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39th Quebec Legislature

The 39th National Assembly of Quebec consisted of those elected in the Quebec general election, 2008. It was in session from January 13, 2009 to February 22, 2011 and from February 23, 2011 to August 1, 2012. Jean Charest (Liberal) served as Premier and Pauline Marois (PQ) was the leader of the opposition.

Contents

  • Member list 1
  • Standings changes since the 39th general election 2
  • Cabinet Ministers 3
  • New electoral districts 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

Member list

Cabinet ministers are in bold, party leaders are in italic, and the president of the National Assembly is marked with a †.

Name Party Riding
     Pierre Corbeil Liberal Abitibi-Est
     François Gendron Parti Québécois Abitibi-Ouest
     Christine St-Pierre Liberal Acadie
     Lise Thériault Liberal Anjou
     David Whissell (until December 16, 2011) Liberal Argenteuil
     Roland Richer (after June 11, 2012) Parti Québécois
     Claude Bachand Liberal Arthabaska
     Janvier Grondin ADQ Beauce-Nord
     CAQ
     Robert Dutil Liberal Beauce-Sud
     Guy Leclair Parti Québécois Beauharnois
     Dominique Vien Liberal Bellechasse
     André Villeneuve Parti Québécois Berthier
     Claude Cousineau Parti Québécois Bertrand
     Daniel Ratthé Parti Québécois Blainville
     Independent
     CAQ
     Nathalie Normandeau (until September 6, 2011) Liberal Bonaventure
     Damien Arsenault (after December 5, 2011) Liberal
     Pierre Curzi Parti Québécois Borduas
     Independent
     Line Beauchamp (until May 14, 2012) Liberal Bourassa-Sauvé
Vacant
     Maka Kotto Parti Québécois Bourget
     Pierre Paradis Liberal Brome-Missisquoi
     Bertrand St-Arnaud Parti Québécois Chambly
     Noëlla Champagne Parti Québécois Champlain
     Marc Carrière Liberal Chapleau
     Michel Pigeon Liberal Charlesbourg
     Pauline Marois Parti Québécois Charlevoix
     Pierre Moreau Liberal Châteauguay
     Gérard Deltell ADQ Chauveau
     CAQ
     Stéphane Bédard Parti Québécois Chicoutimi
     Guy Ouellette Liberal Chomedey
     Marc Picard ADQ Chutes-de-la-Chaudière
     Independent
     CAQ
     Lisette Lapointe Parti Québécois Crémazie
     Independent
     Independent Option nationale
     Lawrence Bergman Liberal D'Arcy-McGee
     Benoit Charette Parti Québécois Deux-Montagnes
     Independent
     CAQ
     Yves-François Blanchet Parti Québécois Drummond
     Serge Simard Liberal Dubuc
     Lorraine Richard Parti Québécois Duplessis
     Michelle Courchesne Liberal Fabre
     Laurent Lessard Liberal Frontenac
     Georges Mamelonet Libéral Gaspé
     Stéphanie Vallée Liberal Gatineau
     Nicolas Girard Parti Québécois Gouin
     René Gauvreau Parti Québécois Groulx
     Independent
     Parti Québécois
     Carole Poirier Parti Québécois Hochelaga-Maisonneuve
     Maryse Gaudreault Libéral Hull
     Stéphane Billette Libéral Huntingdon
     Marie Bouillé Parti Québécois Iberville
     Germain Chevarie Liberal Îles-de-la-Madeleine
     Geoffrey Kelley Liberal Jacques-Cartier
     André Drolet Liberal Jean-Lesage
     Filomena Rotiroti Liberal Jeanne-Mance–Viger
     Yves Bolduc Liberal Jean-Talon
     Étienne-Alexis Boucher Parti Québécois Johnson
     Véronique Hivon Parti Québécois Joliette
     Sylvain Gaudreault Parti Québécois Jonquière
     Claude Béchard (until September 7, 2010) Liberal Kamouraska-Témiscouata
     André Simard (after November 29, 2010) Parti Québécois
     Sylvain Pagé Parti Québécois Labelle
     Alexandre Cloutier Parti Québécois Lac-Saint-Jean
     Tony Tomassi (until May 3, 2012) Liberal LaFontaine
     Independent
     Marc Tanguay (after June 11, 2012) Liberal
     Éric Caire ADQ La Peltrie
     Independent
     CAQ
     Fatima Houda-Pepin Liberal La Pinière
     Nicole Ménard Liberal Laporte
     François Rebello Parti Québécois La Prairie
     CAQ
     Scott McKay Parti Québécois L'Assomption
     Gerry Sklavounos Liberal Laurier-Dorion
     Alain Paquet Liberal Laval-des-Rapides
     Julie Boulet Liberal Laviolette
     Gilles Lehouillier Liberal Lévis
     Sylvie Roy ADQ Lotbinière
     CAQ
     Sam Hamad Liberal Louis-Hébert
     Monique Jérôme-Forget (until April 8, 2009) Liberal Marguerite-Bourgeoys
     Clément Gignac (after June 22, 2009) Liberal
     Monique Richard Parti Québécois Marguerite-D'Youville
     Bernard Drainville Parti Québécois Marie-Victorin
     François Ouimet Liberal Marquette
     Jean-Paul Diamond Liberal Maskinongé
     Guillaume Tremblay Parti Québécois Masson
     Pascal Bérubé Parti Québécois Matane
     Danielle Doyer Parti Québécois Matapédia
     Johanne Gonthier Liberal Mégantic-Compton
     Amir Khadir Québec solidaire Mercier
     Francine Charbonneau Liberal Mille-Îles
     Denise Beaudoin Parti Québécois Mirabel
     Norbert Morin Liberal Montmagny-L'Islet
     Raymond Bernier Liberal Montmorency
     Pierre Arcand Liberal Mont-Royal
     Yolande James Liberal Nelligan
     Jean-Martin Aussant Parti Québécois Nicolet-Yamaska
     Independent
     Option nationale
     Kathleen Weil Liberal Notre-Dame-de-Grâce
     Pierre Reid Liberal Orford
     Raymond Bachand Liberal Outremont
     Norman MacMillan Liberal Papineau
     Nicole Léger Parti Québécois Pointe-aux-Trembles
     Charlotte L'Écuyer Liberal Pontiac
     Michel Matte Liberal Portneuf
     Gilles Robert Parti Québécois Prévost
     Marjolain Dufour Parti Québécois René-Lévesque
     Sylvain Simard Parti Québécois Richelieu
     Yvon Vallières Liberal Richmond
     Irvin Pelletier Parti Québécois Rimouski
     Mario Dumont (until March 6, 2009) ADQ Rivière-du-Loup
     Jean D'Amour (after June 22, 2009) Liberal
     Independent
     Liberal
     Pierre Marsan Liberal Robert-Baldwin
     Denis Trottier Parti Québécois Roberval
     Louise Beaudoin Parti Québécois Rosemont
     Independent
     Parti Québécois
     François Legault (until June 25, 2009) Parti Québécois Rousseau
     Nicolas Marceau (after September 21, 2009) Parti Québécois
     Daniel Bernard Liberal Rouyn-Noranda–Témiscamingue
     Monique Gagnon-Tremblay Liberal Saint-François
     Marguerite Blais Liberal Saint-Henri–Sainte-Anne
     Émilien Pelletier Parti Québécois Saint-Hyacinthe
     Dave Turcotte Parti Québécois Saint-Jean
     Jacques Dupuis (until August 9, 2010) Liberal Saint-Laurent
     Jean-Marc Fournier (after September 13, 2010) Liberal
     Martin Lemay Parti Québécois Sainte-Marie–Saint-Jacques
     Claude Pinard Parti Québécois Saint-Maurice
     François Bonnardel ADQ Shefford
     CAQ
     Jean Charest Liberal Sherbrooke
     Lucie Charlebois Liberal Soulanges
     Marie Malavoy Parti Québécois Taillon
     Agnès Maltais Parti Québécois Taschereau
     Mathieu Traversy Parti Québécois Terrebonne
     Danielle St-Amand Liberal Trois-Rivières
     Luc Ferland Parti Québécois Ungava
     Camil Bouchard (until January 6, 2010) Parti Québécois Vachon
     Martine Ouellet (after July 5, 2010) Parti Québécois
     Patrick Huot Liberal Vanier
     Yvon Marcoux Liberal Vaudreuil
     Stéphane Bergeron Parti Québécois Verchères
     Henri-François Gautrin Liberal Verdun
     Emmanuel Dubourg Liberal Viau
     Vincent Auclair Liberal Vimont
     Jacques Chagnon Liberal Westmount–Saint-Louis

Standings changes since the 39th general election

Number of members
per party by date
2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Dec 8 Mar 6 Apr 8 Jun 22 Jun 25 Sep 21 Nov 6 Nov 10 Dec 24 Jan 6 May 5 Jul 5 Aug 9 Sep 7 Sep 13 Nov 29 Jun 6 Jun 7 Jun 20 Jun 21 Sep 6 Oct 31 Nov 17 Nov 23 Nov 24 Nov 29 Dec 5 Dec 16 Dec 19 Jan 9 Jan 22 Apr 3 Apr 5 May 3 May 14 June 11
Liberal 66 65 67 66 67 66 65 64 65 64 65 64 63 64
Parti Québécois 51 50 51 50 51 52 49 48 47 46 45 44 45 44 45 46 47
Coalition Avenir Québec 0 4 5 9
     Independent 0 2 3 2 3 6 7 8 9 8 7 8 9 8 4 3 2 1
Québec solidaire 1
     Option nationale 0 1
     Independent Option nationale 0 1
Action démocratique 7 6 4 0
Total members 125 124 123 125 124 125 124 125 124 123 124 125 124 125 124 123 122 124
Vacant 0 1 2 0 1 0 1 0 1 2 1 0 1 0 1 2 3 1
Government Majority 7 8 7 9 10 9 7 9 10 8 7 6 5 6 5 4 5 4 5 4
Membership changes in the 39th Assembly
Date Name District Party Reason
     December 8, 2008 See List of Members Election day of the 39th general election
     March 6, 2009 Mario Dumont Rivière-du-Loup ADQ Resigned seat
     April 8, 2009 Monique Jérôme-Forget Marguerite-Bourgeoys Liberal Resigned seat
     June 22, 2009 Jean D'Amour Rivière-du-Loup Liberal Elected in a by-election
     June 22, 2009 Clément Gignac Marguerite-Bourgeoys Liberal Elected in a by-election
     June 25, 2009 François Legault Rousseau Parti Québécois Resigned seat
     September 21, 2009 Nicolas Marceau Rousseau Parti Québécois Elected in a by-election
     November 6, 2009 Éric Caire La Peltrie Independent Left ADQ caucus to sit as an Independent
     November 6, 2009 Marc Picard Chutes-de-la-Chaudière Independent Left ADQ caucus to sit as an Independent
     November 10, 2009 Jean D'Amour Rivière-du-Loup Independent Left Liberal caucus due to criminal investigation
     December 24, 2009 Jean D'Amour Rivière-du-Loup Liberal Reinstated in the Liberal caucus
     January 6, 2010 Camil Bouchard Vachon Parti Québécois Resigned seat
     May 5, 2010 Tony Tomassi LaFontaine Independent Left the Liberal caucus
     July 5, 2010 Martine Ouellet Vachon Parti Québécois Elected in a by-election
     August 9, 2010 Jacques Dupuis Saint-Laurent Liberal Resigned seat
     September 7, 2010 Claude Béchard Kamouraska-Témiscouata Liberal Resigned seat (and died the same day)
     September 13, 2010 Jean-Marc Fournier Saint-Laurent Liberal Elected in a by-election
     November 29, 2010 André Simard Kamouraska-Témiscouata Parti Québécois Elected in a by-election
     June 6, 2011 Louise Beaudoin Rosemont Independent Left PQ caucus to sit as an Independent
     June 6, 2011 Lisette Lapointe Crémazie Independent Left PQ caucus to sit as an Independent
     June 6, 2011 Pierre Curzi Borduas Independent Left PQ caucus to sit as an Independent
     June 7, 2011 Jean-Martin Aussant Nicolet-Yamaska Independent Left PQ caucus to sit as an Independent
     June 20, 2011 Benoit Charette Deux-Montagnes Independent Left PQ caucus to sit as an Independent
     June 21, 2011 René Gauvreau Groulx Independent Left PQ caucus to sit as an Independent
     September 6, 2011 Nathalie Normandeau Bonaventure Liberal Resigned seat
     October 31, 2011 Jean-Martin Aussant Nicolet-Yamaska Option nationale Registered new political party [1]
     November 17, 2011 Lisette Lapointe Crémazie Independent Option nationale Bought an Option nationale membership [2]
     November 23, 2011 Guy Leclair Beauharnois Independent Expelled from PQ caucus[3]
     November 24, 2011 Daniel Ratthé Blainville Independent Expelled from PQ caucus [4]
     November 29, 2011 Guy Leclair Beauharnois Parti Québécois Re-joined PQ caucus [5]
     December 5, 2011 Damien Arsenault Bonaventure Liberal Elected in a by-election
     December 16, 2011 David Whissell Argenteuil Liberal Resigned seat [6]
     December 19, 2011 Éric Caire La Peltrie CAQ Joined CAQ caucus [7]
     December 19, 2011 Benoit Charette Deux-Montagnes CAQ Joined CAQ caucus [7]
     December 19, 2011 Marc Picard Chutes-de-la-Chaudière CAQ Joined CAQ caucus [7]
     December 19, 2011 Daniel Ratthé Blainville CAQ Joined CAQ caucus [7]
     January 9, 2012 François Rebello La Prairie CAQ Left PQ caucus and joined CAQ caucus [8]
     January 22, 2012 Sylvie Roy Lotbinière CAQ ADQ membership voted to merge with CAQ [9]
     January 22, 2012 Janvier Grondin Beauce-Nord CAQ ADQ membership voted to merge with CAQ [9]
     January 22, 2012 François Bonnardel Shefford CAQ ADQ membership voted to merge with CAQ [9]
     January 22, 2012 Gérard Deltell Chauveau CAQ ADQ membership voted to merge with CAQ [9]
     April 3, 2012 Louise Beaudoin Rosemont Parti Québécois Rejoined PQ caucus [10]
     April 5, 2012 René Gauvreau Groulx Parti Québécois Re-admitted into PQ caucus [11]
     May 3, 2012 Tony Tomassi LaFontaine Independent Resigned seat [12]
     May 14, 2012 Line Beauchamp Bourassa-Sauvé Liberal Vacated seat and cabinet posts[13]
     June 11, 2012 Roland Richer Argenteuil Parti Québécois By-election
     June 11, 2012 Marc Tanguay LaFontaine Liberal By-election

Cabinet Ministers

Source: [1]

  • Premier and Executive Council President: Jean Charest
  • Deputy Premier: Nathalie Normandeau (2008–2011), Line Beauchamp (2011–2012), Michelle Courchesne (2012-)
  • House Leader: Jacques Dupuis (2008–2010), Jean-Marc Fournier (2010–)
  • Deputy House Leader: Line Beauchamp (2008–2009), Robert Dutil (2010–)
  • Agriculture, Fisheries and Food: Laurent Lessard (2008–2009), Claude Béchard (2009–2010), Laurent Lessard (2010–2011), Pierre Corbeil (2011–)
  • Employment and Social Solidarity: Sam Hamad (2008–2010), Julie Boulet (2010–)
  • Labour: David Whissell (2008–2009), Lise Thériault (2009–)
  • Government Administration and President of the Treasury Board: Monique Gagnon-Tremblay (2008–2010), Michelle Courchesne (2010–)
  • Government Services: Dominique Vien (2008–2010), Michelle Courchesne (2010–)
  • Culture, Communications and Status of Women: Christine St-Pierre
  • International Relations: Pierre Arcand (2008–2010), Monique Gagnon-Tremblay (2010–)
  • Indian Affairs: Pierre Corbeil (2008–2011), Geoffrey Kelley (2011–)
  • Canadian Francophonie: Pierre Arcand (2008–2010), Nathalie Normandeau (2010–2011), Yvon Vallières (2011–)
  • Health and Social Services: Yves Bolduc
  • Delegate Minister to Social Services: Lise Thériault (2008–2010), Dominique Vien (2010–)
  • Education, Recreation and Sports: Michelle Courchesne (2008–2010), Line Beauchamp (2010–2012), Michelle Courchesne (2012-)
  • Immigration and Cultural Communities: Yolande James (2008–2010), Kathleen Weil (2010–)
  • Seniors: Marguerite Blais
  • Families: Tony Tomassi (2008–2010), Yolande James (2010–)
  • Transportation: Julie Boulet (2008–2010), Sam Hamad (2010–2011), Pierre Moreau (2011–)
  • Delegate Minister of Transportation: Norman MacMillan
  • Infrastructures: Monique Jérôme-Forget (2008–2009), Monique Gagnon-Tremblay (2009–)
  • Canadian Intergovernmental Affairs: Jacques Dupuis (2008–2009), Claude Béchard (2009–2010), Nathalie Normandeau (2010–2011), Yvon Vallières (2011–)
  • Municipal Affairs, Regions and Land Occupancy: Nathalie Normandeau (2008–2009), Laurent Lessard (2009–)
  • Democratic Institutions Reform and Access to Information: Jacques Dupuis (2008–2010), Jean-Marc Fournier (2010–2011), Yvon Vallières (2011–)
  • Sustainable Development, Environment and Parks: Line Beauchamp (2008–2010), Pierre Arcand (2010–)
  • Natural Resources and Wildlife: Claude Béchard (2008–2009), Nathalie Normandeau (2009–2011), Clément Gignac (2011–)
  • Delegate Minister to Natural Resources and Wildlife: Serge Simard
  • Justice: Kathleen Weil (2008–2010), Jean-Marc Fournier (2010–)
  • Public Security: Jacques Dupuis (2008–2010), Robert Dutil (2010–)
  • Finance: Monique Jérôme-Forget (2008–2009), Raymond Bachand (2009–)
  • Revenue: Robert Dutil (2008–2010), Raymond Bachand (2010–)
  • Tourism: Nicole Ménard
  • Economic Development, Innovation and Export Trade: Raymond Bachand (2008–2009), Clément Gignac (2009–2011), Sam Hamad (2011–)

New electoral districts

An electoral map reform was made in 2011 and went into effect for the 2012 election.[14]

The following electoral districts were created:

The following electoral districts disappeared:

The following electoral district was renamed:

References

  1. ^ Option nationale – Le Directeur général des élections du Québec (DGEQ)
  2. ^ Lisette Lapointe adhère à l'Option nationale d'Aussant Le Devoir
  3. ^ "PQ leader banishes MNA accused of DUI, disloyalty". CTV News. November 23, 2011. 
  4. ^ Le député Daniel Ratthé explusé du PQ La Presse
  5. ^ "Marois allows booted member back to PQ caucus". CTV News. November 29, 2011. 
  6. ^ Quebec Liberal MNA David Whissell resigns The Gazette
  7. ^ a b c d New party boosts its ranks with four new members Postmedia News
  8. ^ Another PQ MNA joins new Coalition Quebec party CBC News
  9. ^ a b c d Merger uniting new Coalition for Quebec's Future with ADQ a done deal Global News
  10. ^ Parti Québécois leader Pauline Marois welcomes MNA Louise Beaudoin back into the fold The Gazette
  11. ^ René Gauvreau réintègre le caucus Agence QMI (in French)
  12. ^ MNA Tony Tomassi quits Quebec National Assembly The Gazette
  13. ^ "Charest’s education minister quits amid Quebec student crisis". Globe and Mail. May 14, 2012. 
  14. ^ http://www.quebecpolitique.com/election/electcomte-2011.html

External links

  • Élections/Map of Quebec electoral districts
  • Jean Charest Cabinet
  • List of Historical Cabinet ministers
  • Seating Plan (in French)
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