Reynolds, John Douglas

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Reynolds, John Douglas

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b. January 19, 1942


John Douglas is a retired Canadian politician. He was first elected to Federal Parliament in 1972 as a Progressive Conservative MP for Burnaby-Richmond-Delta and held this role until resigning in 1977. He entered provincial politics in 1983 as a member of the BC Social Credit Party, serving as an MLA from West Vancouver-Howe Sound from then until 1991. Between 1987 and 1989 he was Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of BC. Douglas returned to Parliament in 1997 as a Reform MP for West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast. In December 2001 he became interim leader of the Canadian Alliance as well as the Leader of the Opposition, holding the former position until March 2002 and the latter until May. Douglas retired from politics in 2006.


British Columbia
West Vancouver-Howe Sound
West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast

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MP for Burnaby-Richmond-Delta (1972-1977)
MLA for West Vancouver-Howe Sound (1983-1991)
Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of BC (1987-1989)
MP for West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast (1997-2006)
Interim leader of the Canadian Alliance (2001-2002)
Leader of the Opposition (2001-2002)

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March 15, 2019




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