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Rodger Cuzner

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Rodger Cuzner is a six-term Member of Parliament and the former Consul General of Canada in Boston, United States of America.

Mr. Cuzner started his career working as a special events director with the Cape Breton Regional Municipality and as recreation director for the Town of Dominion.

In 2000, he was elected to the House of Commons, where he served for 19 years representing his home province of Nova Scotia. During this time, he served in several roles, including Parliamentary Secretary to former Prime Minister Jean Chrétien, Chief Opposition Whip, and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development. He also sat on numerous parliamentary committees, associations, and groups, including as Vice-Chair of the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans and Director of the Canadian Branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association.

After retiring from politics in 2019, Mr. Cuzner worked in the private sector as Senior Advisor with Rubicon Strategies, in Ottawa. He was appointed Consul General of Canada in Boston in 2020 and served in this role until earlier this year.

Mr. Cuzner is a current director of the New England Canada Business Council and a long-time member of the Cape Breton Miners Museum Foundation in Glace Bay, Nova Scotia. He was also a member of the Canadian Parks and Recreation Association for 15 years.

Mr. Cuzner holds a Bachelor of Arts in Human Kinetics from Saint Francis Xavier University.

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