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The Hon. Jim Carr


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The Hon. Jim Carr

Minister of International Trade Diversification

 The Hon. Jim Carr is currently the Minister of International Trade Diversification. He was elected as Member of Parliament for the riding of Winnipeg South Centre. Jim entered public life in 1988, when he was elected to represent Fort Rouge in the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba. He was also the deputy leader of his party.

Jim was the founding CEO of the Business Council of Manitoba, where he worked alongside business leaders to address issues critical to Manitobans and Canadians. He is an active volunteer with a number of local, provincial, and national organizations. He was the founding co-chair of the Winnipeg Poverty Reduction Council, and has been a member of several boards including the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, the Canada West Foundation, and the Arthur V. Mauro Centre for Peace and  Justice at the University of Manitoba. Jim’s community leadership has earned him numerous awards, including the Canada 125 Medal, the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, and the Order of Manitoba.

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