|Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta for Innisfail-Sylvan Lake|
March 12, 2001 – April 23, 2012
|Preceded by||Gary Severtson|
|Succeeded by||Kerry Towle|
July 22, 1953 |
St. Paul, Alberta
|Political party||Progressive Conservative|
Lucien "Luke" Ouellette (born July 22, 1953) is a Canadian politician and former Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta representing the constituency of Innisfail-Sylvan Lake as a Progressive Conservative.
Ouellette was elected for his third term in the 2008 provincial election. He formerly served as Minister of Transportation. Ouellette received a mandate from Premier Ed Stelmach to double provincial investment in highway repaving and bridge repair over three years.
Transportation is Ouellette's third ministerial portfolio. During his second term, he was appointed first by then-Premier Ralph Klein as Minister of Restructuring and Government Efficiency. When Premier Ed Stelmach took over leadership of the Cabinet in December 2006, he made Ouellette the new Minister of Infrastructure and Transportation. He served in that capacity until March 12, 2008.
Ouellette was first elected in the 2001 provincial election. In addition to his role as a minister, he has been a member of numerous committees, including vice-chair of Climate Change Central and co-chair of the MLA Steering Committee for Rural Development.
Ouellette has volunteered for many organizations in his community, including the Pine Lake Hub Centre, Crossroads Agricultural Society, YWCA in Lethbridge, Pine Lake Agricultural Park, former director of the Pine Lake Restoration Society, former co-chair of Clean Lake Days in Pine Lake and STARS Ambulance. He has coached minor baseball.
|2008 Alberta general election results ( Innisfail-Sylvan Lake )||Turnout 40.9%|
|Progressive Conservative||Luke Ouellette||6,967||62.8%|
|Wildrose Alliance||Wayne Edmondson||1,215||11.0%|
|2004 Alberta general election results ( Innisfail-Sylvan Lake )||Turnout 46.7%|
|Progressive Conservative||Luke Ouellette||6,208||55.4%|
|Alberta Alliance||Randy Thorsteinson||2,241||20.0%|
|Social Credit||Wilf Tricker||359||3.2%|
|2001 Alberta general election results ( Innisfail-Sylvan Lake )||Turnout 54.4%|
|Progressive Conservative||Luke Ouellette||9,725||74.6%|
|NDP||Eileen Clancy Teslenko||651||5.0%|
|Alberta general election, 2012: Innisfail-Sylvan Lake|
|Progressive Conservative||Luke Ouellette||6,149||40.08%|
|Alberta Party||Danielle Klooster||749||4.88%|
|New Democratic||Patricia Norman||712||4.64%|
- "Ouellette's Legislative Assembly of Alberta biography".
- "Minister's Mandate Letters (2008)" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on March 19, 2009. Retrieved 2008-03-27.