Canadian Paradox Party

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Canadian Paradox Party

CPP-NEW-LOGO.jpg
General Information
Country Flag-Canada.jpg Canada
Abbreviation CPP
Forum Canadian Paradox Party Forums
Colors Red and White
Founded 1 January 2008
Political
President Derakor
Vice President Leo Balzac
Members 159
Congress Occupancy 5 seats
Orientation Center-Left
Ideology Libertarian

The Canadian Paradox Party is a political party in Canada. It was founded on 1 January 2008 by Tom Hagen, and it has gone on to set long standing records for both consecutive Presidencies and most Presidents for a party. Following the Hagen Presidency of December 2008 the party was temporarily dissolved and replaced by the Canadian Confederate Front. This arrangement was not to last and on the 16 March 2009 the party was returned to its roots by a long time member, Cesar Augustus. Following this the party would be resurgent under both Augustus' and Hagen's leadership leading to a 4-term Presidency for CPP Member Jacobi. It was during Jacobi's third term that disaster would strike and Ontario would be captured. With the capture of the capital the CPP lost its ingame headquarters and would become forum based for the time being.


Mission

The Canadian Paradox Party (CPP) is still guided by its founding principles as laid down on January 1st, 2008. These principles of comradeship, respect and honor guide any and all decisions that the Canadian Paradox Party (CPP) has to make.

In accordance with these principles the Canadian Paradox Party (CPP) is committed to ensuring that every citizen of eCanada, whether they are a long term member or new citizen, is treated with the same respect and dignity that they rightly deserve.

The three main goals of the Canadian Paradox Party (CPP) are as follows:

  1. That all Canadians whether young or old are treated equally in all dealings.
  2. That Canada will be safe from foreign interference or takeover however it may occur.
  3. That all Canadians will prosper in a Canada led by the Canadian Paradox party.

Onwards Paradoxia! Onwards eCanada!


Party History

The history of the CPP begins on the forums of the strategy game creator Paradox Interactive, where it was decided that companies and a party would be created to house those forum members (known as Paradoxians across the internet), who joined the game. The priority was put towards creating a food company and as such plans for a party were put on hold. These plans would come into fruition on the 1 January 2008 when the Canadian Paradox Party, founded by Prussian King (who would later become Tom Hagen) would come into being. Although the creation would be too late to gain the presidency in January, the speed with which the party overtook the Canadian Workers League as the largest party in Canada showed that it would become a force to be reckoned with. This publicity would lead to a snowball effect which would eventually propel the party into the Presidency.


The Faltnor Presidency

The support that had been building since the party's inception came to a head in the March Presidential election when two term President Grapez would be defeated by the CPP's Candidate, Faltnor. Faltnor had not had the most impressive starts to life in eCanada having only managed a runner up position in the February party election before a sabbatical by Prussian King, the very man who had defeated him in the party election gave him a run at the top position.

Under Faltnor eCanada would be drawn into a war against its southern neighbour, the USA, due to perceived inactivity on his part. Although this war would be disastrous it would also lead to the creation of a cabinet system that is still used by the current government. Upon securing peace with his counterpart in the US Presidency, Nave, Faltnor would be vilified for what was seen to be as lienient terms. However, what is not considered at this point is the damage the war had wrought upon the Canadian economy. This damage would take the entirety of his successor's term to begin to rectify.

The Braham Presidency

Following Faltnor's resignation from the party presidency, the party would go through a succession of interim leaders before the leadership would fall to Derick Braham. Braham would go onto secure a third presidential term for the party and would lead the economic fightback from the damage of the war. In doing so Braham would secure himself a place in Canada's heart and would be revered as one of its greatest Presidents. However, this legacy would be slightly tarnished in the manner in which he handed the leadership over.


The Summer of Stagnation

With merely hours before the July Presidential election, Braham would cause the CPP membership to become exasperated as he resigned leaving his, unwilling, successor Prussian King with mere hours to piece together both a platform and a campaign. In the circumstances King pulled out an incredible result as he still managed to garner 56 votes in the election. King would allow the post-election buzz to subside before handing the presidency on.

Over the course of the next two months the CPP would have no less than 3 leaders in with only one of these, Tinnerholm being elected to the role. It would take until the return of Prussian King, now reborn as Tom Hagen, for a semblance of stability to return to the party. However, he chose not to stand for election in september and instead the leadership was passed to his long time friend and fellow Paradoxian, kommie. kommie would provide much needed stability to the party throughout September and October and upon the completion of his presidency the CPP was firmly on the up.


The Hagen Presidency

Following the completion of his time in the Triumvirate, Tom Hagen would reclaim the CPP Presidency and would push the party back towards the heights it had occupied under Faltnor and Braham. This would result in the capture of the Presidency in the December Presidential election.

However, Canada would be drawn back into war, with France and its allies in PEACE, and this, combined with dwindling activity, would lead to Hagen's impeachment. With this impeachment the CPP would fall out of the top 3 parties(in terms of membership) for the first time in its history and Hagen's replacement, Derakor would destroy his legacy by dissolving the party and announcing it as the Canadian Confederate Front.


The Reformation

With support for the CCF tumbling, a former member, Cesar Augustus secured support from the Royal Feudalist Party, who at the time housed founder Tom Hagen, and took over the CCF. He would proceed to undo the damage wrought by the dissolution and returned the party to its CPP roots. This would lead to a host of CPP members returning including Hagen.

However, Augustus would leave the party after only half a term and it would once again fall to Tom Hagen to steady the rocky ship. This he would manage over the next two and a half terms before handing the reins back to Augustus for a term. During this time Hagen would place a CPP canadiate back in the Canadian Presidency, in the form of Jacobi thereby helping to restore some of the party's former glory.

The Battle of Ontario

Many CPP members would fight on the front lines during the Invasion of North America including William Duncan and Sir DeLaShaunRon Smith. However, these efforts were in vain as the Canadian Armed Forces were defeated on every battlefield. In time Canada was reduced to its captial and the immediate environs thereof. Whilst a valiant defence was mounted (forcing a battle into overtime for the first time of the war) the battle was ultimately lost and with it the ingame headquarters of the party was destroyed.

The Family

During CPP's rebirth in 2011, these were some of the influental members who decided to take a family picture..

CPPFamily.jpg

Leaders

2008-2009

Term Began Term Ended Party President Vice President
1 January 2008 15 February 2008 Tom Hagen None
16 February 2008 15 March 2008 Faltnor None
16 March 2008 15 April 2008 Faltnor None
16 April 2008 15 May 2008 Faltnor (20th of April)
Tom Hagen (26th of April)
Rommel_HSQ (27th of April)
Derick Braham (End of term)
None
16 May 2008 15 June 2008 Derick Braham None
16 June 2008 15 July 2008 Derick Braham (31st of June)
Tom Hagen (3rd of July)
Althalus (10th of July)
Tinnerholm (End of term)
None
16 July 2008 15 August 2008 Tinnerholm None
16 August 2008 15 September 2008 Tinnerholm (27th of August)
Tom Hagen (End of term)
Tinnerholm (From August 27th)
16 September 2008 15 October 2008 Tom Hagen (10th of September)
Kommie (End of term)
Dean22
16 October 2008 15 November 2008 Kommie Dean22
16 November 2008 15 December 2008 Tom Hagen Derakor
16 December 2008 15 January 2009 Tom Hagen Derakor

2009-2010

Term Began Term Ended Party President Vice President
16 January 2009 15 February 2009 Tom Hagen Derakor
16 February 2009 15 March 2009 Tom Hagen Derakor
16 March 2009 15 April 2009 Cesar Augustus (31st of March)
Tom Hagen (End of term)
William Duncan
16 April 2009 15 May 2009 Tom Hagen William Duncan
16 May 2009 15 June 2009 Tom Hagen William Duncan
16 June 2009 15 July 2009 Cesar Augustus None
16 July 2009 15 August 2009 Tom Hagen (6th of August)
Sir DeLaShaunRon Smith (End of term)
Derakor
16 August 2009 15 September 2009 Sir DeLaShaunRon Smith None
16 September 2009 15 October 2009 Sir DeLaShaunRon Smith Eldorino
16 October 2009 15 November 2009 Fram 00AngryMobMan00
16 November 2009 15 December 2009 GaiusJuliusCaesar00 lcamero
16 December 2009 15 January 2010 GaiusJuliusCaesar00 lcamero

2010-2011

Term Began Term Ended Party President Vice President
16 January 2010 15 February 2010 lcamero 00AngryMobMan00
16 February 2010 15 March 2010 GaiusJuliusCaesar00 None
16 March 2010 15 April 2010 GaiusJuliusCaesar00 None
16 April 2010 15 May 2010 00AngryMobMan00 None
16 May 2010 15 June 2010 00AngryMobMan00 None
16 June 2010 15 July 2010 Alias Vision None
16 July 2010 15 August 2010 Mattoze5 Cmc1868
16 August 2010 15 September 2010 Mattoze5 Cmc1868
16 September 2010 15 October 2010 Cmc1898 00AngryMobMan00
16 October 2010 15 November 2010 jefflav 00AngryMobMan00
16 November 2010 15 December 2010 Galla.50 00AngryMobMan00
16 December 2010 15 January 2011 Galla.50 00AngryMobMan00

2011-2012

Term Began Term Ended Party President Vice President
16 January 2011 15 February 2011 00AngryMobMan00 None
16 February 2011 15 March 2011 00AngryMobMan00 Coolmanos
16 March 2011 15 April 2011 00AngryMobMan00 Coolmanos
16 April 2011 15 May 2011 Coolmanos Derakor
16 May 2011 15 June 2011 Derakor Leo Balzac
16 June 2011 15 July 2011 Jacobi None
16 July 2011 15 August 2011 Jacobi Ethel Rosenberg
16 August 2011 15 September 2011 Ethel Rosenberg 00AngryMobMan00
16 September 2011 15 October 2011 Ethel Rosenberg CFovetS
16 October 2011 15 November 2011 Ethel Rosenberg Coolmanos
16 November 2011 15 December 2011 Ethel Rosenberg Coolmanos
16 December 2011 15 January 2012 Prince A. Joseph Ethel Rosenberg

Orientation

Orientation Term
Center-Left 1 January 2008 - 10 July 2008
Center-Right 11 July 2008 - 10 September 2008
Far-Left 11 September 2008 - 15 November 2008
Center-Right 16 November 2008 - 28 December 2008
Center-Left 29 December 2008 - 25 July 2009
Center 26 July 2009 - 23 July 2010
Center-Left 24 July 2010 - Present

Organization

The Heirarchy of the Canadian Paradox Party is as follows (numbered in order of Precedence):

  1. CPP Party President - Head of the CPP
  2. CPP Deputy Party President - "Second-in-Command" of the CPP
  3. CPP Party Cabinet - People choses by the CPP President, to control various aspects (Recruitment, Finances, etc...)
  4. CPP Members - Average party members
  5. Ambassadors - Members from other parties
  6. Friends of the Party - Anyone who the party deems a "Friend", also known as Party Advisors

The party structure has become more and more complex over the passing months, but with it, comes a stronger, and more organised Canadian Paradox Party!