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Philip Edmonston

Date of Birth (yyyy-mm-dd):  1944-05-26

Place of Birth:  Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Profession | Occupation:  consumer advocate, editor, journalist, writer

Federal Political Experience

Years of Service: 1,350 days (3 years, 8 months, 11 days)

House of Commons

Constituency Political Affiliation at Election Date of Election Result
Verdun New Democratic Party 1977-05-24
(By-Election)
Defeated
Chambly New Democratic Party 1988-11-21 Defeated
Chambly New Democratic Party 1990-02-12
(By-Election)
Elected

Parliamentary Group

Party Term
New Democratic Party 1990-02-12 - 1993-10-24

Offices and Roles as a Parliamentarian

Critic
Department Portfolio Term
Consumer and Corporate Affairs Consumer and Corporate Affairs 1992-02-28 - 1993
Federal Office of Regional Development-Quebec Quebec Region 1990-09 - 1993
Consumer and Corporate Affairs Consumer Affairs 1990-09 - 1992-02-27
Multiculturalism Official Languages 1990-09 - 1993-10-24
Assistant / Associate Critic
Department Portfolio Term
Privy Council Office Constitution 1990-02 - 1993-10-24
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
Special Committee to Study the Proposed Companion Resolution to the Meech Lake Accord Member 34th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1990-02-12 - 1991-05-12)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-85 An Act to provide for certain matters respecting official languages, employees' pensions and labour relations in connection with the transfer of certain airports Member 34th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1990-02-12 - 1991-05-12)
Standing Committee on Consumer and Corporate Affairs and Government Operations Member 34th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1990-02-12 - 1991-05-12)
Standing Committee on Consumer and Corporate Affairs and Government Operations Member 34th Parliament, 3rd Session
(1991-05-13 - 1993-09-08)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-122 An Act to amend the Customs Tariff (textile tariff reduction) Member 34th Parliament, 3rd Session
(1991-05-13 - 1993-09-08)
Standing Committee on Official Languages Member 34th Parliament, 3rd Session
(1991-05-13 - 1993-09-08)
Legislative Committee on Bill S-17 An Act to amend the Copyright Act, the Industrial Design Act, the Integrated Circuit Topography Act, the Patent Act, the Trade-marks Act and other Acts in consequence thereof Member 34th Parliament, 3rd Session
(1991-05-13 - 1993-09-08)
Committees - Joint

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
Special Joint Committee on a Renewed Canada Member 34th Parliament, 3rd Session
(1991-05-13 - 1993-09-08)

Military Service

Military Organization Function Term (yyyy-mm-dd)
United States Army

Served in Panama in the U.S. Army infantry attached to the 508th Airborne Division
Medic 1961 - 1964

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.

Lemon-aid. [S.l.]: Musson; 287 p c1976

Phil Edmonston's lemon-aid. New driver's guide. Toronto: Viking Canada; Annual 2003-

Lemon-aid used cars. Toronto: Stoddart; 4 v. 1997-2001

Le guide de survie du consommateur. Montreal: Quinze; 368 p. [1978]

Lemon-aid used cars and minivans. Toronto: Viking Canada; Annual 2003-

Phil Edmonston's lemon-aid : used cars and minivans. Toronto: Viking Canada; 2003-

Phil Edmonston's lemon-aid SUVs, vans, and trucks. Toronto: Viking; Annual 2002-

Car smarts : hot tips for the car crazy. Toronto: Tundra Books; Annual c2004

Roulez sans vous faire rouler, nouveaux modèles. St-Lambert, Québec: Héritage plus; Annual c1985

Guide d'achat de votre auto neuve ou usagée. Montréal: Libre expression; 354 p. [1994?]

Lemon-aid new cars and minivans. Toronto: Stiddart; Annual 2001-

Canadian consumers' survival book. Don Mills, Ont.: General Pub. Co; 1977

Lemon-aid new car guide .... Toronto: Musson; v. c1982-c1996

Auto-conseils : véhicules neufs (voitures et véhicules). Ottawa: Éditions Edmonston; v. 1986-

Lemon-aid driver's companion. Toronto: Stoddart; 124 p. 1991

Lemon-aid. New York: D. McKay; 380 p. c1977

Justice for the exploited motorist!. Montreal: Editions du Jour; 70, 72 p. [c1970]

Lemon-aid new 4x4s, vans and trucks. Toronto: Stoddart; Annual 1988-

Roulez sans vous faire rouler. [Montréal]: Éditions Edmonston; v. 1975-1981

Pour la reconnaissance des droits des automobilistes. Protégez-vous. p. 33-35 Oct. 1980

Canadian used car guide : best buys, lemons, confidential prices, rusting diagrams. Toronto: Musson; 195 p. 1981

Lemon-aid SUVs, vans, and trucks. Toronto: Stoddart; Annual 2001-

Lemon-aid: used car guide 1982 : best buys, lemons, confidential prices, rusting diagrams. Toronto: Musson; 254 p. 1982

Lemon-aid 4x4, van and truck guide. Don Mills, Ont.: Stoddart; 1996

Roulez sans vous faire rouler : guide des nouveaux modèles. Montréal: Éditions de l'homme; c1981-[1984?]

The art of complaining. Toronto: Musson; 386 p. 1984

Guide des autos usagées. Montréal: A. Stanké; 239 p. c1976

Lemon-aid new cars. Toronto: Stoddart; 4 v. c1997-2000

Lemon-aid used 4x4s, vans and trucks. Toronto: Stoddart; Annual 1999-

Lemon-aid new car guide. Toronto: Stoddart; Annual 1982-

Automobilistes, défendez-vous!. Montreal: Editions du Jour; 72, 70 p. [c1970]

Lemon-aid used car guide .... Toronto: Musson; v. c1982-1996

Lemon-aid: used car guide 1993. Toronto: Stoddart; 348 p 1993

Lemon-aid. [Montreal]: Editions Edmonston; 6 v. 1976-1981

Canadian used car guide. Don Mills, Ont.: Musson Book Co; 253 p. 1977

Lemon-aid 4x4, van and truck guide. Toronto: Stoddart; 1988-c1996

Roulez sans vous faire rouler : guide des voitures d'occasion. Montréal: Les Editions de l'Homme; 1982-1984

Federal Political Experience

Years of Service: 1,350 days (3 years, 8 months, 11 days)

House of Commons

Constituency Political Affiliation at Election Date of Election Result
Verdun New Democratic Party 1977-05-24
(By-Election)
Defeated
Chambly New Democratic Party 1988-11-21 Defeated
Chambly New Democratic Party 1990-02-12
(By-Election)
Elected

Parliamentary Group

Party Term
New Democratic Party 1990-02-12 - 1993-10-24

Offices and Roles as a Parliamentarian

Critic
Department Portfolio Term
Consumer and Corporate Affairs Consumer and Corporate Affairs 1992-02-28 - 1993
Federal Office of Regional Development-Quebec Quebec Region 1990-09 - 1993
Consumer and Corporate Affairs Consumer Affairs 1990-09 - 1992-02-27
Multiculturalism Official Languages 1990-09 - 1993-10-24
Assistant / Associate Critic
Department Portfolio Term
Privy Council Office Constitution 1990-02 - 1993-10-24
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
Special Committee to Study the Proposed Companion Resolution to the Meech Lake Accord Member 34th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1990-02-12 - 1991-05-12)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-85 An Act to provide for certain matters respecting official languages, employees' pensions and labour relations in connection with the transfer of certain airports Member 34th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1990-02-12 - 1991-05-12)
Standing Committee on Consumer and Corporate Affairs and Government Operations Member 34th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1990-02-12 - 1991-05-12)
Standing Committee on Consumer and Corporate Affairs and Government Operations Member 34th Parliament, 3rd Session
(1991-05-13 - 1993-09-08)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-122 An Act to amend the Customs Tariff (textile tariff reduction) Member 34th Parliament, 3rd Session
(1991-05-13 - 1993-09-08)
Standing Committee on Official Languages Member 34th Parliament, 3rd Session
(1991-05-13 - 1993-09-08)
Legislative Committee on Bill S-17 An Act to amend the Copyright Act, the Industrial Design Act, the Integrated Circuit Topography Act, the Patent Act, the Trade-marks Act and other Acts in consequence thereof Member 34th Parliament, 3rd Session
(1991-05-13 - 1993-09-08)
Committees - Joint

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
Special Joint Committee on a Renewed Canada Member 34th Parliament, 3rd Session
(1991-05-13 - 1993-09-08)

Military Service

Military Organization Function Term (yyyy-mm-dd)
United States Army

Served in Panama in the U.S. Army infantry attached to the 508th Airborne Division
Medic 1961 - 1964

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.

Lemon-aid. [S.l.]: Musson; 287 p c1976

Phil Edmonston's lemon-aid. New driver's guide. Toronto: Viking Canada; Annual 2003-

Lemon-aid used cars. Toronto: Stoddart; 4 v. 1997-2001

Le guide de survie du consommateur. Montreal: Quinze; 368 p. [1978]

Lemon-aid used cars and minivans. Toronto: Viking Canada; Annual 2003-

Phil Edmonston's lemon-aid : used cars and minivans. Toronto: Viking Canada; 2003-

Phil Edmonston's lemon-aid SUVs, vans, and trucks. Toronto: Viking; Annual 2002-

Car smarts : hot tips for the car crazy. Toronto: Tundra Books; Annual c2004

Roulez sans vous faire rouler, nouveaux modèles. St-Lambert, Québec: Héritage plus; Annual c1985

Guide d'achat de votre auto neuve ou usagée. Montréal: Libre expression; 354 p. [1994?]

Lemon-aid new cars and minivans. Toronto: Stiddart; Annual 2001-

Canadian consumers' survival book. Don Mills, Ont.: General Pub. Co; 1977

Lemon-aid new car guide .... Toronto: Musson; v. c1982-c1996

Auto-conseils : véhicules neufs (voitures et véhicules). Ottawa: Éditions Edmonston; v. 1986-

Lemon-aid driver's companion. Toronto: Stoddart; 124 p. 1991

Lemon-aid. New York: D. McKay; 380 p. c1977

Justice for the exploited motorist!. Montreal: Editions du Jour; 70, 72 p. [c1970]

Lemon-aid new 4x4s, vans and trucks. Toronto: Stoddart; Annual 1988-

Roulez sans vous faire rouler. [Montréal]: Éditions Edmonston; v. 1975-1981

Pour la reconnaissance des droits des automobilistes. Protégez-vous. p. 33-35 Oct. 1980

Canadian used car guide : best buys, lemons, confidential prices, rusting diagrams. Toronto: Musson; 195 p. 1981

Lemon-aid SUVs, vans, and trucks. Toronto: Stoddart; Annual 2001-

Lemon-aid: used car guide 1982 : best buys, lemons, confidential prices, rusting diagrams. Toronto: Musson; 254 p. 1982

Lemon-aid 4x4, van and truck guide. Don Mills, Ont.: Stoddart; 1996

Roulez sans vous faire rouler : guide des nouveaux modèles. Montréal: Éditions de l'homme; c1981-[1984?]

The art of complaining. Toronto: Musson; 386 p. 1984

Guide des autos usagées. Montréal: A. Stanké; 239 p. c1976

Lemon-aid new cars. Toronto: Stoddart; 4 v. c1997-2000

Lemon-aid used 4x4s, vans and trucks. Toronto: Stoddart; Annual 1999-

Lemon-aid new car guide. Toronto: Stoddart; Annual 1982-

Automobilistes, défendez-vous!. Montreal: Editions du Jour; 72, 70 p. [c1970]

Lemon-aid used car guide .... Toronto: Musson; v. c1982-1996

Lemon-aid: used car guide 1993. Toronto: Stoddart; 348 p 1993

Lemon-aid. [Montreal]: Editions Edmonston; 6 v. 1976-1981

Canadian used car guide. Don Mills, Ont.: Musson Book Co; 253 p. 1977

Lemon-aid 4x4, van and truck guide. Toronto: Stoddart; 1988-c1996

Roulez sans vous faire rouler : guide des voitures d'occasion. Montréal: Les Editions de l'Homme; 1982-1984