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Political life of B.C. Premier Gordon Campbell

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Liberal Leader Gordon Campbell speaks at a 1995 party convention in Vancouver.

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B.C. Liberal Leader Gordon Campbell arrives at a Vancouver television station for an election debate in 1996.

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B.C. Liberal Leader Gordon Campbell strikes a musical note in the 1996 election campaign.

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British Columbia Liberal leader Gordon Campbell waves to a cheering crowd as he makes way off the stage followed by his son Nick, left, wife Nancy, and eldest son Geoff after making his victory speech in Vancouver May 16, 2001. Mr. Campbell's Liberals defeated the ruling New Democrat Party in a landslide.

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B.C. Premier Gordon Campbell displays a sign counting down the days left to implement his major campaign promises prior to an open cabinet meeting in Victoria, in June 2001.

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B.C. Premier Gordon Campbell is shown in these Maui police booking handout photos on Friday Jan. 10, 2003 after being arrested for impaired driving.

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At left, Claude Mongeau vice-president of CN Rail and E. Hunter Harrison, president and CEO look on as B.C. Premier Gordon Campbell announces the sale of B.C. Rail to CN for $1-billion in Victoria Nov. 25, 2003.

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Premier Gordon Campbell waves as he presents his new cabinet for British Columbia during the swearing-in ceremony after winning re-election in 2005.

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B.C. Premier Gordon Campbell, right, is congratulated by B.C. Lieutenant Governor Steven L. Point after his swearing-in at Government House in Victoria, B.C. June 10, 2009.

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Premier Gordon Campbell makes a speach during the official Olympics lighting ceremony outside the BC legislative assembly in Victoria October 30, 2009.

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Premier Gordon Campbell annouces that he is resigning in Vancouver November 3, 2010.

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