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Hélène Laverdière

Hélène Laverdière
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Laurier—Sainte-Marie
Incumbent
Assumed office
May 30, 2011
Preceded by Gilles Duceppe
Personal details
Born (1955-04-13) April 13, 1955
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Nationality Canadian
Political party New Democratic Party
Spouse(s) Germain Bélanger
Residence Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Alma mater University of Bath
Occupation Educator, diplomat, politician

Hélène Laverdière (born 1955) is a politician in Canada. She was elected Member of Parliament for the riding of Laurier—Sainte-Marie in the 2011 Canadian federal election as a member of the New Democratic Party, defeating Bloc Québécois leader Gilles Duceppe in his riding.[1]

Laverdière obtained her Ph.D in sociology from the University of Bath, and briefly taught in the sociology department at the Université Laval. She subsequently entered Canada's Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1992, serving in Washington, D.C., Dakar, Senegal and Santiago.

References

  1. ^ "Duceppe quits after BQ crushed in Quebec". CBC News. May 2, 2011. Retrieved April 9, 2014. 

External links

  • Hélène Laverdière – Parliament of Canada biography
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