Daniel Petit

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Daniel Petit
Member of Parliament
for Charlesbourg—Haute-Saint-Charles
In office
2006–2011
Preceded by Richard Marceau
Succeeded by Anne-Marie Day
Personal details
Born (1948-09-27) September 27, 1948 (age 68)
Doische, Belgium
Political party Conservative
Spouse(s) Sylvia Petit
Residence Quebec City, Quebec
Profession lawyer
Religion Catholic

Daniel Petit (born September 27, 1948 in Doische, Belgium) is a Canadian politician.

A lawyer by profession, Petit is a graduate of Université Laval and was called to the Quebec bar in 1973. He is a founder and partner of the firm Petit, Beaudoin, Société nominale d'avocats. Petit specialized in labour and administrative law and has organized for the Conservatives and the Progressive Conservatives since the 1980s.

He was first elected to the House of Commons of Canada in the 2006 federal election as the Conservative Member of Parliament for Charlesbourg—Haute-Saint-Charles. He defeated incumbent Bloc Québécois MP Richard Marceau to win the seat. In the 2011 election, he was defeated by Anne-Marie Day of the NDP.

He currently serves as the legal commission president of the Conservative Party of Quebec.

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