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1957-1959, Professor commercial law and economics at the Université de Montréal; 1961-1962, Lecturer in Administrative Law for Doctoral Students at the University of Ottawa and the Université de Montréal; 1960-1967, Law practitioner in Montreal, as partner at Gélinas Bourque Lalonde and Benoît; 1967-1968, Policy Advisor to the Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson; 1968-1972, Principal Secretary to Prime Minister Pierre E. Trudeau; 1971, Appointed Queen’s Counsel by the Governor General of Canada; 1972-1977, Elected Member of Parliament and appointed Minister of Health and Welfare; 1972-1976, Minister Responsible for Sport; 1974-1979, Minister Responsible
for the Status of Women; 1977-19-, Minister of State Responsible for Federal- Provincial Relations; 1978-1979, Minister of Justice and Attorney General for Canada; 1980-1982, Minister of Energy, Mines and Resources; 1982-1984, Minister of Finance; 1984-2003, Law partner, Stikeman Elliott LLP; 2003-2006, Senior counsel, Stikeman Elliott LLP; 2006- Present ,Sole practitioner. International commercial, arbitration and mediation; 1989, Appointed Officer of the Order of Canada; 2011, AAA – President's Award for outstanding contribution and leadership in the field of conflict management; 2011, Awarded the title of Advocatus Emeritus by the Quebec Bar
Quebec and Ontario Bars; International Council on Commercial Arbitration; International Bar Association; Canadian Bar Association
AAA; ICC, ICSID, LCIA; Arbitration and Mediation Institute of Canada; ADR Chambers; Canadian National and International Commercial Arbitration Centre; CAS.
Arbitrator or counsel in over 100 international commercial arbitration cases under the ICC, ICSID, AAA, LCIA and NAFTA, or in ad hoc commercial arbitration cases under the UNCITRAL Rules and the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT).
Section on Canada in the International Handbook in Commercial Arbitration (Kluwer); a number of articles in legal reviews.