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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 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 results 1982"
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Robert Alexander (other)
ROBERT ALEXANDER may refer to: * Robert Alexander (photographer) (1943–1989), American photographer * Robert Alexander (Maryland) (1740–1805), loyalist Continental Congressman from Maryland * Robert Alexander (American football) (born 1958), American football running back * Robert Alexander (philanthropist) (1795–1843), British philanthropist * Robert Alexander (Newfoundland politician) (1827–1884), merchant and politician in Newfoundland * Robert Alexander (United States Army officer) (1863–1941), American Major General in World War I * Robert Alexander, Baron Alexander of Weedon (1936–2005), British barrister and Conservative politician * Robert Alexander (rugby union and cricket) (1910–1943), Irish rugby union and cricket player * Robert A
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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
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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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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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Edmonton-Whitemud
EDMONTON-WHITEMUD is a provincial electoral district for the Legislative Assembly of Alberta , Canada
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
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
Ed Stelmach
's cabinet. He later served as Deputy Premier under Stelmach's successor Alison Redford
Alison Redford

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Vulcan, Alberta
VULCAN is a town in the prairies of southern Alberta
Alberta
, Canada
Canada
, within Vulcan County . It is located on Highway 23 , midway between the cities of Calgary
Calgary
and Lethbridge
Lethbridge
. The population of the town was 1,836 in 2011. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Geography * 2.1 Climate * 3 Demographics * 4 Economy * 4.1 Tourism * 5 Infrastructure * 5.1 Healthcare * 5.1.1 Vulcan Community Healthcare Centre * 6 See also * 7 References * 8 External links HISTORY Vulcan elevator row in the 1960s Vulcan was named by a surveyor for the Canadian Pacific Railway after the Roman God of Fire – Vulcan . Originally, all the streets of Vulcan were named after gods and goddesses of the classical world such as Juno , Mars , and Jupiter
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Calgary, Alberta
CALGARY (/ˈkælɡəri, -ɡri/ ( listen )) is a city in the Canadian province of Alberta
Alberta
. It is situated at the confluence of the Bow River and the Elbow River in the south of the province, in an area of foothills and prairie , about 80 km (50 mi) east of the front ranges of the Canadian Rockies
Canadian Rockies
. The city anchors the south end of what Statistics Canada defines as the " Calgary–Edmonton Corridor ". The city had a population of 1,239,220 in 2016, making it Alberta's largest city and Canada's third-largest municipality. Also in 2016, Calgary
Calgary
had a metropolitan population of 1,392,609, making it the fourth-largest census metropolitan area (CMA) in Canada
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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
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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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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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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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Alberta General Election, 1982
Peter Lougheed Progressive Conservative PREMIER-DESIGNATE Peter Lougheed Progressive Conservative The ALBERTA GENERAL ELECTION OF 1982 was the twentieth general election for the Province of Alberta
Alberta
, Canada
Canada
. It was held on November 2, 1982 to elect members of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta
Alberta
. Less than four years had passed since the Progressive Conservatives won their landslide victory in 1979. Premier Peter Lougheed decided to call a snap election to catch fledgling new parties off guard, most notably the separatist Western Canada Concept which was capitalizing on anger over Lougheed's perceived weakness in dealings with the federal government , in particular his acceptance of the hugely unpopular National Energy Program
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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, s
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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 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 results 1982"
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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

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