Bob Runciman   -  Conservative Party of Canada
Senatorial Designation:
Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes
Appointed on the advice of:
Stephen Harper (C)
613-943-4020  or 1-800-267-7362

Bob Runciman was the Member of Provincial Parliament representing Leeds – Grenville in Eastern Ontario since 1981. In addition to representing his constituents for almost three decades, Mr. Runciman served in a number of other capacities at Queen’s Park, including most recently as Opposition House Leader. In previous years Mr. Runciman served as a cabinet minister for three premiers, including Minister of Public Safety and Security, Minister of Economic Development and Trade, Minister of Consumer and Commercial Relations, Solicitor General and Minister of Correctional Services. Mr. Runciman was also chosen by his caucus to serve as leader of the party following the resignation of two leaders. Prior to his time in the provincial politics, Mr. Runciman began his political career as a municipal councillor in the City of Brockville. Mr. Runciman was previously employed in production management in the chemical industry and also worked as a reporter for two Eastern Ontario daily newspapers, eventually owning a weekly newspaper and commercial printing business. Mr. Runciman lives in Brockville with his wife, Jeannette.

Current Member of the following Senate committee(s):
Legal and Constitutional AffairsChair
Scrutiny of Regulations (Joint)
Transport and Communications
Personal Website:  ( N.B. This site is not a part of the parliamentary Internet site )

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