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The Hon. André Pratte

Current Senator - De Salaberry, Quebec

Place of Birth:  Québec, Quebec, Canada

Profession | Occupation:  journalist, editorial writer

Contact Information

Language Preference:  French

Parliamentary Address

Senate of Canada
Ottawa, Ontario
K1A 0A4
  Toll Free: 1-800-267-7362
  Phone: 613-995-0300
  Fax: 613-995-0318
  Email: Andre.Pratte@sen.parl.gc.ca

Federal Political Experience

Years of Service: 964 days (2 years, 7 months, 21 days)

Senate

Senatorial Division Political Affiliation at Nomination Term Appointed on the advice of
De Salaberry Independent 2016-04-01 -   Justin Trudeau

Parliamentary Group

Party Term
Independent 2016-04-01 - 2016-06-12
Non-affiliated 2016-06-13 - 2016-12-01
Non-affiliated (Independent Senators Group) 2016-12-02 - 2017-05-31
Independent Senators Group 2017-06-01 -  
Committees - Senate

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 National Finance Member 42nd Parliament, 1st Session
(2015-12-03 - 2018-06-05)
Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs Member 42nd Parliament, 1st Session
(2015-12-03 -  )
Standing Committee on National Finance Vice-Chair 42nd Parliament, 1st Session
(2017-11-28 - 2018-06-05)
Standing Committee on National Finance Vice-Chair 42nd Parliament, 1st Session
(2017-11-28 -  )
Committee of Selection Member 42nd Parliament, 1st Session
(2016-12-07 - 2017-11-19)
Standing Committee on Agriculture and Forestry Member 42nd Parliament, 1st Session
(2015-12-03 -  )
Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade Member 42nd Parliament, 1st Session
(2017-10-03 - 2017-10-05)
Standing Committee on Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration Member 42nd Parliament, 1st Session
(2018-03-12 - 2018-06-04)
Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology Member 42nd Parliament, 1st Session
(2018-04-10 - 2018-05-08)
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
Standing Joint Committee for the Scrutiny of Regulations Member 42nd Parliament, 1st Session
(2018-05-09 - 2018-05-11)

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.

L'énigme Charest. Montréal, Qc: Boréal; 358 p. 1998

Wilfrid Laurier. Montréal, Qc: Boréal; 204 p. 2011

Qui a raison? : lettres sur l'avenir du Québec. Montréal: Boréal; 220 p. 2008

Reconquérir le Canada : un nouveau projet pour la nation québécoise. Montréal, Qc: Éditions Voix parallèles; 361 p. 2007

Pour une politique de la vérité. Éthique publique. 1:7-12 printemps 1999

Ryan comme dans rigueur. In: Colloque Ruptures et continuité de la société québécoise : trajectoires de Claude Ryan. Montréal, Qc: Presses de l'Université de Montréal; p. [133]-140 2005

Arriving at a clear-eyed vision of Quebec. Inroads. no. 21:128-33 2007

Aux pays des merveilles : essai sur les mythes politiques québécois. Montréal, Qc: VLB; 153 p. 2006

Reconquering Canada : Quebec federalists speak up for change. Vancouver, BC: Douglas & McIntyre; 344 p. 2008

Wilfrid Laurier. Toronto, On: Penguin Group; 221 p. 2011

Charest : his life and politics. Toronto, On: Stoddart; 328 p. 1998

Blueprints for breakaway.(Letter to the editor). Foreign Affairs. Vol.91(6), p.197(2) Nov-Dec 2012

Une fenêtre pour le Canada. Policy Options/Options Politiques. Vol.27(3), pp.31-34 March 2006

Fearful acrimony: the seductive danger of scapegoating Quebec. (Essay). Literary Review of Canada. Vol.18(6), p.7(2) July-August 2010

Une fenêtre pour le Canada. Options politiques. no 27:31-4 mars 2006

Le syndrome de Pinocchio : essai sur le mensonge en politique. Montréal, Qc: Boréal; 164 p. 1997

Les oiseaux de malheur : essai sur les médias d'aujourd'hui. Montréal, Qc: VLB; 244 p. 2000

Le temps des girouettes : journal d'une drôle de campagne électorale. Montréal, Qc: VLB; 222 p. 2003

Contact Information

Language Preference:  French

Parliamentary Address

Senate of Canada
Ottawa, Ontario
K1A 0A4
  Toll Free: 1-800-267-7362
  Phone: 613-995-0300
  Fax: 613-995-0318
  Email: Andre.Pratte@sen.parl.gc.ca

Federal Political Experience

Years of Service: 964 days (2 years, 7 months, 21 days)

Senate

Senatorial Division Political Affiliation at Nomination Term Appointed on the advice of
De Salaberry Independent 2016-04-01 -   Justin Trudeau

Parliamentary Group

Party Term
Independent 2016-04-01 - 2016-06-12
Non-affiliated 2016-06-13 - 2016-12-01
Non-affiliated (Independent Senators Group) 2016-12-02 - 2017-05-31
Independent Senators Group 2017-06-01 -  
Committees - Senate

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 National Finance Member 42nd Parliament, 1st Session
(2015-12-03 - 2018-06-05)
Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs Member 42nd Parliament, 1st Session
(2015-12-03 -  )
Standing Committee on National Finance Vice-Chair 42nd Parliament, 1st Session
(2017-11-28 - 2018-06-05)
Standing Committee on National Finance Vice-Chair 42nd Parliament, 1st Session
(2017-11-28 -  )
Committee of Selection Member 42nd Parliament, 1st Session
(2016-12-07 - 2017-11-19)
Standing Committee on Agriculture and Forestry Member 42nd Parliament, 1st Session
(2015-12-03 -  )
Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade Member 42nd Parliament, 1st Session
(2017-10-03 - 2017-10-05)
Standing Committee on Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration Member 42nd Parliament, 1st Session
(2018-03-12 - 2018-06-04)
Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology Member 42nd Parliament, 1st Session
(2018-04-10 - 2018-05-08)
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
Standing Joint Committee for the Scrutiny of Regulations Member 42nd Parliament, 1st Session
(2018-05-09 - 2018-05-11)

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.

L'énigme Charest. Montréal, Qc: Boréal; 358 p. 1998

Wilfrid Laurier. Montréal, Qc: Boréal; 204 p. 2011

Qui a raison? : lettres sur l'avenir du Québec. Montréal: Boréal; 220 p. 2008

Reconquérir le Canada : un nouveau projet pour la nation québécoise. Montréal, Qc: Éditions Voix parallèles; 361 p. 2007

Pour une politique de la vérité. Éthique publique. 1:7-12 printemps 1999

Ryan comme dans rigueur. In: Colloque Ruptures et continuité de la société québécoise : trajectoires de Claude Ryan. Montréal, Qc: Presses de l'Université de Montréal; p. [133]-140 2005

Arriving at a clear-eyed vision of Quebec. Inroads. no. 21:128-33 2007

Aux pays des merveilles : essai sur les mythes politiques québécois. Montréal, Qc: VLB; 153 p. 2006

Reconquering Canada : Quebec federalists speak up for change. Vancouver, BC: Douglas & McIntyre; 344 p. 2008

Wilfrid Laurier. Toronto, On: Penguin Group; 221 p. 2011

Charest : his life and politics. Toronto, On: Stoddart; 328 p. 1998

Blueprints for breakaway.(Letter to the editor). Foreign Affairs. Vol.91(6), p.197(2) Nov-Dec 2012

Une fenêtre pour le Canada. Policy Options/Options Politiques. Vol.27(3), pp.31-34 March 2006

Fearful acrimony: the seductive danger of scapegoating Quebec. (Essay). Literary Review of Canada. Vol.18(6), p.7(2) July-August 2010

Une fenêtre pour le Canada. Options politiques. no 27:31-4 mars 2006

Le syndrome de Pinocchio : essai sur le mensonge en politique. Montréal, Qc: Boréal; 164 p. 1997

Les oiseaux de malheur : essai sur les médias d'aujourd'hui. Montréal, Qc: VLB; 244 p. 2000

Le temps des girouettes : journal d'une drôle de campagne électorale. Montréal, Qc: VLB; 222 p. 2003