Paul Edgar Philippe Martin, PC, CC (born August 28, 1938), also known as Paul Martin, Jr., is a Canadian politician who was the 21st Prime Minister of Canada and leader of the Liberal Party of Canada.
On November 14, 2003, Martin succeeded Jean Chrétien as leader of the Liberal Party and became prime minister on December 12, 2003. After the 2004 election, his Liberal Party retained power, though it was reduced to a minority government. Forced by a confidence vote, the 2006 general election produced a minority government for the opposition Conservative Party, making Stephen Harper prime minister. Martin stepped down as parliamentary leader after the election, handing the reins to Bill Graham for the interim. Martin stayed on as party leader until he resigned on March 18, ...
Former Liberal prime minister Paul Martin blasted the Conservative government Saturday for squandering federal surpluses and putting Canada's health-care network in jeopardy.
Joining Liberal leader Michael Ignatieff's election tour, Martin said the figures in the Tory platform were not credible, including billions of dollars in proposed cuts that did not appear in the federal budget last month.
Greeting a crowd of hundreds of supporters in Edmonton, Ignatieff joked about the Tory's fiscal record in government.
He noted that no Conservative prime minister had eliminated a federal deficit ...
Harper to blame for lack of child care program in Canada, former PM says
OTTAWA – Former prime minister Paul Martin is reminding Canadians that the country did have a national child-care program up and running – and the reason there isn’t one today is because it was dismantled by Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s Conservatives.
A national child-care system was unveiled this week as the centerpiece of Liberal leader Michael Ignatieff’s future election platform – no matter how bare the fiscal cupboard is—and was immediately dismissed as too costly and ...
Former prime minister called on for his expertise in eliminating deficits while he was finance minister in the '90s
Former prime minister Paul Martin, finance minister in the 1990s when Canada's dangerously high federal deficit was tackled and then eliminated, said Thursday he's been engaged in "informal" discussions with several European ministers and senior officials seeking advice on how to confront that continent's debt crisis.
Martin, who wouldn't reveal the countries involved, said his general advice for any government imposing tough medicine on the public is to be upfront about the ...
Paul Martin of The Fabulous Superlatives Talks 'Kentucky Jukebox' - Billboard BillboardPaul Martin of The Fabulous Superlatives Talks 'Kentucky Jukebox'BillboardWWKY in Winchester, KY was no different. The 1380 AM signal has been off the air since 1983, but the station had a lot of history, said Paul Martin – who has been the bass player for Marty Stuart's Fabulous Superlatives for six years. "Bill Martin, my ...
Why did Paul Martin skip Jean Chrétien's 80th birthday party? - The Globe and Mail Why did Paul Martin skip Jean Chrétien's 80th birthday party?The Globe and MailJean Chrétien's 80th birthday bash was a who's who of Canada's past and present political establishment. Friends (federal Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne) and political foes (former federal Progressive Conservative ...a další »
Olympics: Minnesotans Paul Martin, Ryan McDonagh anchor US ... - Pioneer Press Olympics: Minnesotans Paul Martin, Ryan McDonagh anchor US ...Pioneer PressFormer Gophers star Paul Martin (7) keeps an eye on Slovakia forward Tomas Tatar (90) as U.S. goalie Jonathan Quick (32) defends in the first period of their men's hockey opener at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Thursday, February 13, 2014 ...US coach complimentary of young blue line in Olympic openerNBCSports.comvšech 5 zpravodajských článků »
Detour Gold confirms former CFO Paul Martin as new chief ... - GlobalPost Detour Gold confirms former CFO Paul Martin as new chief ...GlobalPostTORONTO - Detour Gold Corp. (TSX:DGC) has confirmed its chief financial officer as the permanent replacement for Gerald Panneton, who resigned as president and chief executive in November. Paul Martin had filled the job on an interim basis as the ...Hard-hit miner Detour Gold to raise C$150 million in bought dealReutersDetour Gold Announces Appointment of CEO and CFOMarketwired (press release)Detour Gold makes appointments for top jobsNorthern Ontario Businessvšech 12 zpravodajských článků »