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Alone at the Top
The Path to Power
Leading Canada
Private Life
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Banner: First Among Equals: The Prime Minister in Canadian Life and Politics
Banner: Afterwards

New Lives

Once they relinquish party leadership, former prime ministers often go on to have distinguished careers. Some, like John Diefenbaker and Mackenzie Bowell, remain in Parliament. A few, like Arthur Meighen, return to Cabinet. Others make their mark outside politics. In addition to improving his golf game, Robert Borden worked as a diplomat, business executive, university chancellor, and author.

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