First elected as a municipal councilor 1976, re-elected 1978, and 1980. Elected to the Ontario Legislature 1981. Elected to the House of Commons 1984-1988-1993-1997-2000, and 2004. Appointed Chief Government Whip 1995, Minister of International Cooperation 1996, Minister of State and Leader of the Government in the House 1997, Minister of Public Works and Government Services 2002, Minister of State and Leader of the Government and Chair of the Special committee of Council 2002. Retired from Parliament in 2006 and joined Hill+Knowlton Strategies as a consultant. The Canadian Association of Former Parliamentarians has awarded him the Distinguished Service Award in 2018 and the City of Ottawa named a large city park in is honour 2019.
Hon. Don Boudria