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Michel Guimond
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Michel Guimond speaking at a press conference during the 2011 election campaign
Member of Parliament
for Montmorency—Charlevoix—Haute-Côte-Nord
In office
1993–2011
Preceded by Charles Deblois
Succeeded by Jonathan Tremblay
Personal details
Born (1953-12-26)December 26, 1953
Chicoutimi, Quebec
Died January 19, 2015(2015-01-19) (aged 61)
Quebec City, Quebec
Political party Bloc Québécois,
Parti Québécois
Spouse(s) Mariette Langlois
Residence Beauport, Quebec
Profession attorney

Michel Guimond (December 26, 1953 - January 19, 2015) was a Canadian politician. From 1987 to 1993 he served as a city councillor in Boischatel, Quebec. After this, he ran in the 1993 federal election for the Bloc Québécois.

Career

He was elected into the Canadian House of Commons as the member from Beauport—Montmorency—Orléans. He was re-elected in the 1997 and 2000 federal elections (in the riding of Beauport—Montmorency—Côte-de-Beaupré—Île-d'Orléans) and in the 2004 federal election (in the riding of Charlevoix—Montmorency).

In the 2004 and 2008 elections, he won in Montmorency—Charlevoix—Haute-Côte-Nord before being defeated in the 2011 federal election. A lawyer, he has served as the Bloc critic of Parliamentary Affairs, Transport and to the Auditor General.

He then served as whip and deputy whip of the Bloc Québécois, and was also the vice-chair of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs.

In the 2014 provincial election, he ran unsuccessfully for the Parti Quebecois to represent the riding of Montmorency.

Death

Guimond died of heart failure on January 19, 2015 in Quebec City, Quebec, aged 61.


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