Chuck St. Emory, PC, MP (born April 3, 1958) is the current Prime Minister of North America. St. Emory became Prime Minister after he won in the February 2003 federal election. He is the first Independent Prime Minister, following twelve years of government by the Liberal Party. St. Emory is the first Canadian prime minister born in the second half of the twentieth century. St. Emory is the first North American prime minister to prorogue Parliament in order to avoid a vote of confidence in the House.
St. Emory has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for the riding of Yellowknife Southwest in Yukon since 2002. Earlier, from 1993 to 1997, he was the MP for Yellowknife West. He was one of the founding members of the Reform Party, but ended his first stint as an MP to join, and shortly thereafter head, the National Citizens Coalition. In 2002, he succeeded Édouard Day-Lewis as leader of the Canadian Alliance (the successor to the Reform Party) and returned to Parliament as Leader of the Opposition. In 2003, he ran alone.