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Terry Duguid

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Terry Duguid (born 1954 or 1955) is a Canadian politician who has served as the member of Parliament (MP) for Winnipeg South since 2015. He has campaigned for elected office at the municipal, provincial and federal levels, and served as a city councillor in Winnipeg from 1989 to 1995. Duguid is the son of professional curling athlete Don Duguid. Duguid holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and a Master's Degree in Environmental Science. He has been involved a variety of eco-business pursuits in the Winnipeg area, including being president of Sustainable Development International, and serving as chairman of the Manitoba Clean Environment Commission. He was president and CEO of the Gateway North Marketing Agency, which is responsible for ensuring the survival of the Port of Churchill and the Hudson Bay Rail Line. He is also the founding president of the International Centre for Infectious Diseases, a not-for-profit organization created after the outbreak of SARS to support and enhance the mandate of the Public Health Agency of Canada. Prior to his entry to politics Duguid was a long-time environmental activist. He was executive director of the Manitoba Liberal Party in the 1980s. He served as a member of Winnipeg City Council from 1989 to 1995 for the wards of Miles MacDonell (20,000 constituents) and North Kildonan (40,000 constituents). He was chairman of the Public Works Committee. In that position he helped create Winnipeg's blue box recycling program. He stepped down as councillor to run for mayor of Winnipeg in 1995, but the incumbent mayor, Susan Thompson, was re-elected. After municipal politics, Duguid had a successful career as a leader and executive in the not-for-profit sector. From 1995 to 1997 he was president and CEO of Gateway North International, working to secure a future for the rail line that leads to the Port of Churchill. He oversaw the transfer of both the rail line and the port, together worth $100 million, to a new owner.
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