René Soetens

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René Soetens
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Ontario electoral district
In office
Preceded by Tom Fennell
Succeeded by Dan McTeague
Personal details
Born (1948-09-07) 7 September 1948 (age 68)
Eindhoven, Netherlands
Political party Progressive Conservative
Residence Toronto
Profession Businessman

René John Soetens (born 7 September 1948) was a member of the Canadian House of Commons from 1988 to 1993. His background was in business and sales.

Rene was elected to Town of Ajax Council in 1980 and re-elected 1982 and 1985. He was elected in the 1988 federal election at the Ontario electoral district for the Progressive Conservative party. He served in the 34th Canadian Parliament but lost to Dan McTeague of the Liberal Party in the 1993 federal election.

Soetens also made an unsuccessful bid to return to national Parliament in the 2004 federal election at the Ajax—Pickering electoral district. He is president and owner of Con-Test, a national certification company specializing in the testing of controlled environments found in research facilities, hospitals, pharmaceutical drug manufacturing and associated cleanrooms.

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