Minister of International Development (Canada)

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Minister of International Development of Canada
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Incumbent
Marie-Claude Bibeau

since 4 November 2015
Global Affairs Canada
Style The Honourable
Member of
Appointer Governor General of Canada
Term length At Her Majesty's pleasure
Inaugural holder Pierre Pettigrew
Formation 25 January 1996
Salary $251,900 (CAD)
Website international.gc.ca
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The Minister for International Development (French: Ministre du Développement international) is a Minister of the Crown in the Canadian Cabinet. The minister has responsibility for the international development portfolio and is one of the three ministers (along with the Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Minister of International Trade) who lead the Canadian foreign ministry, Global Affairs Canada.

Between 1995 and 2015 the post was known as the Minister for International Cooperation.


Previous Post[edit]

Prior to 1995 the post was held as Ministers of State (External Relations) (1982-1983) and Minister for External Relations (1983-1995).

Ministers[edit]

Key:

No. Name Term of office Political party Ministry
As Minister for International Cooperation
1 Pierre Pettigrew January 25, 1996 October 3, 1996 Liberal 26 (Chrétien)
2 Don Boudria October 3, 1996 June 10, 1997 Liberal
3 Diane Marleau June 11, 1997 August 2, 1999 Liberal
4 Maria Minna August 3, 1999 January 13, 2002 Liberal
5 Susan Whelan January 14, 2002 December 11, 2003 Liberal
6 Aileen Carroll December 12, 2003 February 5, 2006 Liberal 27 (Martin)
7 Josée Verner February 6, 2006 August 14, 2007 Conservative 28 (Harper)
8 Bev Oda August 14, 2007 July 4, 2012 Conservative
9 Julian Fantino July 4, 2012 July 15, 2013 Conservative
9 Christian Paradis July 15, 2013 November 4, 2015 Conservative
As Minister of International Development
10 Marie-Claude Bibeau November 4, 2015 Incumbent Liberal 29 (J. Trudeau)