Canada’s Prime Minister
Paul Martin is Canada’s 21st Prime Minister and the Member of Parliament for LaSalle-émard in Montreal, Quebec.
From 1991 to 1993, Mr. Martin was the Liberal Party’s opposition associate finance critic and critic for environmental matters in the House of Commons.
In 1993, Mr. Martin was sworn in as Minister of Finance. He served in that role from November 1993 until June 2002.
In September 1999, he was named inaugural chair of the G-20, an international group composed of G-7 nations and emerging market nations.
Mr. Martin also co-chairs — alongside former Mexican President Ernesto Zedillo — the United Nations Commission on the Private Sector and Development.
He studied philosophy and history at St. Michael’s College at the University of Toronto and is a graduate of the University of Toronto Law School.