off home built vehicle * A euphemi
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Peter Knaak
PETER KNAAK (born October 28, 1942) was a provincial level politician from Alberta
Alberta
, Canada
Canada
. He served as a member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta
Alberta
from 1979 to 1982. POLITICAL CAREERKnaak ran for a seat to the Alberta
Alberta
Legislature in the 1979 Alberta general election . He won the electoral district of Edmonton-Whitemud with a landslide to hold it for the Progressive Conservatives. Knaak retired from provincial politics after serving a single term in office at dissolution of the legislature in 1982. REFERENCES * ^ * ^ " Edmonton-Whitemud
Edmonton-Whitemud
results 1979". Alberta
Alberta
Heritage Community Foundation
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Main Page
The 1983 ATLANTIC HURRICANE SEASON was the least active Atlantic hurricane season in 53 years. Although the season begins by convention on June 1, there were no tropical depressions until July 23, and only four of the season's seven depressions became tropical storms . Tropical Depression Three became Hurricane Alicia_(satellite image pictured)_ on August 17 and made landfall in Texas the next day, breaking thousands of glass windows in Houston's skyscrapers, killing 22 people and causing $1.7 billion in damage. The storm that became Hurricane Barry formed on August 25, crossed Florida, and made landfall near Brownsville, Texas
Brownsville, Texas
, dissipating five days later. Hurricane Chantal stayed out at sea, and was absorbed by a front on September 15. Tropical Depression Six formed on September 19 and caused heavy rains in the Caribbean
Caribbean
. Tropical Storm Dean, the final storm of the season, attained peak winds of 65 mph (105 km/h), and made landfall on the Delmarva Peninsula
Delmarva Peninsula
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Portal
PORTAL may refer to: * Portal (architecture) , a monumental gate or door, or the extremities (ends) of a tunnel * Portals in fiction , magical or technological doorways that connect two locations, dimensions, or points in time * _ Portal _, a video game series developed by Valve Corporation CONTENTS* 1 Computing * 1.1 Gateways to information * 1.2 Other computing * 2 Art, entertainment, and media * 2.1 Games * 2.2 Music * 2.2.1 Groups * 2.2.2 Albums * 2.3 Other art, entertainment, and media * 3 Places * 4 Other uses * 5 People with the surname * 6 Construction methods and structures * 7 Drainage systems * 8 See also COMPUTINGGATEWAYS TO INFORMATION * Captive portal , controlling conne
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