- MA/76 / BA/74
Suzanne Hurtubise, Deputy Minister of Public Safety, has held a number of senior positions in her career in the federal public service, including Deputy Minister of Industry, Deputy Minister of the Environment, Deputy Minister of Canadian Heritage and Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Canada to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development in Paris.
After studying economics, earning her BA and MA at Carleton, Hurtubise joined the federal Department of Finance as an economist in 1976. During the 1980s, she served as an economist for the National Assembly of Québec, as assistant secretary of the Canadian Industrial Renewal Board and held various positions in the Department of Finance. Hurtubise went on to hold high-ranking positions in the Privy Council Office, the Departments of Transport, Consumer and Corporate Affairs and the Federal-Provincial Relations Office.