Réjean Hébert

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Réjean Hébert
MNA for Saint-François
In office
2012 – April 7, 2014
Preceded by Monique Gagnon-Tremblay
Succeeded by Guy Hardy
Personal details
Born (1955-09-07) September 7, 1955 (age 63)
Quebec City, Quebec
Political party Parti Québécois
Portfolio Physician

Réjean Hébert is a former Canadian politician. He was a member of the National Assembly of Quebec for the riding of Saint-François, first elected in the 2012 election,[1] he served as Minister of Health and Social Services in the government of Pauline Marois.

His narrow victory over Quebec Liberal Party candidate Nathalie Goguen was confirmed in a judicial recount on September 14, 2012.[1] He was defeated in the 2014 Quebec election by Liberal candidate Guy Hardy.

Hébert was married and had children before coming out as gay at age 40.[2] He was one of three openly gay members of the National Assembly during his time in office, alongside Sylvain Gaudreault and Agnès Maltais.[3]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Yves Bolduc
Minister of Health and Social Services
2012–2014
Succeeded by
Gaétan Barrette