Denis Trottier

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Denis Trottier
MNA for Roberval
In office
April 25, 2007 – 2014
Preceded by Karl Blackburn
Succeeded by Philippe Couillard
Personal details
Born (1952-06-08) June 8, 1952 (age 64)
Dolbeau-Mistassini, Quebec
Political party Parti Québécois
Profession teacher
Portfolio National politic for water

Denis Trottier (born June 8, 1952 in Dolbeau-Mistassini, Quebec) is a Quebec politician and teacher. He was previously a Member of National Assembly of Quebec for the riding of Roberval in the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region, losing to Premier Philippe Couillard in the 2014 general election. He represented the Parti Québécois.

Trottier went to Université Laval where he received a bachelor's degree in political science and a certificate in college education. He also did a master's degree in regional studies at the Université du Québec à Chicoutimi. Trottier was a lecturer at the UQAC in sociology for 23 years and a teacher at CEGEP de Saint-Félicien in political science and sociology for 18 years. He was also a member of the MRC Maria-Chapdelaine and the mayor of Péribonka from 2001 to 2005. He was also a member of the Fédération Québécoise des Municipalités.

Trottier was elected in the 2007 elections by defeating Liberal incumbent Karl Blackburn.

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