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  • World Hockey Association
    World Hockey Association Defunct ice hockey major league from 1972 to 1979
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    The World Hockey Association (French: Association mondiale de hockey) was a professional ice hockey major league that operated in North America from 1972 to 1979. It was the first major league to compete with the National Hockey League (NHL) since the collapse of the Western Hockey League in 1926. Although the WHA was not the first league since that time to attempt to challenge the NHL's supremacy, it was by far the most successful in the modern era.
  • Chestnut Canoe Company
    Chestnut Canoe Company Canadian producers of wood-and-canvas canoes
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    Chestnut Canoe Company was established in Fredericton in the Canadian province of New Brunswick at the end of the 19th century and became one of the pre-eminent producers of wood-and-canvas canoes. The company closed in 1979.
  • 20th Canadian Ministry
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    The Twentieth Canadian Ministry was the first cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau. It governed Canada from 20 April 1968 to 4 June 1979, including all of the 28th, 29th, and 30th Canadian Parliaments. The government was formed by the Liberal Party of Canada. Trudeau was also Prime Minister in the Twenty-Second Canadian Ministry.
  • Clairtone
    Clairtone Canadian audiovisual equipment manufacturer
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    Clairtone Sound Corporation Limited was a manufacturer of high-quality sound electronics and accessories based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Founded in 1958 by the Hungarian-born entrepreneur and electronics engineer Peter Munk with furniture designer David Gilmour, the company established an international reputation for stereo and cabinetry design in the 1960s. It had failed little more than a decade later, but in its heyday it made a notable contribution to the field of consumer electronics.
  • Montreal Star
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    The Montreal Star was an English-language Canadian newspaper published in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It closed in 1979 in the wake of an eight-month pressmen's strike.
  • Wellington (Manitoba provincial electoral district)
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    Wellington was a provincial electoral division in the Canadian province of Manitoba. It was first created by redistribution in 1957, and formally came into being in the provincial election of 1958. The riding was eliminated in 1979, but was re-established in 1989. It was eliminated again for the 2011 election. It is located in the northwestern section of the city of Winnipeg, and is named after Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington.
  • 31st Canadian Parliament
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    The 31st Canadian Parliament was a briefly lived parliament in session from October 9 until December 14, 1979. The membership was set by the 1979 federal election on May 22, 1979, and it was dissolved after the minority government of Joe Clark failed to pass a Motion of Confidence on December 13, 1979. The dissolution of parliament led to the 1980 federal election. Lasting only 66 days from first sitting to dissolution, and only nine months from election to election, the 31st was the shortest parliament in Canadian history.
  • 30th Canadian Parliament
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    The 30th Canadian Parliament was in session from September 30, 1974, until March 26, 1979. The membership was set by the 1974 election on July 8, 1974, and was only changed somewhat due to resignations and by-elections before it was dissolved prior to the 1979 election.
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    Calgan Marine was a Canadian boat builder that had its factory on Crown Street in North Vancouver. The company specialized in the design and manufacture of fiberglass sailboats.
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    The Calgary Stampeders is a defunct Canadian senior men's ice hockey team that played 25 games of the 1978–79 season in the Western International Hockey League. In 25 games played the team scored 117 goals and allowed 122 goals against to compiled a record of 12 wins, 11 losses and two ties for a total of 26 points. This team suspended its operations, midway through the season, on January 7, 1979.
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