Results, Ridings and Candidates
Brossard - La Prairie
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|Updated: Nov. 7, 2008 5:00 PM EST||258/258 polls|
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- Marcel Lussier (Incumbent)
- Maurice Brossard
- Sonia Ziadé
- Alexandra Mendes
- Normand Chouinard
- Hoang Mai
Party: Bloc Québécois
Birthdate: June 30, 1944
Birthplace: St-Damase, Que.
Education: Earned a bachelor in applied science for civil engineering from the University of Sherbrooke and an M.Sc. in health engineering from the École Polytechnique in Montreal.
Career Background: He taught at the Saint-Hyacinthe campus of l'Institut de Technologie Agroalimentaire (Institute of Food Technology) from 1970 to 1972. Then worked as an engineer at SEJB et Lavalin until 1974. Served as a consultant for the Barrette & Associates law firm from 1974 to 1984. He spent 22 years at Hydro-Québec as an environmental engineering specialist until 2003, when he retired.
Community Activities: Held a number of positions for the LaPrairie Optimist Club between 1982 and 1997. He served as president of the Doris-Lussier section of the Saint-Jean-Baptiste Society in Montreal from 2002 to 2004. Also chaired an advisory group defining expectations of St. Lawrence River's water levels.
Federal: Ran unsuccessfully in this riding in 2004. Elected in 2006.
Committee: Member of the standing committees on environment and sustainable development, and public accounts. Associate member of the standing committees on government operations and estimates, and natural resources.
Caucus: Member of the Bloc Qu—b—cois Caucus.
4 Place du Commerce
Party: Conservative Party of Canada
Birthdate: Aug. 30, 1950
Birthplace: La Prairie, Que.
Education: Master's degree in school administration, a B.Ed., and a bachelor's with a major in mathematics and a minor in physics from the University of Montreal.
Marital Status: Divorced
Career Background: In 2006, director general with the Chambre de commerce et d'industrie Royal-Roussillon. Worked in school administration for 35 years, with the Grandes-Seigneuries School Board as deputy director-general and director of adult education and vocational training and with the Châteaugaury board as director general, co-ordinator of education services, director of primary school, director of secondary school and as a high school teacher.
Community Activities: Was vice-president of the Conseil d'administration de l'Association des gens d'affaires la Citière-Roussillon, a member of Carrefour-Jeunesse Emploi de La Prairie, a member of the historical society of Vieux-La Prairie and a board member of la Maison Parents-Enfants.
P.O. Box 92021
Party: Green Party of Canada
Education: MA in political science, Laval University; bachelor of political science and economics, McGill University
Career Background: Worked on Canada-U.S. relations in Washington, D.C. Worked at the Pearson Peacekeeping Center in Nova Scotia.Taught French to high school students in Germany.
Community Activities: Involved in the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Montreal in 2005.
Federal: Ran unsuccessfully in the riding of Saint-Lambert in the 2006 general election.
Party: Liberal Party of Canada
Birthdate: Nov. 3, 1963
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal
Education: Has a certificate in the management of non-governmental organizations from the University of Sherbrooke.
Profession: Communications officer
Marital Status: Married
Name of Spouse: Joao D. Novo
Children: One daughter - Joana
Career Background: Fifteen years at Maison Internationale de la Rive-Sud (settlement organization for new immigrants and refugees); five years as a riding assistant with Liberal MP Jacques Saada; eight months as Quebec assistant to Bob Rae during his leadership campaign; communications and event planning as a freelancer and for the Heenan Blaikie law firm in Montreal.
Community Activities: Is a member of the board of directors for the Rive-Sud Portuguese Association. Was a founding member of the consultation committee for Brossard cultural relations and a member of such organizations as the Brossard multicultural committee and the welcoming committee for Kosovar refugees.
1414 Rome Blvd.
Party: Marxist-Leninist Party of Canada
Profession: Truck driver and journalist
Career Background: Contributor to Workers' Forum, supplement of the Marxist-Leninist Daily.
Federal: Defeated in Westmount-Ville-Marie in 1997, Brossard-La Prairie in 2000 and 2006, and Jeanne-Le Ber in 2004.
Party: New Democratic Party of Canada
Birthplace: Montreal, Que.
Education: Has a bachelor's degree and a master's in private international law from the University of Montreal. Took advanced training in international law in The Hague, Netherlands, and then with the Chambre des notaires du Québec.
Career Background: Worked with a notary firm and a law firm before starting his own private notary practice in Montreal in 2002.
Community Activities: Has done volunteer work with Quebec groups such as the Fondation Bruny Surin and at an orphanage in Kenya.
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|Updated: Nov. 7, 2008, 5:00 PM EST|
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