Results, Ridings and Candidates
Brome - Missisquoi
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|Updated: Nov. 7, 2008 5:00 PM EST||236/236 polls|
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Party: Bloc Québecois
Birthdate: April 22, 1934
Birthplace: Montreal, Que.
Education: Earned a Masters of Science in building from the University of Manchester in England.
Career Background: He worked as an architect and designer for multiple employers from 1969 to 1972. He was also a professor at the School of Architecture of the University of Montreal from 1973 to 1981 and a lecturer at the University of Quebec at Montreal (UQAM) from 1976 to 1981. He most recently worked as an architect in Montreal and Lac-Brome until 2004.
Community Activities: Co-founded Québec Solaire in 1981 and served as president of the Solar Energy Society of Canada from 1989 to 1993. Also a member of the National Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development from 2002 to 2004 and served as president since 2003. In 2004, he chaired the executive of OMH in Lac-Brome.
Federal: Ran unsuccessfully in this riding in 2004 and first elected in 2006.
Committee: Member of the standing committee on natural resources and associate member of the standing committees on environment and sustainable development, and human resources, social development and the status of persons with disabilities.
Caucus: Member of the Bloc Québécois caucus.
677 Rue Sherbrooke
Number 1: 819-843-1629
Party: Conservative Party of Canada
Birthplace: Cowansville, Que.
Education: Earned bachelors' degrees in civil law and finance, and a graduate diploma in notarial law.
Profession: Civil servant
Marital Status: Married
Name of Spouse: Sylvie Blanchard
Children: Two sons — Charles and Patrick
Career Background: Worked for the Hilton hotel chain in the United States, for Disneyland Paris in France and for Microcell Telecom in Quebec before entering politics. Recently, he was communications officer for the leader of the Official Opposition in Ottawa, and press secretary for the justice minister. Currently director of communications for the minister of public works and secretary of state for agriculture.
221 Rue Sud
Party: Green Party of Canada
Education: Has a diploma in financial administration from the University of Quebec at Montreal.
Career Background: Worked for 35 years at Hydro Quebec.
Community Activities: Has done volunteer work with such organizations as Block Parents, Canadian Institute of Management, the Red Cross and the hospital in Granby, Que.
Municipal: Served as a municipal councillor in Bromont from 2000 to 2002.
34, du Rocher
Education: Studied law and literature at McGill University and Bishop's University.
Marital Status: Married
Name of Spouse: Jeanne
Children: One son — Michael
Career Background: Has a general law practice in Knowlton, Que., where he specializes in transportation and international law. Also guest lectured at law schools and has spoken for well-known companies. He has also published several articles on maritime law and received the Martindale-Hubbel Prize.
Community Activities: Served as director of the Brome Lake Chamber of Commerce, and a member of the Creek United Church and Knowlton Golf Club.
Municipal: Formerly a regional councillor.
Federal: Ran unsuccessfully as a Conservative in 2006. Left the party in January 2008.
316-1 Chemin Knowlton Road
Party: Liberal Party of Canada
Birthdate: April 1, 1949
Birthplace: St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Que.
Education: B. Comm. and law degree, University of Ottawa
Marital Status: Married
Name of Spouse: Viviane Crevier
Children: One Marie-Florence
Career Background: Admitted to the Quebec bar in 1976. Is a partner in the firm Paradis-Poulin. From 1986 to 1982, he taught agricultural law for the Quebec bar. Was the president of the Association of Lawyers outside major urban centres in 1983. Was the vice-president of the Quebec bar in 1992. In 1993, he was president of the Quebec bar. Also co-authored the book, Régles de procédure devant les tribunaux administratifs in 1985.
Federal: Elected in Brome - Missisquoi byelection Feb. 1995, re-elected in 1997, 2000, 2004. Defeated in 2006.
Party:Former president of the federal Liberal Association of Brome-Missisquoi.
Cabinet: Jan. 15, 2002 to Dec. 12, 2003, secretary of state for Latin America and Africa and for the Francophonie. Dec. 12, 2003, minister of state for financial institutions.
Committee: Served as vice-chair of the standing committee on health, vice-chair of the standing joint committee on official languages, chair of the special joint committee on amending the constitution with respect to the quebec school system and as a member of the agriculture and agri-food committee, foreign affairs and international trade committee, the subcommittee on human rights and international development of foreign affairs and international trade the special joint committee on child custody and access, and on the environment and sustainable development committee.
Caucus: Former chair of the Quebec Liberal caucus. Was a member of caucus committee on the banks.
Party: New Democratic Party of Canada
Birthplace: Montreal, Que.
Education: Earned a diploma in applied ecology from Vanier College, a B.Sc. in microbiology and immunology from McGill University, and an advanced graduate diploma in community health from the University of Montreal.
Profession: Public health administrator
Children: Two — a son and daughter.
Career Background: Has been working at both the frontline and organizational levels in the Quebec substance abuse and addictions field since 2005. Is assistant director of professional activities at l'Association des intervenants en toxicomanie du Québec, which represents people involved in helping drug addicts. Is responsible for a dozen projects in partnership with Quebec's Ministry of Health and Social Services. Also works part-time as a pharmacy assistant at a methadone clinic, working with a homeless, drug-addicted clientele. Co-founded Les Jardins de Tessa, an organic farm in Frelighsburg.
Community Activities: Served on the board of the Women's Centre in Avante, Bedford. Volunteered at the infirmary of the local school in Montreal, taking care of children.
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|Updated: Nov. 7, 2008, 5:00 PM EST|
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