Party affiliation: Progressive Conservatives
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.