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DISTRICT: Louis-Hébert
CandidatePartyVote CountVote ShareElected
Luc HarveyCON2033234.47% X
Roger ClavetBQ2010134.08%
Hélène Chalifour ScherrerLIB885215.01%
Denis BlanchetteNDP53519.07%
Robert HudonGRN25174.27%
Frédérick TêtuIND11471.94%
Francis FortinIND5650.96%
Stefan JetchickCHP1160.2%
December 14, 2:04:38 PM EST 248 of 248 polls reporting


071 Louis-Hébert

2006 Candidates:
BQ:Roger Clavet (Incumbent)
CHP:Stefan Jetchick
CON:Luc Harvey
GRN:Robert Hudon
IND:Francis Fortin
IND:Frédérick Têtu
LIB:Hélène Chalifour Scherrer
NDP:Denis Blanchette


 Riding Map
This riding west of Quebec City is mainly urban and residential, composed of the former cities of Cap-Rouge, Sillery and Ste-Foy. There are 13 colleges and universities in the area, including Laval University. Jean Lesage International Airport is in the northwest part of the riding.

Government services and education services are the major employers in this riding as well as health and social services.

According to the 2001 census, more than 28 per cent of the population has a university degree. Almost 92 per cent of the population cited French as a mother tongue. The average family income is $78,541 with an unemployment rate of 6.9 per cent. Almost 44 per cent of the occupied dwellings are rented.

There were no changes in either of the 1996 or 2004 redistributions. The riding was established in 1966.

Population: 98,156

Political History
Roger Clavet recaptured this riding for the Bloc Québécois in 2004, defeating the minister of Canadian heritage, Hélène Scherrer, by more than 5,000 votes. In 2000, Liberal Scherrer had defeated Bloc candidate Hélène Alarie by 2,455 votes. She had lost to Alarie in 1994.

Liberal Jean-Charles Cantin won in 1968, followed by Liberal Albanie Morin who was MP from 1972 to his death in 1977. Another Liberal, Dennis Dawson, won the 1977 byelection and was re-elected in 1980. Progressive Conservative Suzanne Duplessis won in 1984 and 1988. In 1993, the riding supported BQ Philippe Paré.

1968-1980 inclusive - LIB
1984, 1988 - PC
1993, 1997 - BQ
2000 - LIB
2004 - BQ


Roger Clavet

Party: Bloc Québécois

Birth Date: Feb. 8, 1953
Age: 52
Birthplace: Qué, Que.

Education: Bachelor's degree in Journalism (1973-1977); Diploma in Communications, Cégep de Limoilou (1971-1973)
Profession: Journalist

Career Background: Reporter for Société Radio-Canada in Winnipeg (1999-2004). Writer, l'agence Chine nouvelle, Beijing, China (1997-1999). Director, Le Parolier, in Québec City (1993-1999). Host at TV Ontario (TFO) in Toronto (1992-1993). Reporter for Société Radio-Canada in Sudbury (1990-1992). Responsible for information, University of Sherbrooke (1988-90). Parliamentary writer for Le Droit (1984-1988). Researcher and interviewer for Radio-Canada in Sudbury (1981-1984). Writer, Social Development Council of Canada, Ottawa (1980-1981). Information official at TV Ontario (TFO) in Toronto (1978-80). Director of information, Courrier Frontenac newspaper, in Thetford Mines (1978)

Community Activities: National vice president, francophone affaires, Canadian Media Guild (2002-04). Co-founder and vice-president, Cercle de presse francophone, Manitoba (2002-04). Volunteer in several long-term care facilities (2000-2004). Comedian, Cercle Moli�re, à Saint-Boniface, au Manitoba (2002). Host, moderator, presenter of community programs (1984-2004). Author, La Chine de ma vie, Stanké edition, Montreal (2001).

Electoral History
Federal: Elected in Louis-Hébert in 2004

Political History
Committee: Member: Citizenship & Immigration
Caucus: Critic area: Foreign Affairs (Asia-Pacific)

Riding Address: 917 Monseigneur Grandin Street
Suite 301
Sainte-Foy, Que.
(418) 648-3244

Stefan Jetchick

Party: Christian Heritage Party

Birth Date: 1964
Age: 42
Birthplace: Camp Hill, Pennsylvania

Education: BA in philosophy
Marital Status: Single

Career Background: Conference interpreter (English-French). Former software engineer

Campaign Office:
(418) 683-8554

Luc Harvey

Party: Conservative Party of Canada

Age: 41
Education: BA from Université Laval and studied English Literature at the University of Guelph
Marital Status: Married
Children: Four

Career Background: Completed the development of an electronic system for aircraft engines. Director in charge of business strategies for Centre financier ASSEP

Community Activities: Coaches youth soccer teams and is involved in the indoor soccer stadium project in Québec City

Telephone: (418) 998-4824

Hélène Chalifour Scherrer

Party: Liberal Party of Canada

Birth Date: July 6, 1950
Age: 55
Birthplace: Québec, Que.

Education: Bachelor's degree in Social Services from Laval University in 1972, having graduated in 1969 from the College Jésus-Marie in Sillery
Profession: Health and social service worker

Children: Two

Career Background: Worked for several organizations providing health and social services in Quebec City and in Montreal. Worked with families at the Centre des services sociaux de Québec and in the psychiatric section of Montreal's Notre-Dame and Maisonneuve-Rosemont hospitals

Community Activities: Participated on several boards of directors, including those of the Centre d'Hébergement Notre-Dame de Lourdes et Saint-Charles, the Fondation Rues Principales, the Fondation Bagatelle, the Fondation Jeunesse Lac-Beauport and in numerous sports organizations. Contributed to the success of many major Canadian and international sports events, including chairing the Mondiaux Juniors Alpins Qu�bec 2000. Active within the Quebec Cancer Society and acted as public relations representative before directing the Quebec section for nearly three years

Electoral History
Party: Former Vice-President for Eastern Quebec; on management committee of the Liberal Party of Canada-Quebec section since 1997 and member of executive committee since November 1999
Municipal: Municipal Councillor for the town of Sillery from 1990 to 1994
Federal: Won in Louis-H�bert in 2000; defeated in 2004

Political History
Cabinet: December 12/03 - Minister of Canadian Heritage
Committee: Former Member: Health; Environment and Sustainable Development; Sub-committee on Sport. Former member, Cabinet Committees on: Priorities and Planning; Domestic Affairs; Global Affairs; Aboriginal Affairs.
Caucus: Served on the Prime Minister's Task Force on Urban Issues and Prime Minister's Task Force on Canada-U.S. relations. Chaired the Liberal caucus committee on environment and sustainable development.

Riding Address: 2625 Ste Foy Rd
Suite 103
Ste-Foy, Que.
(418) 648-7961

Denis Blanchette

Party: New Democratic Party

Education: Completed college studies in Human Sciences and Information Technology as well as university courses in Sociology and Journalism. Candidate for the Master's degree in Public Administration at the École nationale d'administration publique
Profession: Analyst

Career Background: Information analyst for the provincial government since 1983

Community Activities: Former officer of the Syndicat de la Fonction publique du Québec (SFPQ) and was Co-Chair of a joint committee on workplace health and safety

Riding Address: 1-800-843-8598

Robert Hudon

Party: Green Party of Canada

Profession: Salesman

Children: Yes

Career Background: Works for a magazine publisher as a subscription salesman. He previously worked in organizational development.

Community Activities: Involved in community activities and trade organizations

Telephone: (418) 656-0103

Francis Fortin

Party: Independent

Birth Date: Age: 51
Birthplace: Price, PQ

Education: Master's in Project Management
Profession: Project Manager

Name of Spouse: Danielle Fillion
Children: Two sons

Career Background: Proprietor of a project management firm for 12 years. Prior to that, worked in project management with the government of Quebec for 14 years

Political History
Involved in municipal issues and worked in support of many candidates in various elections

Riding Address:
Tel.: (418) 569 9724

Frédérick Têtu

Party: Independent

Birth Date: 1967
Birthplace: Quebec

Education: MA (Univesité Laval), BA law (McGill University)
Profession: Teacher

Marital Status: Married
Children: Four daughters

Career Background: Instructor of philosophy at Cégep Fran�ois-Xavier-Garneau since 1997

Riding Address:

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