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ADAMS, The Hon. Peter, P.C., B.A., M.Sc., Ph.D.
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Date of Birth (yyyy.mm.dd): 1936.04.17
Place of Birth: United Kingdom
Profession | Occupation: Professor
Federal Political Experience
Years of Service: 4473 Days (12 years, 2 months, 30 days)
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ConstituencyPolitical Affiliation at ElectionDate of Election (yyyy.mm.dd)Result
Peterborough, Ontario Liberal 2004.06.28 Elected
Peterborough, Ontario Liberal 2000.11.27 Elected
Peterborough, Ontario Liberal 1997.06.02 Elected
Peterborough, Ontario Liberal 1993.10.25 Elected

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PartyTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Liberal 1993.10.25 - 2006.01.22

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Parliamentary Secretary

PortfolioTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development 2005.10.07 - 2006.02.05
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development and Minister responsible for Democratic Renewal 2005.07.20 - 2005.10.06
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development 2004.07.20 - 2005.07.19
Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons 1997.07.10 - 1999.08.31

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Provincial / Territorial Political Experience
^ Provincial / Territorial Political Affiliation
Political AffiliationProvince / TerritoryTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Liberal Party Ontario 1987 - 1990
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ConstituenciesProvince / TerritoryTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Peterborough Ontario 1987 - 1990
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AssemblyProvince / TerritoryTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Legislative Assembly Ontario 1987 - 1990
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Ontario

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Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of the Environment 1987 - 1990
Municipal Political Experience
MunicipalityLocal GovernmentFunctionMandate
Peterborough,
Ontario
School Board Member 1970 - 1972
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 bibliography of ice and snow research at Trent University up to December 1997.
    Peterborough, Ont. : Dept. of Geography, Trent University; 1997. 22 p.

  • A study of some methods of measuring ablation and run-off on an arctic glacier.
    Montreal : Thesis -- McGill University; 1962. 1 v.

  • Ablation and run-off on the White Glacier: Axel Heiberg Island, Canadian Arctic Archipelago.
    Montréal : McGill University; 1966. v, 77 p.

  • Canada and polar science revisited.
    Peterborough, Ont. : Department of Geography, Trent University; c1992. 41 p.

  • Canada's northern stations: a directory of Canadian northern field research stations, 1991.
    Ottawa : Indian and Northern Affairs Canada; c1991. iii, 52 p.

  • The climatological record for Peterborough, Ontario.
    Peterborough, Ont. : Dept. of Geography, Trent University; 1978. xv, 240 p.

  • Elections in Peterborough: a brief history of the federal and provincial votes and bios of MPs and MPPs : a work in progress.
    [Peterborough, Ont. : P. Adams?; 2005]. 45 p.

  • Ice, including snow, research at Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario K9J 7B8, Canada, with a bibliography for 1971-84.
    Peterborough, Ont. : Trent University; c1984. 13 p.

  • The importance of university-community interaction: community involvement and political sustainability in Canada’s publicly funded research and teaching system.
    Prince George, B.C. : UNBC Community Development Institute Publication; 2007. 14 p.

  • Peterborough successes : community organization in Peterborough in the 1970s and 1980s / by Peter Adams ; editor: Alan Brunger ; designer & publisher: Bruce Stewart ; index: Colin Taylor.
    Peterborough, Ont. : Bruce Stewart Package Plus; 2011. xiii, 231 p.

  • Studies of ablation and run-off on an Arctic glacier.
    Montreal : Thesis (Doctoral)--McGill University, Dept. of Geography; 1966. vii, 158 p.

  • Training for MPs? : a Canadian member of Parliament's annotated trip reports, 1993-2005.
    Peterborough, ON. : Package Plus; 2013. 1 v.

  • Trent, McGill and the North: a story of Canada's growth as a sovereign polar nation.
    Peterborough, Ont. : Cover to Cover Publication Services; c2007. 221 p.


Chapters in Books

  • Education and research in Canada's north.
    In: Learning to be circumpolar : experiences in arctic academic cooperation / Richard Langlais and Outi Snellman (eds.) ; with a preface by Oran R. Young. Rovaniemi, Finland : Circumpolar Universities Association, University of Lapland; 1998. p: 41-55


Articles

  • The Arctic Council, Antarctica and northern studies in Canada.
    Arctic. 53:334-8 Sept. 2000.

  • Bases for field research in Arctic and subarctic Canada.
    Arctic. 41(1):64-70 Mar. 1988.

  • Le Canada a-t-il des obligations au regard de l'Antarctique?.
    Suite à la Colline: Association canadienne des ex-parlementaires. 6 (6):14-5 Printemps 2011.

  • Canada, the Antarctic and the Madrid Protocol.
    Arctic. 56 (4):3-4 Dec. 2003.

  • Canada, the Arctic Council and Antarctica.
    Northern Review. no. 22:149 Winter 2000.

  • Canada's mirror image "down under".
    Beyond the Hill: Canadian Association of Former Parliamentarians. 5 (1):26-7 Summer 2008.

  • Didn't you used to be Peter Adams?.
    Beyond the Hill: Canadian Association of Former Parliamentarians. 6 (1): 31-2 Summer 2009.

  • Does Canada have an obligation to Antarctica?.
    Beyond the Hill: Canadian Association of Former Parliamentarians. 6 (6):14-5 Spring 2011.

  • Fritz Müller's legacy on Axel Heiberg Island, Nunavut, Canada.
    Annals of Glaciology. 31:1-9 2000.

  • Une image miroir du Canada à l’autre bout du monde.
    Suite à la Colline: Association canadienne des ex-parlementaires. 5 (1):26-7 Été 2008.

  • J.B. Tyrrell and D.H. Dumble on lake ice.
    Arctic. 45(2):195-8 June 1992 .

  • L'AUCEN, un exemple de concertation inter-universitaire.
    Études inuit. 10 (1-2):331-8 1986.

  • The McGill Axel Heiberg Expeditions: Reconnaissance Year 1959.
    Arctic. 62 (3):363-9 Sept. 2009.

  • McGill's Axel Heiberg Station: 25 years of high arctic research.
    Northline. 4 (4):3 Oct. 1984.

  • N'étiez-vous pas Peter Adams?.
    Suite à la Colline: Association canadienne des ex-parlementaires. 6 (1):30-1 Été 2009.

  • Nunavut glaciers respond to global warming.
    Above & Beyond: Canada's Arctic Journal. 14 (3):13-14 May/June 2002.

  • Peter Adams au Bhoutan.
    Suite à la Colline: Association canadienne des ex-parlementaires. p. 21 3e trimestre, 2007.

  • Peter Adams in Bhutan.
    Beyond the Hill: Canadian Association of Former Parliamentarians. p. 21 Quarter 3, 2007.

  • QP: how question period is designed to function.
    Beyond the Hill : Canadian Association of Former Parlliamentarians. 6 (3):26-7 Spring 2010.

  • Rare second year -- lake ice cover in the Canadian High Arctic.
    Arctic. 42:299-306 Dec.1989.

  • Research in Parliament.
    Physics in Canada. 57(3):173 July/Aug. 2001.

  • Science and politics, lessons learned? (Remarks made at the 2006 CAP Congress held at Brock University).
    Physics in Canada. 63:169-72 July / Aug. 2006.

  • Sleeping children around the world : Le Canada au Bangladesh.
    Suite à la Colline: Association canadienne des ex-parlementaires. p. 26-7, 39 1er trimestre, 2007.

  • Sleeping children around the world: Canada in Bangladesh.
    Beyond the Hill: Canadian Association of Former Parliamentarians. p. 26-7, 39 Quarter 1, 2007.

  • Students on ice, a special case of field work in geography and environmental studies.
    The Monograph. 60 (4):26 Winter 2009.

  • Time controlled (Sanford Fleming) but the earth moves (Tuzo Wilson), Peterborough connections.
    Peterborough Historical Society. 313:3-4 Dec. 2004.

  • The University of the Arctic and Canada.
    Northern Review: A Multidisciplinary Journal of the Arts and Social Sciences of the North. no. 20:175-87 Winter 1999.


^ Sole Editor / Compiler / Translator Books

  • Education, research, information systems and the North / editor: W. Peter Adams.
    Ottawa : Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies; c1987. 362 p.

  • Field research on Axel Heiberg Island, N.W.T., Canada: bibliographies and data reports, with appendices of data from the McGill Subarctic Research Station, Schefferville, P.Q é edited by Peter Adams; series editor, T.R. Moore.
    Montreal : Centre for Northern Studies and Research, McGill University; c1987. i, 207 p.

  • Studies of lake cover in Labrador-Ungava / [W.P. Adams, editor].
    Montreal : Dept. of Geography, McGill University; 1970. iii, 244 p.


^ Multiple Authors Books

  • A directory of Canadian northern field research stations, 1986. Campbell, Gorden T. J. and Peter Adams
    Ottawa : Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies; c1986. vi, 44 leaves.

  • Annotated bibliography of the McGill subarctic research papers and theses 1954-1974. Adams, W. Peter, William Barr and Frank H. Nicholson
    Montreal : McGill University; c1974. iv, 98 p.

  • Canada and polar science. Adams, Peter [et al]
    Ottawa : Circumpolar and Scientific Affairs Directorate, Dept. of Indian Affairs and Northern Development; 1987. 2, xii, 117, [12] p.

  • Le Canada et la science polaire. Adams, Peter [et al]
    Ottawa : Direction des affaires circumpolaires et scientifiques, Ministère des affaires indiennes et du nord canadien; 1987. xiv, 125, [15] p.

  • Directory of circumpolar research stations: Alaska, Canada, Finland, Greenland/Denmark, Iceland, Norway/Svalbard, Russia, Sweden. Adams, Peter, Charles Slaughter and Steven Bigras
    Ottawa : Department of Indian and Northern Affairs Canada; c1994. vi, 183 p.

  • Geography at Trent : the first forty years / authors, Peter Adams ... [et al.] ; layout and design by Steve Gardiner and Helen Thompson ; proof-reading by Fred Helleiner.
    Peterborough, Ont. : Trent University; 2008. iv, 112 p.

  • Mass balance of Axel Heiberg Island Glaciers, 1960-1991: A reassessment and discussion, Science Report 6. Cogley, J.G., W.P. Adams, M.A. Ecclestone, F. Jung-Rothenhäusler and C.S.L. Ommanney
    Saskatoon, Sask. : National Hydrology Research Institute, Environment Canada; 1995. 168 p.

  • Répertoire des stations de recherche circumpolaires : Alaska, Canada, Finlande, Groenland/Danemark, Islande, Norvège/Svalbard, Russie, Suède 1993-1994. Adams, Peter, Charles Slaughter et Steven Bigras
    Ottawa : Affaires indiennes et du Nord Canada; c1994. vi, 180 p.

  • Répertoire des stations de recherche nordiques canadiennes, 1986. Campbell, Gordon T.J. et Peter Adams
    Ottawa : Association universitaire canadienne d'études nordiques; 1986. vi, 52 p.

  • Les universités canadiennes du moyen-nord.
    Ottawa : Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies; c1987. xv, 282 p.


Chapters in Books

  • Arctic and Antarctic lakes, contrast or continuum?. Doran, Peter, Peter Adams and Miles Ecclestone
    In: International Symposium on Arctic and Antarctic Issues (1997) Poles apart: a study in contrasts: proceedings of an International Symposium on Arctic and Antartic Issues, University of Ottawa, Canada, September 25-27, 1997 / edited by Antoni G. Lewkowicz. Ottawa : University of Ottawa Press; 1999. p. 59-68


Articles

  • A small glacier as an index of regional mass balance: baby glacier, Axel Heiberg Island, 1959-1992. Adams, W.P., J.G. Cogley, M.A. Ecclestone and M.N. Demuth
    Geografiska Annaler. 80A:37-50 1998.

  • Climate forcing and thermal feedback of residual lake-ice covers in the high Arctic. Doran, Peter T., Christopher P. McKay, W. Peter Adams, Michael C. English, Robert A. Wharton and Michael A. Meyer
    L&O Limnology and Oceanography. 41 (5): 839-48 1996.

  • I. Physical limnology. Variability of light beneath a modified portion of the snow and ice cover of a lake. Adams, W.A., W.P. Adams, P.A. Flavelle and N.T. Roulet
    Verhandlungen des Internationalen Verein Limnologie. 22: 65-71 July 1984.

  • Ice related data series from expedition Fiord, Axel Heiberg Island, Nunavut, Canada. Ecclestone, M., J.G. Cogley, W.P. Adams and C.H. Taylor
    57th Eastern Snow Conference - Proceedings. 57:51-61 May 17-19, 2000.

  • Mass balance and ablation season processes: Baby Glacier, Axel Heiberg Island, Northwest Territories. Dicks, W. W. Peter Adams and M. Ecclestone
    The Musk-Ox. 39:15-23 1992.

  • Mass balance of glaciers other than the ice sheets. Cogley, J. Graham and W.P. Adams
    Journal of Glaciology. 44 (147):315-25 1998.

  • Preparations for a glacier study using Landsat imagery and a digital elevation model. Jung-Rothenhausler, Friedrich, J. Graham Cogley and W. Peter Adams
    The Musk-Ox. 39 : 31-8 1992.

  • Remote-sensing resources for monitoring glacier fluctuations on Axel Heiberg Island. Adams, W.P. and J. Graham Cogley.
    Arctic. 53 (3):248-59 Sept. 2000.

  • Round table on Private Members' Business. Adams, Peter, John Reynolds, Garry Breitkreuz, Joe Jordan, Ted White, Gerald Keddy, Paddy Torsney, Mauril Bélanger, Yvon Godin, John Bryden, Réal Ménard, Madeleine Dalphond-Guiral, Val Meredith, Ken Epp, Carolyn Parrish and Dale Johnston
    Canadian Parliamentary Review. 25 (3):30-7 Autumn 2002.

  • Table ronde sur les affaires émanant des députés. Adams, Peter, John Reynolds, Garry Breitkreuz, Joe Jordan, Ted White, Gerald Keddy, Paddy Torsney, Mauril Bélanger, Yvon Godin, John Bryden, Réal Ménard, Madeleine Dalphond-Guiral, Val Meredith, Ken Epp, Carolyn Parrish et Dale Johnston
    Revue parlementaire canadienne. 25 (3):31-8 automne 2002 .


^ Multiple Editors / Compilers / Translators Books

  • Canada's subarctic universities. Adams, Peter and Doug Parker (eds.)
    Ottawa : Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies; c1987. xv, 282 p.

  • International geography 1972 = La géographie internationale / edited by W. Peter Adams and Frederick M. Helleiner. International Geographical Congress (22nd : 1972 : Montréal, Quebec)

    Toronto : University of Toronto Press; [c1972]. 2 v.

  • La géographie internationale = International geography 1972 / sous la direction de W. Peter Adams et Frederick M. Helleiner. Congrès international de géographie (22e : 1972 : Montréal, Québec)

    Toronto : University of Toronto Press; 1972. 2 v.

  • Peterborough and the Kawarthas / editors, Peter Adams and Colin Taylor.
    3rd ed. Peterborough, Ont. : Trent University Department of Geography; 2009. 252 p.

  • Peterborough and the Kawarthas / editors, Peter Adams and Colin Taylor.
    2nd ed. Peterborough, Ont. : Heritage Publications; 1992. ix, 198 p

  • Peterborough and the Kawarthas / written by members of the Dept. of Geography, Trent University, with contributions by others ; editors, Peter Adams and Colin Taylor. Graphics by : Stephen Gardiner. Graphics editor : Alan Brunger. Trent University. Dept. of Geography

    Peterborough [Ont.] : Heritage Publications; 1985. xii, 162 p.

  • Polar science, technology and information = La science, la technologie et l'information polaires / Peter Adams and Frank Duerden, editors. Anniversary Conference of ACUNS (10th : 1987 : Ryerson Polytechnical Institute) = Conférence anniversaire de l'AUCEN, Institut polytechnique Ryerson, 1-2 mai 1987

    Ottawa : Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies Northern Studies = Association universitaire canadienne d'études nordiques; c1988. vii, 230 p.

  • Les recherches des étudiants dans le Nord canadien : actes de la Conférence nationale des étudiants en études nordiques, 18-19 novembre 1986 / éditeurs, W. Peter Adams et Peter G. Johnson. Conférence nationale des étudiants en études nordiques (1re : 1986 : Ottawa, Ont.)

    Ottawa : Association universitaire canadienne d'études nordiques = Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies ; c1988. 596 p.

  • La science, la technologie et l'information polaires = Polar science, technology and information / Peter Admas et Frank Duerden, éditeurs. Conférence anniversaire de l'AUCEN (10e : 1987 Institut polytechnique Ryerson) = Anniversary Conference of ACUNS (10th : 1987 : Ryerson Polytechnical Institute)

    Ottawa : Association universitaire canadienne d'études nordiques = Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies ; 1988. vii, 230 p.

  • Student research in Canada’s north: proceedings of the National Student Conference on Northern Studies, November 18-19, 1986, editors W. Peter Adams and Peter G. Johnson.
    Ottawa : Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies = Association universitaire canadienne d’études nordiques; 1988. 596 p.


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