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It was exactly 30-years-ago today that British Columbia’s Kim Campbell announced her candidacy for the PC party’s leadership on this date in 1993. She quickly became the front-runner and was easily elected leader, also becoming Prime Minister, in June 1993. With her victory she became Canada’s first (and so far, only) female Prime Minister.
Arthur Milnes is an accomplished public historian and award-winning journalist.  He was research assistant on The Rt. Hon. Brian Mulroney’s best-selling Memoirs and also served as a speechwriter to then-Prime Minister Stephen Harper and as a Fellow of the Queen’s Centre for the Study of Democracy under the leadership of Tom Axworthy.  A resident of Kingston, Ontario, Milnes serves as the in-house historian at the 175 year-old Frontenac Club Hotel.
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