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JOHNSTON, The Hon. Donald James, P.C., O.C., Q.C., B.A., B.C.L., D.C.L.(Hon.), D.Econ.(Hon.)
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© House of Commons 1984
Date of Birth (yyyy.mm.dd): 1936.06.26
Place of Birth: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Profession | Occupation: Lawyer, teacher, writer
Federal Political Experience
Years of Service: 3689 Days (10 years, 1 month, 6 days)
^ House of Commons
ConstituencyPolitical Affiliation at ElectionDate of Election (yyyy.mm.dd)Result
Saint-Henri--Westmount, Quebec Liberal 1984.09.04 Elected
Saint-Henri--Westmount, Quebec Liberal 1980.02.18 Elected
Saint-Henri--Westmount, Quebec Liberal 1979.05.22 Elected
Westmount, Quebec Liberal 1978.10.16
(By-Election)
Elected

^ Parliamentary Group
PartyTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Independent Liberal 1988.01.18 -
Liberal 1978.10.16 - 1988.01.17

^ Offices and Roles as a Parliamentarian
Minister

PortfolioTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada 1984.06.30 - 1984.09.16
President of the Treasury Board 1980.03.03 - 1982.09.29

Minister of State / Secretary of State

PortfolioTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Minister of State for Economic and Regional Development 1983.12.07 - 1984.06.29
Minister of State for Economic Development 1982.09.30 - 1983.12.06
Minister of State for Science and Technology 1982.09.30 - 1984.06.29

Critic

Area of ResponsibilityTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Labour 1998.06.16 - 1999
External Affairs 1985.01.01 - 1987.05.07
Finance 1984.10.11 - 1986.03

^ Committees - House of Commons
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^ Committees - Cabinet
Chair

CommitteeTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Economic and Regional Development 1982.10.27 - 1984.09.16
Treasury Board 1980.07.10 - 1982.10.26

Member

CommitteeTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Communications 1983.09.14 - 1984.09.16
Western Affairs 1983.09.14 - 1984.09.16
Economic and Regional Development 1982.01.25 - 1982.10.26
Economic Development 1980.07.10 - 1982.01.24
Labour Relations 1980.07.10 - 1982.10.26
Government Operations 1980.07.10 - 1982.10.26
Social Development 1980.07.10 - 1982.10.26
Foreign and Defence Policy 1980.07.10 - 1982.10.26
Public Service 1980.07.10 - 1984.09.16
Priorities and Planning 1980.07.10 - 1984.09.16

^ Political Party Roles
Liberal Party of Canada

RoleTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
President 1990.06.23 - 1994.05.01
Leadership Candidate 1984.06.16 - 1984.06.16
Selected Publications This bibliography includes books, chapters in books and journal articles written, edited, compiled or translated solely by the parliamentarian or with others.

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the following information. Should you find any errors or omissions, please contact us at the following e-mail address: parlinfo@parl.gc.ca

^ Sole Author Books

  • Fiscalamity: how to survive Canada's tax chaos.
    Don Mills, On : Paper Jack; 1974. 144 p.

  • Le gouvernement et le monde des affaires : un point de vue personnel .
    Ottawa : Parti libéral du Canada = Liberal Party of Canada,; [1982]. 9 p.

  • Government and business: a personal perspective.
    Ottawa : Liberal Party of Canada = Parti libéral du Canada; [1982]. 8 p

  • How to survive Canada's tax chaos; with an introduction by Hugh MacLennan.
    [3rd] rev. ed. Markham, Ont. : PaperJacks; 1977. 192 p.

  • Up the hill .
    Montréal : Optimum Pub. International; 1986. vii, 304 p.


Chapters in Books

  • Purchase and sale of business enterprises; tax aspects.
    In: Four lectures and one panel discussion on purchase and sale of business enterprises, jurimetrics--libel, estate planning. March 13-14, 1970. Quatre conférences et une table ronde sur l’achat et la vente d’entreprises, jurimétrie--le libelle .... Montreal : Faculty of Law, McGill University and Wilson & Lafleur; 1970. 27-40.

  • Taxation of shareholders.
    In: McGill University. Faculty of Law. Twelve lectures on Income tax law, April 13, 14 and 15, 1972 = Douze conférences sur le Droit de l'impôt sur le revenu, les 13, 14 et 15 avril, 1972. Montreal : Faculty of Law, McGill University : Wilson & Lafleur; . p. 191-207


Articles

  • A call for a culture of values, not just rules - from the corner office to the boardroom.
    Policy Options = Options politiques. 24(10): 22-25 Nov. 2003.

  • Biotechnologie, économie et environnement : une union pleine de promesses [et quelques chiffres sur l'industrie de la biotechnologie].
    Problèmes économiques. no 2628:22-24 25 août 1999.

  • Can OECD Countries Put Theory into Practice? A Blueprint for Progress Toward Sustainable Development.
    Isuma. 3(2):25-30 Fall=automne 2002.

  • Canada's role in global governance.
    Policy Options = Options politiques. 26(2):68-71 Feb. 2005.

  • Dismissal notice in employment contracts.
    McGill Law Journal. 9(2):138-49 1963.

  • Échanges et investissement : garantir les avantages.
    Observateur de l'OCDE. no 211:4-7 avril-mai 1998 .

  • Fairness & the One-Part Opinion.
    CA magazine. 112(2):46 Feb. 1979.

  • The financial sector in the global economy - after the perfect storm.
    Policy Options = Options politiques. 24(7):17-21 Aug. 2003.

  • Halifax's Uniacke Square: the regeneration of public housing.
    Canadian Housing = Habitation canadienne. 9(4):10 Winter 1993.

  • In praise of public service: the vanguard against corruption.
    Policy Options = Options politiques. 25(5):37-40 May 2004..

  • L'accord multilatéral sur l'investissement, ami ou ennemi?.
    Politique étrangère. 63(2):359 été 1998 .

  • Management in review.
    Cost and Management. 47(6):56 Nov-Dec 1973.

  • Nuclear energy: does it have a future? .
    Royal Society of Canada. Transactions of the Royal Society of Canada = Mémoires de la Société royale du Canada 2003. pp. 1(8 pgs) Annual 2003.

  • The OECD and sustainable development: a call for leadership.
    Policy Options = Options politiques. 24(1):19-22 Dec. 2002/Jan. 2003 .

  • Les pays de l'OCDE peuvent-ils mettre la théorie en pratique? : un plan de travail pour faire du développement durable une réalité.
    Isuma. 3(2):25-31 automne 2002 .

  • The Real Pierre Elliott Trudeau.
    MacLean's. 99(13):12 Mar. 31, 1986.

  • Securing the benefits of trade and investment.
    OECD observer. no. 211:4-6 Apr./May 1998 .

  • The taxpayer and fiscal legislation.
    McGill Law Journal. 8(2):126-33 1962.

  • Technology leads to productivity.
    Canadian Datasystems. 15(7):86 July 1983.

  • Will fiscal reform in Canada affect United States interests? .
    Taxes; the tax magazine. 45(7):445-462 July 1967.

  • Will fiscal reform in Canada affect United States interests?.
    McGill Law Journal. 14:59-83 Feb. 1968.


^ Sole Editor / Compiler / Translator Books

  • Lac Meech : Trudeau parle-- / textes réunis et présentés par Donald Johnston avec des textes de Marcel Adam et de Claude Morin. textes réunis et présentés

    LaSalle, Qc : Hurtubise HMH; 1989. 170 p.

  • Pierre Trudeau speaks out on Meech Lake / by Pierre Trudeau ; edited by D. Johnston.
    Rev. ed [Toronto] : General Paperbacks; 1990. viii, 171 p.

  • With a bang, not a whimper : Pierre Trudeau speaks out / Donald Johnston, editor.
    Toronto : Stoddart; 1988. vi, 168 p


^ Multiple Authors Articles

  • A case of negligence: a professional Whodunit. Gunz, Sally P and Donald J. Johnston
    CA magazine. 116(11):50 Nov. 1983.

  • The Inside Story on Financial Statement Credibility. Johnston, Donald J. and W. Morley Lemon
    CA magazine. 117(6):50 June 1984.

  • Some aspects of article 1265. Johnston, Donald J. and P. N. Thorsteinsson
    McGill Law Journal. 7(2):93-101 1961.


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