Canada feuds over oil pipelines

OTTAWA, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- The Canadian federal government said it wasn't going into specifics regarding provincial disputes over planned oil pipelines for the west of the country.
Canadian salmon shortage inquiry launched

Canadian salmon shortage inquiry launched

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- A judicial inquiry into the decimation of sockeye salmon stocks in British Columbia was announced Friday by a federal minister in Vancouver.

Canada to appeal seal products ban

OTTAWA, July 27 (UPI) -- Canada plans to appeal a European Union decision to ban the trade of all seal products, International Trade Minister Stockwell Day said Monday.

Canada minister lobbies for condemned man

OTTAWA, June 28 (UPI) -- Canada's trade minister says the government is doing all it can to save a Canadian citizen sentenced to death by beheading in Saudi Arabia.

Canadian drug convicts unhappy in U.S.

OTTAWA, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Canada's public safety minister is being sued by two Canadians who want to come home instead of serving time in California prisons for drug smuggling.

Judge orders transfer of inmate to Canada

OTTAWA, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- A judge has ruled that Canadian Public Safety Minister Stockwell Day cannot use national security to deny a child molester transfer from a U.S. prison.

Canada to block U.S. beheading protesters

OTTAWA, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- A U.S. Christian sect planning to protest the Canadian funeral of a man beheaded on a Greyhound bus will be turned back at the border, officials said.

Ombudsman: Parole laws need updating

OTTAWA, Quebec, July 31 (UPI) -- Canada's ombudsman for crime victims called for legal changes following the release of a Montreal Internet sex predator who served one year of his sentence.

Canada adds Tamil group to terror list

TORONTO, June 16 (UPI) -- Canada's federal public safety minister said the World Tamil Movement had been added Monday to the country's list of terrorist groups.

Canada targets contraband tobacco

OTTAWA, May 8 (UPI) -- A Canadian government minister announced more police will be hired to combat contraband tobacco, much of which he said comes from the United States.

Canadian woman found guilty in Mexico

GUADALAJARA, Mexico, April 23 (UPI) -- A Canadian woman held in a Guadalajara, Mexico, jail for more than two years was found guilty of fraud and sentenced to five years in prison.

Mayor calls for Canadian ban on handguns

TORONTO, March 28 (UPI) -- Toronto Mayor David Miller has written Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and opposition leaders asking for a national ban on handguns.

Saudi clemency sought for Canadian

OTTAWA, March 26 (UPI) -- Canadian Public Safety Minister Stockwell Day appealed to Saudi officials in Riyadh Wednesday for clemency for a Canadian sentenced to death.

Canada seeks Saudi death sentence clemency

OTTAWA, March 5 (UPI) -- The Canadian government is petitioning Saudi Arabia for clemency in a death sentence given a Palestinian-Canadian for homicide, ministers said.

Civilian to head Canadian Mounties

OTTAWA, July 6 (UPI) -- William Elliott, a longtime official in the Department of Public Safety, has been appointed the first civilian head of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Elliott's appointment as police commissioner was announced Friday by Public Safety Minister Stockwell
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Stockwell Day
VAN2000111503 - 15 NOVEMBER 2000 - VANCOUVER, B.C. CANADA: Canadian Alliance leader Stockwell Day mingles with guests as his federal election campaign swings through Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, November 15, 2000. The right wing Alliance are running in second place behind the Liberals in national polls. rlw/hr/H. Ruckemann UPI

Stockwell Burt Day, Jr., PC, MP (born August 16, 1950 in Barrie, Ontario), is a Canadian politician and a member of the Conservative Party of Canada. He is a former cabinet minister in Alberta, and a former leader of the Canadian Alliance. Day is currently MP for the riding of Okanagan—Coquihalla in British Columbia and the Minister of International Trade. He is widely seen as a prominent voice for social conservatives within the Conservative Party.

Day was born in Barrie, Ontario, in 1950, living in a number of places in Canada during his youth, including Atlantic Canada; Ottawa, where he attended Ashbury College; and Montreal, where he graduated from Westmount High School. He attended the University of Victoria and Vanguard College, then known as Northwest Bible College, in Edmonton, Alberta, but did not graduate from either.

His father, Stockwell Day, Sr., was long associated with the Social Credit Party of Canada. In the 1972 federal election he was the Social Credit candidate running against New Democratic Party leader Tommy Douglas in the riding of Nanaimo—Cowichan—The Islands. Day, Sr., supported Doug Christie and was a member of the Western Canada Concept.

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