As the federal President of the Treasury Board in the Harper Cabinet, he adopted the Federal Accountability Actwhich was put in place after the Gomery Commission which investigated the federal sponsorship scandal in the late s and early s. Reese Witherspoon, Cameron Esposito and more at storytelling event - A diverse line-up of women-identified speakers took to the stage at the Hello Sunshine X Together Live storytelling tour Nov. Her collaboration with Thompson led to The Fat Girl Who Got Skinnyan award-winning short film that Thompson directed, based on a poem of the same name by Baird. For other people named John Baird, see John Baird disambiguation. Among other things, the revised act called for participation in international carbon markets and the fulfillment of Kyoto targets.
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Ministry of Community and Social Services. The Energy ministry came under intense media scrutiny in late after hydro rates increased significantly in many parts of the province. He described the report as a "turning point in the battle against climate change," while indicating his surprise that human activity was found to be a major cause of the phenomenon. Please help by adding reliable sources. All articles with dead external links Articles with dead external links from November Articles with permanently dead external links Webarchive template wayback links Webarchive template archiveis links Articles with dead external links from December Wikipedia pending changes protected pages Good articles Use mdy dates from September BLP articles lacking sources from September All BLP articles lacking sources All articles with vague or ambiguous time Vague or ambiguous time from January All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from September All articles with specifically marked weasel-worded phrases Articles with specifically marked weasel-worded phrases from March Commons category link is on Wikidata. Baird's appointment to its international advisory board, along with former U.
He became parliamentary assistant to the Chair of the Management Board of Cabinet in Apriland was promoted to parliamentary assistant to the Minister of Finance in November of the same year. All Conservative MPs who were present in the House, including Baird, voted against the motion, which passed with the support of the three opposition parties. This page was last edited on 30 Januaryat It is the honest-to-God truth. Ministers of the Environment. Baird suggested that the rate increases resulted from an unusually hot summer. He introduced a policy initiative to this effect at a press conference in latein which he dramatically cast a box of syringes onto the floor and said that his department planned to "stop people from shooting their welfare cheque up their arm, and to help them shoot up the ladder of success".