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Old 03-14-2013, 09:12 AM   #11221
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1. I can think of 2 (Old Fort Henry in Kingston, ON and the site of the viking village in Newfoundland?) but I am sure there are more than that so I will guess 20.

5. Joe Carter had a very short tenure as PM. So did John Turner? (Trying to remember if that is his name ) I really hate politics.
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Old 03-14-2013, 09:21 AM   #11222
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1. I can think of 2 (Old Fort Henry in Kingston, ON and the site of the viking village in Newfoundland?) but I am sure there are more than that so I will guess 20.

5. Joe Carter had a very short tenure as PM. So did John Turner? (Trying to remember if that is his name ) I really hate politics.

20 is a bit too high. L'Anse aux meadows is indeed one. Old Fort Henry is just a National Historic Site.

Joe Carter made me laugh, but John Turner is very close. Clocking in at 79 days, he is one of two prime ministers never to be a Member of Parliament. Someone did serve as prime minister for less than 79 days.

I'm going to give this quiz until this afternoon and closest guesses will get the points. No one has guessed the length of the Mackenzie river. In the event of ties I will give partial points.
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Old 03-14-2013, 09:23 AM   #11223
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Old 03-14-2013, 09:25 AM   #11224
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20 is a bit too high. L'Anse aux meadows is indeed one. Old Fort Henry is just a National Historic Site.

Joe Carter made me laugh, but John Turner is very close. Clocking in at 79 days, he is one of two prime ministers never to be a Member of Parliament. Someone did serve as prime minister for less than 79 days.

I'm going to give this quiz until this afternoon and closest guesses will get the points. No one has guessed the length of the Mackenzie river. In the event of ties I will give partial points.
Joe Clark is who I meant (I am so bad with names...and I cannot be bothered to remember PM's most of the time...especially once they have done their damage and left office. I will leave it at that or we will have to move this discussion to the P&R thread. )
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Old 03-14-2013, 09:26 AM   #11225
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Old 03-14-2013, 09:29 AM   #11226
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Joe Clark is who I meant (I am so bad with names...and I cannot be bothered to remember PM's most of the time...especially once they have done their damage and left office. I will leave it at that or we will have to move this discussion to the P&R thread. )
You are on to something there. Most of the short-term prime ministers are the ones that take over once the proverbial muck has hit the oscillating thing on the ceiling. Both Kim Campbell and John Turner inherited the public annoyance.

Joe Clark is however, incorrect. Joe Who served a staggering 273 days, putting him fourth in the race for shortest running prime minister.
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Old 03-14-2013, 09:42 AM   #11227
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Old 03-14-2013, 10:14 AM   #11228
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Old 03-14-2013, 10:16 AM   #11229
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Old 03-14-2013, 10:30 AM   #11230
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