Results, Ridings and Candidates
|Party||Candidate||Votes||Vote Share (%)||Status|
|Updated: Nov. 7, 2008 5:00 PM EST||250/252 polls|
Unofficial results were updated at the time shown following judicial recounts in six ridings. For more recent results, visit Elections Canada. The CBC does not endorse and is not responsible for the content of external sites. External links will open in a new window.View these results in the interactive map »
- Thierry St-Cyr (Incumbent)
- Daniel Beaudin
- Véronik Sansoucy
- Darryl Gray
- Christian Feuillette
- Daniel Breton
Party: Bloc Québécois
Birthdate: Nov. 7, 1977
Birthplace: Laplaine, Que.
Education: Earned an international bachelor's degree in natural sciences in Geneva. Also studied computer engineering at the Université de technologie de Compiègne, the first engineering school in France, and received a bachelor's degree in computer engineering from the University of Sherbrooke.
Career Background: In 1998 and 1999, worked as a management consultant with CGI in Quebec. He also served as president of an information technology company until 2000, when he started working for TETRA Technologies, Inc., an international oil and gas services company. In 2001, he was an associate professor of engineering at the University of Sherbrooke. Worked as an engineer at Motorola in Montreal from 2001 until 2006 when he entered politics.
Community Activities: Was actively involved with the University of Sherbrooke, serving as president, administrator and honorary member of its engineering student association, president of Le Collectif, the school's campus newspaper, and board member of the school's faculty of engineering in 2000 and 2001.
Federal: Defeated in this riding in 2004 and first elected in 2006.
Committee: Served as vice-chair of the standing committee on citizenship and immigration, and its subcommittee on agenda and procedure. Served as a member of the standing committee on finance and its subcommittee on Bill C-28. Served as an associate member of the standing committees on liaison, foreign affairs and international development, and human resources, social development and the status of persons with disabilities.
Caucus: Member of the Bloc Québécois caucus
Party: Conservative Party of Canada
Birthplace: Jeanne-Le Ber, Que.
Education: Graduate in marketing
Profession: Real estate agent
Children: One - Guillaume
Career Background: Has worked in sales for various companies including Corby Distilleries, a Canadian wine distributor, Stanley Works, a manufacturer of tools and hardware, and nine years at Imperial Tobacco, where he occupied several positions within the marketing department. Since 2003, has been a real estate agent for RE/MAX Vision Realty Inc.
Community Activities: Sat on the board of directors of the Yvon Lamarre Foundation, which organizes adapted residences and a day centre for people with disabilities, the Yvon-Brunet, Réal-Morel and Louis-Riel condominiums in Montreal, and served as president of the CLSC St-Henri's Foundation for five years. Also an active member of the Richelieu Club.
Municipal: Ran unsuccessfully in 2005.
4319 Rue Wellington
Party: Green Party of Canada
Education: Earned degrees in biochemistry and occupational therapy from McGill University.
Profession: Occupational therapist
Children: One son
Career Background: Has worked in several public and private health clinics for six years, serving people with disabilities.
Community Activities: An active member of the rock-climbing community. In 2005, she assembled a team in Thailand to help a local person injured by the tsunami.
Education: Political science degree from Benedict College in Columbia, S.C., BA from Acadia University.
Career Background: Currently pastor of the Imani Family and Full Gospel Church in Little Burgundy, previously at Union United Church. Served five years in the American armed forces, worked for Jesse Jackson's Rainbow Coalition and ran a black community newspaper in Nova Scotia. Former leader of Alliance Quebec, a provincial political party.
Party: Liberal Party of Canada
Education: Has a master's degree in French literature and a history degree from a Paris university.
Marital Status: Partner
Career Background: Is the founder and manager of his own publishing company.
Community Activities: Is president of Auroville International Canada, which promotes the development of the ecological city of Auroville in southern India.
Party: New Democratic Party of Canada
Education: Studied political science at the University of Montreal and the University of Quebec at Montreal.
Career Background: Has worked in the area of skiing and outdoor sports, in public affairs radio and as an activist for social and ecological causes. Worked for many years in TV and cinema production.
Community Activities: Is an environmentalist and activist who participated in demonstrations at the Summit of the Americas in 2001 and who organized a march in Montreal against military intervention in Afghanistan. Is director of a Quebec association fighting pollution of the atmosphere and is a founder of QuébecKyoto, a coalition that supports the Kyoto Protocol.
Provincial: Ran unsuccessfully for the Green Party of Quebec, a party which he co-founded, in Hochelaga-Maisonneuve in the 2003 Quebec election.
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|Updated: Nov. 7, 2008, 5:00 PM EST|
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