DUNCAN, Linda Francis, B.A., LL.B., LL.M.
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Current Member of The House of Commons - Edmonton Strathcona, Alberta
Date of Birth ( 1949.06.25
Place of Birth: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Profession | Occupation: Environmental consultant, lawyer, professor of law
Contact Information
Language Preference: English
^ Parliamentary Address
Telephone: 613-995-7325
Fax: 613-995-5342
House of Commons
Ottawa, Ontario
K1A 0A6
^ Constituency Address
Telephone: 780-495-8404 Fax: 780-495-8403 E-Mail:
10049 - 81st Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta
T6E 1W7
Federal Political Experience
Years of Service: 2906 Days (7 years, 11 months, 15 days)
^ House of Commons
ConstituencyPolitical Affiliation at ElectionDate of Election (
Edmonton Strathcona, Alberta New Democratic Party 2015.10.19 Elected
Edmonton Strathcona, Alberta New Democratic Party 2011.05.02 Elected
Edmonton Strathcona, Alberta Maiden speech. New Democratic Party 2008.10.14 Elected
Edmonton Strathcona, Alberta New Democratic Party 2006.01.23 Defeated

^ Parliamentary Group
PartyTerm (
New Democratic Party 2008.10.14 -

^ Offices and Roles as a Parliamentarian

Area of ResponsibilityTerm (
Transport 2015.11.12 -
Western Economic Diversification 2013.08.13 - 2015.11.11
Public Works and Government Services 2012.04.19 - 2013.08.12
Aboriginal Affairs 2011.05.26 - 2012.04.18
Indian Affairs and Northern Development 2011.05.26 - 2012.04.18
Northern Development 2011.05.26 - 2012.04.18
Environment 2008.11.17 - 2011.05.25

^ 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 Environment and Sustainable Development Member 42nd Parl., 1st Session (2015.12.03 - )
Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities Vice-Chair 42nd Parl., 1st Session (2015.12.03 - )
Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities Member 42nd Parl., 1st Session (2015.12.03 - )
Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure of the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities Member 42nd Parl., 1st Session (2015.12.03 - )

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

  • Cradle to grave regulation of toxic substances in the Prairie provinces: a legal overview / prepared for the Banff Centre School of Management.
    Rev. ed. Edmonton : Environmental Law Centre; 1985. 67 p.

  • Effective environmental enforcement: the missing link to achieving sustainable development.
    Thesis (LL.M.) -- Dalhousie University, Faculty of Law; 1997. ix, 178 leaves.

  • Enforcing environmental law: a guide to private prosecution.
    Edmonton : Environmental Law Centre; c1990. xii, 76 p.

  • The North American Agreement for Environmental Enforcement: a regional framework for effective environmental enforcement / paper prepared for the Fifth International Conference on Environmental Compliance and Enforcement, Nov. 16-20, 1998, Monterey, California.
    [s.l. : s.n.]; 1998.

  • Regulation of hazardous wastes generated by the petroleum industry in the Prairie provinces / a paper presented to the Petroleum Waste Management Conference " A Western Perspective" held January 22-23, 1986 in Calgary.
    Edmonton : Environmental Law Centre; 1986. 16, 2 p.


  • Eulogy for STOP: a decade of environmental activism.
    Alternatives: Perspectives on Society and Environment. 11(1):17 Fall 1982.

^ Sole Editor / Compiler / Translator Books

  • Environmental enforcement: proceedings of the National Conference on the Enforcement of Environmental Law / editor, Linda F. Duncan.
    Edmonton : Environmental Law Centre; c1985. ix, 165 p.

  • People first: a community self-help planning manual / edited by Linda F. Duncan.
    Edmonton : Edmonton Social Planning Council; c1979. 191 p.

^ Multiple Authors Books

  • Submission to the Parliamentary Committee on Bill C-74, Canadian Environmental Protection Act. Duncan, Linda and Elizabeth Swanson
    Edmonton : Environmental Law Centre; c1988. 14 p.

^ Multiple Editors / Compilers / Translators Books

  • Cases and materials in environmental law / compiled by Linda Duncan and Bill Charles.
    Halifax : Dalhousie University, Faculty of Law; 1990-91. 3 v.


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