Results, Ridings and Candidates
Bas-Richelieu - Nicolet - Bécancour
|Party||Candidate||Votes||Vote Share (%)||Status|
|Updated: Nov. 7, 2008 5:00 PM EST||235/235 polls|
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Party: Bloc Québécois
Birthdate: July 31, 1943
Education: Earned a teaching certificate from l'École normale Maurice-L.-Duplessis de Trois-Rivières, a B.A.An. from the University of Montreal and a B.Ed. from Laval University.
Marital Status: Divorced
Children: Two - Lucie and Catherine.
Career Background:Worked as a math teacher in Sorel, Que., from 1969 to 1984. Co-owner of Restaurant Tracy since 1974 and Chenal-du-Moine theatre since 1984.
Community Activities: He worked for the Hôtel-Dieu hospital in Sorel-Tracy between 1980 and 1982, and the Corporation of Economic Development of Sorel-Tracy between 1982 and 1984. Was a member of the regional advisory committee on employee relations of the government of Québec from 1983 to 1984. He also served as head of reception, protocol and publicity for the 1982 regional games for disabled people. He was also founding president of the Notre-Dame Community Centre, president of the Sorel-Tracy Chamber of Commerce and honorary president of various special events.
Federal: First elected in Richelieu (later merged into this riding) in 1984 as a Progressive Conservative and re-elected in 1988. He left the party in 1990 and was a founding member of the Bloc Québécois. Elected again in 1993, and re-elected in 1997, 2000, 2004 and 2006.
Committee: Member of the standing committee on the Library of Parliament.
Caucus: Member of the Bloc Québécois caucus. Formerly served as a critic for communications, environment, forests, fisheries and oceans, secretary of state, Library of Parliament; official languages, francophones outside Quebec, veterans' affairs, and agriculture and agri-food.
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Party: Conservative Party of Canada
Birthdate: March 1961
Birthplace: Lachine, Que.
Education: Diploma in public administration from HEC, certificate in law from the University of Montreal and a bachelors in legal sciences at the University of Quebec in Montreal.
Marital Status: Married
Name of Spouse: Josée Lallemand
Career Background: Recently became general manager of the Galeries de Sorel. Also works as business mentor, helping young entrepreneurs start up their business.
Party: Green Party of Canada
Education: Student at François-Xavier-Garneau College in Quebec City.
Party: Liberal Party of Canada
Career Background: Worked for many years as nurse and taught nursing until 1996 at the Sorel-Tracy CEGEP and at Université de Montréal.
Community Activities: Sat on the regional health council for five years and on the Quebec public health ethics committee for four years. Member of the Red Cross board of directors (Sorel-Tracy section) and secretary of the Quebec Association for Public Retirees. Served as president and a member of the Bas-Richelieu green movement and sat as a member of the Federation of Quebec Women. Worked for various organizations including La Source, a shelter for abused women, which she chaired in the 1990s and again in 2006; the Quebec Network Against Elder Abuse since 2004; and the Sorel-Tracy Women in Cities committee as a representative of seniors. In May 2008, was awarded a Florence prize by the Ordre des infirmières et infirmiers du Québec for her volunteer contribution to causes related to health, women and the elderly.
Party: New Democratic Party of Canada
Education: Diploma in automatization engineering for industrial processes; bachelor's degree in electro-technology; diploma in informatics
Profession: Teacher; administrator; consultant and project manager
Career Background: Professor of automatization, electronics and electro-technology at the Cégep de Sorel-Tracy since 1998; member of the Cégep's administration board since 2005. Was electrical project manager for a railway company in Algeria from 1984 to 1989, and taught mathematics at the Institut des techniques du froid of Algeria from 1989 to 1994. Taught mathematics and physics in a secondary school in France from 1994 to 1996.
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|Updated: Nov. 7, 2008, 5:00 PM EST|
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