Progressive Senate Group
29 years in the public service, including 16 as Deputy Minister
- Prior to becoming a sentator, Peter Harder forged an impressive career in the public service. His resume includes terms as assistant deputy minister of the foreign affairs, industry, public safety, and immigration departments, and as the most senior public servant at the Office of the Solicitor General and the Treasury Board Secretariat.
- He has served as the personal representative of the Prime Minister at three G8 summits and spent nearly four years as the government representative in the Senate.