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Michael Kergin -- Special Advisor On Border Issues

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Michael Kergin -- Special Advisor On Border Issues

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Michael F. Kergin was appointed by Premier Dalton McGuinty in September 2005 to act as the Premier's Special Advisor on Border Issues.

Mr. Kergin served as Canada's Ambassador to the United States for five years, from 2000 until 2005.

His career in the public service began when he joined the Department of External Affairs, (Foreign Affairs Canada) in 1967 as Foreign Service Officer. His postings include New York as a member of the Canadian Mission to the United Nations, as well as Cameroon, and Chile. Mr. Kergin also served as Ambassador to Cuba from 1986 to 1989. He was posted to Washington twice prior to his appointment as Ambassador.