Bob Nault

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The Hon.
Bob Nault
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Kenora—Rainy River
In office
1988–2004
Preceded by John Edmund Parry
Succeeded by District was abolished in 2003
Personal details
Born Robert Daniel Nault
(1955-11-09) November 9, 1955 (age 58)
Ste-Anne, Manitoba
Political party Liberal

Robert Daniel "Bob" Nault, PC (born November 9, 1955) is a former Canadian politician.

A member of the Liberal Party of Canada, Nault served as Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development in the cabinet of Jean Chrétien from 1999 to 2003. He introduced a comprehensive program of reform and financial accountability measures for First Nations.

Nault began his career as city councillor in Kenora, Ont. He was first elected to the House of Commons as the representative for Kenora-Rainy River in 1988, beating NDP incumbent John Perry.

In 2004, he announced he would leave politics and did not seek re-election in the 2004 election.

Currently, Mr. Nault provides advisory and consulting services to high-technology firms, First Nations, and major public sector organizations.

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26th Ministry – Cabinet of Jean Chrétien
Cabinet Post (1)
Predecessor Office Successor
Jane Stewart Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development
1999–2003
Andy Mitchell