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Pat CARNEY

Pat CARNEY, Canadian Senator. Honorary Doctor of Laws, University of British Colombia, 1990. Association, of Professional Economists of British Colombia; Member, Canadian Institute of Planners; Honorary Member, FRAIC (Fellow of the Royal Architects’ Intitute of Canada).

Background

  • CARNEY, Pat was born on May 26, 1935 in Shanghai, China.

  • Education

    • Nelson High School, Nelson, BC. University of British Colombia, Bachelor of Arts Political Science and Economics, University of British Colombia School of Community and Regional Planning, Master of Arts Regional Planning.

    Career

    • Former Member, Economic Council of Canada. Member of the House of Commons for riding of Vancouver Centre, 1980. Opposition Critic for Energy, Mines and Resources, Finance and Secretary of State, 1980-1984.

      Minister of Energy, Mines and Resources, 1984. Minister for International Trade, 1986-1988, during which time Free Trade Agreement with United States was negotiated and signed. President, Treasury Board, 1988.

      Professional career: former economic journalist. Established Gemini North Limited, Firm specializing in socio-economic impact studies in the North.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Progressive Conservatives

    Membership

    Association, of Professional Economists of British Colombia. Member, Canadian Institute of Planners. Honorary Member, FRAIC (Fellow of the Royal Architects’ Intitute of Canada).

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    Born May 26, 1935
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