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Kim Campbell, P.C., C.C., Q.C.

Full Name Honour Received Residence
Kim Campbell, P.C., C.C., Q.C. C.C.
Honour Appointment Investiture
Companion of the Order of Canada April 10, 2008 September 3, 2010
Kim Campbell is a pioneer for Canadian women in politics and a pre-eminent figure on the international stage. She held five ministerial portfolios before becoming Canada's 19th, and first woman, prime minister. Also the first woman to be named minister of Justice and minister of National Defence, she was known for her effective tenure in these positions. After her departure from federal politics, she became a renowned consul general for Canada in Los Angeles and embarked on a successful career with global organizations, promoting issues such as the advancement and participation of women in politics and global democracy. She helped found and led the Club of Madrid and the Council of Women World Leaders. Through her involvement with the Middle Powers Initiative, she also works as an advocate for nuclear non-proliferation.
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