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  • Speakers of the Yukon Legislative Assembly

    The Speaker of the Yukon Legislative Assembly is the presiding officer of that legislature.Below is a list of Speakers of the Yukon Territorial Assembly 1974–1978 and Speakers of the Yukon Legislative Assembly from 1978:* Donald Taylor (December 13, 1974 to July 1985)* Sam Johnston (July 15, 1985 to December 1992)* Alan Nordling (December 14, 1992 to 1994)* John Devries (April 16, 1994 t...

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  • Speakers of the British House of Commons

    The Speaker of the House of Commons is the presiding officer of the House of Commons, the United Kingdom's lower chamber of Parliament. The Speaker presides over the House's debates, determining which members may speak. The Speaker is also responsible for maintaining order during debate, and may punish members who break the rules of the House. Unlike presiding officers of legislatures in many...

  • Speakers of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba

    The Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba is the presiding officer of the provincial legislature. Speakers of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba Independent Speakers Joseph Royal (March 15, 1871 to March 14, 1872) Curtis Bird (February 5, 1873 to December 22, 1874) Joseph Dubuc (March 31, 1875 to December 1878) John Sifton (February 1, 1879 to December 1879) Gilbert ...

  • Speakers of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia

    The Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia is the presiding officer of the British Columbia Legislative Assembly. The office of Speaker in British Columbia The Speaker is elected by the Members of the Legislative Assembly ("MLAs") by means of a secret ballot at the commencement of a new parliament, or on the death or retirement of the previous Speaker. Cabinet Ministers are...

  • Speakers of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario

    The Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario is the presiding officer of the provincial legislature. Since 1990 the position has been elected by MPPs using a secret ballot. Previously, the Speaker had been appointed by the Premier of Ontario after consultation with the Leader of the Opposition and the leader of the third party and then ratified by the legislature. David Warner was the fir...

  • Speakers of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta

    The Speaker of the Alberta Legislative Assembly , is the presiding officer in the Legislative Assembly of Alberta. The Speaker is selected by secret ballot in the first session of a new legislative assembly. List of Speakers Liberal Charles W. Fisher (1905–1920) Charles Pingle (1920–1922) United Farmers Oran McPherson (1922–1926) George Johnston (1926&...

  • Speakers of the Canadian Senate

    The Speaker of the Senate of Canada (French: Président du Sénat du Canada) is the presiding officer of the Senate of Canada. The speaker represents the Senate at official functions, rules on questions of parliamentary procedure and parliamentary privilege, and oversee debates and voting in the red chamber. This position is often misunderstood as being equivalent to that in the Hou...

  • Speakers of the Canadian House of Commons

    The Speaker of the House of Commons of Canada (French: Président de la Chambre des communes ) is the presiding officer of the lower house of the Parliament of Canada and is elected at the beginning of each new parliament by fellow Members of Parliament (MPs). The Speaker's role in presiding over Canada's House of Commons is similar to that of speakers elsewhere in other countries that us...

  • Presidents of the National Assembly of Quebec

    The President of the National Assembly of Quebec (French; Le Président de l'Assemblée nationale du Québec ) is the presiding officer of the National Assembly of Quebec, Canada, which is modeled after the Westminster parliamentary system. In other parliaments and legislatures the equivalent position is often called the "Speaker", which is why from 1867 to 1968, the presiding...

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  • Speakers of the House of Assembly of Newfoundland and Labrador

    The Speaker of the House of Assembly of Newfoundland and Labrador is the presiding officer of the Newfoundland and Labrador House of Assembly. John Bingley Garland (1833) Thomas Bennett (1834-1837) William Carson (1838-1841) No Speaker as the Constitution was Suspended (1841-1843) James Crowdy (1843-1848) John Kent (1848-1855) Ambrose Shea (1855-1861) F.B.T. Carter (1861-1865)...

  • Speakers of the Legislative Assembly of Nunavut

    The Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Nunavut is the presiding officer of the territorial legislature in Nunavut, Canada. Since 1999 the position has been elected by Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLAs) using a secret ballot. The current Speaker is George Qulaut.==The office of the Speaker==As the politics of Nunavut are run under a Westminster system, the role of the Speaker of the ...

  • Speakers of the Nova Scotia House of Assembly

    The Speaker of the Nova Scotia House of Assembly is the presiding Officer of the House of Assembly. Kevin Murphy is the current Speaker of the 62nd General Assembly of Nova Scotia.The Speaker presides over the proceedings of the Assembly, maintains order, regulates debate in accordance with the rules and practices of the House, and ensures that all viewpoints have the opportunity of a hearing.T...

  • Speakers of the Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island

    The Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island is the presiding officer of the provincial legislature.==List of Speakers=====Speakers of the Colony of the Island of Saint John/Prince Edward Island===* Robert Stewart (1773–1779)* David Higgins (1779–1780)* Walter Berry (1780–1784)* Alexander Fletcher (1785–1787)* Phillips Callbeck (1788–1789)* ...

  • Speakers of the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan

    The Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan is the presiding officer of the Saskatchewan legislature.Speakers of the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan* Thomas MacNutt (1906–1908)* William Charles Sutherland (1908–1912)* John Albert Sheppard (1912–1916)* Robert Menzies Mitchell (1917–1919)* George Adam Scott (1919–1925)* Walter George Robinson (1...

  • Speakers of the Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories

    The Speaker is the presiding officer of the Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories The speakership has changed many times from 1876 to 1888 the presiding officer of the assembly was the Lieutenant-Governor of the Northwest Territories, however Members of the Legislative Assembly would also elect one of their own to act as Chairman. Elected members held the Speakership from 1888 until...

  • Speakers of the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick

    The Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick is the presiding officer of the provincial legislature. Since 1994 the position has been elected by MLAs using a secret ballot. Previously, the Speaker had been appointed by motion of the house, in practice moved by the Premier of New Brunswick usually after consultation with the Leader of the Opposition. Shirley Dysart was the first Spea...