John Baird served from 2011 to 2015 as Canada's Minister of Foreign Affairs in the cabinet of Prime Minister Stephen Harper. He had been a member of the federal cabinet, in various positions, since 2006. Baird resigned from cabinet on February 3, 2015 and as a Member of Parliament on March 16, 2015.
Previously he was a provincial cabinet minister in Ontario during the governments of Premiers Mike Harris and Ernie Eves.
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