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Minister of the Environment (Canada)

Minister of the Environment of Canada
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Department of the Environment
Style The Honourable
Member of
Appointer Governor General of Canada
Term length At Her Majesty's pleasure
Inaugural holder Jack Davis
Formation 11 June 1971
Website www.ec.gc.ca
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The Minister of the Environment (French: Ministre de l'Environnement) is the Minister of the Crown in the Canadian Cabinet who is responsible for overseeing the federal government's environment department, Environment Canada. The Minister is also responsible for overseeing Parks Canada and the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency.

Noted environment ministers of the past have included Jack Davis, Roméo LeBlanc, Jean Charest, Stéphane Dion, Sheila Copps, David Anderson and Peter Kent.

The current Minister of the Environment is Leona Aglukkaq.

Ministers

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Minister the Environment & Minister of Fisheries

No. Portrait Name Term of office Political party Ministry Refs.
1 50px Jack Davis June 11, 1971 August 7, 1974 Liberal 20 (Trudeau) [1][2]
2 50px Jeanne Sauvé August 8, 1974 December 4, 1975 Liberal [2][3]
50px Roméo LeBlanc
(Acting)
December 5, 1975 January 21, 1976 Liberal [2][4]
3 50px Jean Marchand January 22, 1976 June 30, 1976 Liberal [2][5]
50px Roméo LeBlanc
(Acting)
July 1, 1976 September 13, 1976 Liberal [2][4]

Minister of Fisheries and the Environment

No. Portrait Name Term of office Political party Ministry Refs.
1 50px Roméo LeBlanc September 14, 1976 April 1, 1979 Liberal 20 (Trudeau) [2][4]

Minister of the Environment

No. Portrait Name Term of office Political party Ministry Refs.
1 50px Leonard Marchand April 2, 1979 June 3, 1979 Liberal 20 (Trudeau) [2][6]
2 50px John Allen Fraser June 4, 1979 March 2, 1980 Progressive Conservative 21 (Clark) [7][8]
3 50px John Roberts March 3, 1980 August 11, 1983 Liberal 22 (Trudeau) [9][10]
4 50px Charles Caccia August 12, 1983 June 29, 1984 Liberal [10][11]
June 30, 1984 September 16, 1984 23 (Turner) [11][12]
5 50px Suzanne Blais-Grenier September 17, 1984 August 19, 1985 Progressive Conservative 24 (Mulroney) [13][14]
6 50px Thomas Michael McMillan August 20, 1985 December 7, 1988 Progressive Conservative [14][15]
7 50px Lucien Bouchard December 8, 1988
(Acting until Jan.30, 1989)
May 21, 1990 Progressive Conservative [14][16]
50px Frank Oberle
(Acting)
May 22, 1990 May 22, 1990 Progressive Conservative [14][17]
8 50px Robert de Cotret May 23, 1990
(Acting until Sep.20)
April 20, 1991 Progressive Conservative [14][18]
9 50px Jean Charest April 21, 1991 June 24, 1993 Progressive Conservative [14][19]
10 50px Pierre H. Vincent June 25, 1993 November 3, 1993 Progressive Conservative 25 (Campbell) [20][21]
11 50px Sheila Copps November 4, 1993 January 24, 1996 Liberal 26 (Chrétien) [22][23]
12 50px Sergio Marchi January 25, 1996 June 10, 1997 Liberal [23][24]
13 50px Christine Stewart June 11, 1997 August 2, 1999 Liberal [23][25]
14 50px David Anderson August 3, 1999 December 11, 2003 Liberal [23][26]
December 12, 2003 July 19, 2004 27 (Martin) [26][27]
15 50px Stéphane Dion July 20, 2004 February 5, 2006 Liberal [27][28]
16 50px Rona Ambrose February 6, 2006 January 3, 2007 Conservative 28 (Harper) [29][30]
17 50px John Baird January 4, 2007 October 29, 2008 Conservative [30][31]
18 50px Jim Prentice October 30, 2008 November 5, 2010 Conservative [30][32]
19 50px John Baird November 7, 2010 January 3, 2011 Conservative [30][33]
20 50px Peter Kent January 4, 2011 July 15, 2013 Conservative [30][34]
21 Leona Aglukkaq July 15, 2013 Incumbent Conservative

See also

Notes

  1. ^ "DAVIS, The Hon. John (Jack), P.C., M.L.A., B.A., B.Sc., M.A., Ph.D., D.Sc.". Library of Parliament. Retrieved 2010-02-20. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g "Twentieth Ministry". Guide to Canadian Ministries since Confederation. Privy Council Office. 2009-10-14. Retrieved 2010-02-19. 
  3. ^ "SAUVÉ, The Right Hon. Jeanne, P.C., C.C., C.M.M., C.D.". Library of Parliament. Retrieved 2010-02-20. 
  4. ^ a b c "LEBLANC, The Right Hon. Roméo, P.C., C.C., C.M.M., C.D., B.A., B.Ed.". Library of Parliament. Retrieved 2010-02-20. 
  5. ^ "MARCHAND, The Hon. Jean, P.C., C.C., LL.D.". Library of Parliament. Retrieved 2010-02-20. 
  6. ^ "MARCHAND, The Hon. Leonard Stephen, P.C., C.M., B.S.A., M.S.F.". Library of Parliament. Retrieved 2010-02-20. 
  7. ^ "FRASER, The Hon. John Allen, P.C., O.C., O.B.C., C.D., Q.C., LL.B.". Library of Parliament. Retrieved 2010-02-20. 
  8. ^ "Twenty-First Ministry". Guide to Canadian Ministries since Confederation. Privy Council Office. 2009-10-14. Retrieved 2010-02-19. 
  9. ^ "ROBERTS, The Hon. John (Moody), P.C., B.A., B.Phil., D.Phil.". Library of Parliament. Retrieved 2010-02-20. 
  10. ^ a b "Twenty-Second Ministry". Guide to Canadian Ministries since Confederation. Privy Council Office. 2009-10-14. Retrieved 2010-02-19. 
  11. ^ a b "CACCIA, The Hon. Charles L., P.C.". Library of Parliament. Retrieved 2010-02-20. 
  12. ^ "Twenty-Third Ministry". Guide to Canadian Ministries since Confederation. Privy Council Office. 2009-10-14. Retrieved 2010-02-19. 
  13. ^ "BLAIS-GRENIER, The Hon. Suzanne, P.C., M.A., Ph.D.". Library of Parliament. Retrieved 2010-02-20. 
  14. ^ a b c d e f "Twenty-Fourth Ministry". Guide to Canadian Ministries since Confederation. Privy Council Office. 2009-10-14. Retrieved 2010-02-19. 
  15. ^ "MCMILLAN, The Hon. Thomas Michael, P.C., B.A., M.A.". Library of Parliament. Retrieved 2010-02-20. 
  16. ^ "BOUCHARD, The Hon. Lucien, P.C., G.O.Q., B.Sc., LL.B.". Library of Parliament. Retrieved 2010-02-20. 
  17. ^ "OBERLE, The Hon. Frank, P.C.". Library of Parliament. Retrieved 2010-02-20. 
  18. ^ "DE COTRET, The Hon. Robert René, P.C., B.A., M.B.A., C.Ph.". Library of Parliament. Retrieved 2010-02-20. 
  19. ^ "CHAREST, The Hon. Jean J., P.C., LL.B.". Library of Parliament. Retrieved 2010-02-20. 
  20. ^ "VINCENT, The Hon. Pierre H., P.C., LL.B., M.Fisc.". Library of Parliament. Retrieved 2010-02-20. 
  21. ^ "Twenty-Fifth Ministry". Guide to Canadian Ministries since Confederation. Privy Council Office. 2009-10-14. Retrieved 2010-02-19. 
  22. ^ "COPPS, The Hon. Sheila Maureen, P.C., B.A. (Hons.)". Library of Parliament. Retrieved 2010-02-20. 
  23. ^ a b c d "Twenty-Sixth Ministry". Guide to Canadian Ministries since Confederation. Privy Council Office. 2009-10-14. Retrieved 2010-02-19. 
  24. ^ "MARCHI, The Hon. Sergio, P.C., B.A.(Hons.)". Library of Parliament. Retrieved 2010-02-20. 
  25. ^ "STEWART, The Hon. Christine Susan, P.C., B.Sc.N.". Library of Parliament. Retrieved 2010-02-20. 
  26. ^ a b "ANDERSON, The Hon. David, P.C., L.L.B.". Library of Parliament. Retrieved 2010-02-20. 
  27. ^ a b "Twenty-Seventh Ministry". Guide to Canadian Ministries since Confederation. Privy Council Office. 2009-10-14. Retrieved 2010-02-19. 
  28. ^ "DION, The Hon. Stéphane, P.C., B.A., M.A., Ph.D.". Library of Parliament. Retrieved 2010-02-20. 
  29. ^ "AMBROSE, The Hon. Rona, P.C., B.A., M.A.". Library of Parliament. Retrieved 2010-02-20. 
  30. ^ a b c d e "Twenty-Eighth Ministry". Guide to Canadian Ministries since Confederation. Privy Council Office. 2009-10-14. Retrieved 2010-02-19. 
  31. ^ "BAIRD, The Hon. John, P.C., B.A.(Hons.)". Library of Parliament. Retrieved 2010-02-20. 
  32. ^ "PRENTICE, The Hon. Jim, P.C.". Library of Parliament. Retrieved 2010-02-20. 
  33. ^ "BAIRD, The Hon. John, P.C., B.A.(Hons.)". Library of Parliament. Retrieved 2010-11-07. 
  34. ^ "KENT, The Hon. Peter, P.C.". Library of Parliament. Retrieved 2011-08-06.