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Lise Thériault

Lise Thériault
Theriault (right)
MNA for Anjou-Louis-Riel
formerly Anjou (2002–2012)
Assumed office
April 15, 2002
Preceded by Jean-Sébastien Lamoureux
Personal details
Born

(1966-01-07) January 7, 1966


Toronto, Ontario
Political party Quebec Liberal Party
Spouse(s) Gérard Therrien
Residence Montreal, Quebec
Profession Editor, Businesswoman
Cabinet Minister of Public Safety
Portfolio

Minister of Immigration

Minister of Labour

Lise Thériault (born January 7, 1966 in Toronto, Ontario) is a Quebec politician. She is a Member of the National Assembly of Quebec representing the riding of Anjou-Louis-Riel in Montreal. She is currently the Deputy Premier of Quebec and Minister of Public Security in the Couillard government.

Before entering politics, Thériault was for eight years a sales director and was also for nine years an editor and co-founder of l'Édition - Le Journal des Gens d'affaires. She was an administration member of the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Montreal, the CDEC Collège Marie-Victorin. She was also a co-founder of a long-term care facility in Montreal.

She was elected in Anjou in a by-election in 2002 and re-elected in 2003. She was named the Minister of Immigration and Cultural Communities from 2005 to 2007 and was re-elected in the 2007 elections. Jean Charest did not reappoint her to cabinet in 2007, and Yolande James succeeded her to become the first ever Black cabinet minister in Quebec.

After the 2008 elections, she was named

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