Serge Fontaine

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Serge Fontaine
Member of the National Assembly of Quebec for Nicolet-Yamaska
In office
1976–1981
Preceded by Benjamin Faucher
Succeeded by District abolished in 1981
Personal details
Born (1947-09-17) September 17, 1947 (age 70)
Villeroy, Quebec
Political party Union Nationale

Serge Fontaine (born September 17, 1947) is a Canadian politician in the province Quebec.[1]

Background[edit]

He was born on September 17, 1947 in Villeroy, Quebec and was an attorney.

Political career[edit]

Fontaine was elected as a Union Nationale candidate to the provincial legislature in the district of Nicolet with 35% of the vote in the 1976 election. He served as his party's Deputy House Whip in 1980 and 1981. He finished a close third with 32% of the vote against Parti Québécois candidate Yves Beaumier and lost in the 1981 election.

Fontaine helped found the modern version of the Conservative Party of Quebec and served for a time as its leader. In November 2011, he resigned and joined the Coalition Avenir Québec[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Biography". Dictionnaire des parlementaires du Québec de 1792 à nos jours (in French). National Assembly of Quebec. 
  2. ^ Ruel, Hélène (2012-01-17). "La CAQ veut s'ancrer dans Arthabaska" (in French). La Nouvelle Union. Retrieved 21 January 2012. [permanent dead link]