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Réal Ménard

Date of Birth (yyyy-mm-dd):  1962-05-13

Place of Birth:  Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Profession | Occupation:  political scientist

Federal Political Experience

Years of Service: 5,806 days (15 years, 10 months, 23 days)

House of Commons

Constituency Political Affiliation at Election Date of Election Result
Hochelaga--Maisonneuve Bloc Québécois 1997-06-02 Elected
Hochelaga--Maisonneuve Bloc Québécois 1993-10-25 Elected
Hochelaga Bloc Québécois 2004-06-28 Elected
Hochelaga
Resignation. Enters municipal politics in Montreal, Quebec.
Bloc Québécois 2008-10-14 Elected
Hochelaga Bloc Québécois 2006-01-23 Elected
Hochelaga--Maisonneuve Bloc Québécois 2000-11-27 Elected
Hochelaga--Maisonneuve Parti Nationaliste du Québec 1984-09-04 Defeated

Parliamentary Group

Party Term
Bloc Québécois 1993-10-25 - 2009-09-16

Offices and Roles as a Parliamentarian

Critic
Department Portfolio Term
Citizenship and Immigration Citizenship and Immigration 1998 - 1999-06-29
Health Health 1999-06-30 - 2006-01-22
Labour Labour 1996 - 1996-07-11
Industry Montreal Region 2000-12-20 - 2006-01-22
Industry Montreal Region 2008-06-25 - 2009-06-25
Industry Montreal Region 1998-03-18 - 1999-06-29
Industry, Science and Technology Science, Research and Development 1994 - 1996-05-26
Human Resources Development Labour 1996-07-12 - 1998-08
National Health and Welfare AIDS 1995 - 1996
Justice Rights of Same-sex couples 1995 - 1996
Justice Justice 2006-02-10 - 2009-09-13
National Defence National Defence 1994 - 1998-08
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.

Committee Role Term
Standing Committee on Health Vice-Chair 37th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2002-09-30 - 2003-11-12)
Standing Committee on Health Vice-Chair 38th Parliament, 1st Session
(2004-10-04 - 2005-11-29)
Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights Vice-Chair 39th Parliament, 1st Session
(2006-04-03 - 2007-09-14)
Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure of the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights Vice-Chair 39th Parliament, 1st Session
(2006-04-03 - 2007-09-14)
Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure of the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights Vice-Chair 39th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2007-10-16 - 2008-09-07)
Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights Vice-Chair 39th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2007-10-16 - 2008-09-07)
Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights Vice-Chair 40th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2009-01-26 - 2009-12-30)
Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure of the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights Vice-Chair 40th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2009-01-26 - 2009-12-30)
Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure of the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration Member 36th Parliament, 1st Session
(1997-09-22 - 1999-09-18)
Standing Committee on Health Member 36th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1999-10-12 - 2000-10-22)
Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure of the Standing Committee on Health Member 36th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1999-10-12 - 2000-10-22)
Standing Committee on Health Member 37th Parliament, 1st Session
(2001-01-29 - 2002-09-16)
Special Committee on the Non-Medical Use of Drugs Member 37th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2002-09-30 - 2003-11-12)
Special Committee on the Non-medical Use of Drugs (Bill C-38) Member 37th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2002-09-30 - 2003-11-12)
Standing Committee on Health Member 37th Parliament, 3rd Session
(2004-02-02 - 2004-05-23)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-38 An Act respecting certain aspects of legal capacity for marriage for civil purposes Member 38th Parliament, 1st Session
(2004-10-04 - 2005-11-29)
Subcommittee on Solicitation Laws of the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights Member 39th Parliament, 1st Session
(2006-04-03 - 2007-09-14)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-27 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (dangerous offenders and recognizance to keep the peace) Member 39th Parliament, 1st Session
(2006-04-03 - 2007-09-14)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-35 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (reverse onus in bail hearings for firearm-related offences) Member 39th Parliament, 1st Session
(2006-04-03 - 2007-09-14)
Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure of the Legislative Committee on Bill C-35 Member 39th Parliament, 1st Session
(2006-04-03 - 2007-09-14)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-2 An Act to amend the Criminal Code and to make consequential amendments to other Acts Member 39th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2007-10-16 - 2008-09-07)
Standing Committee on Human Rights and the Status of Disabled Persons Vice-Chair 35th Parliament, 1st Session
(1994-01-17 - 1996-02-02)
Standing Committee on Industry Member 35th Parliament, 1st Session
(1994-01-17 - 1996-02-02)
Standing Committee on Industry Member 35th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1996-03-01 - 1997-04-27)
Subcommittee to Promote Profit-sharing by Employees in Business of the Standing Committee on Finance, Trade and Economic Affairs Member 32nd Parliament, 1st Session
(1980-04-14 - 1983-11-30)
Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration Member 36th Parliament, 1st Session
(1997-09-22 - 1999-09-18)
Special Committee on the Modernization and Improvement of the Procedures of the House of Commons Member 36th Parliament, 1st Session
(1997-09-30 - 1999-09-16)
Subcommittee on Bill C-3 An Act to amend the Canada Labour Code (nuclear undertakings) and to make a related amendment to another Act Member 35th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1996-02-27 - 1997-04-27)
Special Committee on the Non-Medical Use of Drugs Member 37th Parliament, 1st Session
(2001-01-29 - 2002-09-16)
Subcommittee on HIV / AIDS of the Standing Committee on Health Member 35th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1996-03-26 - 1997-04-27)
Standing Committee on Human Rights and the Status of Persons with Disabilities Member 35th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1996-03-01 - 1997-04-27)
Subcommittee on HIV / AIDS of the Standing Committee on Health Member 35th Parliament, 1st Session
(1994-01-17 - 1996-02-02)
Standing Committee on Human Rights and the Status of Disabled Persons Member 35th Parliament, 1st Session
(1994-01-17 - 1996-02-02)
Subcommittee on Bill C-47 An Act respecting human reproductive technologies and commercial transactions relating to human reproduction Member 35th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1996-02-27 - 1997-04-27)
Subcommittee on the Conversion of Military Industries to Civilian Purposes of the Standing Committee on Industry Member 35th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1996-10-02 - 1997-04-27)
Standing Committee on National Defence and Veterans Affairs Member 35th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1994-01-17 - 2009-09-16)
Committees - Joint

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

Committee Role Term
Special Joint Committee to amend Section 93 of the Constitution Act, 1867 concerning the Quebec School System Member 36th Parliament, 1st Session
(1997-09-22 - 1999-09-18)

Municipal Political Experience

Municipality Local Government Function Mandate
Mercier-Hochelaga-Maisonneuve (borough of the city of Montreal) Municipal Government Mayor 2009-11-01 - 2017-11-04

Selected Publications

The following is a select bibliography, representing key titles or contributions from the parliamentarian’s collection of published works. To learn more about this parliamentarian’s written works please consult a library near you.

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the following information. Should you find any errors please contact us via e-mail at: parlinfo@parl.gc.ca.

Table ronde sur les affaires émanant des députés. Revue parlementaire canadienne. 25 (3):31-8 automne 2002

Cent ans d'histoire : 1888-1988, paroisse Très-Saint-Nom-De-Jésus. [Montréal?]: Atelier d'histoire Hochelaga-Maisonneuve; xi, 156 p. [1988]

Le mariage entre partenaires du même sexe : quand le Canada anglais est en convulsion. In : Mariage homosexuel : les termes du débat / textes choisis et présentés par Guy Ménard. Montréal: Éditions Liber; p. [60]-4. 2003

Une compréhension du nationalisme québécois contemporain à travers trois options constitutionnelles, 1960-1980. Thèse (M.A.) -- Université de Montréal; v, 163 f. 1991

Round table on Private Members' Business. Canadian Parliamentary Review. 25 (3):30-7 Fall 2002

Federal Political Experience

Years of Service: 5,806 days (15 years, 10 months, 23 days)

House of Commons

Constituency Political Affiliation at Election Date of Election Result
Hochelaga--Maisonneuve Bloc Québécois 1997-06-02 Elected
Hochelaga--Maisonneuve Bloc Québécois 1993-10-25 Elected
Hochelaga Bloc Québécois 2004-06-28 Elected
Hochelaga
Resignation. Enters municipal politics in Montreal, Quebec.
Bloc Québécois 2008-10-14 Elected
Hochelaga Bloc Québécois 2006-01-23 Elected
Hochelaga--Maisonneuve Bloc Québécois 2000-11-27 Elected
Hochelaga--Maisonneuve Parti Nationaliste du Québec 1984-09-04 Defeated

Parliamentary Group

Party Term
Bloc Québécois 1993-10-25 - 2009-09-16

Offices and Roles as a Parliamentarian

Critic
Department Portfolio Term
Citizenship and Immigration Citizenship and Immigration 1998 - 1999-06-29
Health Health 1999-06-30 - 2006-01-22
Labour Labour 1996 - 1996-07-11
Industry Montreal Region 2000-12-20 - 2006-01-22
Industry Montreal Region 2008-06-25 - 2009-06-25
Industry Montreal Region 1998-03-18 - 1999-06-29
Industry, Science and Technology Science, Research and Development 1994 - 1996-05-26
Human Resources Development Labour 1996-07-12 - 1998-08
National Health and Welfare AIDS 1995 - 1996
Justice Rights of Same-sex couples 1995 - 1996
Justice Justice 2006-02-10 - 2009-09-13
National Defence National Defence 1994 - 1998-08
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.

Committee Role Term
Standing Committee on Health Vice-Chair 37th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2002-09-30 - 2003-11-12)
Standing Committee on Health Vice-Chair 38th Parliament, 1st Session
(2004-10-04 - 2005-11-29)
Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights Vice-Chair 39th Parliament, 1st Session
(2006-04-03 - 2007-09-14)
Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure of the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights Vice-Chair 39th Parliament, 1st Session
(2006-04-03 - 2007-09-14)
Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure of the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights Vice-Chair 39th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2007-10-16 - 2008-09-07)
Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights Vice-Chair 39th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2007-10-16 - 2008-09-07)
Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights Vice-Chair 40th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2009-01-26 - 2009-12-30)
Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure of the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights Vice-Chair 40th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2009-01-26 - 2009-12-30)
Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure of the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration Member 36th Parliament, 1st Session
(1997-09-22 - 1999-09-18)
Standing Committee on Health Member 36th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1999-10-12 - 2000-10-22)
Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure of the Standing Committee on Health Member 36th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1999-10-12 - 2000-10-22)
Standing Committee on Health Member 37th Parliament, 1st Session
(2001-01-29 - 2002-09-16)
Special Committee on the Non-Medical Use of Drugs Member 37th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2002-09-30 - 2003-11-12)
Special Committee on the Non-medical Use of Drugs (Bill C-38) Member 37th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2002-09-30 - 2003-11-12)
Standing Committee on Health Member 37th Parliament, 3rd Session
(2004-02-02 - 2004-05-23)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-38 An Act respecting certain aspects of legal capacity for marriage for civil purposes Member 38th Parliament, 1st Session
(2004-10-04 - 2005-11-29)
Subcommittee on Solicitation Laws of the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights Member 39th Parliament, 1st Session
(2006-04-03 - 2007-09-14)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-27 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (dangerous offenders and recognizance to keep the peace) Member 39th Parliament, 1st Session
(2006-04-03 - 2007-09-14)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-35 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (reverse onus in bail hearings for firearm-related offences) Member 39th Parliament, 1st Session
(2006-04-03 - 2007-09-14)
Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure of the Legislative Committee on Bill C-35 Member 39th Parliament, 1st Session
(2006-04-03 - 2007-09-14)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-2 An Act to amend the Criminal Code and to make consequential amendments to other Acts Member 39th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2007-10-16 - 2008-09-07)
Standing Committee on Human Rights and the Status of Disabled Persons Vice-Chair 35th Parliament, 1st Session
(1994-01-17 - 1996-02-02)
Standing Committee on Industry Member 35th Parliament, 1st Session
(1994-01-17 - 1996-02-02)
Standing Committee on Industry Member 35th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1996-03-01 - 1997-04-27)
Subcommittee to Promote Profit-sharing by Employees in Business of the Standing Committee on Finance, Trade and Economic Affairs Member 32nd Parliament, 1st Session
(1980-04-14 - 1983-11-30)
Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration Member 36th Parliament, 1st Session
(1997-09-22 - 1999-09-18)
Special Committee on the Modernization and Improvement of the Procedures of the House of Commons Member 36th Parliament, 1st Session
(1997-09-30 - 1999-09-16)
Subcommittee on Bill C-3 An Act to amend the Canada Labour Code (nuclear undertakings) and to make a related amendment to another Act Member 35th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1996-02-27 - 1997-04-27)
Special Committee on the Non-Medical Use of Drugs Member 37th Parliament, 1st Session
(2001-01-29 - 2002-09-16)
Subcommittee on HIV / AIDS of the Standing Committee on Health Member 35th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1996-03-26 - 1997-04-27)
Standing Committee on Human Rights and the Status of Persons with Disabilities Member 35th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1996-03-01 - 1997-04-27)
Subcommittee on HIV / AIDS of the Standing Committee on Health Member 35th Parliament, 1st Session
(1994-01-17 - 1996-02-02)
Standing Committee on Human Rights and the Status of Disabled Persons Member 35th Parliament, 1st Session
(1994-01-17 - 1996-02-02)
Subcommittee on Bill C-47 An Act respecting human reproductive technologies and commercial transactions relating to human reproduction Member 35th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1996-02-27 - 1997-04-27)
Subcommittee on the Conversion of Military Industries to Civilian Purposes of the Standing Committee on Industry Member 35th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1996-10-02 - 1997-04-27)
Standing Committee on National Defence and Veterans Affairs Member 35th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1994-01-17 - 2009-09-16)
Committees - Joint

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

Committee Role Term
Special Joint Committee to amend Section 93 of the Constitution Act, 1867 concerning the Quebec School System Member 36th Parliament, 1st Session
(1997-09-22 - 1999-09-18)

Municipal Political Experience

Municipality Local Government Function Mandate
Mercier-Hochelaga-Maisonneuve (borough of the city of Montreal) Municipal Government Mayor 2009-11-01 - 2017-11-04

Selected Publications

The following is a select bibliography, representing key titles or contributions from the parliamentarian’s collection of published works. To learn more about this parliamentarian’s written works please consult a library near you.

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the following information. Should you find any errors please contact us via e-mail at: parlinfo@parl.gc.ca.

Table ronde sur les affaires émanant des députés. Revue parlementaire canadienne. 25 (3):31-8 automne 2002

Cent ans d'histoire : 1888-1988, paroisse Très-Saint-Nom-De-Jésus. [Montréal?]: Atelier d'histoire Hochelaga-Maisonneuve; xi, 156 p. [1988]

Le mariage entre partenaires du même sexe : quand le Canada anglais est en convulsion. In : Mariage homosexuel : les termes du débat / textes choisis et présentés par Guy Ménard. Montréal: Éditions Liber; p. [60]-4. 2003

Une compréhension du nationalisme québécois contemporain à travers trois options constitutionnelles, 1960-1980. Thèse (M.A.) -- Université de Montréal; v, 163 f. 1991

Round table on Private Members' Business. Canadian Parliamentary Review. 25 (3):30-7 Fall 2002