|Minister of Families, Children and Social Development|
|Assumed office |
November 4, 2015
|Prime Minister||Justin Trudeau|
|Preceded by||Pierre Poilievre|
|Member of the Canadian Parliament|
|Assumed office |
October 19, 2015
|Preceded by||Annick Papillon|
|Born||1965 (age 53–54)|
Quebec City, Quebec
|Alma mater||University of Alberta|
London School of Economics
Jean-Yves Duclos PC MP FRSC (French pronunciation: [ʒɑ̃ iv dyklo]; born 1965) is a Canadian Liberal politician, who was elected to represent the riding of Québec in the House of Commons of Canada in the 2015 federal election. He sits in the present federal Cabinet, headed by Justin Trudeau, as Minister of Families, Children and Social Development.
Duclos attended the University of Alberta, where he earned an undergraduate degree in economics, followed by graduate and doctoral studies in economics at the London School of Economics. He formerly headed the economics department at Université Laval, and was, prior to his election to the House of Commons, the president-elect of the Canadian Economics Association. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada in 2014.
|Canadian federal election, 2015: Québec|
|New Democratic||Annick Papillon||14,566||27.04||-15.60||$33,392.85|
|Bloc Québécois||Charles Mordret||10,153||18.85||-9.11||$41,425.08|
|Strength in Democracy||Danielle Provost||122||0.23||–||–|
|Total valid votes/Expense limit||53,867||100.00||$214,308.69|
|Total rejected ballots||820||1.50||–|
|Liberal gain from New Democratic||Swing||+17.74|
|Source: Elections Canada|
- Deux libéraux élus à Québec, Radio Canada, October 20, 2015.
- Quebec MPs given prominent posts in new Liberal cabinet, CBC News, November 4, 2015.
- Jean-Yves Duclos Biography, Liberal.ca.
- Stephen Gordon, Jean-Yves Duclos: An economist goes to Parliament, Maclean's, October 24, 2015.
- Elections Canada – Confirmed candidates for Québec, 30 September 2015
- Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates
|29th Ministry – Cabinet of Justin Trudeau|
|Cabinet post (1)|
|Pierre Poilievre||Minister of Families, Children and Social Development
November 4, 2015-present
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