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(born December 5, 1944) is a former Canadian politician. He served in the Canadian House of Commons from 1984 to 1993, as a member of the Progressive Conservative Party.
Kelner is the owner of the Winnipeg Beach Hotel, and was a trustee for the Evergreen School Division at the time of the 1997 election. He won his party's nomination by a single vote over former Member of Parliament
; local councillor Clay McMurren was also a candidate. In the general election, he finished fourth against Reform Party candidate Howard Hilstrom.
In addition to running for the provincial legislature in 1995, McMurren also sought the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada's nomination for Selkirk—Interlake in the 1997 federal election. He finished third against Reid Kelner;
placed second. He later served on the board of Ensis Management, Inc., the Manitoba Film Classification Board, Community Futures Winnipeg River and Triathlon Manitoba.
He represented the Manitoba riding of Selkirk—Interlake at which he was elected in 1979 and re-elected in the 1980 federal election. Sargeant left national politics after his defeat in the 1984 election to
of the Progressive Conservative party. Sargeant served in the 31st and 32nd Canadian Parliaments. In 1988, he sought to replace Howard Pawley as the MLA for Selkirk in the General Election that year but was defeated by Liberal Candidate Gwen Charles by 184 votes.
Gerrard was elected to the Canadian House of Commons in the 1993 federal election, defeating two-term Progressive Conservative incumbent
in the riding of Portage—Interlake. On November 4, 1993, he was appointed as Secretary of State for Science, Research and Development. This was not a full cabinet portfolio, but was instead affiliated with Industry Canada. Gerrard worked closely with Industry Minister John Manley, and oversaw the development of such programs as Technology Partnerships Canada, the Canadian Foundation for Innovation, and the Canada Research Chairs.
Progressive Conservative MP
, a pig farmer from Manitoba commented: "I call it a jerky dress. There are a lot of people who hold food sacred in this land, and they are appalled by the use of food for this thing." In response, one newspaper editorial called him a "meat head". Holtmann was chair of the House of Commons Communications and Culture Committee, which oversees the NGC funding; the committee itself was split on the issue. The artist called Holtmann a "self-proclaimed Philistine [who is] not even successful as a hog farmer." Art critic Christopher Hume commented that the Committee's concept "was based on the notion that the National Gallery is somehow accountable for poverty and hunger in Canada. Surely the irony of their desperate position is that "they" are members of the group that created the mess the country is now in."
In July 2000, Pallister wrote an open letter to Joe Clark announcing his intent to run in the next federal election with a dual endorsement from the Progressive Conservative and Canadian Alliance associations in Portage-Lisgar. The latter party was a successor to Reform, and emerged from the efforts of Reformers to merge with Blue Tory elements in the Progressive Conservative Party who were opposed to Clark's Red Tory leadership. Clark had previously rejected Pallister's proposal as a violation of the Progressive Conservative Party's constitution, and did not respond to the letter. As a result, Pallister left the Progressive Conservatives and joined the Alliance on August 17, 2000. He won his new party's nomination for Portage—Lisgar over Dennis Desrochers and former MP
, in a contest marked by some bitterness.
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