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Rhéal Fortin

MP
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Spokesperson of Québec debout
Assumed office
June 6, 2018
Preceded by Party founded
Spokesperson of the Groupe parlementaire québécois
In office
March 21, 2018 – June 6, 2018
Preceded by Parliamentary group created
Succeeded by Parliamentary group dissolved
Leader of the Bloc Québécois
Interim
In office
October 22, 2015 – March 18, 2017
Preceded by Gilles Duceppe
Succeeded by Martine Ouellet
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Rivière-du-Nord
Assumed office
October 19, 2015
Preceded by Pierre Dionne Labelle
Personal details
Born
Rhéal Éloi Fortin

Laval-des-Rapides, Quebec, Canada
Political party Québec debout
Other political
affiliations
Bloc Québécois (2015-18)
Profession Lawyer

Rhéal Éloi Fortin (French: [ʁeal fɔʁtɛ̃]) is a Canadian lawyer and politician. He is the spokesperson of the Groupe parlementaire québécois in the House of Commons of Canada. He served as interim leader of the Bloc Québécois after the resignation of leader Gilles Duceppe until the next leader, Martine Ouellet was named on March 18, 2017.

Fortin was named interim leader of the Bloc Québécois on October 22, 2015 following the resignation of Gilles Duceppe as leader after Duceppe was unable to win his seat in the October 19, 2015 federal election.

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