Sylvie Boucher

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The Honourable
Sylvie Boucher
MP
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Beauport—Limoilou
In office
2006–2011
Preceded by Christian Simard
Succeeded by Raymond Côté
Personal details
Born (1962-12-18) December 18, 1962 (age 51)
Victoriaville, Quebec
Political party Conservative
Spouse(s) divorced
Residence Beauport, Quebec
Profession administrator, political advisor, sales consultant

Sylvie Boucher (born December 18, 1962 in Victoriaville, Quebec) is a Canadian politician of the Conservative Party who was elected Member of Parliament for the riding of Beauport—Limoilou, Quebec in the 2006 election by a margin of 812 votes over her Bloc Québécois opponent.

On February 7, 2006, Boucher was appointed as parliamentary secretary to Prime Minister Stephen Harper. On April 10, 2007 she also became Parliamentary Secretary for La Francophonie and Official Languages. On October 10, 2007 she was appointed Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister and for Status of women.

Boucher has studied office systems technology, gerontology, information technology and literature. Before politics, she worked in the private sector and specialized in marketing and sales. Later, she worked in the National Assembly of Quebec with various jobs; she also served as water assistant chief of staff to the Canadian Minister of Tourism.

Electoral Record[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2006: Beauport—Limoilou
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
     Conservative Sylvie Boucher 19,409 39.54 $46,042
     Bloc Québécois Christian Simard 18,589 37.87 47,697
Liberal Yves Picard 4,929 10.04 $28,843
     New Democratic Party Simone-Pierre Beaudet 3,917 7.98 $3,093
Green Mario Laprise 2,005 4.08 $913
Marxist–Leninist Jean Bédard 234 0.48 not listed
Total valid votes 49,083 100.00
Total rejected ballots 638
Turnout 49,721 59.67
Electors on the lists 83,327
Sources: Official Results, Elections Canada and Financial Returns, Elections Canada.

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