Carole-Marie Allard

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Carole-Marie Allard
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Laval East
In office
Preceded by Maud Debien
Succeeded by District abolished in 2003
Personal details
Born (1949-09-06) September 6, 1949 (age 67)
Dolbeau, Quebec
Political party Liberal

Carole-Marie Allard (born September 6, 1949) was a Liberal member of Canada's House of Commons. She was in the House of Commons from 2000 to 2004 and represented the riding of Laval East. She was Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Canadian Heritage, and a member of the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights and the Vice-Chair of the Special Committee on Non-medical use of drugs. She lost the 2004 election to Robert Carrier of the Bloc Québécois in the riding of Alfred-Pellan.

She is a lawyer, former press attaché, former designer, organizer and presenter of media management training programs, a former spokesperson for a corporation, and she is a former journalist, writer and producer.

She is the stepmother of Mélanie Joly who is a member of the House of Commons of Canada representing Ahuntsic-Cartierville and also serves as the Minister of Canadian Heritage in the government of Justin Trudeau.

Partial electoral record[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2000: Laval East
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Liberal Carole-Marie Allard 26,018 44.77 +12.66 $69,391
Bloc Québécois Mathieu Alarie 24,726 42.55 +4.09 $71,179
Progressive Conservative André G. Plourde 2,459 4.23 −23.93 none listed
Alliance Rosane Raymond 2,354 4.05 $877
Marijuana Christian Lajoie 892 1.53 $157
Green Frédéric Gauvin 660 1.14 $108
New Democratic Sujata Dey 573 0.99 −0.28 none listed
Independent Régent Millette 255 0.44 none listed
Marxist–Leninist Gabriel Cornellier-Brunelle 178 0.31 $10
Total valid votes 58,115 100.00
Total rejected ballots 1,535
Turnout 59,650 68.75
Electors on the lists 86,759
Sources: Official Results, Elections Canada and Financial Returns, Elections Canada.


  • Allard, Carole-Marie (1990). Lavalin : les ficelles du pouvoir. Collection Gens du pays. Chicoutimi, Québec: Éditions JCL. pp. 317 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. ISBN 2920176897. 
  • Allard, Carole-Marie (c. 1992). L'Affaire Claire Lortie : l'histoire du congélateur. Collection Énigmes. Chicoutimi, Québec: JCL. pp. 279 p. : ill., portr. ; 22 cm. ISBN 2894311079. 

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