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Denise Beaudoin (born February 24, 1949) is a Canadian businessperson, lawyer, and former politician. She was first elected to represent the riding of Mirabel in the National Assembly of Quebec in the 2003 provincial election, but was defeated in the 2007 provincial election by François Desrochers of the Action démocratique du Québec. She was subsequently re-elected in the 2008 provincial election, 2012 provincial election and defeated again in the 2014 provincial election by Sylvie D'Amours of the Coalition Avenir Québec. She is a member of the Parti Québécois.

Denise Beaudoin
MNA for Mirabel
In office
April 14, 2003 – March 26, 2007
Preceded byfirst member
Succeeded byFrançois Desrochers
In office
December 8, 2008 – April 7, 2014
Preceded byFrançois Desrochers
Succeeded bySylvie D'Amours
Personal details
Born (1949-02-24) February 24, 1949 (age 70)
Lachute, Quebec
NationalityCanadian
Political partyParti Québécois

Born in Lachute, Quebec, Beaudoin is a graduate of the University of Ottawa and the Université de Montréal obtaining a bachelor's degree as well as a law licence from Ottawa. She became a member of the Quebec Bar in 1976 and practised law from 1977 to 1994. In addition, she was the owner/co-owner of several small businesses or facilities in the lower Laurentides region. She was also a member of the Lac des Deux-Montagnes and Lachute Chamber of Commerce.

From 1994 to 2000 she was a parliamentary assistant and juridical counsellor for the Bloc Québécois MPs.

External linksEdit

  • "Biography". Dictionnaire des parlementaires du Québec de 1792 à nos jours (in French). National Assembly of Quebec.