Minister of International Trade (Canada)


Minister of International Trade (Canada)
Minister of International Trade
Ministry
Federal
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Incumbent
Ed Fast
PC, MP
since 18 May 2011
Style The Honourable
Appointed by David Johnston
as Governor General of Canada
First Gerald Regan
Formation 8 December 1983
Term length At Her Majesty's pleasure

Website www.dfait-maeci.gc.ca
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The Minister of International Trade (French: Ministre du Commerce international) is the Minister of the Crown in the Canadian Cabinet is the head of the federal government's international trade department (International Trade Canada) and the provisions of treaties such as the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

The post was first established in 1983 as the Minister for International Trade. This title changed to Minister of International Trade under Prime Minister Paul Martin when he split the former Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade. The current Minister of International Trade is Ed Fast.

Ministers

1. Gerald Regan December 8, 1983 - June 29, 1984 Cabinet of Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau
2. Francis Fox June 30, 1984 - September 16, 1984 Cabinet of Prime Minister John Napier Turner
3. James F. Kelleher September 17, 1984 - June 29, 1986 Cabinet of Prime Minister Brian Mulroney
4. Pat Carney June 30, 1986 - March 30, 1988
5. John Crosbie March 31, 1988 - April 20, 1991
6. Michael Wilson April 21, 1991 - June 24, 1993
7. Tom Hockin June 25, 1993 - November 3, 1993 Cabinet of Prime Minister Kim Campbell
8. Roy MacLaren November 4, 1993 - January 24, 1996 Cabinet of Prime Minister Jean Chrétien
9. Art Eggleton January 25, 1996 - June 10, 1997
10. Sergio Marchi June 11, 1997 - August 2, 1999
11. Pierre Pettigrew August 3, 1999 - December 11, 2003
12. Jim Peterson December 12, 2003 - February 5, 2006 Cabinet of Prime Minister Paul Martin
13. David Emerson February 6, 2006 - June 24, 2008 Cabinet of Prime Minister Stephen Harper
14. Michael Fortier June 25, 2008 - October 29, 2008
15. Stockwell Day October 30, 2008 - January 19, 2010
16. Peter Van Loan January 19, 2010 - May 18, 2011
17. Ed Fast May 18, 2011 - present




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