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CAMPBELL, The Right Hon. A. Kim, P.C., C.C., Q.C., B.A., LL.B., LL.D.
Picture of CAMPBELL, The Right Hon. A. Kim, P.C., C.C., Q.C., B.A., LL.B., LL.D.
Photographer:
Denise Grant
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Source: Library and Archives Canada, PA 198574
Date of Birth (yyyy.mm.dd): 1947.03.10
Place of Birth: Port Alberni, British Columbia, Canada
Profession | Occupation: Ambassador, lawyer, lecturer
Party Leader:
Notes: Of Scottish origin.
First woman Prime Minister of Canada.
Federal Political Experience
Years of Service: 1799 Days (4 years, 11 months, 4 days)
^ House of Commons
ConstituencyPolitical Affiliation at ElectionDate of Election (yyyy.mm.dd)Result
Vancouver Centre, British Columbia Progressive Conservative 1993.10.25 Defeated
Vancouver Centre, British Columbia Progressive Conservative 1988.11.21 Elected

^ Parliamentary Group
PartyTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Progressive Conservative 1988.11.21 -

^ Offices and Roles as a Parliamentarian
Prime Minister of Canada

PortfolioTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Prime Minister First woman Prime Minister of Canada. 1993.06.25 - 1993.11.03

Minister

PortfolioTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Minister responsible for Federal-Provincial Relations 1993.06.25 - 1993.11.04
Minister of National Defence First woman appointed Minister of National Defence. 1993.01.04 - 1993.06.24
Minister of Veterans Affairs First woman appointed Minister of Veterans Affairs. 1993.01.04 - 1993.06.24
Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada First woman appointed Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada. 1990.02.23 - 1993.01.03

Minister of State / Secretary of State

PortfolioTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Minister of State (Indian Affairs and Northern Development) 1989.01.30 - 1990.02.22

Regional Minister

RegionTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
British Columbia 1990 - 1993.06

^ Committees - House of Commons
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^ Committees - Cabinet
Chair

CommitteeTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Justice and Legal Affairs 1990.03.20 - 1991.04.20

Vice-Chair

CommitteeTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Foreign and Defence Policy 1993.01.04 - 1993.06.24
Legislation and House Planning 1990.03.20 - 1993.01.03
Special Committee of Council, Privatization & Regulatory Affairs 1990.03.20 - 1993.01.03

Member

CommitteeTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Operations 1993.01.04 - 1993.06.24
Human Resources, Social and Legal Affairs 1991.04.21 - 1993.01.03
Canadian Unity and Constitutional Negotiations 1991.04.21 - 1993.01.03
Security and Intelligence 1991.04.21 - 1993.06.24
Federal-Provincial Relations 1990.03.20 - 1991.04.20
Cultural Affairs and National Identity 1990.03.20 - 1991.04.20
Expenditure Review 1990.03.20 - 1993.01.03
Security and Intelligence 1990.03.20 - 1993.06.24
Priorities and Planning 1990.03.20 - 1993.06.24
Special Committee of Council 1989.01.30 - 1990.03.19
Human Resources, Income Support and Health 1989.01.30 - 1990.03.19

^ Political Party Roles
Progressive Conservative Party

RoleTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Leadership Candidate 1993.06.13 - 1993.06.13
Party Leader 1993.06.13 - 1993.12.13
Provincial / Territorial Political Experience
^ Provincial / Territorial Political Affiliation
Political AffiliationProvince / TerritoryTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Social Credit Party British Columbia 1986.10.22 - 1988.10.27
^ Provincial / Territorial Constituency
ConstituenciesProvince / TerritoryTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Vancouver - Point Grey British Columbia 1986.10.22 - 1988.10.27
^ Provincial / Territorial Assembly
AssemblyProvince / TerritoryTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Legislative Assembly British Columbia 1986.10.22 - 1988.10.27
Municipal Political Experience
MunicipalityLocal GovernmentFunctionMandate
Vancouver,
British Columbia
School Board Trustee 1980 - 1984
Vancouver,
British Columbia
School Board Vice-Chair - 1984
Vancouver,
British Columbia
School Board Chair - 1983
Selected Publications This bibliography includes books, chapters in books and journal articles written, edited, compiled or translated solely by the parliamentarian or with others.

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^ Sole Author Books

  • Sayings of Chairman Kim: Avril Phaedra Campbell in her own words.
    Montréal : Robert Davies Publishing; 1993. 111 p.

  • Time and chance: the political memoirs of Canada's first woman prime minister.
    Toronto : Doubleday Canada; McClelland-Bantam, Inc; 1996. x, 434 p.

  • Time and chance: the political memoirs of Canada's first woman prime minister.
    Toronto : Seal Books; 1997, c1996. xiii, 443 p.


Chapters in Books

  • Federalism and international relations: the Canadian experience .
    In: Proceedings of the annual meeting ...The American Society of International Law (ASIL). Washington D.C. : ASIL; 1991. p. 125-31.

  • Financing development in the '90s: the policy challenge.
    In: Proceedings of Asian Development: a global partner … ship proceedings / prepared by Richard Banner ... [et al.] Asian Development Business Seminar (April 21-23, 1991: Vancouver, B.C.). Vancouver : ADBS Society; [1991]. p. 5-8.

  • L'article 15 de la Charte canadienne : création d'un système de justice qui réponde aux besoins de tous.
    In : Droits de la personne : l'émergence de droits nouveaux : aspects canadiens et européens… Institut canadien d'études juridiques supérieures. Journées strasbourgeoises (1992 : Strasbourg, France). Cowansville, Qc : Éditions Y. Blais; 1993. p. 611-18.

  • Parliament's role in protecting the rights and freedoms of Canadians.
    In: Protecting rights and freedoms: essays on the Charter's place in Canada's political, legal, and intellectual life / Philip Bryden, Steven Davis, John Russell, editors. Toronto : University of Toronto Press; 1994. p. [23]-32.


Articles

  • Canada and the Commonwealth in the post-Cold-War era.
    Commonwealth Currents. 2:12-13 1996.

  • Détermination de la peine, affaires correctionnelles et mise en liberté sous condition : points communs.
    Revue international et criminologie et police technique. 45 (3):287-96 juil./sept. 1992.

  • Helms-Burton: the Canadian view.
    Hastings International and Comparative Law Review. 20 (4):799-808 Summer 1997 .

  • The politics of justice: justice policy and democratic principles.
    Policy Options = Options politiques. 20 (10):33-5 Dec. 1999.

  • Sentencing reform in Canada.
    Canadian Journal of Criminology. 32 no 3:387-95 July 1990.

  • What's a nice country like us doing in a place like this?.
    Journal of Business Administration and Policy Analysis. 24/26:426ff 1996-1998.

  • The Young Offenders Act.
    C.A.P. - Canadian Association of Principals Journal. 3 (1):29 Mar. 1993.


^ Other Related Bibliographical Sources

  • Kim Campbell: bibliography = Kim Campbell : bibliographie. Shute-Taylor, Janet (comp.)
    Ottawa : [Library of Parliament, Information and Documentation Branch = Bibliothèque du Parlement, Direction de l'information et de la documentation]; 1996. 25 p.

  • The little blonde book of Kim Campbell: compiled and annotated by Mary Schendlinger. Campbell, Kim and Mary Schendlinger
    Vancouver : Arsenal Pulp Press; 1993. 91 p.

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Additional information ^ Biographical information
Marriage (1972 - 1983)
  • Divinsky, Nathan
    Birth: 1925



Marriage (1986 - 1993)
  • Eddy, Howard
    Birth: 1937
^ Heritage Information
Other Information: First Among Equals -- The Prime Minister in Canadian Life and Politics
(Library and Archives Canada)
Details of Interest
  • First woman PM of Canada
  • First native British Columbian PM of Canada
  • First former Canadian Prime Minister to be given a diplomatic post after leaving office

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