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VALCOURT, The Hon. Bernard, P.C., Q.C., B.A., LL.B., DHC
Picture of VALCOURT, The Hon. Bernard, P.C., Q.C., B.A., LL.B., DHC
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Date of Birth (yyyy.mm.dd): 1952.02.18
Place of Birth: Saint-Quentin, New Brunswick, Canada
Profession | Occupation: Lawyer, notary
Federal Political Experience
Years of Service: 4969 Days (13 years, 7 months, 8 days)
^ House of Commons
ConstituencyPolitical Affiliation at ElectionDate of Election (yyyy.mm.dd)Result
Madawaska--Restigouche, New Brunswick Conservative 2015.10.19 Defeated
Madawaska--Restigouche, New Brunswick Conservative 2011.05.02 Elected
Madawaska--Victoria, New Brunswick Progressive Conservative 1993.10.25 Defeated
Madawaska--Victoria, New Brunswick Progressive Conservative 1988.11.21 Elected
Madawaska--Victoria, New Brunswick Progressive Conservative 1984.09.04 Elected

^ Parliamentary Group
PartyTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Conservative 2011.05.02 - 2015.10.18
Progressive Conservative 1984.09.04 - 1993.10

^ Offices and Roles as a Parliamentarian
Minister

PortfolioTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development 2013.02.22 - 2015.11.03
Associate Minister of National Defence 2012.07.04 - 2013.02.21
Minister of Employment and Immigration Minister Designate of Human Resources and Labour 1993.06.25 - 1993.11.03
Minister of Labour 1993.06.25 - 1993.11.03
Minister of National Health and Welfare (acting) 1993.06.18 - 1993.06.24
Minister of Employment and Immigration 1991.04.21 - 1993.06.24
Minister of Fisheries and Oceans 1990.02.23 - 1991.04.20
Minister of Consumer and Corporate Affairs Resignation. Pleaded guilty to a drinking and driving offence. 1989.01.30 - 1989.07.04

Minister of State / Secretary of State

PortfolioTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Minister of State (Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency) 2011.05.18 - 2013.02.21
Minister of State (La Francophonie) 2011.05.18 - 2013.02.21
Minister of State (Indian Affairs and Northern Development) 1987.08.27 - 1989.01.29
Minister of State (Small Businesses and Tourism) 1986.06.30 - 1989.01.29

Regional Minister

RegionTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
New Brunswick 1993.06.25 - 1993.11

Parliamentary Secretary

PortfolioTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Revenue 1985.11.25 - 1986.06.29
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of State for Science and Technology 1984.11.01 - 1985.11.24

^ 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 on Bill C-255 An Act to impose reporting requirements with respect to public pension plans and to amend certain Acts in consequence thereof Member 33rd Parl., 1st Session (1984.11.05 - 1986.08.28)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-49 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (prostitution) Member 33rd Parl., 1st Session (1984.11.05 - 1986.08.28)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-55 Loi modifiant la Loi sur l'immigration de 1976 Member 33rd Parl., 1st Session (1984.11.05 - 1986.08.28)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-59 An Act respecting Customs Member 33rd Parl., 1st Session (1984.11.05 - 1986.08.28)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-62 An Act respecting employment equity Member 33rd Parl., 1st Session (1984.11.05 - 1986.08.28)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-65 An Act to amend the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act and other Acts in consequence thereof Member 33rd Parl., 1st Session (1984.11.05 - 1986.08.28)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-71 Customs Tariff (amdt.) Member 33rd Parl., 1st Session (1984.11.05 - 1986.08.28)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-72 Statute Law (Income Tax) and Tax Court of Canada Acts (amdt.) Member 33rd Parl., 1st Session (1984.11.05 - 1986.08.28)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-79 Financial Institutions Depositors Compensation Act Member 33rd Parl., 1st Session (1984.11.05 - 1986.08.28)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-80 Excise Tax and Excise Act (amdt.) Member 33rd Parl., 1st Session (1984.11.05 - 1986.08.28)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-81 Criminal Code (amdt. - lotteries) Member 33rd Parl., 1st Session (1984.11.05 - 1986.08.28)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-82 Petroleum and Gas Revenue Tax and Income Tax Acts (amdt.) Member 33rd Parl., 1st Session (1984.11.05 - 1986.08.28)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-84 Income Tax and related statutes (amdt.) Member 33rd Parl., 1st Session (1984.11.05 - 1986.08.28)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-86 An Act to amend the Immigration Act and other Acts in consequence thereof Member 33rd Parl., 1st Session (1984.11.05 - 1986.08.28)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-91 Competition Tribunal Act Member 33rd Parl., 1st Session (1984.11.05 - 1986.08.28)
Legislative Committee on Bill S-6 International Income Tax Convention Act Member 33rd Parl., 1st Session (1984.11.05 - 1986.08.28)
Legislative Committee on Bills C-67 An Act to amend the Parole Act and the Penitentiary Act and C-68 An Act to amend the Parole Act, the Penitentiary Act, the Prisons and Reformatories Act and the Criminal Code Member 33rd Parl., 1st Session (1984.11.05 - 1986.08.28)
Standing Committee on Finance, Trade and Economic Affairs Member 33rd Parl., 1st Session (1984.11.05 - 1986.08.28)
Standing Committee on Justice and Legal Affairs Member 33rd Parl., 1st Session (1984.11.05 - 1986.08.28)
Standing Committee on Miscellaneous Estimates Member 33rd Parl., 1st Session (1984.11.05 - 1986.08.28)

^ Committees - Cabinet
CommitteeRoleTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Priorities and Planning Member 2013.07.15 - 2015.11.03
Social Affairs Vice-Chair 2013.07.15 - 2015.11.03
Social Affairs Member 2013.02.22 - 2013.07.14


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