Canada. Members of Parliament

John McCallum - MP, Markham-Thornhill

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Description NOTE: JOHN MCCALLUM HAS ACCEPTED THE POSITION OF AMBASSADOR TO CHINA. UPDATES TO FOLLOW. 
 
John McCallum was first elected to the House of Commons in 2000. He was re-elected in 2004, 2006, 2008, 2011 and 2015. 
 
Mr. McCallum has previously served as Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance, Vice-Chair of the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration, and member of the Standing Committee on Finance. He served as Secretary of State (International Financial Institutions) from January to May 2002. From May 2002 to December 2003, he served as Minister of National Defence and, in 2003, as Minister of Veterans Affairs. In July 2004, he was appointed Minister of National Revenue and Chair of the Expenditure Review Committee by Prime Minister Paul Martin. He recently served as the Critic for Citizenship and Immigration, Multiculturalism, and Seniors. 
 
Before entering politics, Mr. McCallum was Senior Vice President and Chief Economist of the Royal Bank of Canada. 
 
Mr. McCallum worked as a professor of economics at McGill University (1987-94), as well as at the Université du Québec à Montréal (1982-87), Simon Fraser University (1978-82), and the University of Manitoba (1976-78). 
 
He is the author or co-author of eight books or monographs, and has written on fiscal and monetary issues, comparative macroeconomic performance of OECD countries, Canada-U.S. economic integration, and other economic issues. 
 
A native of Montréal, Mr. McCallum obtained a Bachelor of Arts from Cambridge University, a Diplôme d’études supérieures from the Université de Paris, and a doctorate in economics from McGill University. Mr. McCallum and his wife, Nancy Lim, have three children.
Dates Year round
Languages English ; French
Location
Areas Served Thornhill
Address & Map
Constituency Office
7750 Birchmount Rd, Unit 21-22
Markham, ON L3R 0B4
 
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Major Intersection 14th Ave & Birchmount Rd
Contact
Mailing Address c/o Constituency Office 
7750 Birchmount Rd, Unit 21-22 
Markham, ON L3R 0B4
Office Phone Markham Office - 905-479-8100 
Ottawa Office - 613-996-3374
E-Mail John.McCallum@parl.gc.ca
Website johnmccallum.parl.liberal.ca/
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