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Prime Minister of Canada
The Prime Minister of Canada is the primary minister of the Crown, chairman of the Cabinet, and thus head of government for Canada, charged with advising the Canadian monarch or viceroy on the exercise of the executive powers vested in them by the constitution...
Timeline of Events
1891
6.16.1891
John Abbott becomes Canada's third Prime Minister.
1926
6.29.1926
Arthur Meighen returns to office as Prime Minister of Canada.
1948
11.15.1948
Louis Stephen St. Laurent succeeds William Lyon Mackenzie King as Prime Minister of Canada. King had the longest combined time (3 terms, 22 years in total) as Premier in Commonwealth of Nations history.
2005
8.4.2005
Prime Minister Paul Martin announces that Michaëlle Jean will be Canada's 27th Governor General.
2006
11.27.2006
The Canadian House of Commons endorses Prime Minister Stephen Harper's motion to declare Quebec a nation within a unified Canada.