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  McKnight, Bill
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NameBill McKnight
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Born July 12, 1940 (79 years)
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May 27, 2013 06:12am
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InfoMember of Parliament from Kindersley—Lloydminster, 1979-93.

William Hunter "Bill" McKnight is a former Canadian politician who serves as the Treaty Commissioner for the Province of Saskatchewan.

Born in Elrose, Saskatchewan, he served as Minister of Agriculture, Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, Minister of National Defence during the first Gulf War, Minister of Energy, Mines and Resources and Minister of Labour in the Progressive Conservative government of Brian Mulroney. He was sworn into the Queen's Privy Council for Canada on September 17, 1984. He is the Honourary Chief of the Muskeg Lake Cree Nation. A 36-acre (15 ha) parcel of commercial land in Saskatoon was named after McKnight by the Muskeg Lake Cree Nation in recognition of his role in creating federal policy for Land Claims Settlements. It is known as the McKnight Commercial Centre.

McKnight testified on the first day of the Airbus Affair inquiry on 30 March 2009.


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