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SCHREYER, The Right Hon. Edward Richard, P.C., C.C., C.M.M., O.M., C.D., B.A., B.Pd., B.Ed., M.A., LL.D., D.Sc.Soc.
Picture of SCHREYER, The Right Hon. Edward Richard, P.C., C.C., C.M.M., O.M., C.D., B.A., B.Pd., B.Ed., M.A., LL.D., D.Sc.Soc.
© House of Commons 1968
Date of Birth (yyyy.mm.dd): 1935.12.21
Place of Birth: Beauséjour, Manitoba, Canada
Profession | Occupation: Professor
Notes: First Canadian of Ukrainian origin appointed Governor General of Canada (1979-1984) (Source: Programme parlementaire Canada-Ukraine Parliamentary Program Newsletter, Fall 2007)
Federal Political Experience
Years of Service: 1309 Days (3 years, 6 months, 31 days)
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ConstituencyPolitical Affiliation at ElectionDate of Election (yyyy.mm.dd)Result
Selkirk--Interlake, Manitoba New Democratic Party 2006.01.23 Defeated
Selkirk, Manitoba Resignation. Enters provincial politics in Manitoba. New Democratic Party 1968.06.25 Elected
Springfield, Manitoba New Democratic Party 1965.11.08 Elected

^ Parliamentary Group
PartyTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
New Democratic Party 1965.11.08 -

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Federal Public Office
^ Governor General of Canada
FunctionTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Governor General 1979.01.22 - 1984.05.13
Provincial / Territorial Political Experience
^ Provincial / Territorial Political Affiliation
Political AffiliationProvince / TerritoryTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
New Democratic Party Manitoba 1969.06.25 -
Co-operative Commonwealth Federation Manitoba 1958.06.16 - 1965.10.20
^ Provincial / Territorial Constituency
ConstituenciesProvince / TerritoryTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Rossmere Manitoba 1969.06.25 - 1978.12.07
Brokenhead Manitoba 1958.06.16 - 1965.10.20
^ Provincial / Territorial Assembly
AssemblyProvince / TerritoryTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Legislative Assembly Manitoba 1969.06.25 - 1978.12.07
Legislative Assembly Manitoba 1958.06.16 - 1965.10.20
^ Provincial / Territorial Responsibilities
Manitoba

ResponsibilityTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Leader of the Opposition 1977 - 1978.12
Minister of Finance 1975.01.03 - 1976.09.22
Minister of Urban Affairs 1974.01.28 - 1974.12.23
Minister of Finance 1972.11.13 - 1973.05.02
Minister charged with the Administration of the Manitoba Hydro Act 1970.09.08 - 1974.01.28
Minister of Industry and Commerce 1969.07.15 - 1969.12.18
Premier 1969.07.15 - 1977.11.23
Military Service


Military OrganizationFunctionTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Royal Canadian Armoured Corps Second Lieutenant 1954.01.01 - 1956.01.01
Canadian Officers' Training Corps Second Lieutenant 1954 - 1956
Family Ties in Parliament
RelativeNameDate of BirthDate of Death
Father-in-law Schulz, Jacob
(M.P.)
1901.10.12 1983.08.14
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

  • Ed Schreyer, a social democrat in power: selected speeches, addresses, and interviews of Premier Schreyer of Manitoba, 1969-1977.
    Winnipeg : Queenston House Pub. Co; 1977. 247 p.

  • The role of German Canadian settlers in Canada - past and present / edited by Brian McKinstry.
    Saskatoon, Sask. : Saskatchewan German Council; 1990. 33 p.


Chapters in Books

  • Foreword.
    In: Stinson, Lloyd. Political warriors: recollections of a Social Democrat. Winnipeg : Queenston House Pub.; 1975. 356 p.


Articles

  • The challenge of the future.
    World Affairs. 33:3-4 Jan. 1970.

  • Reflections of the Governor General.
    Language and Society. no. 10:35-7 Summer 1983.


^ Other Related Bibliographical Sources

  • Ed Schreyer: reading list = Ed Schreyer : une liste de lecture.
    Ottawa : Library of Parliament, Information and Reference Branch = Bibliothèque du parlement, Service de consultation et référence; May 1981. 4 p.

  • Governors General of Canada, 1867-1995: bibliography = Les gouverneurs généraux du Canada, 1867-1995 : bibliographie.
    Ottawa : Library of Parliament, Information and Documentation Branch = Bibliothèque du Parlement, Direction de l'information et de la documentation; 1995. 113 p.

  • The Right Honourable Edward Richard Schreyer = Le très honorable Edward Richard Schreyer.
    In: Governors general of Canada, 1867-1995: bibliography = Les gouverneurs généraux du Canada, 1867-1995 : bibliographie. Ottawa : Library of Parliament, Information and Documentation Branch = Bibliothèque du Parlement, Direction de l'information et de la documentation; 1995. p. [91]-6.


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