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CAUCHON, The Hon. Martin, P.C., LL.B., LL.M.
Picture of CAUCHON, The Hon. Martin, P.C., LL.B., LL.M.
Andy Shott, House of Commons photographer
© House of Commons 2001

Date of Birth ( 1962.08.23
Place of Birth: La Malbaie, Quebec, Canada
Profession | Occupation: Lawyer
Federal Political Experience
Years of Service: 3899 Days (10 years, 8 months, 3 days)
^ House of Commons
ConstituencyPolitical Affiliation at ElectionDate of Election (
Outremont, Quebec Liberal 2011.05.02 Defeated
Outremont, Quebec Liberal 2000.11.27 Elected
Outremont, Quebec Liberal 1997.06.02 Elected
Outremont, Quebec Liberal 1993.10.25 Elected
Charlevoix, Quebec Liberal 1988.11.21 Defeated

^ Parliamentary Group
PartyTerm (
Liberal 1993.10.25 - 2011.05.01

^ Offices and Roles as a Parliamentarian

PortfolioTerm (
Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada 2002.01.15 - 2003.12.11
Minister with political responsibility for Quebec 2002.01.15 - 2003.12.11
Minister of National Revenue 1999.08.03 - 2002.01.14

Minister of State / Secretary of State

PortfolioTerm (
Secretary of State (Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec) 1998.02.23 - 2002.01.14
Secretary of State (Federal Office of Regional Development - Quebec) 1996.01.25 - 1998.02.22

Regional Minister

RegionTerm (
Quebec 2002.01.15 - 2003.12.11

^ Committees - House of Commons
Committee membership is shown below by session. All members who served on a committee at any time during a session are listed.

CommitteeRoleDuring Session
Subcommittee on Human Rights and International Development of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade Member 37th Parl., 3rd Session (2004.02.02 - 2004.05.23)

^ Committees - Cabinet
CommitteeRoleTerm (
Government Communications Member 2002.08.07 - 2003.12.11
Social Union Member 2002.01.15 - 2003.12.11
Special Committee of Council Vice-Chair 2002.01.15 - 2003.12.11
Public Security and Anti-Terrorism Member 2001.10.01 - 2002.01.14

^ Political Party Roles
Liberal Party of Canada

RoleTerm (
Leadership Candidate 2013.04.14 - 2013.04.14
Selected Publications This bibliography includes books, chapters in books and journal articles written, edited, compiled or translated solely by the parliamentarian or with others.

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^ Sole Author Books

  • The new Canadian competition law and the Canada-U.S.A.Free Trade Agreement.
    Exeter : Thesis (LLM) - Exeter University,Law Faculty; 1990. 176 p.

Chapters in Books

  • Foreword.
    In: The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms: reflections on the Charter after twenty years. Toronto, Ont. : LexisNexis Butterworths Canada Inc.; c2003. p. [v]


  • Equality can't be divorced from marriage.
    Time (Canadian edition). 162:48 Aug. 25, 2003.

^ Multiple Authors Articles

  • China's rise and the implications for Quebec. Cauchon, Martin, Joseph P. Caron and Michael G. Woods
    Policy Options. p. 1-4 Sept. 2012.


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