1891 Northwest Territories general election

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The 1891 Northwest Territories general election was held on 7 November 1891 to elect 25 members of the Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories, Canada.wikipedia
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Hugh Cayley

Hugh St. Quentin Cayley
Cayley was acclaimed to his third term in the 1891 Northwest Territories general election.

Charles Nolin

* in 1892 Charles Boucher was appointed by judicial order, and Charles Nolin was forced to step down.
He was elected as the member for Batoche, Northwest Territories in the 1891 election for the Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories, actively supporting the Dominion government.

James Clinkskill

He would run for a second term in office in the 1891 Northwest Territories general election, slightly increasing his margin of victory.

Hilliard Mitchell

Hillyard Mitchell
In the 1891 Northwest Territories general election James would run for a second term, this time switching to the new Mitchell electoral district.

Calgary (N.W.T. electoral district)

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In the second general election, there were no challengers, and both men were re-elected by acclamation.

Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories

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The 1891 Northwest Territories general election was held on 7 November 1891 to elect 25 members of the Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories, Canada.
After the second general election in 1891 the first fully elected Assembly without any appointed members.

Francis Wilkins

Francis was acclaimed to the Legislative Assembly of Northwest Territories in the 1891 Northwest Territories general election after Robert Brett the incumbent decided to run in the new Banff riding.

George Davidson (politician)

George Davidson
He ran for a second term in office in the 1891 Northwest Territories general election defeating George Bulyea.

James Dill

In the 1891 North-West Territories general election Dill would face Benjamin again this time earning a substantial majority.

Northwest Territories

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It was the second general election in the Northwest Territories' history.

Frederick W. A. G. Haultain

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Frederick W. A. G. Haultain was the government leader.

List of lieutenant governors of the Northwest Territories

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The issue was ignited by Lieutenant Governor Joseph Royal reading the Speech from the Throne in French on 31 October 1888.

Speech from the throne

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The issue was ignited by Lieutenant Governor Joseph Royal reading the Speech from the Throne in French on 31 October 1888.

House of Commons of Canada

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But this did not last, because the federal government got involved, and warned the Lieutenant Governor Royal to start making speeches in French again, and tried to legislate official bilingualism back in the territory, through the House of Commons of Canada.

Government of Canada

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The interference by the Government of Canada resulted in members being elected to the assembly who favoured English as the only official language.