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The Top 100 Most Influential People in Government and Politics: The List

THE TOP 20

  1. Prime Minister Stephen Harper
  2. Finance Minister Jim Flaherty
  3. Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird
  4. Citizenship and Immigration Minister Jason Kenney
  5. Bank of Canada Governor Mark Carney
  6. PMO Chief of Staff Nigel Wright
  7. Treasury Board President Tony Clement
  8. PCO Clerk Wayne Wouters
  9. Finance Canada deputy minister Michael Horgan
  10. Secretary to the Treasury Board Michelle d’Auray
  11. Chief of Defence Staff Walter Natynczyk
  12. Canadian Council of Chief Executives president and CEO John Manley
  13. Jenni Byrne, Conservative Party director of political operations
  14. André Bachand, senior adviser to PM for Quebec
  15. Ray Novak, principal secretary to the PM
  16. Gary Doer, Canadian Ambassador to the U.S.
  17. Shawn Atleo, Assembly of First Nations national chief
  18. David Jacobson, U.S. Ambassador to Canada
  19. Beverley McLachlin, Supreme Court chief justice
  20. Laureen Harper, Prime Minister’s wife

THE TOP 100, BY CATEGORY

THE POLITICIANS

THE POLITICAL STAFFERS

THE LOBBYISTS & CONSULTANTS

THE PUBLIC SERVANTS & OFFICIALS

THE MEDIA

THE OTHER PUBLIC FIGURES

—Compiled by Bea Vongdouangchanh

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The Top 100 Most Influential People in Government and Politics: The List

THE TOP 20

  1. Prime Minister Stephen Harper
  2. Finance Minister Jim Flaherty
  3. Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird
  4. Citizenship and Immigration Minister Jason Kenney
  5. Bank of Canada Governor Mark Carney
  6. PMO Chief of Staff Nigel Wright
  7. Treasury Board President Tony Clement
  8. PCO Clerk Wayne Wouters
  9. Finance Canada deputy minister Michael Horgan
  10. Secretary to the Treasury Board Michelle d’Auray
  11. Chief of Defence Staff Walter Natynczyk
  12. Canadian Council of Chief Executives president and CEO John Manley
  13. Jenni Byrne, Conservative Party director of political operations
  14. André Bachand, senior adviser to PM for Quebec
  15. Ray Novak, principal secretary to the PM
  16. Gary Doer, Canadian Ambassador to the U.S.
  17. Shawn Atleo, Assembly of First Nations national chief
  18. David Jacobson, U.S. Ambassador to Canada
  19. Beverley McLachlin, Supreme Court chief justice
  20. Laureen Harper, Prime Minister’s wife

THE TOP 100, BY CATEGORY

THE POLITICIANS

THE POLITICAL STAFFERS

THE LOBBYISTS & CONSULTANTS

THE PUBLIC SERVANTS & OFFICIALS

THE MEDIA

THE OTHER PUBLIC FIGURES

—Compiled by Bea Vongdouangchanh

  

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Saturday, April 25, 2015
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Lobbyist Leo Duguay.
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TVO host and author Steve Paikin gave an impassioned speech on what he's learned about the allure of public life.

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