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Former Clerks of the Privy Council


The Clerk of the Privy Council is the most senior non-political official in the Government of Canada, and provides professional, non-partisan support to the Prime Minister on all policy and operational issues that may affect the government.

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Dates of OfficeName
01 Jul 1867 - 30 Jun 1872Mr. William Henry Lee
02 Jul 1872 - 07 Jan 1880Mr. William Alfred Hinsworth
13 Jan 1880 - 24 Apr 1882Mr. Joseph Olivier Côté
20 May 1882 - 05 May 1907Mr. John Joseph McGee
06 May 1907 - 04 Aug 1923Mr. Rodolphe Boudreau
14 Aug 1923 - 01 Jan 1940Mr. Ernest Joseph Lemaire
25 Mar 1940 - 14 Mar 1949Mr. Arnold Danford Patrick Heeney
15 Mar 1949 - 31 May 1952Mr. Norman Alexander Robertson
01 Jun 1952 - 01 Jun 1953Mr. John Whitney Pickersgill
01 Jan 1954 - 30 Jun 1963Mr. Robert Broughton Bryce
01 Jul 1963 - 15 Jan 1975Mr. Robert Gordon Robertson
16 Jan 1975 - 04 Jun 1979Mr. Peter Michael Pitfield
05 Jun 1979 - 10 Mar 1980Mr. Marcel Massé
11 Mar 1980 - 09 Dec 1982Mr. Peter Michael Pitfield
10 Dec 1982 - 11 Aug 1985Mr. Gordon Francis Osbaldeston
12 Aug 1985 - 30 Jun 1992Mr. Paul M. Tellier
01 Jul 1992 - 27 Mar 1994Mr. Glen Scott Shortliffe
28 Mar 1994 - 17 Jan 1999The Honourable Jocelyne Bourgon
18 Jan 1999 - 12 May 2002Mr. Mel Cappe
13 May 2002 - 06 Mar 2006Mr. Alex Himelfarb
06 Mar 2006 - 01 Jul 2009Dr. The Honourable Kevin Lynch
01 Jul 2009 - 06 Oct 2014Mr. Wayne Wouters
06 Oct 2014 - PresentMs. Janice Charette

SOURCE: Privy Council Office.

See also
Federal Government
Privy Council
Clerk of the Privy Council

External Links
Clerk of the Privy Council Official Website


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