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Banner: First Among Equals: The Prime Minister in Canadian Life and Politics
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speeding ticket issued to Lady Laurier
This is a speeding ticket given to Prime Minister Laurier's wife. She was going more than 10 miles (16 kilometres) per hour, which today would be very slow. But in 1910, when cars were a new invention, this was considered too fast!
Did you know you can write to the Prime Minister? This is from a boy named Paul Kawaza who wrote to Prime Minister Diefenbaker in 1960 to thank him for taking care of some wild horses on an island. letter from Paul Kawaza
Thompson's shorthand
Prime Minister Thompson used to write letters using a secret code.




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