Pierre Paul-Hus

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Pierre Paul-Hus

Pierre Paul-Hus - fête nationale - 2017 (cropped).jpg
Official Opposition Critic for Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness
Assumed office
August 30, 2017
LeaderAndrew Scheer
Preceded byTony Clement
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Charlesbourg—Haute-Saint-Charles
Assumed office
October 19, 2015
Preceded byAnne-Marie Day
Personal details
Born (1969-11-05) November 5, 1969 (age 49)
Granby, Quebec
NationalityCanadian
Political partyConservative
Alma materCanadian Army Command and Staff College
École Militaire de Paris
University of Laval
Military service
Allegiance Canada
Branch/service Canadian Army
Years of service1987–2009

Pierre Paul-Hus MP is a Canadian politician, who was elected to represent the riding of Charlesbourg—Haute-Saint-Charles in the House of Commons of Canada in the Canadian federal election, 2015.[1][2]

Biography[edit]

Paul-Hus is a graduate of political science at Laval University and owner of PRESTIGE Media Group. He is also Vice President and of Sélections mondiales des vins - Canada (the largest wine competition in North America) for 11 years.

Military career[edit]

Paul-Hus is a military officer (Reserve) and a graduate of the Canadian Army Command and Staff College in Kingston, Ontario and the Ecole Militaire in Paris, where he also taught. In 1987, when Paul-Hus graduated from high school, he enlisted and joined the Régiment de la Chaudière, reserve unit of the Canadian Armed Forces. During the 22 years of his military service, he has conducted two operational missions: one in Goose Bay, Labrador, under the aegis of NATO, and the second in Cyprus to the United Nations.[3]

Political career[edit]

In 2011, Paul-Hus finished third for the Conservative Party in Louis-Hébert. He ran again in 2015, in the riding of Charlesbourg—Haute-Saint-Charles and was successful, defeating Incumbent Anne-Marie Day. He is currently serving as the Official Opposition Shadow Minister for Public safety and Emergency preparedness.[4]

He is Vice-Chair of the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security. In addition, he is also Vice-Chairman of the Defense and Security Committee of the NATO Parliamentary Association.

Electoral record[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2015: Charlesbourg—Haute-Saint-Charles
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Conservative Pierre Paul-Hus 24,608 42.24 +11.95
Liberal Jean Côté 13,525 23.22 +16.69
New Democratic Anne-Marie Day 11,690 20.07 -24.92
Bloc Québécois Marc-Antoine Turmel 7,177 12.32 -3.96
Green Nathalie Baudet 1,256 2.16 +0.6
Total valid votes/Expense limit 58,256 100.0   $221,301.50
Total rejected ballots 866
Turnout 59,122
Eligible voters 83,648
Conservative gain from New Democratic Swing +18.44
Source: Elections Canada[5][6]
Canadian federal election, 2011: Louis-Hébert
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
New Democratic Denis Blanchette 23,373 38.65 +29.32
Bloc Québécois Pascal-Pierre Paillé 14,640 24.21 -12.02
Conservative Pierre Paul-Hus 13,207 21.84 -6.37
Liberal Jean Beaupré 8,110 13.41 -10.18
Green Michelle Fontaine 996 1.65 -0.78
Christian Heritage Marie-Claude Bouffard 143 0.24 +0.03
Total valid votes/Expense limit 60,469 100.00
Total rejected ballots 636 1.04
Turnout 61,105 73.73

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://montrealgazette.com/news/quebec/election-results-voters-in-quebec-city-area-buck-liberal-trend
  2. ^ http://www.quebechebdo.com/Actualit%C3%A9s/Politique/2015-10-19/article-4314823/Elections-federales-Gerard-Deltell-et-Pierre-PaulHus-elus-sans-difficulte/1
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ "Team". Retrieved 2017-08-31.
  5. ^ Elections Canada – Confirmed candidates for Charlesbourg—Haute-Saint-Charles, 30 September 2015
  6. ^ Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates

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