Denis Pronovost

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Denis Pronovost
Member of Parliament
for Saint-Maurice
In office
1998–1993
Preceded by Gilles Grondin
Succeeded by Jean Chrétien
Personal details
Born (1953-05-03) 3 May 1953 (age 61)
Grand-Mère, Quebec
Political party Progressive Conservative
Independent
Profession journalist, radio host

Denis Pronovost (born 3 May 1953) was a member of the Canadian House of Commons from 1988 to 1993.[1]

Early career[edit]

He was born in Grand-Mère, Quebec and was a local radio host and journalist.

Federal politics[edit]

Pronovost ran as a Progressive Conservative candidate in the district of Saint-Maurice in 1988 and was elected. He was the first member of his party to be sent to the House of Commons by voters of that district in decades.

Political downfall[edit]

He served in the 34th Canadian Parliament, but was charged and convicted regarding sexual assaults on young males.[2] He left his party to sit as an Independent on 17 June 1993 and did not run for re-election in 1993. He was later hired at Rogers Communications where as of October 2009 was let go as a result of the restructure of the company

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