BMO Lecture Series 2019

Nova Scotia's Economic Future
BMO Lecture Series 2019
Monday Nov. 25, 2019
7 pm
KCIC Auditorium

Peter MacKay (’87), QC, is a partner in the Toronto office of prestigious law firm Baker McKenzie. Before joining the firm in 2016, he represented Nova Scotia ridings in the Parliament of Canada for more than 18 years. During his first five years in the House of Commons, MacKay served as House Leader and member of the Board of Internal Economy for the Progressive Conservative caucus. When the Conservative Party of Canada came to power in 2006, MacKay became Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency. He moved from Foreign Affairs to Defence in a 2007 Cabinet shuffle, where he remained as minister until July 2013. From there, he assumed the Justice portfolio and became Attorney General of Canada until November 2015.


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