Jean Fortier

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Jean E. Fortier is a Canadian politician and was a City Councillor from Montreal.

Member of the Bourque Administration[edit]

In 1998 he ran for a seat on the City Council under the Vision Montreal label in the district of Darlington. He won with 32% against incumbent Jack Chadirdjian (31%). He served as Montreal's Chairman of the Executive Committee from 1998 to 2001.

He did not run for re-election in 2001.

Provincial Politics[edit]

In 2001 he considered running as a Parti Québécois candidate in a provincial by-election in the district of Labelle, but eventually abandoned that idea.[1] Sylvain Pagé became the PQ nominee and won the election.

Federal Politics[edit]

Fortier ran as a Conservative star candidate in the district of Ahuntsic in 2004. He finished fourth with 5% of the votes.[2][3]


Political offices
Preceded by
Jack Chadirdjian (Independent)
City Councillor, District of Darlington
Succeeded by
Saulie Zajdel (Union Montreal)
Preceded by
Noushig Eloyan (Vision Montreal)
Chairman of the Executive Committee
Succeeded by
Frank Zampino (Union Montreal)