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DISTRICT: Montmagny-L'Islet-Kamouraska-Rivière-du-Loup
CandidatePartyVote CountVote ShareElected
Paul CrêteBQ2411752.44% X
Daniel NadeauCON1152925.07%
Lise M. VachonLIB646614.06%
Myriam LeblancNDP21074.58%
Serge LemayGRN17683.84%
December 14, 2:04:38 PM EST 254 of 254 polls reporting

Ridings

077 Montmagny-L'Islet-Kamouraska-Rivi�re-du-Loup

2006 Candidates:
BQ:Paul Crête (Incumbent)
CON:Daniel Nadeau
GRN:Serge Lemay
LIB:Lise Vachon
NDP:Myriam Leblanc


RIDING PROFILE

 Riding Map
This rural riding is in eastern Quebec. It runs from the St. Lawrence River to the Canadian-U.S. border. It contains the regional county municipalities of Kamouraska, L'Islet and Montmagny, and Rivière-du-Loup, including Cacouna Indian Reserve No. 22 and Whitworth Indian Reserve No. 21.

Manufacturing is the main industry, followed by other services. The average family income is $48,640 and unemployment is 8.9 per cent.

According to the 2001 census, almost 97 per cent of the population had French as their mother tongue, while only 0.28 per cent spoke English first. The total immigrant population is only 0.58 per cent. Almost 18 per cent of the population has less than a Grade 9 education. Almost 15 per cent of the population is more than 65 years of age.

This riding of Rivière-du-Loup-Montmagny was created in 2004 from 63 per cent of Kamouraska-Rivière-du-Loup-Témiscouata-Les Basques and 52 per cent of Bellechasse-Etchemins-Montmagny-L'Islet.

Population: 97,126

Political History
In 2004, Bloc Québécois candidate Paul Crête earned 12,403 more votes than his nearest competitor, Liberal Isabelle Mignault. Crête was first elected in Kamouraska-Rivière du Loup in 1993.

In 2000 in Bellechasse-Etchemins-Montmagny-L'Islet, Liberal Gilbert Normand defeated the BQ's François Langlois for the second time. He was appointed secretary of state for agriculture and agri-food and fisheries and oceans in 1997, as well as secretary of state for research and development, a post he held until 2002.

In Kamouraska-Rivière du Loup riding, Rosaire Gendron won in 1979 and 1980. In 1984, PC André Plourde defeated Liberal Pierre Pettigrew. Plourde won again in 1988.

2004 - BQ




CANDIDATE PROFILES

Paul Crête

Party: Bloc Québécois

Birth Date: April 8, 1953
Age: 52
Birthplace: Hérouxville, Quebec

Education: B.Sc. in Administration from Université Laval (1972-74). Other courses he has taken include: CFG; École Nationale d'Administration Publique and Écoles des Hautes Études Commerciales
Profession: Administrator

Marital Status: Partner
Name of Spouse: Myriam Santerre
Children: Three - Audrey, Renaud and Maude

Career Background: Employee benefits officer with the Quebec Department of Communications from 1975 to 1977. Personnel recruitment officer with the Quebec public service from 1977 to 1979. Human resources management consultant, Department of Agriculture, Food and Fisheries, from 1979 to 1984. Lecturer, University of Quebec at Rimouski, in 1983. Personnel director and secretary-general, CÉGEP de La Pocatière, from 1984 to 1993

Community Activities: Founding member, Place aux Jeunes in Kamouraska. Co-ordinator and spokesperson, Solidarité Rurale du Kamouraska. President, Comité d'aide au développement des collectivités de Kamouraska, 1991-92. President, Comité de reclassement des ex-employés de Bombardier in La Pocatière. Executive director, Fondation du CÉGEP de La Pocatière

Political History
Party: President of BQ, eastern region of Quebec, from 1992 to 1993. President, Kamouraska-Rivière-du-Loup BQ from 1992 to 1993. Director general for the No committee for the Kamouraska-Témiscouata region in the 1992 referendum. Regional president of the PQ in Eastern Quebec from 1987 to 1988. President of the PQ in Gaspé from 1980 to 1984
Federal: Elected: in Kamouraska-Rivi�re du Loup in 1993; in Kamouraska-Rivi�re-du-Loup-T�miscouata-Les Basques in 1997, 2000; in Rivi�re-du-Loup-Montmagny in 2004

Political History
Committee: Former Member: Human Resources Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities; Industry, Science & Technology. Vice-chair: Industry, Science and Technology
Caucus: Former Critic for: Rural Solidarity; Pension Reform; Transport; Human Resources Development; Children and Youth. Human Resources Development; Children and Youth

Riding Address:
5, rue Iberville
Rivi�re-du-Loup, Que.
(418) 868-1280

Ottawa Address:
Room 418 Confed Bldg
House of Commons
Ottawa, Ont.
(613) 995-0265



Daniel Nadeau

Party: Conservative Party of Canada

Education:
Profession: Electrical engineer

Career Background: Self-employed

Community Activities:Involved with student community organizations

Telephone: (418) 682-1118


Serge Lemay

Party: Green Party of Canada

Profession: Educator

Career Background: Has worked as an education adviser, professor and educational activities co-ordinator. Currently works as a development agent

Electoral History
Municipal: Elected to city council
Federal:

Campaign Office:
slemay@partivert.ca



Lise Vachon

Party: Liberal Party of Canada

Profession: Financial worker

Career Background: Served as the director general for the Pascal-Taché Teachers' Caisse populaire in 1985 and is currently responsible for the Côte-du-Sud and Eastern Quebec service centres for the Caisse d'économie Desjardins de l'éducation. Previously owned her own business

Electoral History
Municipal: Served as a municipal councillor for the City of Montmagny from 2001 to 2005

Political History
Municipal: As a city counsillor, was responsible for the financial management of regional events

E-mail: lise.vachon@plcq.org


Myriam Leblanc

Party: New Democratic Party

Campaign Office:
myriam.leblanc@npd.qc.ca




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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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