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BOYER, Patrick, Q.C., B.A., M.A., LL.B.
Picture of BOYER,  Patrick, Q.C., B.A., M.A., LL.B.
© House of Commons 1988
Date of Birth (yyyy.mm.dd): 1945.03.04
Place of Birth: Bracebridge, Ontario, Canada
Profession | Occupation: Author, lawyer
Federal Political Experience
Years of Service: 3338 Days (9 years, 1 month, 21 days)
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ConstituencyPolitical Affiliation at ElectionDate of Election (yyyy.mm.dd)Result
Etobicoke--Lakeshore, Ontario Conservative 2008.10.14 Defeated
Etobicoke--Lakeshore, Ontario Progressive Conservative 1993.10.25 Defeated
Etobicoke--Lakeshore, Ontario Progressive Conservative 1988.11.21 Elected
Etobicoke--Lakeshore, Ontario Progressive Conservative 1984.09.04 Elected

^ Parliamentary Group
PartyTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Conservative 2004.02.02 -
Progressive Conservative 1984.09.04 - 2004.02.01

^ Offices and Roles as a Parliamentarian
Parliamentary Secretary

PortfolioTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Parliamentary Secretary to the Deputy Prime Minister 1993.09.01 - 1993.10.26
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Consumer and Corporate Affairs 1993.09.01 - 1993.10.26
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Industry, Science and Technology 1993.09.01 - 1993.10.26
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Industry, Science and Technology 1993.03.23 - 1993.06.24
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Defence 1991.05.08 - 1993.03.22
Parliamentary Secretary to the Secretary of State for External Affairs 1989.04.05 - 1991.05.07

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Progressive Conservative Party

RoleTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Leadership Candidate 1993.06.13 - 1993.06.13
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

  • A Passion for justice; the legacy of James Chalmers McRuer.
    Toronto : Puiblished for the Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History by University of Toronto Press; 1994. xxxii, 436 p

  • La démocratie pour tous : le citoyen-- artisan du renouveau canadien .
    Toronto : Stoddart; 1993. xii, 143 p

  • Direct democracy in Canada: the history and future of referendums.
    Toronto, Ont. : Dundurn Press; c1992. 302 p

  • Election law in Canada: the law and procedure of federal, provincial and territorial elections .
    Toronto : Butterworths; 1987. 2 v. (li, 1213 p.)

  • Hands-on democracy: how you can take part in Canada's renewal .
    Toronto : Stoddart; 1993. viii, 120 p.

  • 'Just trust us' : the erosion of accountability in Canada .
    Toronto : Breakout International Network; 2002. 162 p.

  • Lawmaking by the people: referendums and plebiscites in Canada.
    Toronto : Butterworths; 1982. 304 p.

  • Local elections in Canada: the law governing elections of municipal councils, school boards and other local authorities .
    Toronto : Butterworths; 1988. 581 p.

  • Money and message: the law governing election financing, advertising, broadcasting and campaigning in Canada..
    Toronto : Butterworths; 1983. 625 p.

  • The people`s mandate: referendums and a more democraticCanada.
    Toronto, Ont. : Dundurn Press; c1992. 264 p

  • Political rights: the legal framework of elections in Canada.
    Toronto : Butterworths; 1981. xxiv, 348 p.

  • Pour qu'une démocratie soit saine, est-il essentiel que la population confère un mandat sur les questions fondamentales.
    S.l. : s.n.; 1991?].

  • 'What do you think?' The progressive conservative public opinion poll.
    Research essay (B.A.) - Carleton University.; 1968. 4 v.


Chapters in Books

  • Leading in a world turned upside down.
    In: Leading in an upside-down world: new Canadian perspectives on leadership / J. Patrick Boyer, editor. Toronto : Dundurn Group; 2003. p. 17-34

  • One world, may ways to lead it.
    In: Leading in an upside-down world: new Canadian perspectives on leadership / J. Patrick Boyer, editor. Toronto : Dundurn Group; 2003. p.[197]-221


Articles

  • An important but unpredictable role for the people in municipal government law-making Part 11.
    Municipal World. 93(7):174 July 1983.

  • Burnt Pugwash house is restored.
    Peace Magazine. 13 (2):28 Mar./Apr. 1997.

  • Can parliamentarians become real players?.
    Canadian parliamentary review. 27:4-8 Autumn 2004.

  • The case for election law reform.
    Parliamentary Government. 8(4):13 Summer 1989.

  • The Corporation in Politics.
    Business Quarterly. 46(4):77(10 pgs.) Winter 1981.

  • Dying to vote: despite the dangers, Iraqis are struggling for democracy - with Canadian help..
    Maclean's. 118(3):26-28 Jan. 17, 2005.

  • Enfranchising people with a label.
    Entourage. 4(2):9-10 Spring 1989 .

  • From hope to reality: establishing a new non-profit organization.
    Association. 15(3):37 Apr./May 1998.

  • Government advertising: some wheat, too much chaff .
    Business Quarterly. 47:34-39 December 1982.

  • Is a mandate from the people on fundamental issues essential to a healthy democracy?.
    Parliamentary Government. no. 41:3 June 1992.

  • The legal status of corporate political contributions in Canada today.
    Business Quarterly. 43:67-78 Spring 1978.

  • The legal status of union political contributions in Canada today.
    Business Quarterly. 43(3):20-35 Autumn 1978.

  • De l'espoir a la realite: creer un nouvel organisme a but non lucratif.
    Association. 15( 3):35 avril/mai 1998.

  • Les parlementaires peuvent-ils devenir de véritables intervenants?.
    Revue parlementaire canadienne. 27:4-9 automne 2004 .

  • The past has a future: the Pugwash Park Commission wants to preserve Cyrus Eaton's legacy and benefit his hometown in the process.
    Nova Scotia Open to the World. p. 32 Fall 2003.

  • Personnes étiquetées recoivent le droit du vote.
    Entourage. 4(2):9-10 printemps 1989 .

  • Le plébiscite en démocratie parlementaire.
    Revue parlementaire canadienne. 11(4):2-5 hiver 1988-89.

  • Plebiscites in a parliamentary democracy.
    Canadian Parliamentary Review. 11(4):2-4 Winter 1988-89.

  • Le réexamen de la législation sur l'enregistrement des lobbyistes.
    Revue parlementaire canadienne. 16(1):14-16 printemps 1993.

  • Reviewing lobbyist registration legislation.
    16(1):14-16 Spring 1993 .

  • Robust Democracy - The Canadian General Election of 1988 .
    Parliamentarian. 70(2):72 Apr. 1989.


^ Sole Editor / Compiler / Translator Books

  • Leading in an upside-down world: new Canadian perspectives on leadership / edited by J. Patrick Boyer; [foreword by Paul Martin.
    Toronto : Dundurn Group; 2003. 224 p.


^ Multiple Authors Articles

  • La sagesse des aînés : table ronde sur la réforme de la Chambre des communes . Blaikie, Bill, Patrick Boyer, Don Boudria, Madeleine Dalphond-Guiral et Lorne Nystrom
    Revue parlementaire canadienne. 29(3):34-40 .

  • The Wisdom of the Elders: A Round Table on Reform of the House of Commons. Blaikie, Bill, Patrick Boyer, Don Boudria, Madeleine Dalphond-Guiral and Lorne Nystrom
    Canadian Parliamentary Review. 29(3):33-39 Autumn 2006.


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