Jim Carr

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Jim Carr

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Minister of International Trade Diversification
Assumed office
July 18, 2018
Prime MinisterJustin Trudeau
Preceded byFrançois-Philippe Champagne
Member of Parliament
for Winnipeg South Centre
Assumed office
October 19, 2015
Preceded byJoyce Bateman
Minister of Natural Resources
In office
November 4, 2015 – July 18, 2018
Prime MinisterJustin Trudeau
Preceded byGreg Rickford
Succeeded byAmarjeet Sohi
Deputy Leader of the Manitoba Liberal Party
In office
1988–1992
LeaderSharon Carstairs
Member of the Manitoba Legislative Assembly
for Crescentwood
In office
September 11, 1990 – January 27, 1992
Preceded byWarren Steen
Succeeded byAvis Gray
Member of the Manitoba Legislative Assembly
for Fort Rouge
In office
April 26, 1988 – September 11, 1990
Preceded byRoland Penner
Succeeded byTim Sale
Executive Director of the Manitoba Arts Council
In office
1973–1974
Personal details
Born
James Gordon Carr

(1951-10-11) October 11, 1951 (age 69)
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Political partyLiberal
ResidenceCrescentwood, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Alma materUniversity of British Columbia
McGill University
OccupationPolitician, businessperson, writer, editor, musician

James Gordon Carr PC OM MP (born October 11, 1951) is a Canadian politician.

In the 2015 federal election, he was elected as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Winnipeg South Centre. He is the Minister of International Trade Diversification in the Cabinet of Canada, headed by Justin Trudeau. He was Minister of Natural Resources from 2015 to 2018.[1]

In October 2019, Carr was diagnosed with multiple myeloma.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Full list of Justin Trudeau's Cabinet, CBC News. Retrieved on November 4, 2015.
  2. Tunney, Catharine (2019-10-25). "Jim Carr, minister of international trade diversification, diagnosed with cancer". CBC News. Retrieved 2019-10-25.