Yvon Charbonneau

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Yvon Charbonneau
Member of Parliament
for Anjou—Rivière-des-Prairies
In office
Preceded byRoger Pomerleau
Succeeded byriding abolished
Personal details
Born(1940-07-11)July 11, 1940
Mont-Saint-Michel, Quebec
DiedApril 22, 2016(2016-04-22) (aged 75)
Florida, United States
Political partyLiberal Party of Canada
ProfessionAdministrator, ambassador, consultant, professor, unionist

Yvon Charbonneau, PC (July 11, 1940 – April 22, 2016) was a Canadian politician.

Charbonneau was born in Mont-Saint-Michel, Quebec and was a member of the Liberal Party of Canada in the House of Commons of Canada, representing the constituency of Anjou—Rivière-des-Prairies from 1997 to 2004. He is a former administrator, consultant, professor, and unionist. In Parliament, he was Parliamentary Secretary to the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness with special emphasis on Emergency Preparedness, and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Health.

He did not run in the 2004 election.

Charbonneau was also a member of the National Assembly of Quebec as a Liberal in the riding of Bourassa from 1994 to 1997.

Electoral record (partial)[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2000: Anjou–Rivière-des-Prairies
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Yvon Charbonneau 28,134 57.86
Bloc Québécois Jacques Dagenais 14,755 30.35
     Progressive Conservative Michel Tanguay 2,034 4.18
Alliance Gianni Chiazzese 2,005 4.12
Marijuana Normand Néron 918 1.89
New Democratic Bruce Whelan 624 1.28
Marxist–Leninist Hélène Héroux 151 0.31
Total valid votes 48,621 100
Total rejected ballots 1,134
Turnout 49,755 66.61
Electors on the lists 74,695
Sources: Official Results, Elections Canada and Financial Returns, Elections Canada.
Canadian federal election, 1997
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Yvon Charbonneau 24,189 47.31 +5.09
Bloc Québécois Roger Pomerleau 16,558 32.38 -10.72
Progressive Conservative Jean Corbeil 9,405 18.39 +6.75
New Democratic Elizabeth Lemay Amabili 752 1.47 -0.11
Marxist–Leninist Yves Le Seigle 227 0.44
Total valid votes 51,131 100.00

External links[edit]

  • Yvon Charbonneau – Parliament of Canada biography
  • "Biography". Dictionnaire des parlementaires du Québec de 1792 à nos jours (in French). National Assembly of Quebec.
  • Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada Complete List of Posts
  • Yvon Charbonneau was the conscience of Quebec’s union movement Globe and Mail obituary by Lisa Fitterman, 25 May 2016
Parliament of Canada
Preceded by
Roger Pomerleau, Bloc Québécois
Member of Parliament from Anjou—Rivière-des-Prairies
Succeeded by
The electoral district was abolished in 2003.