David Kilgour

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David Kilgour "is currently chair of the Latin America and Caribbean policy working group of the Ottawa branch of the Canadian International council, a Fellow of the Queen's University Centre for the Study of Democracy and a director of the Washington-based Council for a Community of Democracies (CCD).

"First elected in 1979 in the riding of Edmonton Strathcona, he was re-elected seven times, most recently in 2004 to represent the constituents of Edmonton - Mill Woods - Beaumont. During his time in Parliament he was Deputy Speaker and Chair of the Committees of the Whole House, Secretary of State for Latin America & Africa, and Secretary of State for Asia-Pacific. He did not stand in the 2006 election.

"David continues to be active in many issues of human rights and international concern. His latest book, Uneasy Neighbo(u)rs, co-authored with David Jones a former American diplomat, discusses the relationship of Canada and the USA in the dynamics of state, industry and culture." [1]


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  1. Biography, David Kilgour, accessed July 30, 2008.
  2. Advancing Human Rights People, organizational web page, accessed June 16, 2012.
  3. Members, Coalition to Investigate the Persecution of Falun Gong in China, accessed July 30, 2008.