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2009-07-08 07:38:00

VANCOUVER, July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Robert Friedland, Executive Chairman of Ivanhoe Energy, and Co-Chairman of its China-focused subsidiary, Sunwing Energy, today announced the appointment of the Right Honourable Jean Chretien, the 20th Prime Minister of Canada, as senior international adviser to the company. Mr.

2006-02-02 14:37:49

By Randall Palmer OTTAWA (Reuters) - His political dreams cut short, Paul Martin bowed out of the Canadian limelight on Thursday admitting errors but affirming that he had done a lot for the country first as finance minister and then as prime minister.

2006-02-01 14:45:53

By David Ljunggren OTTAWA (Reuters) - The inquiry into a corruption scandal that brought down Canada's Liberal government recommended on Wednesday that an array of tough new rules be introduced to prevent wrongdoing by unelected officials.

2006-01-12 13:37:36

By David Ljunggren OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada's once mighty Liberal Party is in serious trouble in the final run-up to the January 23 election, beset by a stumbling campaign, internal divisions and a series of embarrassing gaffes.

2005-11-30 19:29:06

By Randall Palmer and David Ljunggren COTEAU-DU-LAC, Quebec/OTTAWA (Reuters) - Prime Minister Paul Martin tried to play the emotional national-unity card on the first full day of the Canadian election campaign on Wednesday, but a patronage scandal that dogged his Liberal government returned to haunt him.

2005-11-30 17:02:20

By Randall Palmer and David Ljunggren COTEAU-DU-LAC, Quebec/OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin played the emotional unity card on the first full day of his re-election bid on Wednesday but his message was soon overshadowed by the patronage scandal that brought down his Liberal government.

2005-11-30 15:48:56

By Randall Palmer and David Ljunggren COTEAU-DU-LAC, Quebec/OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin played the emotional unity card on the first full day of his re-election bid on Wednesday but his message was soon overshadowed by the patronage scandal that brought down his Liberal government.

2005-11-01 14:54:19

By Randall Palmer and David Ljunggren OTTAWA (Reuters) - Members of Canada's ruling Liberal party ran an elaborate kickback scheme to illegally fund election campaigns, but Prime Minister Paul Martin knew nothing about the wrongdoing, a report into a damaging government corruption scandal said on Tuesday.

2005-11-01 13:00:40

By Randall Palmer and David Ljunggren OTTAWA (Reuters) - Former Canadian prime minister Jean Chretien shares the blame for a government scandal laced by greed, incompetence, carelessness and venality, but Prime Minister Paul Martin, a fellow Liberal, is off the hook, an official report said on Tuesday.


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megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.