Percy E. Downe   -  Liberal Party of Canada
Prince Edward Island
Senatorial Designation:
Appointed on the advice of:
Jean Chr├ętien (Lib.)
613-943-8107  or 1-800-267-7362

Senator Downe was appointed to the Senate of Canada on June 26, 2003.

Senator Downe lives in Charlottetown with his spouse and their two children.

Present Member of:

Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade (Vice Chair)
Standing Committee on Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration

Member of the Executive of the Canada-Europe Parliamentary Association

Formerly a Member of:

Standing Joint Committee on the Library of Parliament (former Joint Chair)
Standing Committee on National Finance
Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs
Standing Committee on Rules, Rights and Procedures of Parliament

Previous Career:

Chief of Staff to the Prime Minister of Canada
Director of Appointments, Office of the Prime Minister
Executive Assistant to the Minister of Labour
Executive Assistant to the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans
Executive Assistant to the Secretary of State, Veterans Affairs and ACOA
Executive Assistant to the Premier of Prince Edward Island


Senator Downe obtained a Bachelor of Arts with a Major in Political Sciences from the University of Prince Edward Island in 1977.

Current Member of the following Senate committee(s):
Foreign Affairs and International TradeDeputy Chair
Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration
Subcommittee on the Senate Estimates
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