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Jean-Guy Dagenais

The Honourable
Jean-Guy Dagenais
Senator for Victoria, Quebec
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 17, 2012
Appointed by Stephen Harper
Preceded by Francis Fox
Personal details
Born (1950-02-02) February 2, 1950
Political party Conservative

Jean-Guy Dagenais (born February 2, 1950) is a Canadian politician from Quebec. He was appointed to the Senate of Canada on January 17, 2012, by Stephen Harper after losing in the 2011 Canadian federal election running as a Conservative Candidate in Saint-Hyacinthe—Bagot. He represents the Senate division of Victoria (Quebec).

Political career

Dagenais ran for a seat to the Canadian House of Commons under the Conservative banner in the 2011 Canadian federal election in Saint-Hyacinthe—Bagot. He was defeated finishing a distant third place out of five candidates behind winner Marie-Claude Morin and defeated incumbent Ève-Mary Thaï Thi Lac.

Prime Minister Stephen Harper advised Governor General David Johnston to appoint Dagenais to the Senate of Canada on January 6, 2012,[1] and he was subsequently appointed on January 17.

Senate Scandal

In response to ongoing criticism of the Senate stemming from the [3]

References

  1. ^ "Harper appoints 7 new senators". CBC News. January 6, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Tory senators blast NDP for advocating Senate abolition". CBC News. The Canadian Press. 2013-12-07. Retrieved 2014-07-18. 
  3. ^ "NDP MP Charmaine Borg formally complains about 'misogynistic' attack from Tory senator". Macleans.ca. 2013-12-09. Retrieved 2014-07-18. 

External links

  • Senate biography
  • Jean-Guy Dagenais – Parliament of Canada biography
  • Jean-Guy Dagenais home page


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