Minister of Regional Industrial Expansion (Canada)

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Minister of Regional Economic Expansion was an office in the Cabinet of Canada from 1969 to 1990. On February 23, 1990 the position was merged into that of Minister of Industry, Science and Technology.

Ministers[edit]

Jean Marchand under Trudeau April 1, 1969 – November 26, 1972
Donald Campbell Jamieson under Trudeau November 27, 1972 – September 25, 1975
Marcel Lessard under Trudeau September 26, 1975 – June 3, 1979
Elmer MacKay under Joe Clark June 4, 1979 – March 2, 1980
Pierre De Bané under Trudeau March 3, 1980 – January 11, 1982
Herb Gray under Trudeau January 12, 1982 – September 29, 1982
Ed Lumley under Trudeau September 30, 1982 – December 6, 1982

On December 7, 1982 the position was renamed Canadian Minister of Regional Industrial Expansion. The Department of Regional Industrial Expansion (DRIE) was created when Industry, Trade and Commerce was combined with the Department of Regional Economic Expansion (DREE).

Ed Lumley under Trudeau December 7, 1982 – September 16, 1984
Sinclair Stevens under Mulroney September 17, 1984 – May 12, 1986
Don Mazankowski (acting) under Mulroney May 13, 1986 – June 29, 1986
Michel Côté under Mulroney June 30, 1986 – August 26, 1987
Robert de Cotret under Mulroney August 27, 1987 – January 29, 1989
Harvie André under Mulroney January 30, 1989 – February 22, 1990

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