Jean Corbeil

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The Hon.
Jean Corbeil
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Anjou—Rivière-des-Prairies
In office
1988–1993
Preceded by District was created in 1987
Succeeded by Roger Pomerleau
Personal details
Born (1934-01-07)January 7, 1934
Montreal, Quebec
Died June 25, 2002(2002-06-25) (aged 68)
Political party Progressive Conservative
Cabinet Minister of Labour (1989-1991)
Minister of Transport (1991-1993)

Jean Corbeil, PC (January 7, 1934 – June 25, 2002) was a Canadian politician.

Born in Montreal, Quebec, he was mayor of the city of Anjou from 1973 to 1988. In 1987-1988 he served a term as chairman of the Canadian Federation of Municipalities. In the 1988 federal election, he was elected to the Canadian House of Commons as a Progressive Conservative in the riding of Anjou--Rivière-des-Prairies.

He served in the Cabinets of Prime Ministers Brian Mulroney and Kim Campbell as Minister of Labour from 1989 to 1991, Minister of State (Transport) from 1990 to 1991, and Minister of Transport from 1991 to 1993. He was defeated in the 1993 and 1997 elections.

Electoral record (partial)[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1993: Honoré-Mercier
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
     Bloc Québécois Roger Pomerleau 26,163 43.10 $31,453
Liberal Normand Biron 25,631 42.22 +9.51 $40,059
     Progressive Conservative Jean Corbeil 7,066 11.64 -39.90 $53,776
     New Democratic Party Zamba Mandala 958 1.58 -10.98 $1,781
     Natural Law Gilles Raymond 747 1.23 $2,220
     Commonwealth Frantz-Albert Mitton 139 0.23 $0
Total valid votes 60,704 100.00
Total rejected ballots 2,053
Turnout 62,757 78.90
Electors on the lists 79,535
Source: Thirty-fifth General Election, 1993: Official Voting Results, Published by the Chief Electoral Officer of Canada. Financial figures taken from the official contributions and expenses submitted by the candidates, provided by Elections Canada.
Canadian federal election, 1988: Honoré-Mercier
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
     Progressive Conservative Jean Corbeil 27,451 51.54 $43,927
Liberal Vincent Arciresi 17,421 32.71 $39,082
     New Democratic Party Vincent Marchione 6,687 12.56 $11,055
Green Mario Paul 1,217 2.29 $0
     N/A (Marxist-Leninist) Catherine Commandeur 483 0.91 $130
Total valid votes 53,259 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,338
Turnout 54,597 74.02
Electors on the lists 73,763
Source: Report of the Chief Electoral Officer, Thirty-fourth General Election, 1988.

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