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John H. Bryden

Date of Birth (yyyy-mm-dd):  1943-07-15

Place of Birth:  Dundas, Ontario, Canada

Profession | Occupation:  editor, reporter, writer

Federal Political Experience

Years of Service: 3,899 days (10 years, 8 months, 4 days)

House of Commons

Constituency Political Affiliation at Election Date of Election Result
Wentworth--Burlington Liberal Party of Canada 1997-06-02 Elected
Hamilton--Wentworth Liberal Party of Canada 1993-10-25 Elected
Ancaster--Dundas--Flamborough--Aldershot Liberal Party of Canada 2000-11-27 Elected

Parliamentary Group

Party Term
Liberal Party of Canada 1993-10-25 - 2004-02-16
Conservative Party of Canada 2004-02-25 - 2004-06-27
Independent 2004-02-17 - 2004-02-24
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
Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration Member 36th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1999-10-12 - 2000-10-22)
Standing Committee on Public Accounts Member 37th Parliament, 1st Session
(2001-01-29 - 2002-09-16)
Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts Member 37th Parliament, 1st Session
(2001-01-29 - 2002-09-16)
Subcommittee on Combating Corruption of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts Member 37th Parliament, 1st Session
(2001-01-29 - 2002-09-16)
Standing Committee on Public Accounts Member 37th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2002-09-30 - 2003-11-12)
Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts Member 37th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2002-09-30 - 2003-11-12)
Standing Committee on Official Languages Member 37th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2002-09-30 - 2003-11-12)
Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration Member 37th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2002-09-30 - 2003-11-12)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-17 An Act to amend certain Acts of Canada, and to enact measures for implementing the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention, in order to enhance public safety Member 37th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2002-09-30 - 2003-11-12)
Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration Member 37th Parliament, 3rd Session
(2004-02-02 - 2004-05-23)
Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates Member 37th Parliament, 3rd Session
(2004-02-02 - 2004-05-23)
Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration Member 35th Parliament, 1st Session
(1994-01-17 - 1996-02-02)
Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Member 36th Parliament, 1st Session
(1997-09-22 - 1999-09-18)
Standing Committee on Government Operations Member 35th Parliament, 1st Session
(1994-01-17 - 1996-02-02)
Subcommittee on Witnesses (Citizenship Act) of the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration Member 35th Parliament, 1st Session
(1994-01-17 - 1996-02-02)
Standing Committee on Government Operations Member 35th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1996-02-27 - 1997-04-27)
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
Standing Joint Committee on Scrutiny of Regulations Member 36th Parliament, 1st Session
(1997-09-22 - 1999-09-18)
Standing Joint Committee on Scrutiny of Regulations Member 36th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1999-10-12 - 2000-10-22)
Standing Joint Committee on the Library of Parliament Member 37th Parliament, 3rd Session
(2004-02-02 - 2004-05-23)
Standing Joint Committee on the Library of Parliament Member 35th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1996-02-27 - 1997-04-27)

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.

But seriously folks: pundits were expecting a cat fight, but so far they've been covering a campaign that has focused on substantive questions. That may soon change. Maclean's. 118 (52):25 (1 pg) Dec 26, 2005

The primacy of Parliament and the duty of a Parliamentarian. Canadian Parliamentary Review. 28(1):22-23 Spring 2005

Best-kept secret Canadian secret intelligence in the Second World War. Toronto: Lester Publishing; x, 390 p. c1993

Reforming the Access to Information Act. Canadian Parliamentary Review. 24:5-7 Summer 2001

MP's report: Canada's charities: a call for legislation. Ottawa: House of Commons; 18, [35] p. 1997

Fighting to lose : how the German secret intelligence service helped the Allies win the Second World War. Toronto: Dundurn Press; 416 p. 2014

La réforme de la Loi sur l'accès à l'information. Revue parlementaire canadienne. 24:6-9 été 2001

Campaign '97: walking the knock. National History. 1(3):227-31 Winter 1997/1998

La primauté du Parlement et le devoir d'un parlementaire. 28(1):22-23 printemps 2005

Canada's charities: a need for reform: MP's report. [Ottawa: House of Commons Canada]; 2 v. 1996

Round table on Private Members' Business. Canadian Parliamentary Review. 25 (3):30-7 Autum 2002

Special interest group funding: MP's repor. [Ottawa: House of Commons Canada]; 2 v. in 1 1994

Table ronde sur les affaires émanant des députés. 25 (3):31-38 automne 2002

Rapport parlementaire : pour une réforme des oeuvres de bienfaisance au Canada. Ottawa: Chambre des communes Canada; 64 p. 1996

Deadly allies: Canada's secret war, 1937-1947. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart; 314 p. c1989

Access to information reforms could pay private sector dividends. Fraser Forum. p. 19-20 Dec. 2004-Jan. 2005

An analysis of the Civil War theme in late nineteenth century American literature, with specific reference to Stephen Crane. Thesis (M.Phil.) -- University of Leeds (School of English); [v],144 leaves 1968

Federal Political Experience

Years of Service: 3,899 days (10 years, 8 months, 4 days)

House of Commons

Constituency Political Affiliation at Election Date of Election Result
Wentworth--Burlington Liberal Party of Canada 1997-06-02 Elected
Hamilton--Wentworth Liberal Party of Canada 1993-10-25 Elected
Ancaster--Dundas--Flamborough--Aldershot Liberal Party of Canada 2000-11-27 Elected

Parliamentary Group

Party Term
Liberal Party of Canada 1993-10-25 - 2004-02-16
Conservative Party of Canada 2004-02-25 - 2004-06-27
Independent 2004-02-17 - 2004-02-24
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
Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration Member 36th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1999-10-12 - 2000-10-22)
Standing Committee on Public Accounts Member 37th Parliament, 1st Session
(2001-01-29 - 2002-09-16)
Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts Member 37th Parliament, 1st Session
(2001-01-29 - 2002-09-16)
Subcommittee on Combating Corruption of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts Member 37th Parliament, 1st Session
(2001-01-29 - 2002-09-16)
Standing Committee on Public Accounts Member 37th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2002-09-30 - 2003-11-12)
Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts Member 37th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2002-09-30 - 2003-11-12)
Standing Committee on Official Languages Member 37th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2002-09-30 - 2003-11-12)
Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration Member 37th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2002-09-30 - 2003-11-12)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-17 An Act to amend certain Acts of Canada, and to enact measures for implementing the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention, in order to enhance public safety Member 37th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2002-09-30 - 2003-11-12)
Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration Member 37th Parliament, 3rd Session
(2004-02-02 - 2004-05-23)
Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates Member 37th Parliament, 3rd Session
(2004-02-02 - 2004-05-23)
Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration Member 35th Parliament, 1st Session
(1994-01-17 - 1996-02-02)
Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Member 36th Parliament, 1st Session
(1997-09-22 - 1999-09-18)
Standing Committee on Government Operations Member 35th Parliament, 1st Session
(1994-01-17 - 1996-02-02)
Subcommittee on Witnesses (Citizenship Act) of the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration Member 35th Parliament, 1st Session
(1994-01-17 - 1996-02-02)
Standing Committee on Government Operations Member 35th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1996-02-27 - 1997-04-27)
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
Standing Joint Committee on Scrutiny of Regulations Member 36th Parliament, 1st Session
(1997-09-22 - 1999-09-18)
Standing Joint Committee on Scrutiny of Regulations Member 36th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1999-10-12 - 2000-10-22)
Standing Joint Committee on the Library of Parliament Member 37th Parliament, 3rd Session
(2004-02-02 - 2004-05-23)
Standing Joint Committee on the Library of Parliament Member 35th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1996-02-27 - 1997-04-27)

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.

But seriously folks: pundits were expecting a cat fight, but so far they've been covering a campaign that has focused on substantive questions. That may soon change. Maclean's. 118 (52):25 (1 pg) Dec 26, 2005

The primacy of Parliament and the duty of a Parliamentarian. Canadian Parliamentary Review. 28(1):22-23 Spring 2005

Best-kept secret Canadian secret intelligence in the Second World War. Toronto: Lester Publishing; x, 390 p. c1993

Reforming the Access to Information Act. Canadian Parliamentary Review. 24:5-7 Summer 2001

MP's report: Canada's charities: a call for legislation. Ottawa: House of Commons; 18, [35] p. 1997

Fighting to lose : how the German secret intelligence service helped the Allies win the Second World War. Toronto: Dundurn Press; 416 p. 2014

La réforme de la Loi sur l'accès à l'information. Revue parlementaire canadienne. 24:6-9 été 2001

Campaign '97: walking the knock. National History. 1(3):227-31 Winter 1997/1998

La primauté du Parlement et le devoir d'un parlementaire. 28(1):22-23 printemps 2005

Canada's charities: a need for reform: MP's report. [Ottawa: House of Commons Canada]; 2 v. 1996

Round table on Private Members' Business. Canadian Parliamentary Review. 25 (3):30-7 Autum 2002

Special interest group funding: MP's repor. [Ottawa: House of Commons Canada]; 2 v. in 1 1994

Table ronde sur les affaires émanant des députés. 25 (3):31-38 automne 2002

Rapport parlementaire : pour une réforme des oeuvres de bienfaisance au Canada. Ottawa: Chambre des communes Canada; 64 p. 1996

Deadly allies: Canada's secret war, 1937-1947. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart; 314 p. c1989

Access to information reforms could pay private sector dividends. Fraser Forum. p. 19-20 Dec. 2004-Jan. 2005

An analysis of the Civil War theme in late nineteenth century American literature, with specific reference to Stephen Crane. Thesis (M.Phil.) -- University of Leeds (School of English); [v],144 leaves 1968