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DISTRICT: Laval
CandidatePartyVote CountVote ShareElected
Nicole DemersBQ2203244.35% X
Alia HaddadLIB1269825.56%
Emilio MigliozziCON923618.59%
Benoît BeauchampNDP40478.15%
Philippe MariGRN16663.35%
December 14, 2:04:38 PM EST 216 of 216 polls reporting

Ridings

066 Laval

2006 Candidates:
BQ:Nicole Demers (Incumbent)
CON:Émilio Migliozzi
GRN:Philippe Mari
LIB:Alia Haddad
NDP:Benoit Beauchamp


RIDING PROFILE

 Riding Map
This riding is located in the central part of the city of Laval, on Île Jésus, north of Montreal. It runs from Rivière-des-Prairies in the south to Rivière-des-Milles-Îles in the north, between Highway 15, the hydro transmission line and Boulevard des Laurentides in the east and Boulevard Curé-Labelle and the hydro transmission lines in the west.

Manufacturing, retail trade and the service sector are the major employers in this riding. The average family income is $55,973 with an unemployment rate of 6.2 per cent.

According to the 2001 census, 75 per cent of the population have French as a mother tongue, while five per cent list English. There are significant Arabic, Italian and Spanish-speaking communities. The total immigrant population is more than 16 per cent.

Laval riding was created in the 2004 redistribution from 70 per cent of Laval Centre and 17 per cent of Laval West. The 1976 redistribution created Laval-des-Rapides. It consisted of 32 per cent of Ahuntsic, 26 per cent of Laval, 22 per cent of Dollard and 20 per cent of Duvernay. There was no change in the 1996 redistribution. The Laval-des-Rapides riding name was changed to Laval Centre on July 23, 1990.

Population: 98,510

Political History
In 2004, BQ candidate Nicole Demers defeated Liberal Pierre Lafleur, winning her first term in office and holding on to the seat for the Bloc.

In 1979, Liberal Jeanne Sauvé, who won in Ahuntsic in 1968, 1972 and 1974, ran in Laval-Des-Rapides. Sauvé was elected in 1979 and in 1980. When she was appointed Speaker in 1980 and governor general in 1983, she was the first woman to hold these posts. In 1984, Liberal Raymond Garneau was elected; in 1988, it was PC Jacques Tetreault.

Laval-Des-Rapides/Laval Centre:
1979-84 inclusive - LIB
1988 - PC
1993, 1997, 2000 - BQ

Laval:
2004 - BQ




CANDIDATE PROFILES

Nicole Demers

Party: Bloc Québécois

Birth Date: Jan. 15, 1950
Age: 56
Birthplace: Montreal, Que.

Education: Advertising and marketing, Laval University (1997)
Profession: Businesswoman

Marital Status:
Name of Spouse:
Children:

Career Background: Executive Director of the Vivre Chez-soi Foundation, Laval Home Support Cooperative (2001-04).; Assistant Director, Marketing, Laval Home Support Cooperative (1995-2001) Supervisor, Saint-Nom-de-Marie Boarding School (1991-1995); Assistant to the Director, Regard 9 Detox Centre (1990); Facilitator, Marcel Dutil Lodge, Anticostie Outfitters (1989); General Manager, Auberge de la rivi�re rouge (1988); Owner and Manager of the restaurant Chez Philippe (1986-1988); Waitress, Meridien Hotel (1979-1986); Appointment Secretary, President of WNEW TV (NY & LA), 1971-1976

Community Activities: Member of: comité de direction de la Coopérative de développement régional Montréal-Laval (2003); Forum de la population de la régie Régionale de Laval (2003); comité consultatif du Poste de police communautaire secteur 2 (2003); Organizing Committee, la découverte du Parc des Prairies: (since 2000). Chair of the board of directors, Carrefour d'Intercultures (since 1996). Member of the board of directors, Conseil des médias communautaires de Laval (since 2000); Coopérative de développement régional Montréal-Laval (2002).

Electoral History
Federal: Elected in Laval in 2004

Political History
Committee: Health
Caucus: Critic area: Social Development (Families and Caregivers)

Riding Address: 2281 Le Corbusier Boul.,
Laval, Quebec
(450) 686-2562
Ottawa Address: Room 251 Confed Bldg
House of Commons
Ottawa, Ontario
(613) 995-7398



Émilio Migliozzi

Party: Conservative Party of Canada

Education: Studied computer science and computer programming. Degree in video production and management at Concordia University
Career Background: Has worked for several large firms in the printing, computer and peripherals sectors

Telephone: (514) 939-0934


Alia Haddad

Party: Liberal Party of Canada

Education: Bachelor's degree in Business Administration with a major in computer management from Université du Québec à Montréal and has a DESS with a major in virtual community (education), also from UQAM
Profession: Teacher

Children: Three

Career Background: Teacher at the Commission scolaire de la Pointe-de-l'Île for 14 years, during which time she taught both children and adults. Designed and trained computer software courses

Community Activities: She sits on a number of school commission committees, including special events and management evaluation. She has been a delegate at the F�d�ration des commissions scolaires



Benoit Beauchamp

Party: New Democratic Party

Birth Date: 1973
Education: College diploma in Social Sciences and studied history at the Université de Montréal
Profession: Teacher

Career Background: Host on Radio Station CISM; including the cultural program "Traces d'�toiles." Employed with Renaud-Bray for three years and was the president of a newly organized union. Signed the first collective agreement with a bookstore in Quebec. Teaches French at École secondaire Duval

Electoral History
Federal: Defeated in Rosemont-La-Petite-Patrie in 2004

Riding Address:
Tel.: (514) 590-0036
www.ndp.ca
Benoit.Beauchamp@npd.qc.ca




Philippe Mari

Party: Green Party of Canada

Education: Degrees in Art History and and Communications from McGill University
Profession: Marketing and sales manager

Telephone: (514) 668-7683







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ELECTION RESULTSDetails>
1241035129
Total Elected and Leading
CON124036.27%
LIB103030.23%
BQ51010.48%
NDP29017.48%
IND10.52%
OTH005.02%

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