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BUCHANAN, The Hon. John M., P.C., Q.C., B.Sc.(Eng.), LL.B., D.Eng.(Hon.), D.C.L.(Hon.), LL.D.(Hon.), D.P.Sc.(Hon.)
Picture of BUCHANAN, The Hon. John M., P.C., Q.C., B.Sc.(Eng.), LL.B., D.Eng.(Hon.), D.C.L.(Hon.), LL.D.(Hon.), D.P.Sc.(Hon.)
Photographer:
Michael Bedford
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Source: Senate
Date of Birth (yyyy.mm.dd): 1931.04.22
Place of Birth: Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
Profession | Occupation: Lawyer
Federal Political Experience
Years of Service: 5702 Days (15 years, 7 months, 10 days)
^ Senate
Senatorial DivisionPolitical Affiliation at NominationTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)Appointed on the advice of
Halifax, Nova Scotia Progressive Conservative 1990.09.12 - 2006.04.22 Mulroney, Martin Brian
^ Parliamentary Group
PartyTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Conservative 2004.02.02 - 2006.04.22
Progressive Conservative 1990.09.12 - 2004.02.01

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

CommitteeRoleDuring Session
Standing Committee on Aboriginal Peoples Member 39th Parl., 1st Session (2006.04.03 - 2007.09.14)
Standing Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources Member 39th Parl., 1st Session (2006.04.03 - 2007.09.14)
Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs Member 39th Parl., 1st Session (2006.04.03 - 2007.09.14)

^ 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
Standing Committee on Finance, Trade and Economic Affairs Member 28th Parl., 4th Session (1972.02.17 - 1972.09.01)

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

CommitteeRoleDuring Session
Standing Joint Committee for the Scrutiny of Regulations Member 34th Parl., 3rd Session (1991.05.13 - 1993.09.08)

Provincial / Territorial Political Experience
^ Provincial / Territorial Political Affiliation
Political AffiliationProvince / TerritoryTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Progressive Conservative Party Nova Scotia 1967.05.30 - 1990.09.11
^ Provincial / Territorial Constituency
ConstituenciesProvince / TerritoryTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Halifax Atlantic Nova Scotia 1967.05.30 - 1990.09.11
^ Provincial / Territorial Assembly
AssemblyProvince / TerritoryTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
House of Assembly Nova Scotia 1967.05.30 - 1990.09.11
^ Provincial / Territorial Responsibilities
Nova Scotia

ResponsibilityTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Minister responsible for Advanced Education and Job Training 1988.09.12 - 1989
Minister responsible for the Cabinet Secretariat 1988.09.12 - 1990
Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs 1981.12.17 - 1988
Chair of the Policy Board 1978.10.05 - 1990
Premier 1978.10.05 - 1990.09.11
President of the Executive Council 1978.10.05 - 1990
Minister of Finance 1978.10.05 - 1979.06.22
Leader of the Opposition 1971.03.06 - 1978
Minister of Public Works and Fisheries 1967 - 1970

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