Results, Ridings and Candidates
Longueuil - Pierre-Boucher
|Party||Candidate||Votes||Vote Share (%)||Status|
|Updated: Nov. 7, 2008 5:00 PM EST||214/214 polls|
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Party: Bloc Québécois
Education: Earned a BA, a B.Sc (in sociology) and a certificate in minor arts and sciences from the University of Montreal.
Profession: Civil servant, labour consultant and sociologist
Marital Status: Married
Career Background: He worked at the University of Montreal as a librarian before establishing himself within the Government of Quebec in 1976. Her served as political attaché to Minister of Immigration Jacques Courture and, subsequently, chief of cabinet of Minister Gérald Godin until 1984. He later served as a part-time consultant for the Fédération des travailleurs et des travailleuses du Québec (FTQ), the province's largest labour federation until 1989, when he became president of the St-Jean-Baptiste Society in Montreal. He held this post until 1994, when he became a delegate at the General Delegation of Quebec in Montreal. He served as delegate until 2001, when he resumed his post as the society's president.
Community Activities: Served on the council of international relations of the Montreal Chamber of Commerce. He is also a member of the Canadian association of French anthropologists and sociologists.
1313 Chemin Chambly
Party: Conservative Party of Canada
Birthdate: Oct. 25, 1956
Birthplace: Coaticook, Que.
Education: Studied at the Université de Sherbrooke and the Université de Montréal.
Marital Status: Married
Career Background: Organized provincial information campaigns to raise funds for victims of the Rwandan genocide, Hurricane Mitch in Central America and tsunami in India. Served as director of communications at the commission on the Saguenay flood in 1996 and the ice storm in 1998. Served as chief of staff to economic development minister Jean-Pierre Blackburn.
Party: Liberal Party of Canada
Education: Earned a law degree from the University of Montreal and a certificate in Chinese law from the China University of Political Science and Law in Beijing. Currently pursuing a graduate degree in law from the University of Montreal.
Career Background: He practises law as a member of the litigation group for the pan-Canadian law firm McCarthy Tétreault.
Community Activities: For two years, he voluntarily taught debating, negotiation, and drafting techniques in international relations to students of the Model United Nations Delegation of the University of Montreal’s Faculty of Law.
778 rue Fréchette
Party: New Democratic Party of Canada
Education: Bachelor of arts degree; master’s degrees in education and Quebec literature.
Career Background: Has worked at the École secondaire Jacques-Rousseau in Longueuil. Has worked with street youth giving them support as an educator and providing them with French-language skills.
Danielle Moreau had been nominated as a candidate for the Green Party, but resigned during the campaign and said she now supports the Liberal candidate. The resignation came after the Elections Canada cutoff date, so her name will still appear on the ballot.
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|Updated: Nov. 7, 2008, 5:00 PM EST|
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