James "Jim" Prentice, PC, QC (born July 20, 1956) is a Canadian lawyer, and politician. In the 2004 federal election he was elected to the Canadian House of Commons as a candidate of the Conservative Party of Canada. He was re-elected in the 2006 federal election and appointed to the cabinet as Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development and Federal Interlocutor for Métis and Non-Status Indians. Prentice was appointed Minister of Industry on August 14, 2007, and after the 2008 election became Minister of Environment on October 30, 2008. On November 4, 2010, Prentice announced his resignation from cabinet and as MP for Calgary Centre-North.
Read more about Jim Prentice: Background, Early Political Career, Early Parliamentary Career, Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, Minister of Industry, Minister of The Environment, Resignation
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