Summary: Canadian parliamentary member and academic who had previously served as a provincial labour minister under Quebec premier Daniel Johnson when he was elected to the Quebec National Assembly legislature as a Liberal Member of the National Assembly parliament in the 1985 Quebec provincial election before he had been re-elected in 1989 and became the Liberal MP for the riding of Beauharnois-Salaberry from 2000 to 2004.
Cause of Death: Killed during an earthquake
Born: January 20, 1944
Died: January 12, 2010
Location: Port-au-Prince, Haiti