Nick Discepola

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Nick Discepola
Member of Parliament for Vaudreuil-Soulanges
In office
1993–2004
Preceded by Pierre Cadieux
Succeeded by Meili Faille
Personal details
Born November 27, 1949
Died November 21, 2012
Political party Liberal
Residence Kirkland, Quebec

Nunzio "Nick" Discepola (November 27, 1949 – November 21, 2012) was an Italian-born Canadian politician and businessman.

Education and career[edit]

Discepola obtained a Bachelor of Science (1972) and a Master of Business Administration (1977) from McGill University.

Before founding his own company in the high tech sector "N.D. Computer Resources" at the age of 26, he worked for Bell Canada and the federal government as a computer specialist.

From 1989 to 1992 he served as mayor of Kirkland, Quebec.[1]

Discepola was a Member of Parliament representing the Liberal Party of Canada in the House of Commons of Canada in the riding of Vaudreuil from 1993 to 1997 (serving as Parliamentary Secretary to the Solicitor General from 1996 to 1998), and then Vaudreuil-Soulanges between 1997 and 2004. In 2004, he lost his seat to the Bloc Québécois's Meili Faille.

Discepola died on November 21, 2012 of cancer.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "C2CC Board". Retrieved November 22, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Former MP and Kirkland mayor Nick Discepola dead at 62". CTV Montreal. 2012-11-21. Retrieved 22 November 2012. 

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