Royal N. Galipeau
|Member of the Canadian Parliament|
January 23, 2006 – October 19, 2015
|Preceded by||Marc Godbout|
|Succeeded by||Andrew Leslie|
|Born||January 5, 1947|
|Died||January 27, 2018 (aged 71)|
|Children||Louis, Paul, Claude & Mimi|
|Profession||Advisor, businessman, corporate director|
Royal Galipeau (January 5, 1947 – January 27, 2018) was a Canadian politician and businessman. He served as a Member of Parliament for the Ottawa—Orléans federal constituency. He was first elected as a Conservative Party candidate in the 2006 election, and was reelected in 2008 and 2011. He lost in the 2015 t0 retired Canadian Forces Lieutenant-General Andrew Leslie.
In February 2014, he was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, but insisted he would run for office again in the 2015 election. He died form the disease on January 27, 2018 in Ottawa, Ontario at the age of 70.
References[change | change source]
- Butler, Don; May 20, Ottawa Citizen Updated:; 2014 (5 February 2014). "MP Royal Galipeau battling cancer - Ottawa Citizen".
- "Former Orléans MP Royal Galipeau dies of cancer". CBC.ca. 27 January 2018. Retrieved 27 January 2018.