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Encyclopedia > Gilles Rocheleau

Gilles Rocheleau (28 August 193527 June 1998) was a member of the Canadian House of Commons from 1988 to 1993. He co-founded the Bloc Québécois with Lucien Bouchard in 1990. August 28 is the 240th day of the year (241st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1935 (MCMXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar). ... June 27 is the 178th day of the year (179th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ... The House of Commons (French: Chambre des communes) is a component of the Parliament of Canada, along with the Sovereign (represented by the Governor General) and the Senate. ... The Bloc Québécois is a centre-left federal political party in Canada that is devoted to the promotion of sovereignty for Quebec. ... Lucien Bouchard, PC , B.Sc , LL.B (born December 22, 1938 in Saint-Coeur-de-Marie, Quebec, Canada) is a Quebec lawyer, diplomat and politician. ...


Rocheleau was born in Hull, Quebec, he was a businessman by career. He became a city councillor in 1967, then mayor from 1974 to 1981. He was elected as a member of the National Assembly of Quebec in 1981, under the province's Liberal party in Hull. He was again elected to the Assembly in 1985 and became a cabinet minister in Premier Robert Bourassa's administration. Hull, Québec, as seen from Ottawa Hull is part of the city of Gatineau, Quebec, Canada. ... The Quebec Parliament Building at night The National Assembly of Quebec (French: Assemblée nationale du Québec) is the name for the legislative body of the province of Quebec, Canada which was defined in the Canadian constitution as the Legislative Assembly of Quebec (lassemblée législative de... The Parti libéral du Québec (Liberal Party of Quebec, although it refers to itself in English as the Québec Liberal Party), or PLQ, is a liberal political party in the Canadian province of Quebec. ... Hull is provincial electoral riding located in the province of Quebec, Canada. ... A portrait of Robert Bourassa, taken during his second term as premier of Quebec (1985–1994). ...


He left provincial politics to campaign in the 1988 federal election in the Hull—Aylmer electoral district for the national Liberal party. He served in the 34th Canadian Parliament until he left the party on 2 July 1990 following the implosion of the Meech Lake Accord. He formally became part of the Bloc Québécois party on 20 December 1990 after several months of independent politician status. He was defeated by Liberal candidate Marcel Massé in the 1993 federal election. Map of the Popular Vote with bar graphs showing seat totals in the provinces and territories The Canadian Parliament after the 1988 election The Canadian federal election of 1988 was held November 21, 1988, to elect members of the Canadian House of Commons. ... Hull—Aylmer (formerly known as Hull) is a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that has been represented in the Canadian House of Commons since 1917. ... The Liberal Party of Canada (French: ), colloquially known as the Grits (originally Clear Grits), is a Canadian federal political party. ... The initial seat distribution of the 34th Canadian Parliament Brian Mulroney was Prime Minister during most of the 34th Canadian Parliament. ... is the 183rd day of the year (184th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1990 (MCMXC) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 1990 Gregorian calendar). ... The Meech Lake Accord was a set of failed amendments to the Constitution of Canada negotiated in 1987 by Prime Minister Brian Mulroney and the provincial premiers, including Robert Bourassa, premier of Quebec. ... December 20 is the 354th day of the year (355th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1990 (MCMXC) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 1990 Gregorian calendar). ... The Liberal Party of Canada (French: ), colloquially known as the Grits (originally Clear Grits), is a Canadian federal political party. ... The Honourable Marcel Massé, PC , OC , QC , BA , LL.B , B.Phil (born June 23, 1940) is a former Canadian politician and civil servant. ... Popular vote map with bar graphs showing seat totals in the provinces and territories. ...


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Canadian House of Commons
Preceded by
Gaston Isabelle
Member of Parliament for Hull—Aylmer
1988–1993
Succeeded by
Marcel Massé

 
 

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