Your MP for Saint-Maurice-Champlain
Holder of a Bachelor of Arts, a Master’s of Education and a Master’s in Quebec literature, Ms. St-Denis has always made education a priority. She taught high school French for more than 30 years and participated in teacher-training at UQAM and UQAT. In addition, she worked with homeless youth, offering her support as a teacher but also providing them with the tools to learn language skills in order to help them reintegrate into the job market or an educational setting. Ms. St-Denis was elected in the constituency of Saint-Maurice–Champlain in the federal election of May 2, 2011. As a woman in politics, Lise St-Denis is chiefly concerned with education, post-secondary education and skills training, and the status of women, notably those with children who are returning to their studies.
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Your Candidate for Saint-Maurice-Champlain
Businessman, lawyer and international trade specialist, François-Philippe Champagne combines over 20 years’ experience working for major companies worldwide. Throughout his highly successful international career, he was named a “Young Global Leader” by the World Economic Forum and “Personality of the Week La Presse/Radio-Canada” in 2009. Since 2006, he is Vice-Chairman at Bionest Technologies, a leader in the field of green technology and environment. Over the years, François-Philippe held key roles internationally, namely as Group Vice-President and Senior Counsel at ABB Group, with over 150,000 employees, Strategic Development Director, acting General Counsel and Chief Ethics Officer and Member of the Group Management Committee at AMEC. In addition to sitting on several boards, such as TakingITGlobal, Incheon Bridge Corporation (South Korea) and the C3E (Canadian Center of Excellence in Energy Efficiency), he was President of a major pan-Canadian strategic think tank. First and foremost firmly engaged in his community, François-Philippe acts as speaker at the Rassemblement jeunesse de la Mauricie, Honorary President for the Regional Alliance of the Mauricie’s Chambers of Commerce, the Poppy Campaign and the Relay for Life in Shawinigan.