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LAPIERRE, The Hon. Laurier L., O.C., B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Picture of LAPIERRE, The Hon. Laurier L., O.C., B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
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Date of Birth ( 1929.11.21
Place of Birth: Lac Mégantic, Quebec, Canada
Deceased Date ( 2012.12.16 (83 years old)
Profession | Occupation: Author, commentator, journalist, professor
Federal Political Experience
Years of Service: 1258 Days (3 years, 5 months, 10 days)
^ Senate
Senatorial DivisionPolitical Affiliation at NominationTerm ( on the advice of
Ontario, Ontario Liberal 2001.06.13 - 2004.11.21 Chrétien, Joseph Jacques Jean
^ House of Commons
ConstituencyPolitical Affiliation at ElectionDate of Election (
Lachine, Quebec New Democratic Party 1968.06.25 Defeated

^ Parliamentary Group
PartyTerm (
Liberal 2001.06.13 - 2004.11.21

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

CommitteeRoleDuring Session
Standing Committee on Human Rights Member 38th Parl., 1st Session (2004.10.04 - 2005.11.29)
Standing Committee on Transport and Communications Member 38th Parl., 1st Session (2004.10.04 - 2005.11.29)

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

CommitteeRoleDuring Session
Standing Joint Committee on Official Languages Member 37th Parl., 1st Session (2001.01.29 - 2002.09.16)

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

  • 1759, la bataille du Canada : Traduit de l'anglais par Normand Paiement et Patricia Juste.
    [Montréal] : Le Jour; c1992. 301 p.

  • 1759: the battle for Canada.
    Toronto : McClelland and Stewart; 1990. 305 p.

  • The apprenticeship; Canada from Confederation to the eve of the First World War: 13 radio scripts.
    Montréal : Canadian Broadcasting Corp., International Service; 1967, 1969 printing. ix, 152 p.

  • Canada, my Canada: what happened?.
    Toronto : McClelland and Stewart; c1992. 251 p.

  • Federal intervention under Section 93 of the British North America act: report presented to the Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism.
    [Ottawa] : [s.n]; 1966 . 140 leaves.

  • Genesis of a nation: British North America, 1776-1867: thirteen radio scripts.
    Toronto : Canadian Broadcasting Corporation; 1967. 146 p.

  • Joseph Israel Tarte: a dilemma in Canadian politics (1874-1896).
    Thesis (M.A.) -- University of Toronto; 1957. 1 v.

  • Politics, race and religion in French Canada: Joseph Israel Tarte.
    Thesis (Ph.D.) -- University of Toronto, 1962; 1964. v, 555 leaves.

  • Québec: a tale of love.
    Toronto : Viking; Penguin Books, 2001. xiii, 410 p.

  • Sir Wilfrid Laurier and the romance of Canada .
    Toronto : Stoddart; 1996. xv, 384 p.

  • Sir Wilfrid Laurier: portrait intime.
    [Montréal] : Éditions de l'Homme; 1997. 400 p.

Chapters in Books

  • The evolution of French Canadian nationalism up to 1896.
    In: Centennial review of arts & science. [East Lansing] : [College of Arts and Letters, Michigan State University]; 1966. p. 493-504.

  • Les relations entre l'Église et l'État au Canada français: aperçu historique.
    In: Institut canadien des affaires publiques. L'Église et le Québec, presentation de Marcel Rioux. Montréal : Les Editions du jour; 1961. p. 31 - 45.


  • Issues [information deficit: Canadian solutions 2001].
    Canadian Journal of Communication. 27(4):407 2002.

  • Joseph Israel Tarte and the McGreevy-Langevin scandal .
    Canadian Historical Association. Report of the Annual Meeting. 40 (1):47-57 1961.

  • Joseph Israel Tarte: relations between the French-Canadian Episcopacy and a French-Canadian politician (1874-1896).
    Canadian Catholic Historical Association. Report. 25:23-38 1958.

  • The Le Moyne family.
    Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada. Agenda papers. pp. 79-85. 1962.

  • Le Moyne - Le Bir House.
    Historic Sites and Monument Board. Agenda Papers. pp. 86-87 1962-84.

  • Nationalism? Forget it.
    Maclean's. 82:13 Sept. 1969.

  • Quebec and treaty-making.
    International Journal. 20:362-66 Summer 1964/1965.

  • The slaughter of the innocents (child abuse and children's rights).
    Maclean's. 93:5 (1 pg) Jan. 7, 1980.

^ Sole Editor / Compiler / Translator Books

  • French-Canadian thinkers of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries / edited by Laurier LaPierre. McGill University. Centre d'études canadiennes-françaises

    Montreal : Published for the French Canada Studies Programme, McGill University by McGill University Press; [1966]. 117 p.

  • If you love this country: facts and feelings on free trade: assembled by Laurier LaPierre.
    Toronto : McClelland and Stewart; 1987. 259 p.


  • En ondes dans cinq secondes : roman; traduit de l'anglais par Laurier Lapierre.
    Montréal : P. Tisseyre; 1978. 303 p

^ Multiple Authors Books

  • The distant war: 'A matter of attitudes' = La guerre lointaine : ' Une question d'attitudes' ; directed and edited by René BonnieÌre ; interviews and comments . Watson, Patrick and Laurier LaPierre
    Montreal : Château Books; [c1966]. 48 p.

^ Multiple Editors / Compilers / Translators Books

  • Essays on the left: essays in honour of T. C. Douglas / Editorial committee: Laurier LaPierre [and others]. [and others]

    Toronto : McClelland and Stewart; [1971]. 281 p.

  • Québec, hier et aujourd'hui [une anthologie de la pensée canadienne-française] comité de rédaction : Laurier L. LaPierre [et al.].
    Toronto : Macmillan Co. of Canada; 1967. 306 p


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