Results, Ridings and Candidates
|Party||Candidate||Votes||Vote Share (%)||Status|
|Updated: Nov. 7, 2008 5:00 PM EST||196/196 polls|
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Party: Bloc Québécois
Birthdate: June 7, 1947
Birthplace: Montreal, Que.
Education: Trained in accounting; earned a certificate in carpentry; trained in security on construction sites.
Career Background: Worked briefly at Mirpak Ltd. as an accountant trainer before going into carpentry in 1975. He owned Floro Enterprises until 1980 and then Art Deco until 1982. In 1983, he worked as a supervisor at Novaro Industries Inc. The next year, he served as director of operations of LAM Services Inc., a landscaping service, and supervisor at Constructions Eugène Rodrigue Inc. For the past 11 years, he worked at as a deputy to Drummond MLA, Pauline Picard.
Federal: First elected in Anjou-Rivière-des-Prairies in 1993 and defeated in 1997.
Committee: Former member of the standing committes on environment and sustainable development, natural resources, and finance.
Caucus: Former member of the Bloc Québécois caucus.
Party: Conservative Party of Canada
Birthplace: Plessisville, Que.
Education: Graduated with law degrees from the University of Sherbrooke and l'École de Barreau du Montréal.
Marital Status: Married
Name of Spouse: Christine Jutras
Children: Two sons
Career Background: Founded Vision Stratégik, a business development and government relations consultation firm. Member of the Quebec Bar Association.
Community Activities: President and director of Légendes Fantastiques. Is secretary and member of the board of directors of the Centre de Santé et Services Sociaux Drummond at l'Hôpital Sainte-Croix. Helped fundraise for the Centre d'Écoute et de la Prévention Suicide Drummond. Member of the Club Richelieu de Drummondville and Mondial des Cultures. Also president and founding member of the Salon des Vins du Centre-du-Québec.
Party: Green Party of Canada
Party: Liberal Party of Canada
Children: Two - Mathieu and Antoine
Career Background: Sales representative for the TQS and CBC television stations in Drummondville and Victoriaville.
Community Activities: Chair of the Drummondville Rotary Club communications committee and member of the Jean-Raimbault High School governing board.
Party: New Democratic Party of Canada
Education: Has a bachelor's degree in political science and economics from the University of Ottawa.
Career Background: Is responsible for national and international tours of the drama centre called L’Arrière Scène for children and youth.
Community Activities: Has been a volunteer and board member of La Maison de la Famille Drummond.
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|Updated: Nov. 7, 2008, 5:00 PM EST|
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