Beyond the Border: Canada/U.S. Relations
Denis Stevens was appointed Consul General of Canada in Seattle by Prime Minister Stephen Harper in August 2010. He is Canada's senior representative in the Pacific Northwest, which includes the states of Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington.
Mr. Stevens hails from Montreal. He has served with the Canadian government for 17 years, 10 of them in management positions in the departments of Justice; Indian and Northern Affairs; Public Safety and at the Privy Council Office, the department that serves the Prime Minister and the Cabinet.
Immediately prior to his appointment, Mr. Stevens served as Director General for Intergovernmental Relations and Public Outreach at the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade.
Mr. Stevens earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations with great honors in 1988 from Harvard University. He earned his law degree and Masters of Business Administration from McGill University in 1992.
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