November 25, 2019 (7:00 pm - 9:30 pm)
Location: KC Irving Environmental Centre: Auditorium
Peter MacKay (’87), QC, is a partner in the Toronto office of prestigious law firm Baker McKenzie.
Before joining the firm in 2016, he represented Nova Scotia ridings in the Parliament of Canada for more
than 18 years. During his first five years in the House of Commons, MacKay served as House Leader
and member of the Board of Internal Economy for the Progressive Conservative caucus. When the
Conservative Party of Canada came to power in 2006, MacKay became Minister of Foreign Affairs and
Minister for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency. He moved from Foreign Affairs to Defence in a
2007 Cabinet shuffle, where he remained as minister until July 2013. From there, he assumed the Justice
portfolio and became Attorney General of Canada until November 2015.