|Member of the Canadian Parliament
|Preceded by||Christian Simard|
|Succeeded by||Raymond Côté|
December 18, 1962 |
|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.
|Canadian federal election, 2006: Beauport—Limoilou|
|Bloc Québécois||Christian Simard||18,589||37.87||47,697|
|New Democratic Party||Simone-Pierre Beaudet||3,917||7.98||$3,093|
|Marxist–Leninist||Jean Bédard||234||0.48||–||not listed|
|Total valid votes||49,083||100.00|
|Total rejected ballots||638|
|Electors on the lists||83,327|
|Sources: Official Results, Elections Canada and Financial Returns, Elections Canada.|
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