Results, Ridings and Candidates
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|Updated: Nov. 7, 2008 5:00 PM EST||234/234 polls|
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- Claude Bachand (Incumbent)
- Marie-Josée Mercier
- Pierre Tremblay
- Guy Berger
- Claire Ste-Marie
- Philippe Refghi
Party: Bloc Québécois
Birthdate: Jan. 23, 1951
Birthplace: St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Que.
Education: Studies in physical education, University of Montreal
Marital Status: Divorced
Children: One daughter - Geneviève
Career Background: Educator at Centre d'accueil in Renfort, Que., 1975-1993.
Community Activities: Member of the executive council, Solidarité populaire Haut-Richelieu, 1988 to 1993. First vice-president, Société montérégienne de développement, 1987 to 1992. President, Mouvement Québec de la Montérégie, 1991. Vice-president of the project to preserve the biosphere of Lac Champlain and Mount Sutton, 1991. President of central council of Haut-Richelieu CNTU, 1982 to 1989. Member of Société de promotion des aéroports de Montréal, 1988. Member of the organizing committee for the forum on full employment in Montérégie, 1988. Spokesperson for the Rochon Commission on health and social services 1986. Member of the board of directors, Société du progrès de la Montérégie, 1986. Spokesperson for the CNTU at the Beaudry Commission on labour relations 1984.
Municipal: Ran unsuccessfully for the municipal council in Saint-Jean in 1989.
Federal: Elected in Saint-Jean in 1993, 1997, 2000, 2004 and 2006.
Committee: Vice-chair of the committee on national defence. Member of the committee on Bill C-2, an act dealing with conflict of interest in election matters, and of the subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure of the standing committee on Justice and Human Rights.
Caucus: Member of the Bloc Québécois caucus.
Party: Conservative Party of Canada
Education: Earned degrees in criminology and psychology, and a graduate degree also in psychology.
Profession: Educator, researcher, psychologist
Career Background: She worked in a bank before acquiring a degree in criminology. Then she began working as an educator for the Centres Jeunesse de Montréal, a provincial youth organization that offers rehabilitation and psychological services. While completing her second degree, in psychology, she conducted research at Ste-Justine hospital. Since 1999, when she earned a graduate degree in the field, she has been working full-time as a psychologist in a private office.
Party: Green Party of Canada
Birthplace: Saguenay, Que.
Education: Studied at the University of Montreal and earned a graduate degree in economics.
Marital Status: Married
Name of Spouse: Johannaise
Career Background: Since 1995, he has been specializing in international trade and operating an import business serving large companies. He also worked in publishing, leading various projects for several publishing houses in Quebec and the rest of Canada.
Party: Liberal Party of Canada
Career Background: She worked in various fields, including health care, seniors' care, real estate and media before pursuing a career in education.She currently works as special assistant to the director of the local CEGEP in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu.
Community Activities: She was a member of numerous organizations, including the Chambly Chamber of Commerce, the Community Development Corporation of Haut-Richelieu and the regional food security board. She also lead the fundraising campaign for the Fondation Adelphis-Lareau, an organization devoted to maintaining a long-term palliative care facility in Chambly for patients suffering from terminal cancer. She also served as director-general of the St-Vincent de Paul Society in Saint-Jean and has worked for the Fondation Québécoise du cancer, the provincial cancer foundation, and the Téléthon Jean Lapointe.
Party: New Democratic Party of Canada
Birthdate: July 19, 1987
Education: Took social studies at Champlain College and is pursuing a degree in political science and philosophy from Concordia University.
Marital Status: Single
Career Background: In the process of publishing his first book.
100-4384, boul St-Laurent
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|Updated: Nov. 7, 2008, 5:00 PM EST|
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