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Jim Carr

PC OM MP
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Minister of International Trade Diversification
Assumed office
July 18, 2018
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
Preceded by François-Philippe Champagne
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Winnipeg South Centre
Assumed office
October 19, 2015
Preceded by Joyce Bateman
Minister of Natural Resources
In office
November 4, 2015 – July 18, 2018
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
Preceded by Greg Rickford
Succeeded by Amarjeet Sohi
Deputy Leader of the Manitoba Liberal Party
In office
1988–1992
Leader Sharon Carstairs
Member of the Manitoba Legislative Assembly
for Crescentwood
In office
September 11, 1990 – January 27, 1992
Preceded by Warren Steen
Succeeded by Avis Gray
Member of the Manitoba Legislative Assembly
for Fort Rouge
In office
April 26, 1988 – September 11, 1990
Preceded by Roland Penner
Succeeded by Tim Sale
Executive Director of the Manitoba Arts Council
In office
1973–1974
Personal details
Born
James Gordon Carr

October 11, 1951 (1951-10-11) (age 68)
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Political party Liberal
Residence Crescentwood, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Alma mater University of British Columbia
McGill University
Occupation Politician, businessperson, writer, editor, musician

James Gordon Carr PC OM MP (born October 11, 1951) is a Canadian politician.

In the 2015 federal election, he was elected as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Winnipeg South Centre. He is the Minister of International Trade Diversification in the Cabinet of Canada, headed by Justin Trudeau. He was Minister of Natural Resources from 2015 to 2018.

In October 2019, Carr was diagnosed with multiple myeloma.


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