Propaganda: Peter Gordon MacKay

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Peter MacKay: Minister of National Defence

Central Nova (Nova Scotia)

Peter MacKay was first elected to Parliament in 1997. He was re-elected in 2000, 2004, 2006, 2008 and 2011. In February 2006, he was named Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency. In August 2007, he was named Minister of National Defence while continuing to serve as Minister of the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency. He was again named Minister of National Defence and Minister for the Atlantic Gateway in October 2008.

In his first five years in the House of Commons, Mr. MacKay served as House Leader for the Progressive Conservative caucus.

On May 31, 2003, he became Leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada. In March 2004, he was named Deputy Leader of the Conservative Party of Canada and was renamed Deputy Leader following the June 2004 election.

Before entering politics, Mr. MacKay had a private law practice in New Glasgow, specializing in criminal and family law. In 1993, he accepted an appointment as Crown Attorney for the Central Region of Nova Scotia. He prosecuted cases at all levels, including youth and provincial courts as well as the Supreme Court of Canada.

Mr. MacKay has served on volunteer boards including New Leaf and Tearmann House. As well, he has been active in Big Brothers-Big Sisters, the Pictou County Senior Rugby Club and the YMCA.

After graduating from Acadia University, Mr. MacKay went on to study law at Dalhousie University. He was called to the Nova Scotia Bar in June 1991.

source: http://www.pm.gc.ca/eng/bio.asp?id=46


Peter MacKay’s Contact Info

Address: 219 Main Street, No 303
City: Antigonish
Phone: 902-863-7005
Fax: 902-863-7006
Email: peter.mackay@parl.gc.ca
Website: http://www.petermackay.ca

source: http://www.conservative.ca/?cr=central-nova

PARLINFO – Parliamentarian File – Complete File – MACKAY, The Hon. Peter Gordon, P.C., Q.C., B.A., LL.B.

MACKAY, The Hon. Peter Gordon, P.C., Q.C., B.A., LL.B.

Picture of MACKAY, The Hon. Peter Gordon, P.C., Q.C., B.A., LL.B.
Photographer:
House of Commons photographer
© House of Commons 2011

Current Member of The House of Commons – Central Nova, Nova Scotia

Date of Birth (yyyy.mm.dd): 1965.09.27
Place of Birth: New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, Canada
Profession | Occupation: Crown Attorney, lawyer

Party Leader:

Contact Information

Language Preference: English

Parliamentary Address

Telephone: 613-992-6022
Fax: 613-992-2337
E-Mail: peter.mackay@parl.gc.ca
House of Commons
Ottawa, Ontario
K1A 0A6

Constituency Address

Telephone: 902-885-3490 Fax: 902-885-3179
22553 Highway 7
P.O. Box 255
Sheet Harbour, Nova Scotia
B0J 3B0
Telephone: 902-752-0226 Fax: 902-752-0284
980 East River Road
New Glasgow, Nova Scotia
B2H 3S8
Telephone: 902-863-7005 Fax: 902-863-7006
219 Main Street, Suite 303
Antigonish, Nova Scotia
B2G 2C1

Federal Political Experience

Years of Service: 5617 Days (15 years, 4 months, 17 days)

House of Commons

Constituency Political Affilitation at Election Date of Election (yyyy.mm.dd) Result
Central Nova, Nova Scotia Conservative 2011.05.02 Elected
Central Nova, Nova Scotia Conservative 2008.10.14 Elected
Central Nova, Nova Scotia Conservative 2006.01.23 Elected
Central Nova, Nova Scotia Conservative 2004.06.28 Elected
Pictou–Antigonish–Guysborough, Nova Scotia Progressive Conservative 2000.11.27 Elected
Pictou–Antigonish–Guysborough, Nova Scotia Maiden speech. Progressive Conservative 1997.06.02 Elected

Parliamentary Group (Caucus)

Party Term (yyyy.mm.dd)
Conservative 2004.02.02 –
Progressive Conservative 1997.06.02 – 2004.02.01

Offices and Roles as a Parliamentarian

Minister

Portfolio Term (yyyy.mm.dd)
Minister of National Defence 2007.08.14 –
Minister of Foreign Affairs 2006.02.06 – 2007.08.13
Minister of the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency 2006.02.06 – 2008.10.29

Minister / Secretary of State

Portfolio Term (yyyy.mm.dd)
Minister for the Atlantic Gateway 2008.10.30 – 2010.01.18

Regional Minister

Region Term (yyyy.mm.dd)
Newfoundland and Labrador 2008.10.30 – 2011.05.17
Nova Scotia 2006.02.06 –
Prince Edward Island 2006.02.06 – 2008.10.29

House Leader

Portfolio Term (yyyy.mm.dd)
Progressive Conservative Party House Leader 2002.04.11 – 2002.10.29
PC/DR Coalition House Leader 2001.09.19 – 2002.04.09
Progressive Conservative Party House Leader 1997.06.18 – 2001.09.18

Critic

Area of Responsibility Term (yyyy.mm.dd)
Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness 2004.07.22 – 2006.02.05
Deputy Prime Minister 2004.03.22 – 2006.02.05
Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness 2004.02.02 – 2004.03.21
Prime Minister 2003.05.31 – 2004.02.01
Public Security 2002.09.25 – 2003.09.09
Solicitor General 2002.09.25 – 2003.09.09
Leader of the Government in the House of Commons 1998.06.19 – 2002.10.29
Solicitor General 1998.01.26 – 2001.09.18
Justice 1998.01.26 – 2003.09.09

Committees – House of Commons

Member

Committee Session
Legislative Committee on Bill C-55 37th Parl., 1st Session (2001.01.29 – 2002.09.16)
Special Committee on the Modernization and Improvement of the Procedures of the House of Commons 37th Parl., 1st Session (2001.01.29 – 2002.09.16)
Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights 37th Parl., 2nd Session (2002.09.30 – 2003.11.12)
37th Parl., 1st Session (2001.01.29 – 2002.09.16)
36th Parl., 2nd Session (1999.10.12 – 2000.10.22)
36th Parl., 1st Session (1997.09.22 – 1999.09.18)
Standing Committee on Justice, Human Rights, Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness 37th Parl., 3rd Session (2004.02.02 – 2004.05.23)
Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure of the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights 36th Parl., 2nd Session (1999.10.12 – 2000.10.22)
36th Parl., 1st Session (1997.09.22 – 1999.09.18)
Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure of the Standing Committee on Justice, Human Rights, Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness 37th Parl., 3rd Session (2004.02.02 – 2004.05.23)
Subcommittee on Corrections and Conditional Release Act of the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights 36th Parl., 2nd Session (1999.10.12 – 2000.10.22)
Subcommittee on Corrections and Conditional Release Act Review of the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights 36th Parl., 1st Session (1997.09.22 – 1999.09.18)
Subcommittee on National Security of the Standing Committee of Justice and Human Rights 37th Parl., 1st Session (2001.01.29 – 2002.09.16)
Subcommittee on National Security of the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights 37th Parl., 2nd Session (2002.09.30 – 2003.11.12)
Subcommittee on Organized Crime of the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights 36th Parl., 2nd Session (1999.10.12 – 2000.10.22)
Subcommittee on Public Safety and National Security of the Standing Committee on Justice, Human Rights, Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness 38th Parl., 1st Session (2004.10.04 – 2005.11.29)
Subcommittee on the Study of Sport in Canada of the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage 36th Parl., 2nd Session (1999.10.12 – 2000.10.22)
36th Parl., 1st Session (1997.09.22 – 1999.09.18)

Board of Internal Economy

Role Term (yyyy.mm.dd)
Member 1997.09.22 – 2002.10.29

Committees – Cabinet

Chair

Committee Term (yyyy.mm.dd)
Foreign Affairs and Defence 2011.01.04 –
Foreign Affairs and Security 2007.08.14 – 2011.01.03
Foreign Affairs and National Security 2006.02.06 – 2007.01.03

Member

Committee Term (yyyy.mm.dd)
National Security 2011.05.18 –
Treasury Board – Strategic and Operating Review Sub-Committee 2011.05.18 – 2012.09.12
Afghanistan 2008.02.08 – 2011.01.03
Treasury Board 2007.01.04 – 2007.08.13
Foreign Affairs and National Security 2007.01.04 – 2007.08.13
Priorities and Planning 2006.02.06 –

Alternate Member

Committee Term (yyyy.mm.dd)
Treasury Board 2007.08.14 – 2008.10.29

Political Party Roles

Progressive Conservative Party

Role Term (yyyy.mm.dd)
Leader of the Progressive Conservative Party 2003.05.31 – 2004.02.01
Leadership Candidate 2003.05.31 – 2003.05.31
Party Leader 2003.05.31 – 2004.02.01

Conservative Party of Canada

Role Term (yyyy.mm.dd)
Deputy Leader 2004.03.22 – 2006.02.05
Deputy Leader of the Conservative Party 2004.03.22 – 2006.02.05

Family Ties in Parliament

Relative Name Date of Birth Date of Death
Father MacKay, Elmer MacIntosh

(M.P.)
1936.08.05

Selected Publications This bibliography includes books, chapters in books and journal articles written, edited, compiled or translated solely by the parliamentarian or with others.

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the following information. Should you find any errors or omissions, please contact us at the following e-mail address: parlinfo@parl.gc.ca

Sole Author Books

  • L’entente MacKay-Orchard rendu [sic] public [sic].
    Ottawa : [s.n.]; 2003. [3], [3] f.
  • MacKay-Orchard Agreement made public .
    Ottawa : [s.n.]; 2003. [3], [3] leaves.

Articles

  • Progressive Conservative Party’s perspective (on Canada’s electoral system).
    Policy Options = Options politiques. 22:70-2 July/Aug. 2001.

Multiple Authors Books

  • Agreement-in-principle on the establishment of the Conservative Party of Canada. Harper, Stephen and Peter Mackay
    Ottawa : [s.n.]; 2003. 7 p.
  • Entente de principe sur l’établissement du Parti conservateur du Canada . Harper, Stephen et Peter Mackay
    Ottawa : [s.n.]; 2003. 8 p.

source: http://www.parl.gc.ca/Parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=46dccbed-4370-40f0-975f-d08fe1688aa2&Language=E&Section=ALL


Minister’s Biography

The Honourable Peter MacKay
Minister of National Defence

Hon. Peter MacKayPeter MacKay was born in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia. After graduating with an arts degree from Acadia University in 1987, he studied law at Dalhousie University and was called to the Nova Scotia Bar in June 1991. With strong family ties to the local area, he returned to New Glasgow to open a private law practice specializing in criminal and family law. In 1993, he accepted an appointment as Crown Attorney for the Central Region of Nova Scotia. He prosecuted cases at all levels, including youth and provincial courts as well as the Supreme Court of Canada.

Mr. MacKay was first elected as a Member of Parliament in 1997. He was re-elected in his northern Nova Scotia constituency in 2000, 2004, 2006, 2008 and 2011. On May 18th, 2011, Mr. MacKay was reappointed as Minister of National Defence. Mr. MacKay also serves as Regional Minister for Nova Scotia.

In his first five years in the House of Commons, he served as House Leader for the Progressive Conservative caucus. On May 31, 2003, Mr. MacKay was elected Leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada. In March 2004, following the unification of the Progressive Conservative Party and the Canadian Alliance Party, he was named Deputy Leader of the Conservative Party of Canada.

Prior to his current responsibilities, Mr. MacKay served as Minister of Foreign Affairs, Minister of the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency and Minister for the Atlantic Gateway.

He has served on several volunteer boards, including New Leaf and Tearmann House as well as being active in Big Brothers-Big Sisters, the Pictou County Senior Rugby Club and the YMCA.

A sports enthusiast, Mr. MacKay enjoys running, rugby, baseball, football and hockey. He is married to human rights activist Nazanin Afshin -Jam MacKay.

source: http://www.forces.gc.ca/site/minister-ministre/bio-eng.asp


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