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DISTRICT: Rivière-du-Nord
CandidatePartyVote CountVote ShareElected
Monique GuayBQ2778959.08% X
Pierre AlbertCON976920.77%
Yannick GuénetteLIB43659.28%
Simon BernierNDP33937.21%
Maude GenetGRN17223.66%
December 14, 2:04:38 PM EST 186 of 186 polls reporting

Ridings

091 Rivière-du-Nord

2006 Candidates:
BQ:Monique Guay (Incumbent)
CON:Pierre Albert
GRN:Maude Genet
LIB:Yannick Guénette
NDP:Simon Bernier


RIDING PROFILE

 Riding Map
This is a largely rural riding in the southwest of Quebec, northwest of Montreal. It has Rivière-du-Nord as part of its southern boundary and contains the regional county municipality of La Rivière-du-Nord. The riding includes the communities of St-Jérôme, St-Hippolyte and Prévost.

Manufacturing is the main industry in this riding, followed by retail trade. Tourism and related industries are also important, due to numerous golf clubs and ski resorts in the area. The average family income is $52,617 and unemployment is 7.5 per cent.

More than 94 per cent of the population cited French as a mother tongue, while less than two per cent were English speakers. The total immigrant population is a little more than two per cent.

The riding of Rivière-du-Nord was created in the 2004 redistribution from 55 per cent of Laurentides, seven per cent of Berthier-Montcalm and eight per cent of Argenteuil-Papineau-Mirabel.

Population: 90,419

Political History
In 2004, Bloc Québécois candidate Monique Guay captured two-thirds of the vote to earn her fourth term as an MP, defeating Liberal Lorraine Auclair. Guay was first elected in Laurentides in 1993.

In Laurentides in 1988, PC Jacques Vien was elected.

Rivière-du-Nord
2004 - BQ



CANDIDATE PROFILES

Monique Guay

Party: Bloc Qu�b�cois

Birth Date: Oct. 27, 1959
Age: 46
Birthplace: Ile Bizard, Que.

Education: Administration courses, Dawson College and McGill from 1977-81
Profession: Real estate

Marital Status: Widow
Children: Two: Patrick, Julie

Career Background: Since 1987, owner of Monivest Immobilier Inc. (real estate)

Community Activities: Former member of board of directors, Saint-J�r�me Chamber of Commerce, former member of the Quebec Businesswomen's Association, former member of the Laurentides Development Corporation

Electoral History
Federal: Elected in Laurentides in 1993, 1997, 2000 and 2004

Political History
Committee: Former vice-chair of Government Operations; and Environment and Sustainable Development. Former member of Citizenship and Immigration; Human Resources Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities; sub-committee on Children and Youth at Risk; Special Committee on the Modernization and Improvement of the Procedures of the House of Commons; and sub-committee on Public Service Renewal of the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates. Member of Human Resources, Skills Development, and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities
Caucus: Former critic for environment; international co-operation; and La Francophonie. Current labour critic. Vice-chair of BQ caucus from 1993-95 and 2001-02. Caucus chair since July 2002

Riding Address:
301-223, rue St-Georges, St-J�r�me, Que.
(450) 565-0061
Ottawa Address:
Room 408 West Block, House of Commons, Ottawa, Ont.
(613) 992-3257



Pierre Albert

Party: Conservative Party of Canada

Birthplace: Montreal, Que.

Education: Studied business administration at the University of Quebec at Montreal. Completing a certificate in management at École des Hautes Études Commerciales de Montréal
Career Background: Started career with Autobus La Montréalaise, a subsidiary of the Sogesco Group, when he was 27. Youngest regional manager of a company employing some 1,100 people in Quebec

Community Activities: President of the Comité de Citoyens et Citoyennes de la municipalité de Saint-Calixte

Electoral History
Party: Involved in several election campaigns at the municipal, provincial and federal levels
Federal: Defeated in Laurier in 2004



Maude Genet

Party: Green Party of Canada

Campaign Address:
(450) 562-0115
mgenet@partivert.ca



Yannick Gu�nette

Party: Liberal Party of Canada

Age: 30

Education: BA in Political Science and a college certificate in telecommunications

Marital Status: Married

Career Background: Worked for Bosi Expansion and was responsible for special projects and business development. Worked as director of operations for Appar-aide and served in the 4th Royal Battalion, 22nd Regiment of the Canadian Forces

Community Activities: Served as vice-president of his university's students association (A�MSP), as a member of his region's chamber of commerce (CCIMN), and has been involved with several non-profit organizations

Campaign Office:
Yannick.Guenette@plcq.org
guenette.plcq.ca



Simon Bernier

Party: New Democratic Party

Education: International Bachelor's degree in Natural Science. Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering with a concentration in aeronautics from the École Polytechnique de Montréal. Studied at the University of Alberta in Edmonton as part of his engineering program

Career Background: Works as an assistant technical specialist with Bell Helicopter in Mirabel

Community Activities: Air Cadet from 1993 to 1998 and attained the rank of Master Sergeant

Campaign Office:
simon.bernier@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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