Stéphane Dion

Stéphane Dion

Stéphane Maurice Dion, PC, MP (born September 28, 1955) is a Canadian politician who has been the Member of Parliament for the riding of Saint-Laurent–Cartierville in Montreal since 1996. He was the leader of the Liberal Party of Canada and the Leader of the Opposition in the Canadian House of Commons from 2006 to 2008. Dion resigned as Liberal leader after the party's defeat in the 2008 general election, but remained in Parliament and was re-elected in his riding in the 2011 election.

Dion is a former academic who served as a cabinet minister under Jean Chrétien and Paul Martin and, as such, is a Member of the Privy Council.

Read more about Stéphane DionLife Before Politics, Early Political Life, Gomery Inquiry and 2004 Election (January–July 2004), Minister of The Environment (July 2004 – February 2006), Liberal Leadership Candidate (April–December 2006), Leader of The Opposition (December 2006–December 2008), Personal Life, Electoral Record

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Stéphane Dion - Electoral Record
... federal election, 2011 Party Candidate Votes % ±pp Liberal Stéphane Dion 17,726 43.43 – New Democratic Marias Ximena Florez 11,948 29.28 – Conservative Svetlana Litvin Fayad 7,124 17.46 ... Party Candidate Votes % ±pp Expenditures Liberal (x) Stéphane Dion 32,861 73.58 +3.44 $44,754 Bloc Québécois Yves Beauregard 5,838 13.07 +0.35 $11,158 ... Party Candidate Votes % ±pp Expenditures Liberal (x) Stéphane Dion 34,598 70.14 $39,617 Progressive Conservative Jean-Martin Masse 6,861 13.91 $17,038 Bloc Québécois Yves Beauregard 6 ...
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... Ryane Clowe 1 - 0606 Ryane Clowe 2 - 5903 Scoring stats 0247 - Stephane Yelle 0517 ... - pp - Dion Phaneuf 3621 ... - Stephane Yelle 2 Evgeni Nabokov 20 saves / 23 shots Goalie stats Miikka ...