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Why John A. Macdonald can never be Canada’s George Washington

Jan 17th, 2011 | By | Category: Ottawa Scene

This past Tuesday, January 11, was John A. Macdonald’s birthday (and, intriguingly enough, also Jean Chrétien’s). Macdonald, in case you’ve forgotten (as almost half those Canadians consulted in a 2001 survey had) was the first prime minister of the present confederation in Canada — and remains “the only Canadian Prime Minister to win six majority […]