Camil Bouchard

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Camil Bouchard
MNA for Vachon
In office
May 1, 2003 – January 6, 2010
Preceded by David Payne
Succeeded by Martine Ouellet
Personal details
Born (1945-10-27) October 27, 1945 (age 71)
La Tuque, Quebec
Political party Parti Québécois
Spouse(s) Tamara Lemerise
Profession Teacher, Researcher
Portfolio Environment

Camil Bouchard (born October 27, 1945 in La Tuque, Quebec) is a Quebec politician, teacher and psychology researcher. He was a Member of National Assembly of Quebec from 2003 to 2010, representing the riding of Vachon in Longueuil. He is a member of the Parti Québécois.

He went to Université Laval and obtained a bachelor's and master's degree in psychology. He would add a doctorate at McGill University in 1974. He was then a teacher and researcher at the department of psychology at the Université du Québec à Montréal for 28 years. He was one of the founding members of the Research Lab in Human and Social Ecology in 1979.

Bouchard entered politics in 2003 and was elected in Vachon. He was later named the critic for social solidarity and poverty and then the critic in family and education. Bouchard was narrowly re-elected in 2007, surviving a regional swing to the Action démocratique du Québec. He was the PQ critic for environmental affairs.

On December 14, 2009, he announced his resignation as MNA.[1]


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