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Manon Perreault

Manon Perreault
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Montcalm
Assumed office
May 30, 2011
Preceded by Roger Gaudet
Personal details
Born (1965-12-29) December 29, 1965
Rimouski, Quebec
Political party Independent (2014-present)
New Democratic Party (2011-2014)
Residence Saint-Jacques, Quebec

Manon Perreault (born December 29, 1965 in Rimouski, Quebec)[1] is a Canadian politician, who was elected to the House of Commons of Canada in the 2011 election.[2] She represented the electoral district of Montcalm as a member of the New Democratic Party until June 6, 2014 when she was suspended from the NDP caucus after being charged with public mischief. She currently sits as an Independent.[3]

Perreault was a municipal councillor in

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External links

  1. ^ "PARLINFO - Parliamentarian File - Complete File - PERREAULT, Manon". Parliament of Canada. Retrieved 2012-04-28. 
  2. ^ Election 2011: Montcalm. The Globe and Mail, May 2, 2011.
  3. ^ "Manon Perreault, NDP MP, faces criminal charges". CBC News. June 6, 2014. Retrieved June 6, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Get to know your MPs, NDP edition." Vancouver Sun, May 8, 2011.
  5. ^ " Number of MPs with physical disabilities doubles in the 41st Parliament Samara Canada 21 October 2011
  6. ^ "Montcalm aussi devient orange." La Revue (Terrebonne), May 3, 2011.
  7. ^ "Une députée NPD veut plus d'accessibilité pour les chaises roulantes." La Presse (Montreal), 1 October 2011


She joins cabinet minister Steven Fletcher as a member of Parliament who uses a wheelchair, and plans, among others, to use her parliamentary position to defend people with disabilities.[6][7] Following her election, she was named to the NDP's shadow cabinet as critic for people with disabilities.

[5], following an equestrian accident in 1993.paraplegic Perreault became a [4]

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