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MCDONOUGH, Alexa, O.C., B.A., M.S.W., D.C.L.
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Date of Birth (yyyy.mm.dd): 1944.08.11
Place of Birth: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Profession | Occupation: Social worker
Party Leader:
Federal Political Experience
Years of Service: 4152 Days (11 years, 4 months, 13 days)
^ House of Commons
ConstituencyPolitical Affiliation at ElectionDate of Election (yyyy.mm.dd)Result
Halifax, Nova Scotia New Democratic Party 2006.01.23 Elected
Halifax, Nova Scotia New Democratic Party 2004.06.28 Elected
Halifax, Nova Scotia New Democratic Party 2000.11.27 Elected
Halifax, Nova Scotia Maiden speech. New Democratic Party 1997.06.02 Elected
Halifax, Nova Scotia New Democratic Party 1980.02.18 Defeated
Halifax, Nova Scotia New Democratic Party 1979.05.22 Defeated

^ Parliamentary Group
PartyTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
New Democratic Party 1979.05.22 -

^ Offices and Roles as a Parliamentarian
Critic

Area of ResponsibilityTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Atlantic Canada Region 2007.09.27 - 2008.11.16
Peace Advocacy 2007.09.27 - 2008.11.16
Asia-Pacific 2006.02.14 - 2008.11.16
CIDA 2006.02.14 - 2008.11.16
International Cooperation 2006.02.14 - 2008.11.16
International Development 2006.02.14 - 2008.11.16
Latin America and Africa 2006.02.14 - 2008.11.16
Asia-Pacific 2004.07.22 - 2005.01.30
Latin America and Africa 2004.07.22 - 2005.01.30
Post Secondary Education 2004.07.22 - 2006.02.13
International Human Rights (acting) 2004.04.16 - 2004.07.21
CIDA 2003.02.04 - 2004.07.21
International Development 2003.02.04 - 2004.07.21
Foreign Affairs 2003.02.04 - 2007.09.26
Central and Eastern Europe and Middle East 2002.04.18 - 2003.02
Prime Minister 1997.06.02 - 2003.02.03

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^ Political Party Roles
New Democratic Party

RoleTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Leadership Candidate 2001.11.25 - 2001.11.25
Leadership Candidate 1995.10.14 - 1995.10.14
Party Leader 1995.10.14 - 2003.01.24
Provincial / Territorial Political Experience
^ Provincial / Territorial Political Affiliation
Political AffiliationProvince / TerritoryTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
New Democratic Party Nova Scotia 1981 -
^ Provincial / Territorial Constituency
ConstituenciesProvince / TerritoryTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Halifax-Fairview Nova Scotia 1993 - 1995
Halifax-Chebucto Nova Scotia 1981 - 1993
^ Provincial / Territorial Assembly
AssemblyProvince / TerritoryTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
House of Assembly Nova Scotia 1981.01.01 - 1995.10.20
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

  • A framework for Canada's future.
    [Ottawa : New Democratic Party]; 1997. 36 p.

  • Un cadre pour l'avenir du Canada.
    [Ottawa : Nouveau parti démocratique]; 1997. 46 p.

  • Strength-oriented family treatment: a comparison of the nature and extent of focus on family strengths in casework treatment of multi-problem and fee-paying families in a family service setting.
    Thesis (MSW) -- Maritime School of Social Work and Acadia University; 1967. 105 leaves.


Chapters in Books

  • Foreword.
    In: Just making change: the 100 percent, honest to goodness truth about our user unfriendly financial system and how to escape it / editor, Lorne Nystrom; contributors: John Anderson ... [et al.]. Ottawa : True North Press; 2000. p. 17-20

  • Senator Ruth was warning us, not chiding us.
    In: Speaking truth to power : a reader on Canadian women's inequality / edited by Trish Hennessey and Ed Finn. Ottawa : Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives; c2010. p. 51-4.


Articles

  • Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency: disguising development dollars?.
    Newfoundland Lifestyle Business. 6:46 July 1987.

  • Challenging the elites: new-found confidence spurs voters to change the face of federal politics.
    Atlantic Progress. 5:38 May 1998.

  • Commentary [Building women's leadership in Atlantic Canada].
    Atlantis. 27:140 Spring 2003.

  • Fighting the good fight [to re-establish the NDP as a force in federal politics].
    Policy Options = Options politiques. 24:75 Feb. 2003.


^ Multiple Authors Books

  • The allocation of people to jobs: research outline. McDonough, Alexa and Fred Wien
    [Halifax, N.S. : Dalhousie University, Institute of Public Affairs]; 1978. 68 leaves.

  • The labour force recruitment and selection strategies of service-sector establishments in Nova Scotia . McDonough, Alexa, Dave Percy and Fred Wien
    1st draft. [Halifax, N.S.] : Dalhousie University, Institute of Public Affairs; 1981. 40 leaves.


Articles

  • Responses to . McDonough, Alexa and Leo Panitch
    Canadian Dimension. 28 (5):6 Oct. 1994.


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