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 ...
Justin Faulk in on US defense as Paul Martin to miss game vs. Canada - Yahoo Sports (blog) Yahoo Sports (blog)Justin Faulk in on US defense as Paul Martin to miss game vs. CanadaYahoo Sports (blog)Justin Faulk has not played a single second of the Olympic tournament for the U.S. The 21-year old defenseman has watched as the Americans have won their way into Friday's semifinal match-up with Canada. After four games, Faulk will finally get his ...Paul Martin injury update: Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman out for ...FanSidedPaul Martin won't play for USESPNReport: Paul Martin Out Of Olympics With InjuryCBS LocalPensBurgh -Examiner.com -NESN.comvšech 31 zpravodajských článků »
Paul Martin Smith - Corvallis Gazette Times Paul Martin SmithCorvallis Gazette TimesPaul was born and raised in Newbury, England. He was trained as an engineer and began work as a teenager for British Nuclear Energy. Paul was introduced to computers at an early age, and began a lifetime career as a computer engineer, marketer and ...
Pittsburgh Penguins D Paul Martin has surgery on broken right hand - The Republic Pittsburgh Penguins D Paul Martin has surgery on broken right handThe RepublicCHICAGO — Pittsburgh Penguins coach Dan Bylsma says defenseman Paul Martin had surgery to repair his broken right hand. Bylsma says doctors decided the operation "would be a better avenue for recovery, a quicker recovery." Martin injured his hand ...a další »
Paul Martin out 4-6 weeks for Pens after breaking hand in Sochi - CBSSports.com CBSSports.comPaul Martin out 4-6 weeks for Pens after breaking hand in SochiCBSSports.comYou can add Penguins defenseman Paul Martin's name to the list of players returning from Sochi and the Olympics with injuries. Martin, who was playing for Penguins coach Dan Bylsma for Team USA, missed the final two games of the Olympics. There were ...Penguins: Paul Martin broke hand in Olympics, out 4-to-6 weeksUPI.comPenguins' Paul Martin Out 4-6 Weeks With Hand Injury Suffered At ...NESN.comBroken Hand Adds Misery to Pittsburgh Penguins Paul Martin's ...Sports Media 101Sports Talk Florida -City of Champions -Sports Gloryvšech 87 zpravodajských článků »