Michael Kergin

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Michael Kergin
Kergin (right)
Canadian Ambassador to the United States
In office
October 26, 2000 – February 28, 2005
Preceded byRaymond Chrétien
Succeeded byFrank McKenna
Canadian Ambassador to Cuba
In office
Personal details
Born (1942-04-26) April 26, 1942 (age 81)
Alma mater

Michael Kergin (born 26 April 1942) is a Canadian career diplomat, who has been a member of the foreign service in some capacity since 1967, when he joined the Department of External Affairs.

Education and Career[edit]

Kergin graduated from the University of Trinity College in the University of Toronto in 1965, and received a degree from Magdelen College, Oxford University, in 1967. He served as the 19th Canadian ambassador to the United States of America from 26 October 2000 until 28 February 2005. Previously, he had been the Canadian ambassador to Cuba from 1986 to 1989.[1]

Kergin is currently a senior fellow at the University of Ottawa’s Graduate School of Public and International Affairs. Previously, he served as an advisor to Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty on international affairs.[2]


  1. ^ Listing at International.gc.ca
  2. ^ "Michael Kergin". Faculty of Social Sciences. Retrieved 2023-04-29.

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