Hon. Flora MacDonald (1926-2015) served as a Member of Parliament from 1972 to 1988. She was the first woman to serve as Canada’s foreign minister, and later held roles as minister of employment and Immigration, and as minister of communications.

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The minister and the mandarins

As a new Secretary of State for External Affairs, it seemed to me that I ought to establish a foreign policy with the twin objectives that Canada should receive maximum advantage from its foreign relations …

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