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Political Passages - Hon. Harvie André

It is with great sadness that we have learned of the passing on October 21, 2012 of the Hon. Harvie André, a former MP and Cabinet Minister from Alberta.  Additional information is available here - http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/story/2012/10/22/calgary-harve-andre-obituary.html.  Our condolences to his friends and family.

Political Passages - Hon. Lincoln Alexander

It is with great sadness that we learned of the recent passing of the Hon. Lincoln Alexander, former MP and 24th Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, on October 19, 2012.  A state funeral will be held on Friday, October 26, 2012 in Hamilton.  Condolences can be left here - http://www.lt.gov.on.ca/en/LA/LA.asp

Individual tickets now available for the 8th Annual Douglas C. Frith Dinner

A limited number of individual tickets are now available for the 8th Annual Douglas C. Frith Dinner, which will be taking place on Wednesday, October 24, 2012 in the Fairmont Château Laurier Ballroom.  This year’s guest speaker will be CFL Commissioner Mark Cohon, “Celebrating 100 Grey Cups”.

Attendees will include representatives of Canada’s business community, current and former Senators and Members of the House of Commons, and senior public servants.

Political Passages - Jim Jordan

It is with great sadness that we learned of the passing, on September 18, 2012, of former Liberal MP Jim Jordan.  His obituary is available here.  A wake will be held Thursday, September 20, 2012 and the funeral will be held on Friday, September 21, 2012 at 10:00 a.m.  Our condolences to his friends and family.

Beyond the Hill now available!

The Summer 2012 edition of our magazine, Beyond the Hill, is now available!  Read about our most recent activities and find out more about our programs here
 

Canada's Democracy Week 2012


The Canadian Association of Former Parliamentarians (CAFP) is proud to partner with Elections Canada for Canada’s Democracy Week 2012. 

Political Passages - Hon. Herbert Sparrow

It is with great sadness that we learned of the recent passing of the Hon. Herbert Sparrow, a distinguished former Senator from Saskatchewan.  His obituary is available here
 

CAFP Creates Global Democracy Initiative with American and European Counterparts

Political Passages - Pat Mahoney

It is with great sadness that we learned of the passing of the Hon. Patrick Mahoney, a former Member of Parliament for Calgary.  The Calgary Herald published this article about Pat's life and achievements.  
 

Former parliamentarians honoured at 2013 Memorial Service on Parliament Hill

Former parliamentarians honoured at
Annual Memorial Service on Parliament Hill

OTTAWA, June 10, 2013 — A memorial service celebrating the lives of 24 former parliamentarians took place today in the Senate Chamber. Six former senators and 18 former members of the House of Commons, all of whom passed away since May 2012, were remembered by family, friends and former colleagues during a service organized by the Canadian Association of Former Parliamentarians.

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