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Encyclopedia > Christiane Gagnon

Christiane Gagnon (born April 16, 1948 in Chicoutimi, Quebec) is a Canadian politican. April 16 is the 106th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (107th in leap years). ... 1948 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... City of Chicoutimi near the Saguenay river Chicoutimi ( From Shkoutimeou , meaning the end of the deep water in the Montagnais dialect) Situated at the confluence of Chicoutimi river and Saguenay River. ...


A businesswoman and real estate agent, Gagnon was first elected in the Canadian federal election, 1993. She was the Bloc Québécois candidate in the riding of Québec. She was re-elected in the Canadian federal election, 1997, 2000 and in 2004. She served as the Bloc's caucus chair from 1996 to 1998. She has also been the Bloc's critic of the Status of Women, the Federal Office of Regional Development-Quebec, Housing, Poverty, Canadian Heritage, the National Capital Commission, and the National Capital Region. She is the Blocs current critic to the National Capital of Quebec and Social Development. The 1993 Canadian federal election, which took place on October 25th, 1993, was one of the most eventful in Canadian history. ... The Bloc Québécois is a left-wing federal political party in Canada that is devoted to the promotion of sovereignty for Quebec. ... Quebec is a Federal Electoral district located in the heart of Quebec City. ... 36th Parliament The Canadian federal election of 1997 was held on June 2, 1997, to elect members of the Canadian House of Commons. ... The 2000 Canadian federal election was held on November 27, 2000. ... A Canadian federal election (more formally, the 38th general election) was held on June 28, 2004 to elect members of the Canadian House of Commons. ... 1996 is a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... 1998 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ...



Preceded by:
Gilles Loiselle, Prog. Cons.
Member of Parliament for Québec
1993-present
Succeeded by:
Incumbent


Gilles Loiselle (born May 20, 1929 in Ville-Marie, Quebec) is a former Canadian politician. ... The Progressive Conservative Party of Canada (PC) was a Canadian centre-right conservative political party that existed from 1867 to 2003. ... Quebec is a Federal Electoral district located in the heart of Quebec City. ... 1993 is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ...


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National Post Online - news (2400 words)
Christiane Gagnon, Quebec (Bloc Quebecois): I think the government is failing to look at the actual causes of what makes people poorer.
Gagnon: I think that the Liberal government now realizes all the problems they created by cutting the social transfers to Canadians.
The social union says, and this is would overcome Christiane's objection, you can reward the pioneers for their efforts by giving them more money to go further ahead, and recognizing their pioneering role.
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