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The 41st Parliament

On May 2nd, 2011, Canada elected a majority Conservative government. Here are the results:

On May 18th, the new cabinet was announced followed shortly by the Parliamentary Secretaries. The following ministers and secretaries are of particular interest to the arts sector. These, along with the MP in your riding are the political officials most important to arts-related decision-making in Parliament.

Minister of Canadian Heritage
James Moore [1]
Port Moody-Westwood-Port Coquitlam (British Columbia)

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Canadian Heritage
Paul Calandra [2]
Oak Ridges–Markham (Ontario)

Minister of Finance
Jim Flaherty [3]
Whitby-Oshawa (Ontario)

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance
Shelly Glover [4]
Saint-Boniface (Manitoba)

President of the Treasury Board
Tony Clement [5]
Parry Sound-Muskoka (Ontario)

Andrew Saxton [6]
Parliamentary Secretary to the President of the Treasury Board and for Western Economic Diversification
North Vancouver (British Columbia)

Minister of Foreign Affairs
John Baird [7]
Ottawa West-Nepean (Ontario)

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs
Bob Dechert [8]
Mississauga-Erindale (Ontario)

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs
Deepak Obhrai [9]
Calgary East (Alberta)

Minister of International Trade
Ed Fast [10]
Abbotsford (British Columbia)

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Trade
Gerald Keddy [11]
South Shore–St. Margaret’s (Nova Scotia)

Minister of Industry
Christian Paradis [12]
Mégantic-L’Érable (Quebec)

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Industry
Mike Lake [13]
Edmonton-Mill Woods-Beaumont (Alberta)

Find the full list of cabinet ministers [14]

Find the full list of Parliamentary Secretaries [15]

Other important contacts include:

Chair of the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage
Rob Moore [16]
Fundy Royal (New Brunswick)

Chair of the Standing Committee on Finance
James Rajotte [17]
Edmonton-Leduc (Alberta)

NDP Heritage Critic
Tyrone Benskin [18]
Jeanne-Le Ber (Quebec)

Liberal Heritage Critic
Scott Simms [19]
Bonavista-Gander-Grand Falls-Windsor (Newfoundland and Labrador)

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