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The Agence de coopération culturelle et technique (ACCT, French for Agency of cultural and technical cooperation) was founded in 1970 and was the precursor to what is now the Organisation internationale de la Francophonie. Canadian Jean-Louis Roy was the first, and only, secretary-general of the organization from 1989 until 1997.
The 1994 Quebec general election was held on September 12, 1994, to elect members of the National Assembly of Quebec, Canada. The Parti Québécois, led by Jacques Parizeau, defeated the incumbent Quebec Liberal Party, led by Premier Daniel Johnson Jr.
The 1989 Quebec general election was held on September 25, 1989, to elect members of the National Assembly of the Province of Quebec, Canada. The incumbent Quebec Liberal Party, led by Premier Robert Bourassa, won re-election, defeating the Parti Québécois, led by Jacques Parizeau.
The 1991 Saskatchewan general election was the twenty-second provincial election held in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. It was held on October 21, 1991, to elect members of the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan.
John Dudley Leyton is an English actor and singer. As a singer he is best known for his hit song "Johnny Remember Me", which reached number one in the UK Singles Chart in August 1961 despite being banned by the BBC for its death references. His follow-up single, "Wild Wind", reached number two in the charts.
The 1989 Alberta general election was the twenty-second general election for the Province of Alberta, Canada. It was held on March 20, 1989, to elect members of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta.
The 1989 Prince Edward Island general election was held on May 29, 1989.
James Downey, is a Canadian academic.
Derek Nigel Ernest Blackburn was a Canadian politician, who served as a Member of Parliament from 1971 to 1993. He represented the electoral district of Brant as a member of the New Democratic Party.
Perry Rand Dyck is the author of the Canadian Politics: Critical Approaches textbook which is used in many Canadian universities, and taught to students studying Political Science, Law, Economics, Women's Studies, Philosophy, Anthropology, Sociology, and History. Since 1993, Dr. Dyck has participated in the organisation of the Laurentian University Model Parliament, an event which has been featured in Maclean's magazine. He currently teaches at Carleton University and Our Lady Seat of Wisdom College as an adjunct professor and also at Nunavut Sivuniksavut in Ottawa. He won the Teaching Excellence Award at Laurentian University and the OCUFA Teaching Excellence Award in 2002 and the Faculty of Public Affairs Teaching Award at Carleton University in 2014.
The 1989 Newfoundland general election was held on April 20, 1989 to elect members of the 41st General Assembly of Newfoundland, the 13th general election for the province of Newfoundland, Canada. It was won by the Liberal party despite polling fewer votes than the Conservatives.
The Citizens' Forum on Canada's Future was a commission established in November 1990 by Prime Minister Brian Mulroney. It was more commonly known as the Spicer Commission, after its chairman, Keith Spicer.
Richard Andrés Leyton Abrigo is a Chilean footballer, who plays goalkeeper for Universidad de Concecpión.
Brazil–Canada relations refers to the diplomatic relations between the Federative Republic of Brazil and Canada. In 2016, approximately 36,000 people in Canada claim to be of Brazilian descent. It's also estimated that there are around 12,000 people in Brazil that are of Canadian descent. Both nations are members of the G20, Organization of American States, United Nations and the World Trade Organization.
Henri Nallet is a French politician. He is a member of the Socialist Party.
The 1990 Ontario Progressive Conservative leadership election was a leadership convention held in May 1990 to elect a new leader for the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario. Two candidates vied for the leadership - Mike Harris and Dianne Cunningham. Using a novel voting system used due to party funding constraints, Harris was elected over Cunningham in a single ballot by a margin of 7,175 points to 5,825 points.
Elwood Neal Veitch was a financial administrator and political figure in British Columbia. He represented Burnaby-Willingdon in the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia from 1975 to 1978 and from 1983 to 1991 as a Social Credit member.
Kevin Leyton-Brown is a Professor of Computer Science at the University of British Columbia. He received his Ph.D. at Stanford University in 2003. He was the recipient of a 2014 NSERC E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellowship, a 2013/14 Killam Teaching Prize, and a 2013 Outstanding Young Computer Science Researcher Prize from the Canadian Association of Computer Science. Leyton-Brown co-teaches a popular game theory course on Coursera.org, along with Matthew O. Jackson and Yoav Shoham. Leyton-Brown serves as an associate editor for the Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research, the Artificial Intelligence journal, and ACM Transactions on Economics and Computation', and was program chair for the ACM Conference on Electronic Commerce in 2012. Leyton-Brown and coauthors have received the IJCAI-JAIR Best Paper Prize and numerous medals in international SAT competitions (2003–12).
Jean-Louis Roy is a Canadian historian, journalist and diplomat. He was editor of Le Devoir from 1980 to 1986, the government of Quebec's delegate-general to Paris as well as the province's international delegate for francophone affairs from 1986 to 1989, and the first and only Secretary-General of the Agence de coopération culturelle et technique from 1989 to 1997 when the organization was succeeded by the Agence intergouvernementale de la Francophonie. He was president of the agency Rights & Democracy from 2002 to 2007.
The 2020–21 EFL League Two is the 17th season of Football League Two under its current title and the 29th season under its current league division format.
The Pacific Salmon War was a period of heightened tensions between Canada and the United States over the Pacific Salmon catch. It began in 1992 after the first Pacific Salmon Treaty, which had been ratified in 1985, expired, and lasted until a new agreement was signed in 1999. Disagreements were high in 1994, when a transit fee was set on American fishing vessels using the Inside Passage and a ferry was blockaded by fishing boats in Friday Harbor, Washington.