Pascale St-Onge

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Pascale St-Onge
Pascale St-Onge at Halton Field Hockey Club (cropped).jpg
St-Onge in 2022
Minister of Sport
Assumed office
October 26, 2021
Prime MinisterJustin Trudeau
Preceded bySteven Guilbeault[a]
Minister responsible for the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec
Assumed office
October 26, 2021
Prime MinisterJustin Trudeau
Preceded byMélanie Joly[b]
Member of Parliament
for Brome—Missisquoi
Assumed office
September 20, 2021
Preceded byLyne Bessette
Personal details
Born (1977-05-13) May 13, 1977 (age 45)[1]
NationalityCanadian
Political partyLiberal
ResidenceOrford, Quebec
Alma materUniversité de Montréal
Université du Québec à Montréal
OccupationUnion leader

Pascale St-Onge (born May 13, 1977) is a Canadian politician who was elected to represent the riding of Brome—Missisquoi in the House of Commons of Canada in the 2021 Canadian federal election.[2]

St-Onge is the former president of the Fédération nationale des communications et de la culture [fr]. She lives in Orford, Quebec.[3]

She was appointed to cabinet as Minister of Sport and Minister responsible for the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec in 2021, becoming Canada's first openly lesbian cabinet minister.[4]

Electoral record[edit]

2021 Canadian federal election: Brome—Missisquoi
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Pascale St-Onge 21,488 35.1 -3.1
Bloc Québécois Marilou Alarie 21,291 34.8 +0.4
Conservative Vincent Duhamel 9,961 16.3 +3.8
New Democratic Andrew Panton 3,828 6.3 -1.7
People's Alexis Stogowski 1,982 3.2 +2.5
Green Michelle Corcos 1,466 2.4 -3.0
Free Maryse Richard 961 1.6 N/A
Veterans Coalition Lawrence Cotton 216 0.4 +0.1
Independent Dany Desjardins 145 0.2 N/A
Christian Heritage Susanne Lefebvre 133 0.2 N/A
Total valid votes 61,471 98.2
Total rejected ballots 1,115 1.8
Turnout 62,586 66.3
Registered voters 94,460
Liberal hold Swing -1.8
Source: Elections Canada[5]

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ David Akin CA on Twitter: "Happy 45th birthday to Brome—Missisquoi @PascaleStOnge_ Twitter.com
  2. ^ Pirro, Raphael (September 23, 2021). "La libérale Pascale St-Onge élue dans Brome-Missisquoi". Le Journal de Québec (in Canadian French). Retrieved September 23, 2021.
  3. ^ Morin-Martel, Florence (July 17, 2021). "La leader syndicale Pascale St-Onge se joint aux libéraux fédéraux". La Presse (in Canadian French). Retrieved October 21, 2021.
  4. ^ Rachel Aiello, "Pascale St-Onge making history as the first out lesbian federal cabinet minister". CTV News, November 4, 2021.
  5. ^ "Confirmed candidates — Brome—Missisquoi". Elections Canada. Retrieved 20 September 2021.

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