Julie Boulet

Politician

1959 –

Who is Julie Boulet?

Julie Boulet is the current Member of National Assembly for the provincial riding of Laviolette in the Mauricie region. Member of the Quebec Liberal Party, she was Minister of Transports and Minister of Employment and Social Solidarity in the Charest government.

Boulet went the Université Laval and obtained a bachelor's degree in pharmacy. In the community, she would be the chair of the town's main festival, the Festival Western de Saint-Tite which takes place in early September of each year. She is also a volunteer of the festival for 12 years.

Boulet was a Liberal candidate for the federal riding of Champlain in the 2000 elections but lost by 15 votes to the Bloc Québécois. She attempted again at provincial politics and was elected in Laviolette in a by-election in 2001. She was re-elected in the 2003 provincial elections. She was briefly the Delegate Minister of Health, Social Services and the Status of Seniors before being named Delegate Minister for Transport. After she was re-elected in 2007, she was named Minister for Transport after incumbent Minister Michel Després was defeated in Jean-Lesage by the Action Démocratique du Québec.

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Born
Dec 5, 1959
Saint-Tite
Education
  • Université Laval