Grant Crack

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Grant Crack
Member of the Ontario Provincial Parliament
for Glengarry—Prescott—Russell
Assumed office
October 6, 2011
Preceded by Jean-Marc Lalonde
Personal details
Born (1963-04-02) April 2, 1963 (age 54)
Political party Liberal
Residence Alexandria, Ontario
Occupation Auto dealership manager

Grant Crack (born April 2, 1963) is a politician in Ontario, Canada. He is a Liberal member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario who was elected in the 2011. He represents the rural Eastern Ontario riding of Glengarry—Prescott—Russell.


Crack was born in 1963 in Quebec, and moved to Alexandria, Ontario, as a child. He attended Glengarry District High School in Alexandria, graduating in 1982. He then completed a college diploma, and worked in the private sector before returning to Glengarry. He also worked full time as a manager at the Husqvarna dealership in Alexandria.[1] He is fluently bilingual in English and French, and his children attended French language schools in Glengarry.


Crack served as mayor of North Glengarry,[2] as well as mayor of the village of Alexandria in 1994 prior to the municipal amalgamation of North Glengarry, serving on council until his election as MPP.[3]

He ran in the 2011 provincial election in the riding of Glengarry—Prescott—Russell. He defeated Progressive Conservative candidate Marilissa Gosselin by 1,372 votes.[3][4] He was re-elected in the 2014 election defeating PC candidate and daughter of Noble Villeneuve, Roxane Villeneuve Robertson by 8,554 votes.[5]

He is a Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Education.


  1. ^ Brink, Cheryl (June 6, 2011). "Crack to join Liberal race". Cornwall Standard Freeholder. 
  2. ^ "Grant Crack reelected in North Glengarry, along with Maxville newcomer Carma Williams". The Vankleek Hill Review. October 25, 2010. 
  3. ^ a b "Red wave extends into fourth decade". Ottawa Citizen. October 7, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Summary of Valid Ballots Cast for Each Candidate" (PDF). Elections Ontario. October 6, 2011. p. 5. Retrieved 2014-03-02. [permanent dead link]
  5. ^ "General Election by District: Glengarry-Prescott-Russell". Elections Ontario. June 12, 2014. 

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