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CROSBIE, The Hon. John Carnell, P.C., O.C., Q.C., B.A., LL.B.
Picture of CROSBIE, The Hon. John Carnell, P.C., O.C., Q.C., B.A., LL.B.
© House of Commons 1988
Date of Birth (yyyy.mm.dd): 1931.01.30
Place of Birth: St John's, Newfoundland
Profession | Occupation: Lawyer
Notes: Son of Chesley Crosbie, leader of Newfoundland Economic Union Party (1948-49).
Grandson of Sir John Chalker Crosbie, Newfoundland and Labrador cabinet minister (1918-19, 1924-28).
Federal Political Experience
Years of Service: 6216 Days (17 years, 7 days)
^ House of Commons
ConstituencyPolitical Affiliation at ElectionDate of Election (yyyy.mm.dd)Result
St. John's West, Newfoundland and Labrador Progressive Conservative 1988.11.21 Elected
St. John's West, Newfoundland and Labrador Progressive Conservative 1984.09.04 Elected
St. John's West, Newfoundland and Labrador Progressive Conservative 1980.02.18 Elected
St. John's West, Newfoundland and Labrador Progressive Conservative 1979.05.22 Elected
St. John's West, Newfoundland and Labrador Progressive Conservative 1976.10.18
(By-Election)
Elected

^ Parliamentary Group
PartyTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Progressive Conservative 1976.10.18 - 1993.10.24

^ Offices and Roles as a Parliamentarian
Minister

PortfolioTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Minister for the purposes of the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency Act 1991.04.21 - 1993.06.24
Minister of Fisheries and Oceans 1991.04.21 - 1993.06.24
Minister for International Trade 1988.03.31 - 1991.04.20
Minister of Transport 1986.06.30 - 1988.03.30
Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada 1984.09.17 - 1986.06.29
Minister of Finance 1979.06.04 - 1980.03.02

Regional Minister

RegionTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Newfoundland and Labrador 1986.07 - 1993

Critic

Area of ResponsibilityTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Finance 1983.09 - 1984
Foreign Affairs 1981.09 - 1983
National Defence 1981.09 - 1983
Finance 1980.04 - 1981.09.08
Industry, Trade and Commerce 1977.10 - 1979
Energy, Mines and Resources 1977.02 - 1977.10

^ Committees - House of Commons
Member Show Details


^ Committees - Cabinet
Chair

CommitteeTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Trade Executive Committee 1988.04.22 - 1991.04.20

Vice-Chair

CommitteeTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Economic Policy 1989.01.30 - 1991.04.20
Privatization, Regulatory Affairs and Operations 1986.09.15 - 1989.01.29
Economic and Regional Development 1986.07.04 - 1989.01.29
Special Committee of Council 1985.09.13 - 1986.07.03
Social Development 1984.09.17 - 1986.07.03
Treasury Board 1979.07 - 1980.03.02

Member

CommitteeTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Economic and Trade Policy 1991.04.21 - 1993.01.03
Canadian Unity and Constitutional Negotiations 1991.04.21 - 1993.01.03
Environment 1991.04.21 - 1993.06.24
Foreign and Defence Policy 1991.04.21 - 1993.06.24
Expenditure Review 1989.01.30 - 1993.01.03
Operations 1989.01.30 - 1993.06.24
Federal-Provincial Relations 1986.09.15 - 1989.01.29
The Ministerial Task Force on Privatization 1986.07.04 - 1986.09.14
Priorities and Planning Sub-Committee on Trade Negotiations 1986.07.04 - 1988.04.19
Foreign and Defence Policy 1986.07.04 - 1989.01.29
Special Committee of Council 1984.09.17 - 1985.09.12
Legislation and House Planning 1984.09.17 - 1986.07.03
Security and Intelligence 1984.09.17 - 1986.07.03
Priorities and Planning 1984.09.17 - 1993.06
Inner Cabinet 1979.07.31 - 1980.03.02
Economy in Government 1979.07 - 1980.03.02
Foreign and Defence Policy 1979.07 - 1980.03.02
Social and Native Affairs 1979.07 - 1980.03.02
Economic Development 1979.07 - 1980.03.02
Federal-Provincial Relations 1979.07 - 1980.07.09

^ Political Party Roles
Progressive Conservative Party

RoleTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Leadership Candidate 1983.06.11 - 1983.06.11
Provincial / Territorial Political Experience
^ Provincial / Territorial Political Affiliation
Political AffiliationProvince / TerritoryTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Progressive Conservative Party Newfoundland and Labrador 1971.06.01 - 1976.09
Liberal Party Newfoundland and Labrador 1966.09.08 - 1971.05.31
^ Provincial / Territorial Constituency
ConstituenciesProvince / TerritoryTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
St. John's West Newfoundland and Labrador 1966.09.08 - 1976.09
^ Provincial / Territorial Assembly
AssemblyProvince / TerritoryTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
House of Assembly Newfoundland and Labrador 1966.09.08 - 1976.09
^ Provincial / Territorial Responsibilities
Newfoundland and Labrador

ResponsibilityTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Lieutenant Governor 2008.02.04 - 2013.03.19
Minister of Mines and Energy 1975.11.19 - 1976.09
Minister of Fisheries 1975.01.01 - 1976.01.01
House Leader 1975 - 1976.09
Minister of Economic Development 1972.01.18 - 1974
President of the Treasury Board 1972.01.18 - 1974
Minister of Finance 1972.01.18 - 1974
Minister of Health 1967.10 - 1968.05
Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing 1966.07.19 - 1967
Municipal Political Experience
MunicipalityLocal GovernmentFunctionMandate
St. John's,
Newfoundland and Labrador
Municipal Government Deputy Mayor 1966 - 1966
St. John's,
Newfoundland and Labrador
Municipal Government City Councillor 1965 - 1966
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

  • An agenda for action .
    [Ottawa?] : [s.n] ; [1983] . 27 p

  • Background facts in connection with the present state of the eastern Canadian fishing industry.
    [St. John's] : [s.n ] ; [1975]. 6 leaves.

  • Building for the new Newfoundland: priorities for progress.
    St. John's, Nfld. : J. C. Crosbie, 16 Circular Road; [1969]. 58 p.


Chapters in Books

  • The negotiation and approval of the FTA.
    In: Free trade: risks and rewards / edited by L. Ian MacDonald. Montreal : Published for the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada by McGill-Queen's University Press; 2000 . p. 73-95.

  • Pacific trade and economic development.
    In: Pacific Trade Policy Forum (3rd : 1989 : Vancouver, B.C.) Pacific initiatives in global trade / edited by H. Edward English. Halifax : Published for PECC by the Institute for Research on Public Policy = Institut de recherches politiques; 1990. p. 343-8


Articles

  • (Paul) Martin v. (Jean) Chretien: deja vu all over again .
    Atlantic Business. 13(4):78 Aug./Sept. 2002.

  • Aboriginal issues in the 21st century.
    Atlantic Business. 12(1):54 2001.

  • Atlantic Canada to remain an economic basket case? .
    Atlantic Business. p. 62 2000.

  • Campaign for equalization fairness, part 2 (treatment of Atlantic offshore revenues).
    Atlantic Business Magazine. 12(5):62 Oct. 2001.

  • Canada in the Pakistan petrolium industry .
    Journal of Canada-Pakistan Cooperation. 4(1):1-2 1990.

  • Equalization a perverted policy.
    Atlantic Business. 15(4):78 Aug./Sep. 2004.

  • The federal government tries to take the sword to the Atlantic accord.
    Atlantic Business. 16 (1):54 Jan./Feb. 2002.

  • Federal transfer programs and the need for reform of equalization.
    Atlantic Business. 12(4):62 August-.Sept. 2001.

  • FPI fiasco - the fuss and the fury.
    Atlantic Business. 13(2):78 2002.

  • Free Trade Agreement and the information technology industry.
    112(5):3-5 Sept.-Oct 1988.

  • The Free Trade Agreement: a Comprehensive Guide.
    Canadian Lawyer. 12(8):32 Nov. 1988.

  • The health care system horror show.
    Atlantic Business. 15(5):62 Oct./Nov. 2004.

  • How can Newfoundland and Labrador finally achieve the prosperity which originally led the province into Confederation?.
    Atlantic Business. 12(2):110 Apr./May 2001.

  • International Trade: The Canadian Perspective.
    New Zealand International Review. 14(3):15-18 May 1989.

  • Journal of Newfoundland Studies: a review of the 50th anniversary of Confederation issue.
    Newfoundland Quarterly. pp. 13-15 Spring 2001 .

  • Judges judging themselves.(complaints to Canadian Judicial Council about Newfoundland and Labrador Chief Justice Clyde K. Wells).
    Canadian Lawyer. 27(9):10-13 Sept. 2003.

  • The Liberal - Chretien - Martin record: 1993 to 2003 [3 parts].
    Atlantic Business. 14(5):54; 14(6):70; 15(1):62 Oct/Nov 2003; Dec 2003/Jan 2004; Feb./Mar. 2004.

  • Mouth-to-mouth in Doha.
    Atlantic Business. 15 (2):78 Apr./May 2004.

  • North American competitiveness and the Canada-US Free Trade Agreement.
    Harvard International Review. 13(4): 9-11ff Summer 1991.

  • North American competitiveness and the Canada-US free trade agreement.
    Harvard International Review. 13 (4):9-13 Summer 1991.

  • Regret, repent, reform.
    Atlantic Business. 15 (3):78 June/July 2004.

  • Resist the right.
    Atlantic Business. 13(58):62 Oct./Nov. 2002.

  • Resolving aboriginal rights issues in a fair, just and reasonable way [2 parts].
    Atlantic Business Magazine. 11(5):70; 11(6):62 2000; Dec./Jan. 2000-01.

  • September 11: the proper response [2 parts].
    Atlantic Business Magazine. 12(6):62; 13(1):62 Dec. 2001; Feb./Mar. 2002.

  • The US presidential election - incivility incarnate.
    Atlantic Business. 15(6):62 Dec. 2004.


^ Multiple Authors Books

  • No holds barred: my life in politics. Crosbie, John C. with Geoffrey Stevens
    Toronto : McClelland and Stewart; 1997. 505 p.

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