|Member of Parliament
June 28, 2004 – 2006
|Preceded by||David Chatters|
|Succeeded by||riding dissolved|
|Member of Parliament
for Fort McMurray—Athabasca
2006 – January 17, 2014
|Preceded by||first member|
|Succeeded by||David Yurdiga|
February 3, 1963 |
Kelowna, British Columbia
|Alma mater||Bond University|
Brian M. Jean (born February 3, 1963) is lawyer and Canadian politician who represented the riding of Fort McMurray—Athabasca in the House of Commons from 2006 to 2014 and Athabasca from 2004 to 2006.
Jean has a Bachelor of Science degree from Warner Pacific in Portland, Oregon, a Master of Business Administration degree and a Bachelor of Laws degree from Bond University in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. He also attended the law school at the University of Calgary, where he received Alberta qualification to be admitted to the Alberta Law Society and practiced law for 11 years in Fort McMurray.
Jean has worked as a farm hand, logger, publisher, businessperson, lawyer, and inspirational speaker. He was the chairman of the Children's Health Foundation in Northern Alberta, chair of the Alberta Summer Games, president of the Downtown Business Association, and director of the Chamber of Commerce.
Jean was elected as a Conservative to the House of Commons of Canada for the riding of Athabasca in 2004. He was re-elected in the renamed riding of Fort McMurray—Athabasca in 2006 when the Harper Conservatives formed a minority government. In February 2006 he was appointed Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities. He was re-elected again in 2008 and again in 2011 and thendeclined the position as Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities in order to focus more attention on his increasing constituency needs. He then served on the Finance, Justice, and Industry Committees.
|Canadian federal election, 2011|
|New Democratic||Berend Wilting||4,053||13.24||+0.33||$24|
|Total valid votes/Expense limit||30,605||100.00|
|Total rejected ballots||144||0.47||+0.13|
|Canadian federal election, 2008|
|New Democratic||Mark Voyageur||3,300||12.91||-1.58||$1,853|
|First Peoples National||John Malcolm||233||0.91||-0.47|
|Christian Heritage||Jacob Strydhorst||186||0.73||–||$733|
|Total valid votes/Expense limit||25,567||100.00||$101,823|
|Total rejected ballots||86||0.34||+0.03|
|Canadian federal election, 2006|
|Liberal||Mel H. Buffalo||4,663||14.77||-9.28||$3,333|
|New Democratic||Roland Lefort||4,573||14.49||+4.03||$19,091|
|First Peoples National||John Malcolm||437||1.38||–|
|Total valid votes||31,549||100.00|
|Total rejected ballots||97||0.31||-0.06|
|Canadian federal election, 2004|
|New Democratic||Robert Cree||3,115||10.46||+7.94||$4,942|
|Total valid votes||29,757||100.00|
|Total rejected ballots||112||0.37||+0.07|
- "Alberta Conservative MP Brian Jean stepping down". CBC News. January 10, 2014. Retrieved January 10, 2014.
- "Conservative MP representing oil sands resigns". Globe and Mail. January 10, 2014. Retrieved January 10, 2014.