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Minister of Natural Resources (Canada)

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. As of July 18, 2018, the Minister of Natural Resources is Amarjeet Sohi.[2]

Minister of Natural Resources of Canada
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Incumbent
Amarjeet Sohi

since July 18, 2018
Department of Natural Resources
StyleThe Honourable
Member of
AppointerGovernor General of Canada
Term lengthAt Her Majesty's pleasure
Inaugural holderAnne McLellan
Formation12 January 1995
Salary$255,300 (2017)[1]
Websitewww.nrcan-rncan.gc.ca

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 [3] July 17, 2018 Liberal 29 (J. Trudeau)
12   Amarjeet Sohi July 17, 2018[4] Present 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. ^ "Indemnities, Salaries and Allowances". Parliament of Canada.
  2. ^ Parliament of Canada. "Our Minister".
  3. ^ Parliament of Canada. "Ministry of Canada" (PDF).
  4. ^ Parliament of Canada. "Ministry of Canada" (PDF).