Marie-Claude Morin

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Marie-Claude Morin
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Saint-Hyacinthe—Bagot
In office
May 2, 2011 – October 19, 2015
Preceded by Ève-Mary Thaï Thi Lac
Succeeded by Brigitte Sansoucy
Chair of the Standing Committee on
Status of Women
In office
April 23, 2012 – April 29, 2013
Minister Rona Ambrose
Preceded by Irene Mathyssen
Succeeded by Lysane Blanchette-Lamothe
Personal details
Born (1985-01-25) January 25, 1985 (age 32)
Trois-Rivières, Quebec
Political party New Democratic Party
Profession Actress, coordinator,
social worker, student

Marie-Claude Morin (born January 25, 1985 in Trois-Rivières, Quebec) is a Canadian politician, who was elected to the House of Commons of Canada in the 2011 election.[1] She represented the electoral district of Saint-Hyacinthe—Bagot as a member of the New Democratic Party for one term.

Early life[edit]

Morin pursued her post-secondary education at the Université du Québec à Montréal where she was a social work student.[2]

Political career[edit]

Morin ran for a seat to the House of Commons of Canada in the electoral district of Saint-Hyacinthe—Bagot under the New Democratic Party of Canada banner in the 2011 Canadian federal election. She defeated incumbent Ève-Mary Thaï Thi Lac and future Canadian Senator Jean-Guy Dagenais as well as two other candidates to win her first term in office. In 2014 she announced she would not seek re-election for health and personal reasons.[3]


  1. ^ Election 2011: Saint-Hyacinthe—Bagot. The Globe and Mail, May 2, 2011.
  2. ^ Tamsin McMahon (May 4, 2011). "The REALLY New Democrats". National Post. Retrieved May 4, 2011. 
  3. ^ Wherry, Aaron (16 August 2014). "When novice MPs decide political life isn't for them". Maclean's. Retrieved 30 March 2015. 

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