AND PLACE OF BIRTH:
1949.10.05 - Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada.
Lawyer, Broadcaster, Businessman.
2008.10.14 - Wascana, Saskatchewan - Re-Elected.
2006.01.23 - Wascana, Saskatchewan - Re-Elected.
2004.06.28 - Wascana, Saskatchewan - Re-Elected.
2000.11.27 - Wascana, Saskatchewan - Re-Elected.
1997.06.02 - Wascana, Saskatchewan - Re-Elected.
1993.10.25 - Regina-Wascana, Saskatchewan - Re-Elected.
1988.11.21 - Regina-Wascana, Saskatchewan - Defeated.
1980.02.18 - Assiniboia, Saskatchewan - Defeated.
1979.05.22 - Assiniboia, Saskatchewan - Defeated.
1974.07.08 - Assiniboia, Saskatchewan - Elected.
Leader of the Opposition
in the House of Commons (2006.02.10 - ).
Liberal Party House Leader (2002.01.15 - 2002.05.25 and 2006.02.10 -
Leader of the Government in the House of Commons (2002.01.15 - 2002.05.25).
Minister of Finance (2003.12.12 - 2006.02.05).
Minister of Public Works and Government Services (2002.05.26 - 2003.12.11).
Federal Interlocutor for Metis and Non-Status Indians (2002.01.15 -
Minister of Natural Resources (1997.06.11 - 2002.01.14).
Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food (1995.01.12 - 1997.06.10).
Minister of Agriculture (1993.11.04 - 1995.01.11).
Minister responsible for the Canadian Wheat Board (1993.11.04 - 2003.12.11).
PROVINCIAL LEGISLATURE (MLA):
Resigned in 1988 to seek a seat in the federal elections.
1986.10.20 - Assiniboia-Gravelbourg - Elected.
1982.04.26 - Assiniboia-Gravelbourg - Defeated.
1980.11.26 (By) - Estevan - Defeated.
Leader, Saskatchewan Liberal Party (June 1981 - December 1988).
In the 1982 elections, the Liberals finished third overall with just
4.5% of the vote and won no seats (no change). In the 1986 elections,
the Liberals finished third overall with 10% of the vote and won one
seat (a gain of 1 seat). Resigned as Leader in 1988 to run in the federal
Leader of the Saskatchewan Liberal Party, June 1981. Elected without
opposition by acclamation.
An Ipsos-Reid survey of MPs conducted for Maclean's, L'actualité
and the Dominion Institute in 2006 named Goodale as "Parliamentarian
of the Year," an award bestowed upon the best MP in Canada
according to his colleagues.