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 ...
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Robert “Bob” Paul Martin - Monroe Evening News Robert “Bob” Paul MartinMonroe Evening NewsRobert Paul Martin was born in Cleveland, Ohio on July 20, 1942. He was one of five children born from the union of the late John W. and Mary (Hennies) Martin. Bob attended Fitzgerald High School graduating with the Class of 1960. He later furthered ...
Sharks' Paul Martin goes through full practice, hopeful he can play ... - San Jose Mercury News (blog) The Hockey WritersSharks' Paul Martin goes through full practice, hopeful he can play ...San Jose Mercury News (blog)The Sharks appear to be getting healthier as defenseman Paul Martin said his plan is to play Saturday against the Carolina Hurricanes after he missed the last three games with a lower body injury. Martin took part in his first full practice Friday ...Sharks morning skate: Martin still out as Kings invade San JoseComcast SportsNet Bay AreaSan Jose Sharks: A Tale of Two GoalsThe Hockey WritersJeff Carter Lifts Los Angeles Kings Over San Jose SharksHuewire NewsSeating Chairvšech 281 zpravodajských článků »
Former PM Paul Martin defends Trudeau's planned deficits - The Globe and Mail The Globe and MailFormer PM Paul Martin defends Trudeau's planned deficitsThe Globe and MailFormer prime minister Paul Martin is again defending Justin Trudeau's plan to run up deficits in order to invest in infrastructure and help kickstart the economy. It is important to spend money in areas that will give future generations a better life ...Paul Martin praises Justin Trudeau's commitment to First Nations ...CBC.cavšech 20 zpravodajských článků »