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John Richard English

Date of Birth (yyyy-mm-dd):  1945-01-26

Place of Birth:  Woodstock, Ontario, Canada

Profession | Occupation:  professor, editor, author

Federal Political Experience

Years of Service: 1,316 days (3 years, 7 months, 7 days)

House of Commons

Constituency Political Affiliation at Election Date of Election Result
Kitchener Liberal Party of Canada 1988-11-21 Defeated
Kitchener Liberal Party of Canada 1993-10-25 Elected

Parliamentary Group

Party Term
Liberal Party of Canada 1993-10-25 - 1997-06-01
Parliamentary Secretary
Portfolio Term
Parliamentary Secretary to the President of the Privy Council 1993-12-06 - 1996-02-22
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 Sustainable Human Development of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade Chair 35th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1996-02-27 - 1997-04-27)
Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade Vice-Chair 35th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1996-03-01 - 1997-04-27)
Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade Member 35th Parliament, 1st Session
(1994-01-17 - 1996-02-02)
Subcommittee on Human Rights of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade Member 35th Parliament, 1st Session
(1994-01-17 - 1996-02-02)
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 Reviewing Canadian Foreign Policy 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.

Negotiating a code of conduct: a Canadian experience. In: Enhancing global governance: towards a new diplomacy? / edited by Andrew F. Cooper, John English, and Ramesh Thakur. Tokyo, New York: United Nations University Press; p. 187-202 c2002

Canada, 1900-1945. Toronto: University of Toronto Press; x, 427 p. c1987

Arthur Meighen. Don Mills, Ont.: Fitzhenry & Whiteside; 63, [1] p. c1977

Banning anti-personnel mines. Canadian Foreign policy. 5(1):169-73 Fall 1997

Afterword. In: The hidden Pierre Elliott Trudeau : the faith behind the politics / edited by Richard Gwyn, John English, P. Whitney Lackenbauer. Ottawa: Novalis; p.193-195 2004

Preface. In: Mackenzie King : widening the debate / edited by John English, J. O. Stubbs. Toronto: Macmillan of Canada; p. vii-ix c1977

Preface. In: Canadian agriculture in a global context : opportunities and obligations / edited by Irene Sage Knell and John R. English. Waterloo, Ont.: University of Waterloo Press; p. ix-xvi c1986

Serving the public, Paul Martin, Minister. In: Paul Martin & Canadian diplomacy / edited by Ryan Touhey. Waterloo, Ont.: Centre on Foreign Policy and Federalism, University of Waterloo; p. 21-36 [2001?]

Diefenbaker's World: a Populist in Foreign Affairs. Canadian Historical Review. 70:609 Dec. 1989

International commissions and the mind of global governance. In: International commissions and the power of ideas / edited by Ramesh Thakur, Andrew F. Cooper, and John English. New York: United Nations University Press; p. 1-26 2005

Introduction: Reforming the international system from the top - a Leaders' 20 Summit. In: Reforming from the top : a Leaders' 20 Summit / edited by John English, Ramesh Thakur and Andrew F. Cooper. Tokyo, Japan; New York: United Nations University Press; p.1-24 2005

The decline of politics: the Conservatives and the party system, 1901-20. Toronto: University of Toronto Press; xiv, 237 p. c1993

New directions for Canada: Canadian foreign policy's third pillar. British Journal of Canadian Studies. 11(2):210 1996

Back to the future: it's 1963 all over again. Policy Options = Options politiques. 25(8):27-31 September/septembre 2004

Rôle des Archives nationales du Canada et de la Bibliothèque nationale du Canada : rapport. Ottawa: Patrimoine canadien; 49, 7, [2], [2], 7, 46 p. 1999

Canada since 1945: power, politics and provincialism. Toronto: University of Toronto Press; xiii, 489 p. c1981

Getting on in the world. The Collection Horizon Canada. 8(95):2257 1987

Preface. In: Making a difference?: Canada's foreign policy in a changing world order / edited by John English & Norman Hillmer. Toronto: Lester Publishing; p. vi-viii c1992

Borden: his life and world. Toronto: McGraw-Hill Ryerson; 223 p. 1977

Enhancing global governance: towards a new diplomacy? / edited by Andrew F. Cooper, John English, and Ramesh Thakur. New York: United Nations University Press; xi, 308 p. c2002

Dirty Work at the Cross-Roads: New Perspective on the Riddell Incident. Canadian Historical Association. Historical Papers/Communications historiques. 7(1):263-285 1972

In the Liberal tradition: Lloyd Axworthy and Canadian foreign policy. In: The Axworthy Legacy / edited by Fen Osler Hampson, Norman Hillmer, and Maureen Appel Molot. Don Mills, Ont: Oxford University Press; p. [89]-107 2001

The role of the National Archives of Canada and the National Library of Canada: report. Ottawa: Canadian Heritage; 46, 7, [2], [2], 7, 49 p. 1999

Pearson: amiable but ambitious, he governed in chaos and confusion, yet left a legacy of unequalled achievement. Policy options = Options politiques. 24(6):63-9 June/July =juin-juillet 2003

Making a difference?: Canada's foreign policy in a changing world order / edited by John English & Norman Hillmer. Toronto: Lester Publishing; xx, 236 p. c1992

The book that influenced me most = Le livre qui m'a le plus influencé. Policy Options = Options politiques. 23(1):22 jan-fév /Jan.-Feb. 2002

Reforming from the top: a Leaders' 20 Summit / edited by John English, Ramesh Thakur and Andrew F. Cooper. Tokyo, Japan ; New York: United Nations University Press; xx, 319 p. 2005

What do we do about history today?. Policy options = Options politiques. 20(2):49 March 1999

The hidden Pierre Elliott Trudeau: the faith behind the politics / edited by Richard Gwyn, John English, P. Whitney Lackenbauer. Ottawa: Novalis; 219 p. 2004

Kitchener: an illustrated history. Waterloo, Ont.: Wilfrid Laurier University Press; xx, 259 p. c1983

Canada since 1945: power, politics and provincialism. Rev.ed. Toronto: University of Toronto Press; xii, 508 p. 1989

Mackenzie King: citizenship and community: essays marking the125th anniversary of the birth of William Lyon Mackenzie King / edited by John English, Kenneth McLaughlin, and P. Whitney Lackenbauer. Toronto: Robin Brass Studio; xii, 256 p. 2002

Kitchener: an illustrated history. Toronto: R. Brass; 240 p. 1996

Sir Robert Borden, the Conservative Party and political change, 1901-1920. Thesis (Ph. D.)--Harvard University; 478 l. 1973

Citizen of the world: the life of Pierre Elliott Trudeau. 1st ed. Toronto: A.A. Knopf Canada; v. 2006-

'A fine romance' Canada and the United Nations, 1943-1957. In: Canada and the early Cold War, 1943-1957 / edited by Greg Donaghy = Le Canada au début de la guerre froide, 1943-1957 / compilé par Greg Donaghy. [Ottawa]: Ministère des affaires étrangères et du commerce international = Dept. of Foreign Affairs and International Trade; p. 73-89 c1998

Mackenzie King: widening the debate / edited by John English and J.O. Stubbs. Toronto: Macmillan of Canada; ix, 253 p. c1977

The end of the great party era. In: Canadian political party systems: a reader / edited by R.K. Carty. [Peterborough, Ont.]: Broadview Press; p. 147-154 [1992]

Trudeau, citoyen du monde; traduit de l'anglais par Suzanne Anfossi. Montréal: Éditions de l'Homme; v. 2006-

Performance management: linking results to public debate. Toronto: IPAC = IAPC; 19 p. 1998

Jean Chretien's legacy: There's more to him than people think. Policy Options = Options politiques. 21(9):25-6 Nov./nov 2000

Canadian agriculture and world politics. International Perspectives. p. 11 Nov./Dec. 1987

The life of Lester Pearson. 1st ed. Toronto: Lester & Orpen Dennys; v. 1989-

Imitating the cries of little children: exploitive child labour and the growth of children's rights. International Journal. 52(3):432-44 Summer 1997

Canadian agriculture in a global context: opportunities and obligations / edited by Irene Sage Knell and John R. English. Waterloo, Ont.: University of Waterloo Press; xvi, 229 p. c1986

The second time around: political scientists writing history. Canadian Historical Review. 67:1 (16) Mar. 1986

The member of parliament and foreign policy. In: Leadership and dialogue / edited by Fen Osler Hampson and Maureen Appel Molot. Toronto: Oxford University Press; p. [69]-80 1998

The limits of history. Acadiensis. 15(2):144 Mar. 1986

International commissions and the power of ideas / edited by Ramesh Thakur, Andrew F. Cooper, and John English. New York: United Nations University Press; xiv, 317 p c2005

The federal government and social policy in the 1990s: reflections on change and continuity. In: Canadian social policy: issues and perspectives / edited by Anne Westhues. 3rd ed. Waterloo, Ont.: Wilfrid Laurier University Press; p. 240-60 2003

Years of growth, 1948-1967. Toronto: Grolier; 112 p. c1986

The federal government and social policy at the turn of the Twenty-first century: reflections on change and continuity. In: Canadian social policy: issues and perspectives / edited by Anne Westhues. 4th ed. Waterloo, Ont.: Wilfrid Laurier University Press; p. 47-87 2006

Federal Political Experience

Years of Service: 1,316 days (3 years, 7 months, 7 days)

House of Commons

Constituency Political Affiliation at Election Date of Election Result
Kitchener Liberal Party of Canada 1988-11-21 Defeated
Kitchener Liberal Party of Canada 1993-10-25 Elected

Parliamentary Group

Party Term
Liberal Party of Canada 1993-10-25 - 1997-06-01
Parliamentary Secretary
Portfolio Term
Parliamentary Secretary to the President of the Privy Council 1993-12-06 - 1996-02-22
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 Sustainable Human Development of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade Chair 35th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1996-02-27 - 1997-04-27)
Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade Vice-Chair 35th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1996-03-01 - 1997-04-27)
Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade Member 35th Parliament, 1st Session
(1994-01-17 - 1996-02-02)
Subcommittee on Human Rights of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade Member 35th Parliament, 1st Session
(1994-01-17 - 1996-02-02)
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 Reviewing Canadian Foreign Policy 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.

Negotiating a code of conduct: a Canadian experience. In: Enhancing global governance: towards a new diplomacy? / edited by Andrew F. Cooper, John English, and Ramesh Thakur. Tokyo, New York: United Nations University Press; p. 187-202 c2002

Canada, 1900-1945. Toronto: University of Toronto Press; x, 427 p. c1987

Arthur Meighen. Don Mills, Ont.: Fitzhenry & Whiteside; 63, [1] p. c1977

Banning anti-personnel mines. Canadian Foreign policy. 5(1):169-73 Fall 1997

Afterword. In: The hidden Pierre Elliott Trudeau : the faith behind the politics / edited by Richard Gwyn, John English, P. Whitney Lackenbauer. Ottawa: Novalis; p.193-195 2004

Preface. In: Mackenzie King : widening the debate / edited by John English, J. O. Stubbs. Toronto: Macmillan of Canada; p. vii-ix c1977

Preface. In: Canadian agriculture in a global context : opportunities and obligations / edited by Irene Sage Knell and John R. English. Waterloo, Ont.: University of Waterloo Press; p. ix-xvi c1986

Serving the public, Paul Martin, Minister. In: Paul Martin & Canadian diplomacy / edited by Ryan Touhey. Waterloo, Ont.: Centre on Foreign Policy and Federalism, University of Waterloo; p. 21-36 [2001?]

Diefenbaker's World: a Populist in Foreign Affairs. Canadian Historical Review. 70:609 Dec. 1989

International commissions and the mind of global governance. In: International commissions and the power of ideas / edited by Ramesh Thakur, Andrew F. Cooper, and John English. New York: United Nations University Press; p. 1-26 2005

Introduction: Reforming the international system from the top - a Leaders' 20 Summit. In: Reforming from the top : a Leaders' 20 Summit / edited by John English, Ramesh Thakur and Andrew F. Cooper. Tokyo, Japan; New York: United Nations University Press; p.1-24 2005

The decline of politics: the Conservatives and the party system, 1901-20. Toronto: University of Toronto Press; xiv, 237 p. c1993

New directions for Canada: Canadian foreign policy's third pillar. British Journal of Canadian Studies. 11(2):210 1996

Back to the future: it's 1963 all over again. Policy Options = Options politiques. 25(8):27-31 September/septembre 2004

Rôle des Archives nationales du Canada et de la Bibliothèque nationale du Canada : rapport. Ottawa: Patrimoine canadien; 49, 7, [2], [2], 7, 46 p. 1999

Canada since 1945: power, politics and provincialism. Toronto: University of Toronto Press; xiii, 489 p. c1981

Getting on in the world. The Collection Horizon Canada. 8(95):2257 1987

Preface. In: Making a difference?: Canada's foreign policy in a changing world order / edited by John English & Norman Hillmer. Toronto: Lester Publishing; p. vi-viii c1992

Borden: his life and world. Toronto: McGraw-Hill Ryerson; 223 p. 1977

Enhancing global governance: towards a new diplomacy? / edited by Andrew F. Cooper, John English, and Ramesh Thakur. New York: United Nations University Press; xi, 308 p. c2002

Dirty Work at the Cross-Roads: New Perspective on the Riddell Incident. Canadian Historical Association. Historical Papers/Communications historiques. 7(1):263-285 1972

In the Liberal tradition: Lloyd Axworthy and Canadian foreign policy. In: The Axworthy Legacy / edited by Fen Osler Hampson, Norman Hillmer, and Maureen Appel Molot. Don Mills, Ont: Oxford University Press; p. [89]-107 2001

The role of the National Archives of Canada and the National Library of Canada: report. Ottawa: Canadian Heritage; 46, 7, [2], [2], 7, 49 p. 1999

Pearson: amiable but ambitious, he governed in chaos and confusion, yet left a legacy of unequalled achievement. Policy options = Options politiques. 24(6):63-9 June/July =juin-juillet 2003

Making a difference?: Canada's foreign policy in a changing world order / edited by John English & Norman Hillmer. Toronto: Lester Publishing; xx, 236 p. c1992

The book that influenced me most = Le livre qui m'a le plus influencé. Policy Options = Options politiques. 23(1):22 jan-fév /Jan.-Feb. 2002

Reforming from the top: a Leaders' 20 Summit / edited by John English, Ramesh Thakur and Andrew F. Cooper. Tokyo, Japan ; New York: United Nations University Press; xx, 319 p. 2005

What do we do about history today?. Policy options = Options politiques. 20(2):49 March 1999

The hidden Pierre Elliott Trudeau: the faith behind the politics / edited by Richard Gwyn, John English, P. Whitney Lackenbauer. Ottawa: Novalis; 219 p. 2004

Kitchener: an illustrated history. Waterloo, Ont.: Wilfrid Laurier University Press; xx, 259 p. c1983

Canada since 1945: power, politics and provincialism. Rev.ed. Toronto: University of Toronto Press; xii, 508 p. 1989

Mackenzie King: citizenship and community: essays marking the125th anniversary of the birth of William Lyon Mackenzie King / edited by John English, Kenneth McLaughlin, and P. Whitney Lackenbauer. Toronto: Robin Brass Studio; xii, 256 p. 2002

Kitchener: an illustrated history. Toronto: R. Brass; 240 p. 1996

Sir Robert Borden, the Conservative Party and political change, 1901-1920. Thesis (Ph. D.)--Harvard University; 478 l. 1973

Citizen of the world: the life of Pierre Elliott Trudeau. 1st ed. Toronto: A.A. Knopf Canada; v. 2006-

'A fine romance' Canada and the United Nations, 1943-1957. In: Canada and the early Cold War, 1943-1957 / edited by Greg Donaghy = Le Canada au début de la guerre froide, 1943-1957 / compilé par Greg Donaghy. [Ottawa]: Ministère des affaires étrangères et du commerce international = Dept. of Foreign Affairs and International Trade; p. 73-89 c1998

Mackenzie King: widening the debate / edited by John English and J.O. Stubbs. Toronto: Macmillan of Canada; ix, 253 p. c1977

The end of the great party era. In: Canadian political party systems: a reader / edited by R.K. Carty. [Peterborough, Ont.]: Broadview Press; p. 147-154 [1992]

Trudeau, citoyen du monde; traduit de l'anglais par Suzanne Anfossi. Montréal: Éditions de l'Homme; v. 2006-

Performance management: linking results to public debate. Toronto: IPAC = IAPC; 19 p. 1998

Jean Chretien's legacy: There's more to him than people think. Policy Options = Options politiques. 21(9):25-6 Nov./nov 2000

Canadian agriculture and world politics. International Perspectives. p. 11 Nov./Dec. 1987

The life of Lester Pearson. 1st ed. Toronto: Lester & Orpen Dennys; v. 1989-

Imitating the cries of little children: exploitive child labour and the growth of children's rights. International Journal. 52(3):432-44 Summer 1997

Canadian agriculture in a global context: opportunities and obligations / edited by Irene Sage Knell and John R. English. Waterloo, Ont.: University of Waterloo Press; xvi, 229 p. c1986

The second time around: political scientists writing history. Canadian Historical Review. 67:1 (16) Mar. 1986

The member of parliament and foreign policy. In: Leadership and dialogue / edited by Fen Osler Hampson and Maureen Appel Molot. Toronto: Oxford University Press; p. [69]-80 1998

The limits of history. Acadiensis. 15(2):144 Mar. 1986

International commissions and the power of ideas / edited by Ramesh Thakur, Andrew F. Cooper, and John English. New York: United Nations University Press; xiv, 317 p c2005

The federal government and social policy in the 1990s: reflections on change and continuity. In: Canadian social policy: issues and perspectives / edited by Anne Westhues. 3rd ed. Waterloo, Ont.: Wilfrid Laurier University Press; p. 240-60 2003

Years of growth, 1948-1967. Toronto: Grolier; 112 p. c1986

The federal government and social policy at the turn of the Twenty-first century: reflections on change and continuity. In: Canadian social policy: issues and perspectives / edited by Anne Westhues. 4th ed. Waterloo, Ont.: Wilfrid Laurier University Press; p. 47-87 2006