Jean Perrault

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Jean Perrault
Mayor of Sherbrooke
In office
1994 – November 12, 2009
Preceded by Paul Gervais
Succeeded by Bernard Sévigny
Personal details
Born May 28, 1945
Residence Sherbrooke, Quebec

Jean Perrault (born May 28, 1945), is a Canadian politician, who served as mayor of Sherbrooke, Quebec from 1994 to 2009, and as president of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities.[1]

In his capacity as president of the FCM, he was one of the most outspoken Canadian opponents of the "Buy American" provisions in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.[2]

He was first elected to the mayoralty of Sherbrooke in 1994. He announced in 2009 that he would not stand for re-election in the 2009 municipal election.


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