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2005 in Canada

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2005
in
Canada

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Events from the year 2005 in Canada. This year was recognized, by Veterans Affairs Canada, as the Year of the Veteran.[1]

Incumbents

Crown

Federal government

Provincial governments

Lieutenant governors

Premiers

Territorial governments

Commissioners

Premiers

Events

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October to December

  • October 10 – Education strike begins in British Columbia closing down 40,000 schools, and turning down 600,000 students.
  • October 24 – Education strike ends in British Columbia exactly two weeks after the beginning of the strike.
  • October 26 – An evacuation of over 800 members of the Kashechewan First Nation by the Government of Ontario to Ottawa, Sudbury, and other communities in Ontario begins after E. coli is found in their water supply network.
  • November 24 – Opposition leader Stephen Harper moves a motion of no confidence in the government of Paul Martin.
  • November 28 – The House of Commons passes a motion of no confidence in the government of Paul Martin.
  • November 28 – 190 nations gather for the Montreal Climate Change Conference 2005 until December 9.
  • November 29 – The governor general, on the advice of the prime minister, dissolves Parliament and calls a general election for January 23, 2006.
  • November 30 – A Montreal judge overturns the 14 conditions imposed on killer Karla Homolka.
  • December 26 – Seven people are shot and one girl killed in a shooting by two men on Yonge St., Toronto

Arts and literature

Sport

Births

Deaths

January to March

April to June

July to September

James Doohan, 1997

October to December

See also

References

  1. ^ "Year of the Veteran – 2005 – Veterans Affairs Canada". Veterans Affairs Canada. Retrieved 2010-09-16.