PRATT, The Hon. David, P.C., B.A. (Hons), KStG.
Picture of PRATT, The Hon. David, P.C., B.A. (Hons), KStG.
Andy Shott, House of Commons photographer
© House of Commons

Date of Birth ( 1955.01.03
Place of Birth: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Profession | Occupation: Consultant, executive assistant, public relations officer, researcher, writer
Federal Political Experience
Years of Service: 2583 Days (7 years, 26 days)
^ House of Commons
ConstituencyPolitical Affiliation at ElectionDate of Election (
Ottawa West--Nepean, Ontario Liberal 2008.10.14 Defeated
Nepean--Carleton, Ontario Liberal 2004.06.28 Defeated
Nepean--Carleton, Ontario Liberal 2000.11.27 Elected
Nepean--Carleton, Ontario Liberal 1997.06.02 Elected

^ Parliamentary Group
PartyTerm (
Liberal 1997.06.02 - 2004.06.27

^ Offices and Roles as a Parliamentarian

PortfolioTerm (
Minister of National Defence 2003.12.12 - 2004.07.19

^ Committees - House of Commons
Chair Show Details

Vice-Chair Show Details

Member Show Details

^ Committees - Cabinet

CommitteeTerm (
Canada-U.S. 2003.12.12 - 2004.07.19
Security, Public Health and Emergencies 2003.12.12 - 2004.07.19
Global Affairs 2003.12.12 - 2004.07.19

Municipal Political Experience
MunicipalityLocal GovernmentFunctionMandate
Regional Government Regional Councillor 1991 - 1997
Municipal Government Councillor 1988 - 1991
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:

^ Sole Author Articles

  • Re-tooling for New Challenges: Parliaments as Peace-builders.
    Parliamentary Centre. June 2005.

  • Se réorganiser pour faire face à de nouveaux défis: les parlements en tant que bâtisseurs de la paix.
    Le Centre parlementaire. Avril 2005.

  • Canadian grand strategy and lessons learned.
    Journal of Transatlantic Studies. 6(1) 2008.

  • The 2007 Ross Ellis memorial lectures in military and strategic studies : is there a grand strategy in Canadian foreign policy ?.
    Canadian Defence & Foreign Affairs Institute. March 2008.

  • Canada's citizen soldiers : a discussion paper.
    Strategic Studies Working Group papers. March 2011.

  • Sierra Leone: the forgotten crisis.
    Canadian Foreign Policy. 6(3):145 Spring 1999.


© Library of Parliament