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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:
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© House of Commons 2011

Date of Birth (yyyy.mm.dd): 1965.09.27
Place of Birth: New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, Canada
Profession | Occupation: Crown Attorney, lawyer
Party Leader:
Federal Political Experience
Years of Service: 6713 Days (18 years, 4 months, 17 days)
^ House of Commons
ConstituencyPolitical Affiliation at ElectionDate 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
PartyTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Conservative 2004.02.02 - 2015.10.18
Progressive Conservative 1997.06.02 - 2004.02.01

^ Offices and Roles as a Parliamentarian
Minister

PortfolioTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada 2013.07.15 - 2015.11.03
Minister of National Defence 2007.08.14 - 2013.07.14
Minister of Foreign Affairs 2006.02.06 - 2007.08.13
Minister of the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency 2006.02.06 - 2008.10.29

Minister of State / Secretary of State

PortfolioTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Minister for the Atlantic Gateway 2008.10.30 - 2010.01.18

Regional Minister

RegionTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Newfoundland and Labrador 2008.10.30 - 2011.05.17
Prince Edward Island 2006.02.06 - 2008.10.29
Nova Scotia 2006.02.06 - 2015.11.03

House Leader

PortfolioTerm (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 ResponsibilityTerm (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
Committee membership is shown below by session. All members who served on a committee at any time during a session are listed.

CommitteeRoleDuring Session
Subcommittee on Public Safety and National Security of the Standing Committee on Justice, Human Rights, Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Member 38th Parl., 1st Session (2004.10.04 - 2005.11.29)

^ Board of Internal Economy
RoleTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Member 1997.09.22 - 2002.10.29

^ Committees - Cabinet
CommitteeRoleTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Foreign Affairs and Security Chair 2013.07.15 - 2015.11.03
Social Affairs Member 2013.07.15 - 2015.11.03

^ Political Party Roles
Progressive Conservative Party

RoleTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Leadership Candidate 2003.05.31 - 2003.05.31
Party Leader 2003.05.31 - 2004.02.01

Conservative Party of Canada

RoleTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Deputy Leader 2004.03.22 - 2006.02.05
Family Ties in Parliament
RelativeNameDate of BirthDate 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.

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^ 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'√©tablissement du Parti conservateur du Canada . Harper, Stephen et Peter Mackay
    Ottawa : [s.n.]; 2003. 8 p.


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