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John McCallum, Canadian government official.


McCallum, John was born on April 9, 1950 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.


Bachelor, University Cambridge, 1971. Diplôme d'études supérieures, University Paris, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy in economic, McGill University, 1977.


Assistant professor economic University Manitoba, 1976—1978. Professor economic Simon Fraser University, 1978—1982, University Québec, 1982—1987, McGill University, 1987—1994, dean, faculty of arts, 1992—1994. Senior vice president, chief economist Royal Bank of Canada, 1994—2000.

Member Parliament, since 2000. Parliamentary secretary to the minister finance, 2001—2002. Secretary of state (international finance institution), 2002.

Minister national defense, 2002—2003. Minister veterinary affairs, 2003—2004. Minister of national revenue, 2004—2006.

Member Treasury Board, Cabinet Committee on Economic Union, Cabinet Committee on Public Safety and Anti-Terrorism.


Married Nancy Lim; 3 children.