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Fatima Houda-Pepin

Fatima Houda-Pepin
MNA for La Pinière
Assumed office
September 12, 1994
Preceded by Jean-Pierre Saintonge
Personal details
Born (1951-12-26) December 26, 1951 (age 62)
Meknes, Morocco
Political party Quebec Liberal Party
Cabinet First Vice-President of the National Assembly of Quebec

Fatima Houda-Pepin (born December 26, 1951) is a Quebec politician and a member of the National Assembly of Quebec, Canada. She represents the La Pinière electoral district (the city of Brossard) and is a member from the Quebec Liberal Party. She was born in Meknes, Morocco.

After doing studies in political sciences at Mohammed V University in Rabat and earning a bachelor's degree in commerce at Lycée Al Khansa in Casablanca, she obtained a bachelor's degree in political sciences at Université Laval, a master's degree in international relations at the University of Ottawa, a doctor's degree in international relations at Université de Montréal and a master's degree in library and information science at McGill University.

She was a researcher in information society issues and has made international trips to study the evolution of information technology. She has worked as a consultant for the federal and provincial governments as well as for the city of Montreal. She was also a lecturer at Université de Montréal and the Université du Québec à Montréal. She received, for her work in the community, the Governor General's Commemorative Medal in 1992 and was honoured during Women's History Month in 1993. She was also a member on the Montérégie development board.

She was first elected in 1994 and served as critic for international affairs, French-language affairs, immigration and cultural communities. Re-elected in 1998, she was the critic for housing, information highway and government services. Re-elected when the Liberals regained power in 2003, she was named the Chair of the Agriculture, Fisheries and Food committee.

During the 2007 election, Houda-Pepin was again the La Pinière candidate for the Liberal Party of Quebec and was elected with 50.44% of the votes. She was named the First Vice-President of the National Assembly.

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External links

  • Template:QuebecMNAbio
  • (French) Liberal Party of Quebec MNA page

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