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Monday, Jun. 28, 2004

Goldring, Peter

Alberta, Edmonton East, Conservative Party of Canada

Peter Goldring is the Member of Parliament for the riding of Edmonton East and is currently the Official Opposition Critic for Housing and Homeless issues. Prior to his election to the House of Commons, Peter owned a successful company called Systems By Sentron (Canada), Ltd. which manufactured and supplied electrical systems for buildings in Western Canada. Mr. Goldring is a 30 year member of the Associated Commercial Travellers, and in the past, a member of the Alberta Fire Safety Association, and Vice-Chair of the Alberta Sound Contractors Association. Mr. Goldring also served on Alberta’s first Suppression System Regulatory Development Committee. Mr. Goldring founded the Edmonton Chapter of the Montreal based Special Committee for Canadian Unity, and has long been a tireless worker in the support and promotion of Canadian unity, ultimately leading to his election to Parliament in 1997.

Career: Peter served in the RCAF from 1962 to 1965, then joined Unelco, a Quebec based company, in their Toronto office. In 1972 he opened the Edmonton office where he ran a successful campaign to have smoke detectors mandated, the first city in Canada to do so. In 1974 he started Systems By Sentron (Canada), Ltd., and over the next 23 years built it into a successful company which he sold to run for Parliament in 1997.

Political Involvement:

Founder/Chair, Special Committee for Canadian Unity, Edmonton Chapter

Member of Parliament, 1997 - Present

Senior Critic for Veterans Affairs – 3 years

Deputy Critic of Intergovernmental Affairs – 1 year

Deputy Critic of Official Languages – 1 year

Member of Joint Senate/House Constitution Committee – Quebec Schools

Member of Joint Senate/House Constitution Committee – Newfoundland Schools

Member of Standing Committee on National Defence and Veterans Affairs - 4 Years

Chair, Election Readiness – Alberta – 2 years

Deputy Critic for National Defence – 1 Year

Deputy Critic for Public Works and Government Services – 1 Year

Senior Critic for Public Works and Government Services – 1 Year

Vice-Chair Standing Committee on National Defence and Veterans Affairs 1 Year

Official Opposition Housing Homeless Critic – 4 Years

Chair, CA Task Force on Homeless & Poverty – 1 Year

11728-95 Street Tel: 780-414-7402 Fax: 780-471-1104 Email: to be provided www.petergoldring.ca
Other Edmonton East candidates:

Party L E T
Liberal 0 135 135
Cons. 0 99 99
BQ 0 54 54
NDP 0 19 19
Other 0 1 1
Total 0 308 308
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