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The Path to Power, page 4

Prime Minister Louis St. Laurent, probably during election campaign of 1949.
Prime Minister Louis St. Laurent, probably during election campaign of 1949.
© Public Domain
Source: National Archives of Canada, PA-123988
Text of speech by Prime Minister John Diefenbaker at an election rally in Quebec City, June 7, 1962.
Text of speech by Prime Minister John Diefenbaker at an election rally in Quebec City, June 7, 1962.
© Crown/Privy Council Office
Source: University of Saskatchewan
New Democratic Party Leader Ed Broadbent, Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau and Progressive Conservative Party Leader Joe Clark taking part in a televised debate during the 1979 election, May 13, 1979.
New Democratic Party Leader Ed Broadbent, Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau and Progressive Conservative Party Leader Joe Clark taking part in a televised debate during the 1979 election, May 13, 1979.
© National Archives of Canada
Credit: Ted Grant/National Archives of Canada, PA-142623
Jean Chrétien casts his ballot, November 27, 2000.
Jean Chrétien casts his ballot, November 27, 2000.
© Diana Murphy, Office of the Prime Minister


Leading Canada, page 1

Liberal-Conservative cabinet (Ministry of John A. Macdonald), 1886.
Liberal-Conservative cabinet (Ministry of John A. Macdonald), 1886.
© Public Domain
Source: Grip, 1886.
National Archives of Canada, C-009743
Cabinet changes (Pierre Trudeau, John Turner, Jean Chrétien, Prime Minister Lester Pearson), April 4, 1967.
Cabinet changes (Pierre Trudeau, John Turner, Jean Chrétien, Prime Minister Lester Pearson), April 4, 1967.
© National Archives of Canada
Credit: Duncan Cameron/National Archives of Canada, PA-117107
Swearing-in of Prime Minister Joe Clark and Cabinet
Swearing-in of Prime Minister Joe Clark and Cabinet, June 4, 1979.
© National Archives of Canada
Credit: Ted Grant/National Archives of Canada, PA-190429
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