Yves-François Blanchet

Canadian politician

Yves-François Blanchet (born April 16, 1965) is a Canadian politician. He is the leader of the Bloc Québécois since January 2019.[1] He is the Member of parliament for the Quebec riding of Beloeil—Chambly.[2] From 2008 to 2014, he was a member of the Quebec National Assembly.

Yves-François Blanchet
Yves-Francois Blanchet in October 2009.jpg
Blanchet pictured in 2009
Leader of the Bloc Québécois
Assumed office
January 17, 2019
Preceded byMario Beaulieu (interim)
Member of Parliament forBeloeil—Chambly
Assumed office
October 21, 2019
Preceded byMatthew Dubé
Member of the Quebec National Assembly for Johnson
In office
September 4, 2012 – April 7, 2014
Preceded byÉtienne-Alexis Boucher
Succeeded byAndré Lamontagne
Member of the Quebec National Assembly for Drummond
In office
December 8, 2008 – September 4, 2012
Preceded bySébastien Schneeberger
Succeeded byRiding abolished
Personal details
Born (1965-04-16) April 16, 1965 (age 56)
Drummondville, Quebec
Political partyParti Québécois
Bloc Québécois

He was first elected to the National Assembly in the 2008 Quebec general election. He represented the riding of Drummond.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Yves-François Blanchet becomes Bloc Québécois leader". CBC News. January 17, 2019. Retrieved January 17, 2019.
  2. "Yves-Francois Blanchet elected in Beloeil-Chambly". Retrieved December 26, 2020.
  3. "Yves-François BLANCHET". Assemblèe Nationale du Québec. Retrieved September 1, 2019.