Results, Ridings and Candidates
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|Updated: Nov. 7, 2008 5:00 PM EST||235/235 polls|
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Party: Bloc Québécois
Birthdate: July 2, 1950
Birthplace: Sherbrooke, Que.
Education: Bachelor's degree in administration from Sherbrooke University
Marital Status: Married
Name of Spouse: Mariette
Municipal: City councillor in Sherbrooke from 1986 to 1998.
Federal: Elected in this riding in 1998 byelection. Re-elected in 2000, 2004 and 2006.
Committee: Has been a member of International Trade; Agriculture and Agri-Food; Foreign Affairs and International Development; Industry, Science and Technology; Liason; Natural Resources; Environment and Sustainable Development; Fisheries and Oceans; Public Accounts; Aboriginal Affairs, Northern Development and Natural Resources; Canadian Heritage; Citizenship and Immigration; Transport and Government Operations
Caucus: Currently International Trade critic. Former critic for Natural Resources and Public Accounts.
19 King Est
Party: Conservative Party of Canada
Birthdate: December 8, 1961
Education: Studied political sciences at the University of Ottawa.
Children: One son, Gabriel
Municipal: Ran for Mayor of the city of Asbestos in 1986 and won. Was re-elected in 1990 and 1994.
Federal: Ran as the Progressive Conservative candidate in the riding of Richmond, Arthabaska in 1997 and won. Was re-elected in 2000.
Cabinet: During both terms, he was appointed deputy house leader for the Progressive Conservative Party.
Caucus: Held the position of critic for intergovernmental affairs and occasionally held the positions of critic for health and public accounts.
2835, rue King Ouest
Party: Liberal Party of Canada
Marital Status: Married
Name of Spouse: Alain Couture
Career Background: Has worked in radio, television, film, theatre and fashion
Party: New Democratic Party of Canada
Education: College diploma in human sciences
Profession: Radio broadcasting
Career Background: Started his career as a radio announcer in Drummondville; became an announcer in radio and television with Radio-Canada in Rimouski; worked at Téléservice with Radio-Québec in Montreal; in 1993, became a host of Complètement Marteau at TVA; most recently, worked as a communications and marketing advisor and managed his own video production company.
Birthdate: Aug. 22, 1985
Education: Currently studying music at university
Profession: Musician, artist and journalist
Career Background: Plays music locally and has produced an album that will be released soon. Writes for campus newspaper and sold paintings to finance campaign.
Community Activities: External coordinator at his university's music department association. Active in student politics.
2-424 rue Laurier
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