Results, Ridings and Candidates
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|Updated: Nov. 7, 2008 5:00 PM EST||220/220 polls|
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Party: Bloc Québécois
Education: Earned a certificate in arts and sciences, a certificate in geology, a bachelor in criminology and a master's in sociology from the University of Montreal.
Profession: Educator, research assistant
Career Background: Worked as a teacher at the Centres jeunesse de Montréal from 2000 to 2001. Then, she served as a research assistant at the University of Montreal. She also served as a probation officer at Correctional Services Canada before returning to the University of Montreal to teach sociology.
Community Activities: Former members of various organizations, including the Voluntary Action Group of Saint-Laurent, the council of the school Henri-Beaulieu, the Foufoune artistic journal and the Association of Criminologists of Québec.
Provincial: Defeated in Acadie in 2003.
Federal: Defeated in this riding in 2004. First elected in 2006.
Committee: Former vice-chair of the standing committee on Canadian heritage, member of the standing committee on public safety and national security, and associate member of the standing committees on liaison, library of Parliament and official languages.
Caucus: Member of the Bloc Québécois caucus
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Party: Conservative Party of Canada
Education: Earned an accounting degree from HEC Montréal business school.
Profession: Business manager and consultant
Marital Status: Married
Children: Two - Isabelle and François
Career Background: Worked in the public practice, as vice-president of education for l’Ordre des CGA du Québec, as senior executive (and CFO, comptroller,and director) at several manufacturing and engineering firms, and director of corproate accounting at Via Rail. Until recently, he held the position of director of financial operations and assistant treasurer for Hydro-Québec. Also teaches accounting at the University of Montreal, and engineering management at the University of Sherbrooke. He also taught at McGill University for 20 years.
Community Activities: Serves as president of the Federation Internationale des experts-comptables francophones (FIDEF) and vice-president of the board of directors of l’Hôpital du Sacré-Coeur de Montréal, a children's hospital conjoined with the University of Montreal. Also chaired the Certified General Accountants Association of Canada (CGA-Canada) between 1995 and 1996.
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Party: Green Party of Canada
Career Background: Co-producer and co-host of a weekly program called Écolibrium on radio Community McGill CKUT 90.3 FM. Is an entrepreneur and has been self-employed for several years. Was once the owner of a beauty/health centre, where she worked as a phytotherapy consultant.
Community Activities: Volunteered for the Belle et Bien dans sa peau (Look Good Feel Better) program.
Federal: Defeated in this riding in 2004 and 2006.
Party: Liberal Party of Canada
Birthdate: May 10, 1954
Birthplace: Argos, Greece
Education: Earned a BA with an honours in history and political science from McGill University. Also studied law.
Profession: Government adviser
Marital Status: Married
Name of Spouse: Constantin Geropapas
Children: Two daughters - Athena and Vasilike
Career Background: Served as policy adviser to the minister of Cultural Communities and Immigration from 1986 to 1990. Was vice-president of cultural communities on the Council of Cultural Communities and Immigration in Quebec from 1990 to 1993 before entering politics.
Community Activities: Served as a member of the Association of Business and Professional Women of Montreal since 1981, the board of United Way in Montreal since 1991, and the Association for Promotion and Socio-Economic Development of Eastern Montreal. Former member of the consultation committee for the International Day of Elimination of Racial Discrimination Montreal Reg., the multisectorial committee for International Year of the Family, the Montreal consultation committee for Black History Month, and the Montreal advisory committee for the Year of Intercultural and Interracial Harmony.
Federal: She is the first Greece-born woman elected to the House of Commons. First elected in Saint-Denis in 1993. Elected in this riding in 1997 and re-elected in 2000 and 2004. She was defeated in 2006.
Committee: Served as chair of the standing committee on citizenship and immigration and vice-chair on Canadian Heritage. Also served on several other standing committees, including foreign affairs and international trade, and justice and human rights.
Caucus: Formerly served as vice-chair of the Quebec Liberal caucus, current secretary of the Liberal caucus, and member of the Liberal social policy caucus and Liberal women's caucus.
Party: New Democratic Party of Canada
Birthplace: Bogota, Columbia
Education: Civil and common law degrees, University of Ottawa; graduate degree in law, University of Tübingen, Germany
Career Background: Worked for the Human Rights Research and Education Centre in Ottawa, as well as the Freedom of Association and Protection to Organize Section of the International Labour Office in Geneva.
Community Activities: A team leader, first aid volunteer and member of the S.A.S (help for disaster victims) for the Red Cross.
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|Updated: Nov. 7, 2008, 5:00 PM EST|
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