Diane Lebouthillier

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Diane Lebouthillier

Minister of National Revenue
Assumed office
November 4, 2015
Prime MinisterJustin Trudeau
Preceded byKerry-Lynne Findlay
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Gaspésie—Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine
Assumed office
October 19, 2015
Preceded byPhilip Toone
Personal details
Born (1959-02-05) February 5, 1959 (age 60)
Newport, Quebec, Canada
Political partyLiberal
Alma materUniversité de Moncton
ProfessionSocial worker

Diane Lebouthillier PC MP (/diˈæn ləˌbtɪˈlɪər/; born February 5, 1959) is a Canadian politician. She is the current Minister of National Revenue and the sitting Member of Parliament representing the riding of Gaspésie—Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine. She was elected in the 2015 federal election.

Biography[edit]

Lebouthillier's parents were born in the Gaspé, and they returned when she was four.[1] Prior to her career in politics, she was a local social worker, managing clients out of the Rocher Percé Health and Social Services Centre in Chandler. She worked with long-time MNA Georges Mamelonet on social service issues in the region. She is a mother of three sons and has two grandsons.[2]

Lebouthillier was elected in 2010 as the Prefect of Le Rocher-Percé Regional County Municipality.[2]

Minister of National Revenue[edit]

Lebouthillier was elected in the riding of Gaspésie—Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine. during the 2015 federal election.[3] Lebouthillier was appointed Minister of National Revenue in the federal Cabinet, headed by Justin Trudeau, on November 4, 2015.[4]

Electoral record[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2015: Gaspésie—Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Diane Lebouthillier 15,345 38.73 +21.69 $34,217.07
New Democratic Philip Toone 12,885 32.52 +3.69 $45,644.59
Bloc Québécois Nicholas Roussy 8,289 20.92 -12.15 $51,177.09
Conservative Jean-Pierre Pigeon 2,398 6.05 -13.02 $9,215.28
Green Jim Morrison 400 1.01 -0.98
Rhinoceros Max Boudreau 300 0.76
Total valid votes/Expense limit 39,617 100.0     $215,809.52
Total rejected ballots 395
Turnout 40,012 60.97
Eligible voters 65,623
Source: Elections Canada[5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://radiogaspesie.ca/portfolio/ministre-du-revenu-national/
  2. ^ a b Meet Diane Lebouthillier, Liberal.ca
  3. ^ "Liberals win in Gaspésie—Îles-de-la-Madeleine". CBC News. 19 October 2015. Retrieved 20 October 2015.
  4. ^ "Full list of Justin Trudeau's cabinet". CBC News.
  5. ^ Elections Canada – Confirmed candidates for Gaspésie—Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine, 30 September 2015
  6. ^ Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates Archived August 15, 2015, at the Wayback Machine

External links[edit]

29th Ministry – Cabinet of Justin Trudeau
Cabinet post (1)
Predecessor Office Successor
Kerry-Lynne Findlay Minister of National Revenue
November 4, 2015-present
Incumbent