Minister of Natural Resources

The minister of natural resources (French: ministre des ressources naturelles) is the minister of the Crown in the Canadian Cabinet who is responsible for Natural Resources Canada.

Minister of Natural Resources
Ministre des Ressources naturelles
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Incumbent
Seamus O'Regan

since November 20, 2019
Natural Resources Canada
StyleThe Honourable
Member of
Reports to
AppointerMonarch (represented by the governor general);[3]
on the advice of the prime minister[4]
Term lengthAt Her Majesty's pleasure
Inaugural holderAnne McLellan
Formation12 January 1995
SalaryCA$269,800 (2019)[5]
Websitewww.nrcan-rncan.gc.ca

The current minister of natural resources is Seamus O'Regan.[6]

MinistersEdit

Key:

No. Portrait Name Term of office Political party Ministry
1   Anne McLellan January 12, 1995 June 10, 1997 Liberal 26 (Chrétien)
2   Ralph Goodale June 11, 1997 January 14, 2002 Liberal
3   Herb Dhaliwal January 15, 2002 December 11, 2003 Liberal
4   John Efford December 12, 2003 September 25, 2005 Liberal 27 (Martin)
5   John McCallum September 26, 2005 February 3, 2006 Liberal
6   Gary Lunn January 6, 2006 October 29, 2008 Conservative 28 (Harper)
7   Lisa Raitt October 30, 2008 January 19, 2010 Conservative
8   Christian Paradis January 19, 2010 May 18, 2011 Conservative
9   Joe Oliver May 18, 2011 March 19, 2014 Conservative
10   Greg Rickford March 19, 2014 November 4, 2015 Conservative
11   Jim Carr November 4, 2015 [7] July 17, 2018 Liberal 29 (J. Trudeau)
12   Amarjeet Sohi July 17, 2018[8] November 20, 2019 Liberal
13   Seamus O'Regan November 20, 2019[9] Incumbent Liberal

Prior to 1995, the responsibilities of the current natural resources portfolio were divided between the now-defunct posts of minister of energy, mines and resources and minister of forestry.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The Canadian Parliamentary system - Our Procedure - House of Commons". www.ourcommons.ca. Retrieved 2020-04-20.
  2. ^ "Review of the Responsibilities and Accountabilities of Ministers and Senior Officials" (PDF).
  3. ^ "Constitutional Duties". The Governor General of Canada. Retrieved 2020-04-20.
  4. ^ "House of Commons Procedure and Practice - 1. Parliamentary Institutions - Canadian Parliamentary Institutions". www.ourcommons.ca. Retrieved 2020-04-20.
  5. ^ "Indemnities, Salaries and Allowances". Library of Parliament. April 11, 2018. Archived from the original on June 1, 2017. Retrieved September 21, 2017.
  6. ^ Parliament of Canada. "Our Minister".
  7. ^ Parliament of Canada. "Ministry of Canada" (PDF).
  8. ^ Parliament of Canada. "Ministry of Canada" (PDF).
  9. ^ Parliament of Canada. "Ministry of Canada" (PDF).