|Member of the Canadian Parliament|
|Assumed office |
October 19, 2015
|Preceded by||Manon Perreault|
|Member of the National Assembly of Québec for Masson|
April 14, 2003 – March 26, 2007
|Preceded by||Gilles Labbé|
|Succeeded by||Ginette Grandmont|
|Born||January 31, 1960|
|Political party||Bloc Québécois|
|Québec debout (2018)|
Parti Québécois (provincial)
Luc Thériault MP (born January 31, 1960) is a Canadian academic and politician. As a member of the Parti Québécois, he served as a Member of the National Assembly of Quebec from 2003 to 2007, representing the Masson electoral district. In 2015, he was elected to the Canadian House of Commons representing Montcalm, as a member of the Bloc Québécois. He served as the Bloc Québécois House Leader from 2015 until 2017, and was the party's representative on the Special Committee on Electoral Reform.
Thériault, along with six other Bloc MPs, resigned from the Bloc's caucus to sit as an independent MP on February 28, 2018 citing conflicts with the leadership style of Martine Ouellet. He rejoined the Bloc Québécois caucus on September 17, 2018.
Life and career
Thériault was born in Montreal. He attended Université du Québec à Montréal, earning a bachelor's degree in philosophy in 1984 and a Masters in political philosophy in 1988. He later earned a DESS in bioethics at the Université de Montréal in 2002.
He served as a member of the Ethics Committee of the Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital and Jeanne-Le Ber nursing home from 2000 to 2003. He was a member of the Board of Directors of the Maisonneuve Cooperative School (Coopérative scolaire Maisonneuve) from 2001 to 2003.
He was bureau chief for Parti Québécois in Ville-Marie, Montreal from 1999 to 2003. He was elected in the Quebec general election, 2003, succeeding Gilles Labbé. He was defeated in the Quebec general election, 2007 by Ginette Grandmont.
|2015 Canadian federal election|
|Bloc Québécois||Luc Thériault||19,405||36.6||+5.16||–|
|New Democratic||Martin Leclerc||12,431||23.5||-28.4||–|
|Green||Yumi Yow Mei Ang||976||1.8||-1.99||–|
|Strength in Democracy||Manon Perreault||620||1.2||–||–|
|Total valid votes/Expense limit||53,009||100.0||$219,524.51|
|Total rejected ballots||1,226||2.2||+0.41|
|Bloc Québécois gain from New Democratic||Swing||+16.78|
|Source: Elections Canada|
|2007 Quebec general election|
|Action démocratique||Ginette Grandmont||18,808||43.83||+21.66|
|Parti Québécois||Luc Thériault||15,414||35.92||-8.91|
|Québec solidaire||Marco Legrand||1,059||2.47||–|
|Total valid votes||42,908||98.78||–|
|Total rejected ballots||529||1.22||–|
|Electors on the lists||58,459||–||–|
|Action démocratique gain from Parti Québécois||Swing||+15.29|
|2003 Quebec general election|
|Parti Québécois||Luc Thériault||15,445||44.83||-19.20|
|Action démocratique||Nathalie Filion||7,637||22.17||+4.22|
|Total valid votes||34,453||97.72||–|
|Total rejected ballots||803||2.28||–|
|Electors on the lists||49,756||–||–|
|Parti Québécois hold||Swing||-17.97|
|2013 Mascouche mayoral election|
|Vision démocratique de Mascouche - Équipe Guillaume Tremblay||Guillaume Tremblay||9,438||53.70|
|Équipe Luc Thériault||Luc Thériault||6,296||35.82|
- Adam, Melanie (March 26, 2007). Luc Thériault : une longue journée. Le Trait d'Union
- Allard, Clement (February 28, 2018). "Seven of 10 Bloc Quebecois MPs quit over Martine Ouellet's leadership". The Globe and Mail. The Canadian Press. Retrieved February 28, 2018.
- "5 Bloc Québécois MPs who quit party returning to the fold". CBC News. September 17, 2018. Retrieved September 17, 2018.
- Elections Canada – Confirmed candidates for Montcalm, 30 September 2015
- Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates Archived 2015-08-15 at the Wayback Machine
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