The governing Liberal Party of Canada
fielded a full slate of candidates in the 1984 Canadian federal election
, and won forty seats to become the Official Opposition
in the parliament that followed.
Many of the party's candidates have their own biography pages. Information on others may be found here.
Brant: Peter Hexamer
is a retired construction engineer in Brantford
. He served on the Brant County
council for four years before 1980, and in the 1980 municipal election
he won election to the Brantford City Council
in a temporary ward covering land annexed from the county.Brantford Expositor
, 2 November 1982, p. 9. He was re-elected to council in the 1982 election
for the city's second ward. After running the House of Commons, he did not seek re-election in 1985.
After retiring as an engineer, Hexamer started a manufacturing firm and has been credited with inventing a new, highly reliable form of bicycle lock.Dick Snyder, "The Alcatraz of Bike Locks," Globe and Mail
, 8 June 1996, B20.Mary Welsh, "Waterways foundation total now at $3.5 million," Brantford Expositor
, 4 June 2004, B9. He owns a wind farm
company, and he was profiled in 2010 for setting up a project in St. Kitts and Nevis
., St. Kitts Daily Star, 23 February 2010, accessed 12 November......