Denis Lebel

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The Honourable
Denis Lebel
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Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Roberval—Lac-Saint-Jean
Assumed office
September 17, 2007
Preceded by Michel Gauthier
Mayor of Roberval
In office
Preceded by Claude Munger
Succeeded by Michel Larouche
Personal details
Born (1954-05-26) May 26, 1954 (age 59)
Roberval, Quebec
Political party Conservative (2007-present), Bloc Québécois (1993-2001)
Spouse(s) Danielle Girard
Residence Roberval, Quebec
Profession hotel manager, restaurateur
Cabinet Minister of Transport

Denis Lebel, PC, MP (born May 26, 1954, in Roberval, Quebec) is a Canadian federal politician and former mayor of Roberval, Quebec.

Lebel was a member of the sovereigntist Bloc Québécois, between July 23, 1993, and April 28, 2001.[1]

Lebel was elected to the Canadian House of Commons on September 17, 2007, in the Roberval—Lac-Saint-Jean by-election, 2007. He is now a member of the Conservative Party.

On October 30, 2008, he was appointed to Prime Minister Stephen Harper's cabinet as Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec.[2] After the May 2011 General election, Lebel was promoted to Minister of Transport.


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28th Ministry – Cabinet of Stephen Harper
Cabinet Posts (3)
Predecessor Office Successor
Chuck Strahl Minister of Transport
Lisa Raitt
Peter Penashue Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs
Jean-Pierre Blackburn Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec
styled as Minister of State (Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec)