Pierre Paradis

Pierre Paradis (born 16 July 1950) is a politician in the Canadian province of Quebec. He represented Brome-Missisquoi in the National Assembly of Quebec from 1980 to 2018. A member of the Liberal Party, he served as a cabinet minister in the governments of Robert Bourassa, Daniel Johnson Jr. and Philippe Couillard.

Pierre Paradis
Member of the National Assembly of Quebec for Brome-Missisquoi
In office
17 November 1980  29 August 2018
Preceded byArmand Russell
Succeeded byIsabelle Charest
Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food
In office
23 April 2014  26 January 2017
Preceded byFrançois Gendron
Succeeded byLaurent Lessard
Minister of the Environment
Styled as Minister of the Environment and Wilderness in 1994.
In office
1989–1994
Preceded byLise Bacon
Succeeded byJacques Brassard
Government House Leader
In office
1992–1994
Preceded byMichel Pagé
Succeeded byGuy Chevrette
Minister of Municipal Affairs and Minister responsible for Housing
In office
1988–1989
Preceded byAndré Bourbeau
Succeeded byYvon Picotte
Minister of Labour
In office
1985–1988
Preceded byRaynald Fréchette
Succeeded byYves Séguin
Minister of Manpower and Income Security
In office
1985–1988
Preceded byPauline Marois
Succeeded byAndré Bourbeau
Personal details
Born (1950-07-16) 16 July 1950 (age 72)
Bedford, Quebec
Political partyQuebec Liberal Party
Professionpolitician, lawyer

Paradis's brother, Denis Paradis, is a federal politician who served in the governments of Jean Chrétien, Paul Martin and Justin Trudeau. The Paradis brothers are political allies.[1]


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