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Rhéal Fortin

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Rhéal Fortin

Spokesperson of Québec debout
Assumed office
June 6, 2018
Preceded byParty founded
Spokesperson of the Groupe parlementaire québécois
In office
March 21, 2018 – June 6, 2018
Preceded byParliamentary group created
Succeeded byParliamentary group dissolved
Leader of the Bloc Québécois
In office
October 22, 2015 – March 18, 2017
Preceded byGilles Duceppe
Succeeded byMartine Ouellet
Member of Parliament
for Rivière-du-Nord
Assumed office
October 19, 2015
Preceded byPierre Dionne Labelle
Personal details
Rhéal Éloi Fortin

Laval-des-Rapides, Quebec, Canada
Political partyQuébec debout
Other political
Bloc Québécois (2015-18)

Rhéal Éloi Fortin (French: [ʁeal fɔʁtɛ̃]) is a Canadian lawyer and politician. He is the spokesperson of the Groupe parlementaire québécois in the House of Commons of Canada. He served as interim leader of the Bloc Québécois after the resignation of leader Gilles Duceppe until the next leader, Martine Ouellet was named on March 18, 2017.

Fortin was named interim leader of the Bloc Québécois on October 22, 2015 following the resignation of Gilles Duceppe as leader after Duceppe was unable to win his seat in the October 19, 2015 federal election.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Gilles Duceppe Stepping Down, Will Be Replaced By Rheal Fortin". Huffington Post. Canadian Press. October 22, 2015. Archived from the original on November 25, 2015. Retrieved October 22, 2015.