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Dennis Joseph Mills

Date of Birth (yyyy-mm-dd):  1946-07-19

Place of Birth:  Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Profession | Occupation:  author, businessman

Federal Political Experience

Years of Service: 5,698 days (15 years, 7 months, 6 days)

House of Commons

Constituency Political Affiliation at Election Date of Election Result
Broadview--Greenwood Liberal Party of Canada 1997-06-02 Elected
Toronto--Danforth Liberal Party of Canada 2004-06-28 Defeated
Broadview--Greenwood Liberal Party of Canada 1993-10-25 Elected
Toronto--Danforth Liberal Party of Canada 2000-11-27 Elected
Broadview--Greenwood Liberal Party of Canada 1988-11-21 Elected

Parliamentary Group

Party Term
Liberal Party of Canada 1988-11-21 - 1996-05-07
Liberal Party of Canada 1996-08-07 - 2004-06-27
Independent Liberal 1996-05-08 - 1996-08-06

Offices and Roles as a Parliamentarian

Parliamentary Secretary
Portfolio Term
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Industry
[1] The office of the Minister of Consumer and Corporate Affairs was abolished. The office of the Minister of Industry was established by Statutes of Canada, 1995, c. 1, assented to on March 16, 1995 and in force on March 29, 1995. [2] The office of the Minister of Industry, Science and Technology was abolished. The office of the Minister of Industry was established by Statutes of Canada, 1995, c. 1, assented to on March 16, 1995 and in force on March 29, 1995. (Source: Privy Council Office's Guide to Canadian Ministries since Confederation)
1995-03-29 - 1996-02-22
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Industry, Science and Technology (Industry) and Minister of Consumer and Corporate Affairs (Industry) 1993-12-06 - 1995-03-28
Critic
Department Portfolio Term
Small Business and Tourism Small Business 1990-09 - 1993
Small Business and Tourism Tourism 1990-09 - 1993
Secretary of State of Canada Multiculturalism and Citizenship 1989-02 - 1990-09
Assistant / Associate Critic
Department Portfolio Term
Communications Communications 1989-02-01 - 1990-09-01
Industry, Science and Technology Science and Technology 1990-09-01 - 1993-01-01
Committees - House of Commons

Committee membership is shown below by session. All members who served on a committee at any time during a session are listed.

Committee Role Term
Subcommittee on the Study of Sport in Canada of the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage Chair 36th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1999-10-12 - 2000-10-22)
Subcommittee on the Study of Sport in Canada of the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage Chair 37th Parliament, 1st Session
(2001-01-29 - 2002-09-16)
Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage Vice-Chair 36th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1999-10-12 - 2000-10-22)
Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage Vice-Chair 37th Parliament, 1st Session
(2001-01-29 - 2002-09-16)
Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage Member 37th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2002-09-30 - 2003-11-12)
Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage Member 37th Parliament, 3rd Session
(2004-02-02 - 2004-05-23)
Standing Committee on Public Accounts Member 37th Parliament, 3rd Session
(2004-02-02 - 2004-05-23)
Subcommittee on the Study of Sport in Canada of the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage Chair 36th Parliament, 1st Session
(1997-09-22 - 1999-09-18)
Standing Committee on Communications, Culture, Citizenship and Multiculturalism Member 34th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1989-04-03 - 1991-05-12)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-102 An Act to amend the Customs Tariff, the Excise Act, the Excise Tax Act, the Customs Act, the Criminal Code and a related Act Member 34th Parliament, 3rd Session
(1991-05-13 - 1993-09-08)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-12 An Act respecting museums Member 34th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1989-04-03 - 1991-05-12)
Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage Member 36th Parliament, 1st Session
(1997-09-22 - 1999-09-18)
Special Committee to Study the Proposed Companion Resolution to the Meech Lake Accord Member 34th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1989-04-03 - 1991-05-12)
Subcommittee on Bill C-43 An Act to amend the Lobbyists Registration Act and to make related amendments to other Acts Member 35th Parliament, 1st Session
(1994-01-17 - 1996-02-02)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-51 An Act to amend the Income Tax Act Member 34th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1989-04-03 - 1991-05-12)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-99 An Act to amend the Small Businesses Loans Act and another Act An consequence thereof Member 34th Parliament, 3rd Session
(1991-05-13 - 1993-09-08)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-59 An Act to amend the National Parks Act Member 34th Parliament, 3rd Session
(1991-05-13 - 1993-09-08)
Standing Committee on Consumer and Corporate Affairs and Government Operations Member 34th Parliament, 3rd Session
(1991-05-13 - 1993-09-08)
Standing Committee on Multiculturalism and Citizenship Member 34th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1989-04-03 - 1991-05-12)
Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration Member 35th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1996-03-01 - 1996-03-15)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-289 Remembrance Day Act Member 34th Parliament, 3rd Session
(1991-05-13 - 1993-09-08)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-18 An Act to estabiisb the Department of Multiculturalism and Citizenship and to amend certain Acts in relation thereto Member 34th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1989-04-03 - 1991-05-12)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-76 An Act to amend certain statutes to implement certain fiscal provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 25, 1992 Member 34th Parliament, 3rd Session
(1991-05-13 - 1993-09-08)
Subcommittee on Bill C-12 An Act to amend the Canada Business Corporations Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts Member 35th Parliament, 1st Session
(1994-01-17 - 1996-02-02)
Standing Committee on Industry Member 35th Parliament, 1st Session
(1994-01-17 - 1996-02-02)

Selected Publications

The following is a select bibliography, representing key titles or contributions from the parliamentarian’s collection of published works. To learn more about this parliamentarian’s written works please consult a library near you.

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the following information. Should you find any errors please contact us via e-mail at: parlinfo@parl.gc.ca.

A life less taxing: a Canadian tax evolution. Toronto: Warwick Pub.; 237 p. c1998

The single tax system: a proposal for tax reform / paper presented by Dennis Mills. Vancouver: Fraser Institute; 29 p. 1995

A new tax system for Canada. Toronto: Hemlock Press; 1998

The single tax: fair and simple for all Canadians. 2nd. ed. Toronto: Hemlock Press; xxvii, 188 p [1992], c1990

Something to offer: developing an agenda for all Canadians for the 21st century / editor Dennis Mills. Toronto: Hemlock Press for the 21st Century Study Group; xii, 274 p. 1989

The single tax: fair and simple for all Canadians. Toronto: Hemlock Press; xxvii, 172 p. 1990

Or the single tax?. Ottawa: The Author; 19 p. [1993]

Federal Political Experience

Years of Service: 5,698 days (15 years, 7 months, 6 days)

House of Commons

Constituency Political Affiliation at Election Date of Election Result
Broadview--Greenwood Liberal Party of Canada 1997-06-02 Elected
Toronto--Danforth Liberal Party of Canada 2004-06-28 Defeated
Broadview--Greenwood Liberal Party of Canada 1993-10-25 Elected
Toronto--Danforth Liberal Party of Canada 2000-11-27 Elected
Broadview--Greenwood Liberal Party of Canada 1988-11-21 Elected

Parliamentary Group

Party Term
Liberal Party of Canada 1988-11-21 - 1996-05-07
Liberal Party of Canada 1996-08-07 - 2004-06-27
Independent Liberal 1996-05-08 - 1996-08-06

Offices and Roles as a Parliamentarian

Parliamentary Secretary
Portfolio Term
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Industry
[1] The office of the Minister of Consumer and Corporate Affairs was abolished. The office of the Minister of Industry was established by Statutes of Canada, 1995, c. 1, assented to on March 16, 1995 and in force on March 29, 1995. [2] The office of the Minister of Industry, Science and Technology was abolished. The office of the Minister of Industry was established by Statutes of Canada, 1995, c. 1, assented to on March 16, 1995 and in force on March 29, 1995. (Source: Privy Council Office's Guide to Canadian Ministries since Confederation)
1995-03-29 - 1996-02-22
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Industry, Science and Technology (Industry) and Minister of Consumer and Corporate Affairs (Industry) 1993-12-06 - 1995-03-28
Critic
Department Portfolio Term
Small Business and Tourism Small Business 1990-09 - 1993
Small Business and Tourism Tourism 1990-09 - 1993
Secretary of State of Canada Multiculturalism and Citizenship 1989-02 - 1990-09
Assistant / Associate Critic
Department Portfolio Term
Communications Communications 1989-02-01 - 1990-09-01
Industry, Science and Technology Science and Technology 1990-09-01 - 1993-01-01
Committees - House of Commons

Committee membership is shown below by session. All members who served on a committee at any time during a session are listed.

Committee Role Term
Subcommittee on the Study of Sport in Canada of the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage Chair 36th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1999-10-12 - 2000-10-22)
Subcommittee on the Study of Sport in Canada of the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage Chair 37th Parliament, 1st Session
(2001-01-29 - 2002-09-16)
Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage Vice-Chair 36th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1999-10-12 - 2000-10-22)
Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage Vice-Chair 37th Parliament, 1st Session
(2001-01-29 - 2002-09-16)
Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage Member 37th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2002-09-30 - 2003-11-12)
Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage Member 37th Parliament, 3rd Session
(2004-02-02 - 2004-05-23)
Standing Committee on Public Accounts Member 37th Parliament, 3rd Session
(2004-02-02 - 2004-05-23)
Subcommittee on the Study of Sport in Canada of the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage Chair 36th Parliament, 1st Session
(1997-09-22 - 1999-09-18)
Standing Committee on Communications, Culture, Citizenship and Multiculturalism Member 34th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1989-04-03 - 1991-05-12)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-102 An Act to amend the Customs Tariff, the Excise Act, the Excise Tax Act, the Customs Act, the Criminal Code and a related Act Member 34th Parliament, 3rd Session
(1991-05-13 - 1993-09-08)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-12 An Act respecting museums Member 34th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1989-04-03 - 1991-05-12)
Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage Member 36th Parliament, 1st Session
(1997-09-22 - 1999-09-18)
Special Committee to Study the Proposed Companion Resolution to the Meech Lake Accord Member 34th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1989-04-03 - 1991-05-12)
Subcommittee on Bill C-43 An Act to amend the Lobbyists Registration Act and to make related amendments to other Acts Member 35th Parliament, 1st Session
(1994-01-17 - 1996-02-02)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-51 An Act to amend the Income Tax Act Member 34th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1989-04-03 - 1991-05-12)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-99 An Act to amend the Small Businesses Loans Act and another Act An consequence thereof Member 34th Parliament, 3rd Session
(1991-05-13 - 1993-09-08)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-59 An Act to amend the National Parks Act Member 34th Parliament, 3rd Session
(1991-05-13 - 1993-09-08)
Standing Committee on Consumer and Corporate Affairs and Government Operations Member 34th Parliament, 3rd Session
(1991-05-13 - 1993-09-08)
Standing Committee on Multiculturalism and Citizenship Member 34th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1989-04-03 - 1991-05-12)
Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration Member 35th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1996-03-01 - 1996-03-15)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-289 Remembrance Day Act Member 34th Parliament, 3rd Session
(1991-05-13 - 1993-09-08)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-18 An Act to estabiisb the Department of Multiculturalism and Citizenship and to amend certain Acts in relation thereto Member 34th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1989-04-03 - 1991-05-12)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-76 An Act to amend certain statutes to implement certain fiscal provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 25, 1992 Member 34th Parliament, 3rd Session
(1991-05-13 - 1993-09-08)
Subcommittee on Bill C-12 An Act to amend the Canada Business Corporations Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts Member 35th Parliament, 1st Session
(1994-01-17 - 1996-02-02)
Standing Committee on Industry Member 35th Parliament, 1st Session
(1994-01-17 - 1996-02-02)

Selected Publications

The following is a select bibliography, representing key titles or contributions from the parliamentarian’s collection of published works. To learn more about this parliamentarian’s written works please consult a library near you.

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the following information. Should you find any errors please contact us via e-mail at: parlinfo@parl.gc.ca.

A life less taxing: a Canadian tax evolution. Toronto: Warwick Pub.; 237 p. c1998

The single tax system: a proposal for tax reform / paper presented by Dennis Mills. Vancouver: Fraser Institute; 29 p. 1995

A new tax system for Canada. Toronto: Hemlock Press; 1998

The single tax: fair and simple for all Canadians. 2nd. ed. Toronto: Hemlock Press; xxvii, 188 p [1992], c1990

Something to offer: developing an agenda for all Canadians for the 21st century / editor Dennis Mills. Toronto: Hemlock Press for the 21st Century Study Group; xii, 274 p. 1989

The single tax: fair and simple for all Canadians. Toronto: Hemlock Press; xxvii, 172 p. 1990

Or the single tax?. Ottawa: The Author; 19 p. [1993]