Roger Simmons
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"Roger Simmons", Queen's Privy Council for Canada/PC is a public policy consultant and former politician and diplomat in Canada.

Simmons is originally from Newfoundland and Labrador where he was an active politician for many years. He is now based at the Vancouver, British Columbia office of the Gowlings law firm.

Simmons was born in the town of Lewisporte. After studying at the Salvation Army College for Officers, the Memorial University of Newfoundland, and Boston University, Simmons became a teacher in Newfoundland's Salvation Army school system. (At the time, the Salvation Army, along with other denominations, ran its own publicly funded schools.) He subsequently moved to Springdale to become principal of Grant Collegiate and superintendent of the Green Bay Integrated School Board.

He entered politics in 1973 with his election to the Newfoundland and Labrador House of Assembly as the Liberal Party of Newfoundland and Labrador/Liberal Member of the House of Assembly (MHA) for Hermitage. He was re-elected in 1975 as MHA for Burgeo-Bay D'Espoir.

In 1979, he resigned his provincial seat and was elected to the Canadian House of Commons in the Canadian federal election, 1979/1979 federal election as the Liberal Party of Canada/Liberal Member of Parliament for Burin—St. George's.

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