Gilles Deguire

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Gilles Deguire
Borough mayor for Montréal-Nord and Montreal City Councillor
In office
January 1, 2010 – January 7, 2016
Preceded by Marcel Parent
Succeeded by Chantal Rossi
Personal details
Political party Union Montréal(2009-2013)
Équipe Denis Coderre pour Montréal (2013-)
Residence Montreal, Quebec

Gilles Deguire was a city councillor from Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He has served as the borough mayor of Montreal North since 2009.[1][2] He was a member of the Union Montreal municipal political party.[2]

Deguire previously served as a political attaché to Line Beauchamp of the Quebec Liberal Party.[2][3] Prior to his life in politics, he was a police officer with the Montreal Police Service for 30 years.[2] A former resident of Montreal North, Deguire now resides in nearby Rivière-des-Prairies.[4]

He resigned as borough mayor on January 7, 2016 after being the subject of a police investigation.[5]

Electoral record[edit]

Montreal municipal election, 2009: Borough mayor, Montréal-Nord
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Union Montreal Gilles Deguire 6,784 40.50
Vision Montreal Daniel Renaud 4,317 25.77
Renouveau municipal de Montréal Michelle Allaire 3,213 19.18
Projet Montréal Ronald Boisrond 2,438 14.55
Total valid votes 16,752 100
Total rejected ballots 1,010 5.67
Turnout 17,762 33.45
Electors on the lists 53,098
Source: Election results, 2009, City of Montreal.


  1. ^ "Ville de Montréal - Arrondissement Montréal-Nord - Vos élus" (in French). Ville de Montréal. Retrieved 31 October 2010. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Gilles Deguire". Arrondissement Montréal Nord. Montreal: Union Montreal. 2009. Retrieved 31 October 2010. 
  3. ^ Clément, Eric (2009-07-28). "Gilles Deguire sera le candidat d'Union Montréal". La Presse (in French). Retrieved 1 November 2010. 
  4. ^ Picard, Guillaume (2009-08-20). "Gilles Deguire assermenté comme candidat à la mairie de Montréal-Nord". Guide de Montréal-Nord (in French). Transcontinental. Retrieved 1 November 2010. 
  5. ^ "Le maire de Montréal-Nord, Gilles Deguire, démissionne". Radio Canada. January 7, 2016. Retrieved January 7, 2016. 

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