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Published by Copp Clark in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Canada -- Politics and government

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited and selected by Roger Graham
    SeriesIssues in Canadian history
    ContributionsGraham, Roger
    The Physical Object
    Pagination140 p.
    Number of Pages140
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20225834M

    The King-Byng Affair Since the King-Byng Affair, no Governor-General has refused a request from a Prime Minister to prorogue or dissolve Parliament. The power to prorogue and dissolve Parliament gives the Prime Minister a lot of power in controlling when elections are held, and. was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar, the during the King-Byng Affair. July. July 1. The Kuomintang October 14 – A. A. Milne's children's book Winnie-the-Pooh is published in London, featuring the eponymous bear.

    The two main actors in the King-Byng affair were the Canadian prime minister, William Lyon Mackenzie King, and Canada's Governor General, the British Lord Byng. The affair took place in   The Constitutional Crisis of , aka the King-Byng Affair, aka the King-Byng Wing Ding, was underway. During a House session lasting 15 .

    The King-Byng Affair, (Toronto, ), and Arthur Meighen, 11 (Toronto, ); Neatby, H. Blair, William Lyon Mackenzie King II, – (Toronto, ). 2 The years –26 represented a period of flux in Canadian party development. Field Marshal Julian Hedworth George Byng, 1st Viscount Byng of Vimy, GCB, GCMG, MVO (11 September – 6 June ) was a British Army officer who served as Governor General of Canada, the 12th since Canadian Confederation.. Known to friends as "Bungo", Byng was born to a noble family at Wrotham Park in Hertfordshire, England and educated at Eton College, along with his brothers.


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The King-Byng Affair was a Canadian constitutional crisis pitting the powers of a prime minister against the powers of a governor general. It began when Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King asked Governor General Lord Julian Byng of Vimy to dissolve Parliament and call fresh elections.

Byng refused. The King–Byng affair was a Canadian constitutional crisis that occurred inwhen the Governor General of King-Byng affair, the Lord Byng of Vimy, refused a request by his prime minister, William Lyon Mackenzie King, to dissolve parliament and call a general election. The prime minister (leader of the Liberal Party) and the governor general agreed in October that, before the next election.

The King-Byng Affair, A Question of Responsible Government Paperback – January 1, by Roger Graham (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback, January 1, "Please retry" — — — Author: Roger Graham.

Other articles where King-Byng Affair is discussed: Balfour Report: Canada in in the King-Byng Affair, in which Canadian Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King challenged the powers of Governor General Julian Byng in the context of a heated federal election campaign.

It revolved around Byng’s refusal to honour King’s request that he dissolve Parliament and call for fresh. Other Books and Authors; Margaret Laurence: Canada's Divine Writer The King-Byng Affair. The Story. Canada had never seen anything like it. InPrime Minister Mackenzie King wanted to.

The King-Byng Affair. Claude Bélanger, Department of History, Marianopolis College. Politico-constitutional issue which arose in The background to the affair is complex in nature and involves three separate questions: 1) the issue of.

The King–Byng affair was a Canadian constitutional crisis that occurred inwhen the Governor General of Canada, the Lord Byng of Vimy, refused a request by his prime minister, William Lyon Mackenzie King, to dissolve parliament and call a general election.

The crisis came to redefine the role of governor general, not only in Canada but throughout the Dominions, becoming a major. Nearly a century on, the King-Byng affair of is still considered the mother of all constitutional crises in Canada and the example everyone turns to when serious drama breaks out in.

Internet Essay Minimum Words» King Byng Affair Essay Format. King Byng Affair Essay Format. The question of who had ultimate constitutional authority had been raised in Canada in in the King-Byng Affair, in which Canadian Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King challenged the powers of Governor General Julian Byng in the context of a heated federal election campaign.

It revolved around Byng’s refusal to honour King’s. There are other intriguing parallels with the King-Byng affair of in our current political crisis (Is History About To Repeat Itself.

-- May 16). Arthur Meighen: | | | ||The Right Honourable||| |Arthur Meighen|| ||P World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available. Prohibition in Canada was fairly short-lived.

By the mids most of the provinces had already repealed their Prohibition laws and by only PEI had Prohibition in place (PEI finally ended.

Get this from a library. The King-Byng affair, a question of responsible government. [Roger Graham]. The King-Byng Affair, Liberal Prime Minister Mackenzie King came to office in with a weak majority government (one that held the confidence of most of the members of the House of Commons, but whose control fluctuated with defections and by-elections and, at times, could be defeated if all the opposing parties voted against it).

The King-Byng Affair of January 17th, at pm - by Kit Sauder The King-Byng Affair was a Canadian constitutional crisis which occurred in between the then Prime Minister Mackenzie King and the Governor General Viscount Byng of Vimy. The Liberal. J letter in which the Prime Minister announced his resignation.

Letter requesting resolution to the King–Byng Affair William Lyon Mackenzie King The constitutional showdown between William Lyon Mackenzie King and Governor General Lord Byng that would set new limits on the political role of the GG. In the September election the incumbent Liberals came second to the Conservatives, with to seats respectively.

However, King worked out an agreement with the Progressive Party, which won 28 seats, to maintain the balance of. Changing Perspectives in Canadian History: Selected Problems ed. by K. MacKirdy, J. Moir, Y. Zoltvany, and: Search for a Nation: French-English Relations in Canada Since by Janet Kerr Morchain, and: The King-Byng Affair, A Question of Responsible Government ed.

by Roger Graham, and: The French Canadians, –; Conquered?Half-Conquered. The King-Byng affair in demonstrated how the political system in Canada works when minority governments are elected. However the King-Byng affair also set another precedent.

InKing’s minority government became embroiled in a Customs scandal (See. so called “Adscam’s” are not something new!). king byng affair - Duration: Jack Morrow views.

How 5 Women Changed Canada Forever Over a Cup of Tea - Duration: Famous 5 Foundat views. The King-Byng Crisis During the year ofthe liberals and there leader Prime Minister King in the federal election won fewer seats then the conservatives.

King refused to resign becuase of his support from the 's decision to not resign was becuase of the. King−Byng affair. J Facing a non-confidence motion in Parliament inPrime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King asked Governor General Lord Julian Byng of Vimy to dissolve Parliament and call an election.

Byng refused because the motion was still under debate and, instead, requested the Opposition form a government.