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MCCREATH, The Hon. Peter L., P.C., F.R.S.A., B.A., M.A., B.Ed., M.Ed.
Picture of MCCREATH, The Hon. Peter L., P.C., F.R.S.A., B.A., M.A., B.Ed., M.Ed.
© House of Commons 1988
Date of Birth (yyyy.mm.dd): 1943.07.05
Place of Birth: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Profession | Occupation: Journalist, teacher
Federal Political Experience
Years of Service: 1799 Days (4 years, 11 months, 4 days)
^ House of Commons
ConstituencyPolitical Affiliation at ElectionDate of Election (yyyy.mm.dd)Result
South Shore, Nova Scotia Progressive Conservative 1993.10.25 Defeated
South Shore, Nova Scotia Progressive Conservative 1988.11.21 Elected

^ Parliamentary Group
PartyTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Progressive Conservative 1988.11.21 - 1993.10.25

^ Offices and Roles as a Parliamentarian
Minister

PortfolioTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Minister of Veterans Affairs 1993.06.25 - 1993.11.03

Regional Minister

RegionTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Nova Scotia 1993.06.25 - 1993.11
Prince Edward Island 1993.06.25 - 1993.11

Parliamentary Secretary

PortfolioTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Industry, Science and Technology 1993.03.11 - 1993.03.22
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for International Trade 1993.03.11 - 1993.06.24
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of State (Finance and Privatization) 1991.02.27 - 1993.03.10

^ Committees - House of Commons
Committee membership is shown below by session. All members who served on a committee at any time during a session are listed.

CommitteeRoleDuring Session
Legislative Committee D on Bill C-41 An Act respecting the energy efficiency of energy-using products and the use of alternative energy sources Member 34th Parl., 3rd Session (1991.05.13 - 1993.09.08)
Legislative Committee F on Bill C-20 An Act to amend certain statutes to implement the budget tabled in Parliament on February 26, 1991 Member 34th Parl., 3rd Session (1991.05.13 - 1993.09.08)
Legislative Committee F on Bill C-9 An Act to facilitate combatting the laundering of proceeds of crime Member 34th Parl., 3rd Session (1991.05.13 - 1993.09.08)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-10 An Act to amend the Excise Tax Act and the Excise Act Member 34th Parl., 3rd Session (1991.05.13 - 1993.09.08)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-110 An Act respecting the Northumberland Strait Crossing Member 34th Parl., 3rd Session (1991.05.13 - 1993.09.08)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-113 An Act to provide for government expenditure restraint Member 34th Parl., 3rd Session (1991.05.13 - 1993.09.08)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-115 An Act to implement the North American Free Trade Agreement Member 34th Parl., 3rd Session (1991.05.13 - 1993.09.08)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-118 An Act to amend the Export Development Act Member 34th Parl., 3rd Session (1991.05.13 - 1993.09.08)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-327 Income Tax Act (amdt. - employee purchase of corporation shares) Member 34th Parl., 3rd Session (1991.05.13 - 1993.09.08)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-63 An Act to dissolve or terminate certain corporations and other bodies Member 34th Parl., 3rd Session (1991.05.13 - 1993.09.08)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-89 An Act to amend the Investment Canada Act Member 34th Parl., 3rd Session (1991.05.13 - 1993.09.08)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-91 An Act to amend the Patent Act, to amend another Act in consequence thereof and to provide for other related matters Member 34th Parl., 3rd Session (1991.05.13 - 1993.09.08)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-93 An Act to amend the Bretton Woods and Related Agreements Act Member 34th Parl., 3rd Session (1991.05.13 - 1993.09.08)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-93 An Act to implement certain government organization provisions of the budget tabled in the House or Commons on February 25, 1992 Member 34th Parl., 3rd Session (1991.05.13 - 1993.09.08)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-98 An Act to provide additionai borrowing authority for the fiscal year beginning on April 1, 1992 Member 34th Parl., 3rd Session (1991.05.13 - 1993.09.08)
Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology, Regional and Northern Development Member 34th Parl., 3rd Session (1991.05.13 - 1993.09.08)
Subcommittee on Arms Export of the Standing Committee on External Affairs and International Trade Member 34th Parl., 3rd Session (1991.05.13 - 1993.09.08)
Subcommittee on Arms Export of the Standing Committee on External Affairs and International Trade Chair 34th Parl., 3rd Session (1991.05.13 - 1993.09.08)
Subcommittee on Development and Human rights of the Standing Committee on External Affairs and International Trade Member 34th Parl., 3rd Session (1991.05.13 - 1993.09.08)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-16 An Act to establish the Canadlan Space Agency and to provide for other matters in relation to space Member 34th Parl., 2nd Session (1989.04.03 - 1991.05.12)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-21 An Act to amend the Unemployment Insurance Act and the Employment and Immigration Department and Commission Act Member 34th Parl., 2nd Session (1989.04.03 - 1991.05.12)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-258 An Act respecting the establishment of the Centennial Flame Research Award to publicize the contributions to Canadian public life of persons with disablities Member 34th Parl., 2nd Session (1989.04.03 - 1991.05.12)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-26 An Act to amend the Railway Act (grain and flour subsidies) Member 34th Parl., 2nd Session (1989.04.03 - 1991.05.12)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-29 An Act to establish the Department of Forestry, to amend the Forestry Development and Research Act and to make related amendments to other Acts Member 34th Parl., 2nd Session (1989.04.03 - 1991.05.12)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-37 An Act to establish the Canadian Heritage Languages Institute Member 34th Parl., 2nd Session (1989.04.03 - 1991.05.12)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-43 An Act respecting abortion Member 34th Parl., 2nd Session (1989.04.03 - 1991.05.12)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-54 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (joinder of counts) Member 34th Parl., 2nd Session (1989.04.03 - 1991.05.12)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-56 An Act to amend the Small Businesses Loans Act Member 34th Parl., 2nd Session (1989.04.03 - 1991.05.12)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-58 An Act to amend the Young Offenders Act and the Criminal Code Member 34th Parl., 2nd Session (1989.04.03 - 1991.05.12)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-63 An Act to establish the Canadian Race Relations Foundation Member 34th Parl., 2nd Session (1989.04.03 - 1991.05.12)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-73 An Act to provide for the dissolution or transfer of certain Crown corporations and to amend certain Acts in consequence thereof Member 34th Parl., 2nd Session (1989.04.03 - 1991.05.12)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-74 An Act to amend the Fisheries Act and to amend the Criminal Code in consequence thereof Member 34th Parl., 2nd Session (1989.04.03 - 1991.05.12)
Legislative Committee on Bill S-9 An Act to amalgamate the two corporations known, respectively, as "The Governing Council of The Salvation Army, Canada East" and "The Governing Council... Member 34th Parl., 2nd Session (1989.04.03 - 1991.05.12)
Standing Committee on Consumer and Corporate Affairs and Government Operations Member 34th Parl., 2nd Session (1989.04.03 - 1991.05.12)
Standing Committee on Forestry and Fisheries Vice-Chair 34th Parl., 2nd Session (1989.04.03 - 1991.05.12)
Standing Committee on Forestry and Fisheries Member 34th Parl., 2nd Session (1989.04.03 - 1991.05.12)
Standing Committee on Human Rights and the Status of Disabled Persons Member 34th Parl., 2nd Session (1989.04.03 - 1991.05.12)
Standing Committee on National Defence and Veterans Affairs Member 34th Parl., 2nd Session (1989.04.03 - 1991.05.12)
Subcommittee on Fisheries of the Standing Committee on Forestry and Fisheries Vice-Chair 34th Parl., 2nd Session (1989.04.03 - 1991.05.12)

^ Committees - Cabinet
CommitteeRoleTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
House Leader Member 1993.06.25 - 1993.11.03
Social Policy Member 1993.06.25 - 1993.11.03
Treasury Board and Special Committee of Council Member 1993.06.25 - 1993.11.03

Military Service


Military OrganizationFunctionTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Canadian Forces (Navy Reserve) Lieutenant 1968.02.01 - 1971
Royal Canadian Navy (Reserve) Lieutenant 1962 - 1968.01.31
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

  • The Canadian party system..
    Ottawa : Progressive Conservative National Headquarter; 1969. 8 p.

  • Discovering Canada,shaping an identity.
    Calgary, Alta : Alberta Education; 1989. 6 v. of large print.

  • The life and times of Alexander Keith, Nova Scotia's brewmaster .
    Tantallon, N.S. : Four East Publications; c2001. 85 p.

  • The people's choice: the inside story on being an MP.
    1st ed. Tantallon, N.S. : Four East; 1995. 147 p.

  • The transition in Nova Scotian politics: a study in federal election campaigning, 1945-1965 .
    Thesis (M.A.)--Dalhousie University; 1967. 152 p.


Articles

  • Teaching Regional Perspectives in Canada.
    History and Social Science Teacher. 14(1):1-5 Fall 1978.


^ Sole Editor / Compiler / Translator Books

  • Multiculturalism: a handbook for teachers / Peter L. McCreath, editor.
    Halifax : Nova Scotia Teachers Union; c1981. 99 p.

  • Regional perspectives on grain transportation in Canada / principal authors, Cameron Cascon ... [et al.]; general editor, Peter L. McCreath .
    [St. Johns, Nfld.] : Breakwater; c1981. xii, 83 p.

  • Regional perspectives on grain transportation in Canada. Teachers' guide / contributing authors, Cameron Cascon ... [et al.]; general edition, Peter L. McCreath.
    [St. John's, Nfld. : Breakwater Books; 1981]. 32 p.


^ Multiple Authors Books

  • A history of early Nova Scotia . McCreath, Peter L. & John G. Leefe
    Tantallon, N.S. : Four East Publications; c1982.. 320 p.

  • Discovering Canada / editor and senior author, Ronald; co-authors, Peter L. McCreath, Alan Skeoch.
    Scarborough, Ont. : Prentice-Hall Canada; c1982-1983. 3 v.

  • Learning from the North: a guide to the Berger report / Peter L. McCreath ; with George G. Abell, Paul Robinson, Jim Stanley.
    Toronto : J. Lorimer; c1977. 70 p.

  • Les minorités visibles et l'emploi dans les écoles canadiennes. McCreath, Peter L.et Inez Elliston
    [Nova Scotia? : P.L. McCreath; c1986]. 32, 32 p

  • Multiculturalism in the Maritimes: a teacher's resource guide / Peter L. McCreath ... [et al.].
    1st ed. Tantallon, N.S. : Four East Publications; 1987.. 49 p

  • Visible minorities and employment in Canadian schools: strategies for affirmative action. McCreath, Peter L. and Inez Elliston
    [Nova Scotia? : P.L. McCreath; c1986]. 32, 32 p


^ Multiple Editors / Compilers / Translators Books

  • The Canada Studies Foundation / John N. Grant, Robert M. Anderson and Peter L. McCreath, editors.
    [Armdale, N.S.] : The Foundation; 1986. 40 p., 40 p.

  • La Fondation d'études du Canada / John N. Grant, Robert M. Anderson, Peter L. McCreath, rédacteurs.
    [Armdale, N.-E.] : La Fondation; 1986. 40 p., 40 p.


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