Alberta International and Intergovernmental Relations

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International and Intergovernment Relations
Agency overview
Formed September 2, 1972; 44 years ago (1972-09-02)[1]
Dissolved 1 June 2015[2]
Jurisdiction Province of Alberta
Agency executive
Website http://www.international.gov.ab.ca/

Alberta International and Intergovernment Relations (or the Ministry of International and Intergovernment Relations) is the Alberta provincial ministry for international relations and relations with the Canadian federal government and the other provincial governments in Canada.

Ministers[edit]

Current and past, Minister's, of International and Intergovernmental Relations is the head of the ministry.

  • Shirley McClellan, Progressive Conservative, (26 May 1999 – 16 March 2001)
  • Halvar Jonson, Progressive Conservative (16 March 2001 - 25 November 2004)
  • Ed Stelmach, Progressive Conservative, (25 November 2004 - 23 March 2006)
  • Gary Mar, Progressive Conservative, (6 April 2006- 15 December 2006)
  • Guy Boutilier, Progressive Conservative, (15 December 2006 - 12 March 2008)[a]
  • Ron Stevens, Progressive Conservative, (12 March 2008 -15 May 2009)
  • Vacant, under Progressive Conservative Government, (15 May 2009 - 17 September 2009; 125 Days)
  • Len Webber, Progressive Conservative, (17 September 2009 - 15 January 2010)
  • Iris Evans, Progressive Conservative, (15 January 2010 - 12 October 2011)
  • Cal Dallas, Progressive Conservative, (12 October 2011 - (Dissolved 1 June 2015 )[2][a]
  1. ^ a b Has held one or more Ministry seats; within the time of being the Alberta International and Intergovernmental Relations Minister

Envoys[edit]

Alberta's most recent envoy to Washington DC is Gary Mar, appointed 27 September 2007. He resigned the post on 16 March 2011 to contest the provincial Conservative party leadership. The post is currently vacant.

Offices abroad[edit]

Through the ministry, Alberta maintains offices and provincial envoys at the Canadian embassies or consulates in Washington, D.C, Chicago, Shanghai, Beijing, Hong Kong, Taipei, Berlin, Mexico City, London, Seoul and Tokyo.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Department of International and Intergovernmental Relations fonds". Provincial Archives of Alberta. International & Intergovernmental Relations. Retrieved 27 February 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "Rachel Notley sworn in as Alberta premier, reveals cabinet". Bell Media. CBC News Edmonton. 24 May 2015. Retrieved 27 February 2016. 
  3. ^ "International offices". Retrieved 11 August 2014.