Results, Ridings and Candidates
Laval - Les Îles
|Party||Candidate||Votes||Vote Share (%)||Status|
|Updated: Nov. 7, 2008 5:00 PM EST||233/233 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 »
- Mohamedali Jetha
- Agop Evereklian
- Brent Neil
- Raymonde Folco (Incumbent)
- Zahia El-Masri
- Sylvain Trottier
Party: Bloc Québécois
Marital Status: Married
Career Background: Is currently a machinist with Bombardier.
2271 Le Corbusier
Party: Conservative Party of Canada
Birthdate: 1960; immigrated to Canada in 1976.
Birthplace: Beirut, Lebanon
Education: Studied business administration and political science
Marital Status: Married
Name of Spouse: Nina
Career Background: Has worked in marketing and sales as well as in the public sector at all levels of government. Has been senior policy advisor and chief of staff to ministers of Canadian Heritage and of Citizenship and Immigration. Most recent positions have been chief of protocol and director of diplomatic relations.
647 Curé Labelle
Party: Green Party of Canada
Birthdate: June 12, 1989
Birthplace: Cowansville, Que.
Education: Science student at John Abbott College in Montreal and aspires to be a marine biologist.
Community Activities: Served on various committees in high school. Member of two environmental groups, the Sierra Club of Canada and the Green Coalition, a Montreal-based group. He also sits on the campus sustainability committee at John Abbott College and helped start the John Abbott bio-diesel project.
Party: Liberal Party of Canada
Birthdate: March 16, 1940
Birthplace: Paris, France
Education: BA, Melbourne University; honours BA in linguistics, University of Quebec at Montreal; MA in applied linguistics, Concordia University
Career Background: Taught at Concordia University, McGill University, Université de Montréal, Université du Québec à Montréal, Memorial University, University of Toronto as well as in Jamaica and Australia. Represented Canada at the Commonwealth Institute of Great Britain. Educational development adviser for the Quebec minister of education. Served as a member of the Immigration and Refugee Board. Chair and general director of her own business, Johnson-Folco Communications. Former vice-president and president of the Conseil de Communautés Culturelles et de l'Immigration du Québec.
Community Activities: Member of the board of directors of the Regie de la santé et des services sociaux de Montréal-Centre; member of the board of Montreal Youth Centre; member of the board of directors for the Fédération des CLSC du Québec. Former member of board of International Centre for Human Rights and Democratic Development. Former member of board of Women for Access to Political and Economic Power.
Federal: Defeated in Laval East in 1993. Elected in Laval West in 1997, 2000. Appointed as a candidate by Jean Chrétien in 1993; elected in Laval-Les Îles in 2004, re-elected in 2006.
Committee: Vice-chair, official languages committee
Caucus: Former vice-chair of Liberal Standing Committee on Policy Development. Chair of the Liberal Caucus on Citizenship and Immigration.Mailing address:
1212 Curé-Labelle Blvd.
H7V 2V5Contact information:
Party: New Democratic Party of Canada
Birthplace: Beirut, Lebanon
Education: Has a master's degree in public administration and political analysis from Concordia University.
Children: One son
Career Background: Has worked with Environment Canada and as a research assistant in the department of political science at Concordia University.
Community Activities: Is a volunteer with the Breakfast Club (Conférence du millénaire) and the International Association of Conflict Management.
Birthdate: April 25, 1986
Education: Diploma in communication from Cegep Montmorency, certificate in political science from the University of Montreal and currently pursuing a bachelors in communications.
Municipal: In 2005 ran unsuccessfully as an independent in Ste-Dorothée district in Laval.
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|Updated: Nov. 7, 2008, 5:00 PM EST|
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