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Paul Lefebvre

Paul Lefebvre
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Sudbury
Assumed office
October 19, 2015
Preceded by Glenn Thibeault
Personal details
Political party Liberal
Spouse(s) Lynne Giroux
Children 3
Profession Attorney

Paul Lefebvre is a Canadian Liberal politician, who was elected to represent the riding of Sudbury in the House of Commons of Canada in the 2015 federal election.[1]

Lefebvre worked as a lawyer, spending some time as counsel to the Ontario Human Rights Commission, and teaching international tax law at the University of Ottawa. In his business career, he was the owner of local media firm Le5 Communications, whose holdings included French-language radio and newspapers.[2][1] He won the Liberal Party's nomination contest in Sudbury on March 28, 2015, over former mayor Marianne Matichuk.[3]

Electoral record

Canadian federal election, 2015
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Liberal Paul Lefebvre 23,534 47.41 +29.43
New Democratic Paul Loewenberg 13,793 27.79 -22.13
Conservative Fred Slade 10,473 21.10 -7.25
Green David Robinson 1,509 3.04 +0.05
Independent Jean-Raymond Audet 134 0.27
Communist Elizabeth Rowley 102 0.20
Independent J. David Popescu 84 0.17 -0.09
Total valid votes/Expense limit 49,629 100.0     $204,828.71
Total rejected ballots 209
Turnout 49,838 69.61
Eligible voters 71,594
Source: Elections Canada[4][5]


  1. ^ a b "Lefebvre takes Sudbury riding". Sudbury Star, October 19, 2015.
  2. ^ Meet Paul Lefebvre,
  3. ^ "Sudbury Liberals choose Paul Lefebvre as their federal election candidate". CBC Sudbury, March 28, 2015.
  4. ^ Elections Canada – Confirmed candidates for Sudbury, 30 September 2015
  5. ^ Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates

External links

  • Official Website
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