Referendums in Canada
National referendums are seldom used in Canada. The first two referendums saw voters in Québec and the remainder of Canada take dramatically opposing stands, the third saw most of the voters take a st...
Canadian prohibition plebiscite, 1898
A plebiscite on prohibition was held in Canada on 29 September 1898, the first national referendum in the country's history. The non-binding plebiscite saw 51.3% in favour of introducing prohibition, ...
Prohibition in Canada
The prohibition of alcohol in Canada arose in various stages, from the possibility of local municipal bans in the late 19th century, to provincial bans in the early 20th century, to national prohibiti...
Prohibition
Prohibition is the legal act of prohibiting the manufacture, storage in barrels, bottles, transportation and sale of alcohol including alcoholic beverages. The term can also apply to periods in the hi...
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Canadian conscription plebiscite, 1942
A plebiscite on conscription was held in Canada on 27 April 1942. It was held in response to the Conservative Party lobbying Mackenzie King to introduce compulsory overseas military service, the gover...
Canadian conscription plebiscite, 1942 - Wikipedia
Conscription Crisis of 1944
The Conscription Crisis of 1944 was a political and military crisis following the introduction of forced military service in Canada during World War II. It was similar to the Conscription Crisis of 19...
Conscription Crisis of 1944 - Wikipedia
Charlottetown Accord
The Charlottetown Accord (French: Accord de Charlottetown) was a package of proposed amendments to the Constitution of Canada, proposed by the Canadian federal and provincial governments in 1992. ...
Newfoundland referendums, 1948
The Newfoundland Referendums of 1948 were a series of two referendums to decide the political future of the Dominion of Newfoundland. Before the referendums, Newfoundland was in debt and went through ...
Newfoundland referendums, 1948 - Wikipedia
Prohibition in the United States
Prohibition in the United States was a nationwide constitutional ban on the sale, production, importation, and transportation of alcoholic beverages that remained in place from 1920 to 1933. It was p...
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New Brunswick video lottery terminal referendum, 2001
A referendum on video lottery terminals was held on 14 May 2001 (to coincide with municipal elections) in 103 municipalities in New Brunswick. According to the chief electoral officer's report, "229,8...
An Act respecting the exercise of the fundamental rights and prerogatives of the Québec people and t...
Bill 99 (R.S.Q., c. E-20.2) is a Quebec law concerning the consequences of any future referendum on independence; it was enacted in 2000 in response to the enactment of the federal Clarity Act by the ...
Quebec prohibition referendum, 1919
The Quebec referendum on the prohibition of alcohol, held on April 10, 1919, considered the legalization of the sale of beer, cider and wine in the province of Quebec, Canada. The 'yes' side won with ...
Saint John, New Brunswick ward plebiscite, 2007
On October 9, 2007 the city of Saint John, New Brunswick held a plebiscite on a proposal regarding how its Common Council would be composed in the future. The question asked:"Do you want the City to b...
Newfoundland National Convention
The Newfoundland National Convention of 1946 was a forum established to decide the constitutional future of Newfoundland.
On 11 December 1945 the British Government announced that there would be ...
Newfoundland prohibition referendum, 1915
A referendum on the introduction of prohibition was held in Newfoundland on 4 November 1915. It would prohibit unauthorised people from possessing or consuming any drinks with an alcohol content of mo...
List of Northwest Territories plebiscites
This is a list of territory wide plebiscites that have occurred in the Northwest Territories. Four plebiscites have occurred territory wide in the history of the Northwest Territories, although legisl...
British Columbia sales tax referendum, 2011
A postal referendum on sales tax was held in British Columbia from June 13 to August 5, 2011, though Canada Post workers were locked out until June 27. Voters were asked whether the Harmonized Sales T...
Nunavut capital plebiscite, 1995
A plebiscite on a capital city was held on 11 December 1995 in the area of the Northwest Territories that was to be split off into the new territory of Nunavut. Voters were given the options of either...
Nunavut capital plebiscite, 1995 - Wikipedia
Alberta general election, 1971
The Alberta general election of 1971 was the seventeenth general election for the Province of Alberta, Canada. It was held on August 30, 1971 to elect members of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta.Th...
Alberta general election, 1971 - Wikipedia
Drug liberalization
Drug liberalization is the process of eliminating or reducing drug prohibition laws. Variations of drug liberalization (also spelled liberalisation) include drug relegalization, drug legalization, and...
Quebec referendum, 1995
The 1995 Quebec referendum was the second referendum to ask voters in the Canadian province of Quebec whether Quebec should proclaim national sovereignty and become an independent state, with the cond...
Quebec referendum, 1995 - Wikipedia
Prince Edward Island electoral reform referendum, 2005
A referendum was held in the Canadian province of Prince Edward Island on November 28, 2005 to determine whether or not to adopt the Mixed Member Proportional Representation System as presented by the...
Prince Edward Island electoral reform referendum, 2005 - Wikipedia