Minister of Employment and Immigration (Canada)

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The Minister of Employment and Immigration was an office in the Cabinet of Canada, in operation from 1977 to 1996. On July 12, 1996, the office of the Minister of Employment and Immigration was abolished and replaced with the office of Minister of Human Resources Development. The portfolio for immigration was transferred to the office of Minister of Citizenship and Immigration [1] following the reorganization of the government and formation of the department for Citizenship and Immigration Canada.

Ministers[edit]

1. Bud Cullen August 15, 1977 – June 3, 1979 under Prime Minister Trudeau
2. Ron Atkey June 4, 1979 – March 2, 1980 under Prime Minister Clark
3. Lloyd Axworthy March 3, 1980 – August 11, 1983 under Prime Minister Trudeau
4. John Roberts August 12, 1983 – June 29, 1984
June 30, 1984 – September 16, 1984 under Prime Minister Turner
5. Flora MacDonald September 17, 1984 – June 29, 1986 under Prime Minister Mulroney
6. Benoît Bouchard June 30, 1986 – March 30, 1988
7. Barbara McDougall March 31, 1988 – April 20, 1991
8. Bernard Valcourt April 21, 1991 – June 24, 1993
June 25, 1993 – November 3, 1993 under Prime Minister Campbell
Lloyd Axworthy (second time) November 4, 1993 – January 24, 1996 under Prime Minister Chrétien
9. Douglas Young January 25, 1996 – July 11, 1996

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/pam_archives/public_mikan/index.php?fuseaction=genitem.displayItem&lang=eng&rec_nbr=371&rec_nbr_list=371