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PENASHUE, The Hon. Peter, P.C.
Picture of PENASHUE, The Hon. Peter, P.C.
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© House of Commons 2011

Date of Birth ( 1964.04.09
Place of Birth: Sheshatshiu, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Profession | Occupation: Aboriginal leader, businessman
Notes: Member of the Sheshatshiu Innu First Nation.
Federal Political Experience
Years of Service: 683 Days (1 year, 10 months, 14 days)
^ House of Commons
ConstituencyPolitical Affiliation at ElectionDate of Election (
Labrador, Newfoundland and Labrador Conservative 2015.10.19 Defeated
Labrador, Newfoundland and Labrador Conservative 2013.05.13
Labrador, Newfoundland and Labrador Resignation. Irregularities with campaign funding during the general election of 2011. Conservative 2011.05.02 Elected

^ Parliamentary Group
PartyTerm (
Conservative 2011.05.02 - 2013.03.14

^ Offices and Roles as a Parliamentarian

PortfolioTerm (
Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs Resignation 2011.05.18 - 2013.03.14
President of the Queen's Privy Council Resignation 2011.05.18 - 2013.03.14

Regional Minister

RegionTerm (
Newfoundland and Labrador 2011.05.18 - 2013.03.14

^ Committees - Cabinet
CommitteeRoleTerm (
Operations Member 2011.05.18 - 2013.03.14
Social Affairs Member 2011.05.18 - 2013.03.14

Selected Publications This bibliography includes books, chapters in books and journal articles written, edited, compiled or translated solely by the parliamentarian or with others.

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^ Sole Author Chapters in Books

  • Nitassinan : nation to nation.
    In: Nation to nation : aboriginal sovereignty and the future of Canada / edited by Diane Engelstad and John Bird.. Concord, Ont. : House of Anansi Press; Irwin; 1999, c1992. p. 129-32.


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