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The Honourable Stephen Owen, PC, MP (born September 8, 1948 in Vancouver, British Columbia) is a Canadian politician. Image File history File links File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... The prefix The Honourable or The Honorable ( or formerly The Honble) is a title of quality attached to the names of certain classes of persons. ... The Privy Council Office as it apeared in the 1880s The Queens Privy Council for Canada is the ceremonial council of advisors to the Queen of Canada, whose members are appointed by the Governor General of Canada for life on the advice of the Prime Minister. ... A Member of Parliament, or MP, is a representative elected by the voters of an electoral district to a parliament; in the Westminster system, specifically to the lower house. ... Jump to: navigation, search September 8 is the 251st day of the year (252nd in leap years). ... Jump to: navigation, search 1948 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... This article refers to the city in British Columbia, Canada. ...


Owen is currently a member of Prime Minister Paul Martin's Liberal government, serving in cabinet as Canada's tenth Minister of Western Economic Diversification and as Minister of State for Sport. He is the Member of Parliament for the electoral district of Vancouver Quadra, encompassing the western end of the City of Vancouver. Jump to: navigation, search The Prime Minister of Canada, the head of the Canadian government, is usually the leader of the political party with the most seats in the Canadian House of Commons. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Right Honourable Paul Edgar Philippe Martin, PC , MP , LL.B , BA (born August 28, 1938 in Windsor, Ontario) is the Prime Minister of Canada. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Liberal Party of Canada (French: Parti libéral du Canada) is Canadas current governing political party. ... The Cabinet of Canada plays an important role in the Canadian government in accordance with the Westminster System. ... The Minister of Western Economic Diversification is the member of the Cabinet of Canada who also serves as the chief executive of Western Economic Diversification Canada. ... In the Canadian Cabinet a minister of state is a junior cabinet minister, usually given specific responsibilities to assist a senior cabinet minister in a specific area. ... A Member of Parliament, or MP, is a representative elected by the voters of an electoral district to a parliament; in the Westminster system, specifically to the lower house. ... Vancouver Quadra is the name of a federal electoral district in British Columbia, Canada. ...


During the 1980s, Owen worked for the government of British Columbia as a non-partisan official. He served as that province's ombudsman from 1986 to 1992, and as a high-level bureaucrat from 1992 to 1997. He is the past commissioner and vice-president of the Law Commission of Canada. His cousin, Philip Owen, is a former mayor of Vancouver. Jump to: navigation, search Motto: Splendor Sine Occasu (Splendour without diminishment) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Victoria Largest city Vancouver Lieutenant-Governor Iona Campagnolo Premier Gordon Campbell (BC Liberal) Area 944,735 km² (5th) • Land 925,186 km² • Water 19,549 km² (2. ... Jump to: navigation, search Look up Ombudsman on Wiktionary, the free dictionary An ombudsman is an official, usually but not always appointed by the government, who is charged with representing the interests of the public by investigating and addressing complaints reported by individual citizens. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1992 was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... Jump to: navigation, search A bureaucrat is a member of a bureaucracy, usually within an institution of the government. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1992 was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1997(MCMXCVII) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Philip Owen was the mayor of Vancouver, British Columbia from 1993 to 2003, making him one of Vancouvers longest serving mayors. ... A mayor (from the Latin maīor, meaning larger,greater) is the politician who serves as chief executive official of some types of municipalities. ...


Owen was first elected to the House of Commons in the 2000 federal election. He was appointed to Prime Minister Jean Chrétien's cabinet on January 15, 2002, serving as Secretary of State for both Western Economic Diversification and Indian Affairs and Northern Development. On December 12, 2003, he was promoted by newly-appointed Martin to Minister of Public Works and Government Services. In this capacity, he was a frequent target of opposition questions on the "sponsorship scandal". Jump to: navigation, search The House of Commons (French: Chambre des communes) is a component of the Parliament of Canada, which also includes the Sovereign (represented by the Governor General) and the Senate. ... The 2000 Canadian federal election was held on November 27, 2000. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Right Honourable Joseph Jacques Jean Chrétien, PC , LL.D (born January 11, 1934) was the twentieth Prime Minister of Canada, serving from November 4, 1993, to December 12, 2003. ... Jump to: navigation, search January 15 is the 15th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Jump to: navigation, search 2002(MMII) is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Fron 1993 to 2003, the title of Secretary of State was given to officials in the Government of Canada. ... Jump to: navigation, search December 12 is the 346th day (347th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Jump to: navigation, search 2003 (MMIII) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... In the Cabinet of Canada, The Minister of Public Works and Government Services is responsible for overseeing the federal governments common service organization (Public Works and Government Services Canada), an expansive department responsible for the internal servicing and administration of the federal government. ...


Owen defeated former provincial cabinet minister Stephen Rogers in the federal election of 2004, winning by a much greater margin than most observers anticipated. He was named Minister of Western Economic Diversification and Minister of State for Sport on July 20, 2004. Under normal circumstances, this would have been considered a demotion, but the shuffle places Owen in a powerful managerial position for preparation for the upcoming Olympic Games in British Columbia. Stephen Rogers was a prominent British Columbia Politician and Cabinet minister from 1979 to 1993. ... A Canadian federal election (more formally, the 38th general election) was held on June 28, 2004 to elect members of the Canadian House of Commons. ... In the Canadian Cabinet a minister of state is a junior cabinet minister, usually given specific responsibilities to assist a senior cabinet minister in a specific area. ... Jump to: navigation, search July 20 is the 201st day (202nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 164 days remaining. ... Jump to: navigation, search 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The 2010 Winter Olympics, known formally as the XXI Olympic Winter Games, will be held in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. ...

27th Ministry - Government of Paul Martin
Cabinet Posts (3)
Preceded by:
Rey Pagtakhan
Minister of Western Economic Diversification
(2004-)
Succeeded by:
(incumbent)
Minister of State (Sport)
(2004-)
Preceded by:
Ralph Goodale
Minister of Public Works and Government Services
(2003-2004)
Succeeded by:
Scott Brison
26th Ministry - Government of Jean Chrétien
Sub-Cabinet Posts (1)
Secretary of State (Western Economic Diversification) (Indian
Affairs and Northern Development)
(2002-2003)

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Stephen Owen - definition of Stephen Owen in Encyclopedia (302 words)
Owen is currently a member of Paul Martin's Liberal government, serving in cabinet as Canada's tenth Minister of Western Economic Diversification as well as Minister of State for Sport.
Owen was first elected to the House of Commons in 2000 and joined Jean Chrétien's cabinet on January 15, 2002, serving as secretary of state for both western economic diversification and Indian affairs and northern development.
Owen defeated former provincial cabinet minister Stephen Rogers in the federal election of 2004, and by a much greater margin than most observers anticipated.
Stephen Owen - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (329 words)
The Honourable Stephen Owen, PC, MP (born September 8, 1948 in Vancouver, British Columbia) is a Canadian politician.
Owen is currently a member of Prime Minister Paul Martin's Liberal government, serving in cabinet as Canada's tenth Minister of Western Economic Diversification and as Minister of State for Sport.
Owen was first elected to the House of Commons in the 2000 federal election.
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