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Date of Birth ( 1943.04.01
Place of Birth: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Profession | Occupation: Executive assistant
Federal Political Experience
Years of Service: 2976 Days (8 years, 1 month, 24 days)
^ House of Commons
ConstituencyPolitical Affiliation at ElectionDate of Election (
New Westminster--Coquitlam, British Columbia Resignation. Enters provincial politics in British Columbia. New Democratic Party 2008.10.14 Elected
New Westminster--Coquitlam, British Columbia New Democratic Party 2006.01.23 Elected
New Westminster--Coquitlam--Burnaby, British Columbia New Democratic Party 1997.06.02 Defeated
New Westminster--Burnaby, British Columbia New Democratic Party 1993.10.25 Defeated
New Westminster--Burnaby, British Columbia Maiden speech. New Democratic Party 1988.11.21 Elected

^ Parliamentary Group
PartyTerm (
New Democratic Party 2006.01.23 - 2009.04.13
New Democratic Party 1988.11.21 - 1993.10.25

^ Offices and Roles as a Parliamentarian

Area of ResponsibilityTerm (
Peace Advocacy 2006.02.14 - 2007.09.26
National Defence 2006.02.14 - 2009.04.13
Child Care 1990.09 - 1993
Status of Women 1989 - 1994

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Provincial / Territorial Political Experience
^ Provincial / Territorial Political Affiliation
Political AffiliationProvince / TerritoryTerm (
New Democratic Party British Columbia 2009.05.12 -
^ Provincial / Territorial Constituency
ConstituenciesProvince / TerritoryTerm (
New Westminster British Columbia 2009.05.12 - 2013.05.13
^ Provincial / Territorial Assembly
AssemblyProvince / TerritoryTerm (
Legislative Assembly British Columbia 2009.05.12 - 2013.05.13
^ Provincial / Territorial Responsibilities
British Columbia

ResponsibilityTerm (
Leader of the N.D.P. (Acting) 2011.01.19 - 2011.04.16
Leader of the Opposition (Acting) 2011.01.19 - 2011.04.16
Selected Publications This bibliography includes books, chapters in books and journal articles written, edited, compiled or translated solely by the parliamentarian or with others.

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^ Sole Author Books

  • 20 ans après : une évaluation des suites données aux recommandations de la Commission royale d'enquête sur la situation de la femme au Canada / Dawn Black ; [édité par Marika Morris].
    [Ottawa] : Bibliothèque du Parlement, Direction de la recherche; 1990. iv, 54 p.

  • 20 years later: an assessment of the implementation of the Recommendations of the Royal Commission on the Status of Women / Dawn Black ; [edited by Marika Morris].
    [Ottawa] : [The Royal Commission on the Status of Women] ; 1990. iv, 52 p.


  • The NDP fires back at Prime Minister Harper.
    Esprit de corps: Canadian military then & now. 15 (12):12 Jan. 2009.

^ Multiple Authors Articles

  • Worlds of support. MacKay, Peter, R.J. Hillier, Dawn Black and Claude Bachand
    Esprit de corps: Canadian military then & now. 14 (9):24 Oct. 2007.

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