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The Hon. Christine Susan Stewart, P.C.

Date of Birth (yyyy-mm-dd):  1941-01-03

Place of Birth:  Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Deceased Date (yyyy-mm-dd):  2015-04-25 (74 years old)

Profession | Occupation:  trustee, nurse, administrator

Federal Political Experience

Years of Service: 4,389 days (12 years, 6 days)

House of Commons

Constituency Political Affiliation at Election Date of Election Result
Northumberland Liberal Party of Canada 1997-06-02 Elected
Northumberland Liberal Party of Canada 1993-10-25 Elected
Northumberland Liberal Party of Canada 1988-11-21 Elected

Parliamentary Group

Party Term
Liberal Party of Canada 1988-11-21 - 2000-11-26

Offices and Roles as a Parliamentarian

Minister
Portfolio Term
Minister of the Environment 1997-06-11 - 1999-08-02
Minister of State / Secretary of State
Portfolio Term
Secretary of State (Latin America and Africa)
Stewart was assigned by Order in Council P.C. 1993-1915 of November 4, 1993, a Minister of State, to be known as Secretary of State (Latin America and Africa), to assist the Minister of Foreign Affairs. Source: Guide to Canadian Ministries since Confederation

Statute 42-43-44 Elizabeth II, c. 5 (1995), assented to March 26, 1995 and in force May 13, 1995 continues the Department of External Affairs under the name of Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade

1993-11-04 - 1995-05-12
Secretary of State (Latin America and Africa)
Stewart was assigned by Order in Council P.C. 1993-1915 of November 4, 1993, a Minister of State, to be known as Secretary of State (Latin America and Africa), to assist the Minister of Foreign Affairs. Source: Guide to Canadian Ministries since Confederation

Statute 42-43-44 Elizabeth II, c. 5 (1995), assented to March 26, 1995 and in force May 13, 1995 continues the Department of External Affairs under the name of Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade

1995-05-13 - 1997-06-10
Assistant / Associate Critic
Department Portfolio Term
Justice Human Rights 1989-10 - 1993
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 Development and Human rights of the Standing Committee on External Affairs and International Trade Member 34th Parliament, 3rd Session
(1991-05-13 - 1993-09-08)
Standing Committee on External Affairs and International Trade Member 34th Parliament, 3rd Session
(1991-05-13 - 1993-09-08)
Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs Member 32nd Parliament, 1st Session
(1980-04-14 - 1983-11-30)
Standing Committee on Human Rights and the Status of Disabled Persons Member 34th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1989-04-03 - 1991-05-12)
Subcommittee on Arms Export of the Standing Committee on External Affairs and International Trade Member 34th Parliament, 3rd Session
(1991-05-13 - 1993-09-08)
Subcommittee on International Human Rights of the Standing Committee on Human Rights and the Status of Disabled Persons Member 34th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1989-04-03 - 1991-05-12)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-10 Bill C-10 An Act relating to the forgiveness of debts incurred or assumed in respect of certain official development assistance loans made by the Government of Canada to the governments of certain countries in sub-Saharan Africa Member 34th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1989-04-03 - 1991-05-12)
Committees - Cabinet
Committee Role Term
Economic Union Member 1997-06-11 - 1999-08-02

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.

The Liberal Party foreign policy platform. Ottawa: Liberal Pary of Canada; [27] p. 1993

Making a difference: Canada in Latin America and Africa. Canadian Foreign Policy. 2(2):1-5 Fall 1994

Federal Political Experience

Years of Service: 4,389 days (12 years, 6 days)

House of Commons

Constituency Political Affiliation at Election Date of Election Result
Northumberland Liberal Party of Canada 1997-06-02 Elected
Northumberland Liberal Party of Canada 1993-10-25 Elected
Northumberland Liberal Party of Canada 1988-11-21 Elected

Parliamentary Group

Party Term
Liberal Party of Canada 1988-11-21 - 2000-11-26

Offices and Roles as a Parliamentarian

Minister
Portfolio Term
Minister of the Environment 1997-06-11 - 1999-08-02
Minister of State / Secretary of State
Portfolio Term
Secretary of State (Latin America and Africa)
Stewart was assigned by Order in Council P.C. 1993-1915 of November 4, 1993, a Minister of State, to be known as Secretary of State (Latin America and Africa), to assist the Minister of Foreign Affairs. Source: Guide to Canadian Ministries since Confederation

Statute 42-43-44 Elizabeth II, c. 5 (1995), assented to March 26, 1995 and in force May 13, 1995 continues the Department of External Affairs under the name of Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade

1993-11-04 - 1995-05-12
Secretary of State (Latin America and Africa)
Stewart was assigned by Order in Council P.C. 1993-1915 of November 4, 1993, a Minister of State, to be known as Secretary of State (Latin America and Africa), to assist the Minister of Foreign Affairs. Source: Guide to Canadian Ministries since Confederation

Statute 42-43-44 Elizabeth II, c. 5 (1995), assented to March 26, 1995 and in force May 13, 1995 continues the Department of External Affairs under the name of Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade

1995-05-13 - 1997-06-10
Assistant / Associate Critic
Department Portfolio Term
Justice Human Rights 1989-10 - 1993
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 Development and Human rights of the Standing Committee on External Affairs and International Trade Member 34th Parliament, 3rd Session
(1991-05-13 - 1993-09-08)
Standing Committee on External Affairs and International Trade Member 34th Parliament, 3rd Session
(1991-05-13 - 1993-09-08)
Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs Member 32nd Parliament, 1st Session
(1980-04-14 - 1983-11-30)
Standing Committee on Human Rights and the Status of Disabled Persons Member 34th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1989-04-03 - 1991-05-12)
Subcommittee on Arms Export of the Standing Committee on External Affairs and International Trade Member 34th Parliament, 3rd Session
(1991-05-13 - 1993-09-08)
Subcommittee on International Human Rights of the Standing Committee on Human Rights and the Status of Disabled Persons Member 34th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1989-04-03 - 1991-05-12)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-10 Bill C-10 An Act relating to the forgiveness of debts incurred or assumed in respect of certain official development assistance loans made by the Government of Canada to the governments of certain countries in sub-Saharan Africa Member 34th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1989-04-03 - 1991-05-12)
Committees - Cabinet
Committee Role Term
Economic Union Member 1997-06-11 - 1999-08-02

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.

The Liberal Party foreign policy platform. Ottawa: Liberal Pary of Canada; [27] p. 1993

Making a difference: Canada in Latin America and Africa. Canadian Foreign Policy. 2(2):1-5 Fall 1994