A Woman becomes Prime Minister of Canada

Oh man what a day that was Eh! On June 25th 1993, Kim Campbell(Avril Phaedra Campbell) became the Prime Minister, and she was not votes in neither. She was selected at a Progressive Conservative Party Convention and she replaced the then outgoing PM Brian Mulroney. Campbell stayed in power until an election was called in November same year.

Date:
      June 25th 1993
Name(s):
      Kim Campbell
      (Avril Phaedra Campbell)
Occupation:
      Prime Minister
Location:
      Ottawa, Canada

For More Information:

  • Kim Campbell – Wikipedia
    Avril Phædra Douglas “Kim” Campbell PC CC OBC QC (born March 10, 1947) is a Canadian politician, diplomat, lawyer and writer who served as the 19th Prime Minister of Canada, from June 25, 1993, to November 4, 1993.
  • Kim Campbell | prime minister of Canada | Britannica.com
    Kim Campbell, byname of Avril Phaedra Campbell (born March 10, 1947, Port Alberni, B.C., Can.), Canadian politician, who in June 1993 became the first woman to serve as prime minister of Canada.
  • Kim Campbell Becomes Prime Minister – heroines.ca
    It was March 25, 1993 when politician Kim Campbell announced she would be running for the leadership of the Progressive Conservative Party. Campbell won her leadership bid on June 13, and served as Prime Minister of Canada from June 25 to November 3, 1993 (when her party was swept from power).
  • Kim Campbell – Canada History
    The rise of Kim Campbell in Federal Canadian politics was relatively fast as was her ultimate demise. Canada’s 19th Prime Minister was also it’s first female PM. Campbell was born Avril Phaedra Douglas Campbell on March 10th, 1947 in Port Alberni, British Columbia.
  • Kim Campbell – Canada’s 19th Prime Minister
    “In a democracy, government isn’t something that a small group of people do to everybody else, it’s not even something they do for everybody else, it should be something they do with everybody else.” – Kim Campbell, March 25, 1993

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