the Bloc Quebecois
July 22, 1947
Place of Residence: Montreal, Quebec
Wife Yolande Brunelle; two children (Alexis and Amelie)
> Collège Mont-Saint-Louis, B.A.
> First elected to the House of Commons (Laurier - Ste. Marie) in a byelection in 1990, the first ever Bloc MP elected.
> Successful bid for the leadership of the Bloc Québécois, 1997.
> Has led the Bloc in four federal election campaigns
> Served with the Company of Young Canadians, described as the Canadian equivalent of the U.S. Peace Corps (now defunct).
> Union negotiator, Confederation of National Trade Unions, 1977-90.
Web site: www.blocquebecois.org
Address: Gilles Duceppe MP
Chef du Bloc Québécois
Chambre des communes
Phone: (613) 992-6779
Fax: (613) 954-2121