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The Hon. Benoît Bouchard, P.C., C.M.

Date of Birth (yyyy-mm-dd):  1940-04-16

Place of Birth:  Roberval, Quebec, Canada

Profession | Occupation:  professor, ambassador, school administrator, administrator

Federal Political Experience

Years of Service: 3,209 days (8 years, 9 months, 13 days)

House of Commons

Constituency Political Affiliation at Election Date of Election Result
Roberval Progressive Conservative Party 1988-11-21 Elected
Roberval Progressive Conservative Party 1984-09-04 Elected

Parliamentary Group

Party Term
Progressive Conservative Party 1984-09-04 - 1993-06-17

Offices and Roles as a Parliamentarian

Minister
Portfolio Term
Minister of Transport 1988-03-31 - 1990-02-22
Secretary of State of Canada 1985-08-20 - 1986-06-29
Minister of Employment and Immigration 1986-06-30 - 1988-03-30
Minister of Communications (acting) 1985-09-26 - 1985-11-29
Minister of Industry, Science and Technology 1990-02-23 - 1991-04-20
Minister of National Health and Welfare
Resignation. Appointed Canada's Ambassador to France, June 18, 1993.
1991-06-13 - 1993-06-17
Minister of National Health and Welfare 1991-04-21 - 1991-06-12
Minister of State / Secretary of State
Portfolio Term
Minister of State (Transport) 1984-09-17 - 1985-08-19
Regional Minister
Region Term
Quebec 1990-05-21 - 1993
Committees - Cabinet
Committee Role Term
Environment Vice-Chair 1991-04-21 - 1993-06-24
Federal-Provincial Relations Vice-Chair 1989-01-30 - 1991-04-20
Canadian Unity and Constitutional Negotiations Vice-Chair 1991-04-21 - 1993-01-03
Economic and Regional Development Member 1984-09-17 - 1985-09-12
Foreign and Defence Policy Member 1985-09-13 - 1986-07-03
Legislation and House Planning Member 1984-09-17 - 1986-07-03
Social Development Member 1985-09-13 - 1988-04-19
Communications Member 1985-12-03 - 1993-01-03
Economic and Regional Development Member 1986-07-04 - 1989-01-29
Government Operations Member 1985-09-13 - 1986-07-03
Priorities and Planning Member 1986-07-04 - 1993-06-24
Security and Intelligence Member 1986-07-04 - 1991-04-20
Priorities and Planning Sub-Committee on Trade Negotiations Member 1986-07-04 - 1988-04-19
Federal-Provincial Relations Member 1986-09-15 - 1989-01-29
Ministerial Committee on the Development of the Montreal Region Member 1986-09-15 - 1988-04-19
Economic Policy Member 1989-01-30 - 1991-04-20
Environment Member 1990-03-20 - 1991-04-20
Operations Member 1991-04-21 - 1993-06-24
Legislation and House Planning Member 1989-01-30 - 1993-01-03
Trade Executive Committee Member 1990-03-20 - 1991-04-20
Expenditure Review Member 1991-04-21 - 1993-01-03
Economic and Trade Policy Member 1991-04-21 - 1993-01-03
Human Resources, Social and Legal Affairs Member 1991-04-21 - 1993-01-03

Municipal Political Experience

Municipality Local Government Function Mandate
Roberval Municipal Government Alderman 1973 - 1980

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.

The best in the world?. Leadership in Health Services. 1(3):10 May/June 1992

Historique de l'Hôtel-Dieu de Roberval, 1918-1968. St.-Félicien, Qc: Granger; [27] p [1968?]

Initatives to effect positive change. Cable Communications Magazine. 51(11):6 Dec. 1985

Federal Political Experience

Years of Service: 3,209 days (8 years, 9 months, 13 days)

House of Commons

Constituency Political Affiliation at Election Date of Election Result
Roberval Progressive Conservative Party 1988-11-21 Elected
Roberval Progressive Conservative Party 1984-09-04 Elected

Parliamentary Group

Party Term
Progressive Conservative Party 1984-09-04 - 1993-06-17

Offices and Roles as a Parliamentarian

Minister
Portfolio Term
Minister of Transport 1988-03-31 - 1990-02-22
Secretary of State of Canada 1985-08-20 - 1986-06-29
Minister of Employment and Immigration 1986-06-30 - 1988-03-30
Minister of Communications (acting) 1985-09-26 - 1985-11-29
Minister of Industry, Science and Technology 1990-02-23 - 1991-04-20
Minister of National Health and Welfare
Resignation. Appointed Canada's Ambassador to France, June 18, 1993.
1991-06-13 - 1993-06-17
Minister of National Health and Welfare 1991-04-21 - 1991-06-12
Minister of State / Secretary of State
Portfolio Term
Minister of State (Transport) 1984-09-17 - 1985-08-19
Regional Minister
Region Term
Quebec 1990-05-21 - 1993
Committees - Cabinet
Committee Role Term
Environment Vice-Chair 1991-04-21 - 1993-06-24
Federal-Provincial Relations Vice-Chair 1989-01-30 - 1991-04-20
Canadian Unity and Constitutional Negotiations Vice-Chair 1991-04-21 - 1993-01-03
Economic and Regional Development Member 1984-09-17 - 1985-09-12
Foreign and Defence Policy Member 1985-09-13 - 1986-07-03
Legislation and House Planning Member 1984-09-17 - 1986-07-03
Social Development Member 1985-09-13 - 1988-04-19
Communications Member 1985-12-03 - 1993-01-03
Economic and Regional Development Member 1986-07-04 - 1989-01-29
Government Operations Member 1985-09-13 - 1986-07-03
Priorities and Planning Member 1986-07-04 - 1993-06-24
Security and Intelligence Member 1986-07-04 - 1991-04-20
Priorities and Planning Sub-Committee on Trade Negotiations Member 1986-07-04 - 1988-04-19
Federal-Provincial Relations Member 1986-09-15 - 1989-01-29
Ministerial Committee on the Development of the Montreal Region Member 1986-09-15 - 1988-04-19
Economic Policy Member 1989-01-30 - 1991-04-20
Environment Member 1990-03-20 - 1991-04-20
Operations Member 1991-04-21 - 1993-06-24
Legislation and House Planning Member 1989-01-30 - 1993-01-03
Trade Executive Committee Member 1990-03-20 - 1991-04-20
Expenditure Review Member 1991-04-21 - 1993-01-03
Economic and Trade Policy Member 1991-04-21 - 1993-01-03
Human Resources, Social and Legal Affairs Member 1991-04-21 - 1993-01-03

Municipal Political Experience

Municipality Local Government Function Mandate
Roberval Municipal Government Alderman 1973 - 1980

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.

The best in the world?. Leadership in Health Services. 1(3):10 May/June 1992

Historique de l'Hôtel-Dieu de Roberval, 1918-1968. St.-Félicien, Qc: Granger; [27] p [1968?]

Initatives to effect positive change. Cable Communications Magazine. 51(11):6 Dec. 1985