Louis David Riel (22 October 1844 – 16 November 1885, pronounced /ˈluːi riːˈɛl/ in English) was a Canadian politician, a founder of the province of Manitoba, and leader of the Métis people of the Canadian prairies. He led two resistance movements against the Canadian government and its first post-Confederation Prime Minister, Sir John A. Macdonald.
Riel sought to preserve Métis rights and culture as their homelands in the Northwest came progressively under the Canadian sphere of influence. He is regarded by many as a Canadian folk hero today
PM during WW1 - Robert Borden 1911-1920.
Alexander Mackenzie 2nd PM 1873-78
Gordon Campbell, MLA (born January 12, 1948) is the 34th Premier of British Columbia, a former real estate developer and teacher. As the leader of the British Columbia Liberal Party, which holds a majority in the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia, he is the 34th Premier of British Columbia.
His government was re-elected for a third term on May 12, 2009; this was only the fourth instance of any party achieving this in British Columbia. Trained as a teacher, his political career began as executive assistant to Vancouver Mayor Art Phillips until 1976. He worked as a development manager and developer until 1986, when he became the 40th Mayor of Vancouver.
William Lyon Mackenzie King, PC, OM, CMG (December 17, 1874 – July 22, 1950) was the dominant Canadian political leader from the 1920s to the 1940s.