100 Notable alumni of
University of Quebec in Montreal

The University of Quebec in Montreal is 573rd in the world, 221st in North America, and 17th in Canada by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 100 notable alumni from the University of Quebec in Montreal sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Denis Villeneuve

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    Denis Villeneuve
    Born in
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    Years
    1967-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    film directorscreenwriterplaywright
    Biography

    Denis Villeneuve is a French Canadian film director, producer, and screenwriter. He is a four-time recipient of the Canadian Screen Award (formerly Genie Award) for Best Direction, for Maelström in 2001, Polytechnique in 2009, Incendies in 2011 and Enemy in 2013. The first three of these films also won the Canadian Screen Award for Best Motion Picture, while the latter was awarded the prize for best Canadian film of the year by the Toronto Film Critics Association.

  2. Jean-Marc Vallée

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    Jean-Marc Vallée
    Born in
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    Years
    1963-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    actorfilm directorscreenwriterfilm producerfilm editor
    Biography

    Jean-Marc Vallée is a Canadian filmmaker, film editor and screenwriter. After studying film at the Université du Québec à Montréal, Vallée went on to make a number of critically acclaimed short films, including Stéréotypes (1991), Les Fleurs magiques (1995), and Les Mots magiques (1998).

  3. Maxime Bernier

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    Maxime Bernier
    Born in
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    Years
    1963-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    lawyerdiplomatpolitician
    Biography

    Maxime Bernier is a Canadian businessman, lawyer and politician who served as a cabinet minister of Prime Minister Stephen Harper, and as Member of Parliament (MP) for Beauce from 2006 to 2019. He is the founder and current leader of the People's Party of Canada (PPC).

  4. Valérie Plante

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    Valérie Plante
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1974-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Valérie Plante is a Canadian politician serving as the 45th and current Mayor of Montreal since 2017. First elected to Montreal City Council in the 2013 election, she has served as leader of the Projet Montréal party since December 2016.

  5. Pierre Lapointe

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    Pierre Lapointe
    Born in
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    Years
    1981-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    singer-songwritersinger
    Biography

    Pierre Lapointe is a Canadian singer-songwriter. His work largely follows in the tradition of French chanson, though he is influenced by modern pop music. His records have found critical and commercial success in Canada. His regular tours in France ensured him a growing notoriety as well as critical recognition.

  6. Pierre Karl Péladeau

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    Pierre Karl Péladeau
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1961-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    businesspersonpolitician
    Biography

    Pierre Karl Péladeau, also known by his initials PKP, is a Canadian businessman, billionaire and former politician. He was also the MNA for Saint-Jérôme. Péladeau is the president and CEO of Quebecor Inc., Quebecor Media Inc. He used to own Sun Media Corporation. Péladeau is seen as a "strong Quebec nationalist" and an influential businessman in Quebec.

  7. Catherine Dorion

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    Catherine Dorion
    Born in
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    Years
    1982-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    actorpoliticianpolitical scientist
    Biography

    Catherine Dorion is a Canadian politician, who was elected to the National Assembly of Quebec in the 2018 provincial election. She represents the electoral district of Taschereau as a member of Québec solidaire. Dorion is aligned with Option nationale, a pro-independence faction that is a "collective" within QS.

  8. Ariane Moffatt

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    Ariane Moffatt
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1979-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    singer-songwritersingersongwriter
    Biography

    Ariane Moffatt is a Canadian singer-songwriter. Known for working across multiple musical genres, Moffatt's music combines elements of electronica, jazz, folk, and pop. A francophone, she is bilingual and has recorded tracks in both French and English. Her 2002 debut album Aquanaute went platinum in Quebec, earning 11 nominations at the 2003 ADISQ Awards and winning three Félix awards (for Discovery of the Year, Album of the Year – Pop/Rock, and Album Producer of the Year). She is known in Quebec for two well-received singles from Aquanaute: "La barricade" and "Dans un océan".

  9. Jean-François Lisée

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    Jean-François Lisée
    Born in
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    Years
    1958-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    journalistessayistwriterpolitician
    Biography

    Jean-François Lisée is a Quebec nationalist politician who served as the leader of the Parti Québécois from October 2016 until October 2018. He was first elected a member of the National Assembly of Quebec in the 2012 Quebec election in the electoral district of Rosemont.

  10. Guy A. Lepage

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    Guy A. Lepage
    Born in
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    Years
    1960-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    actorcomediantelevision producertelevision presenter
    Biography

    Guy A. Lepage is a Canadian comedian, actor, talk-show host, and producer.

  11. Mathieu Bock-Côté

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    Mathieu Bock-Côté
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1980-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    columnistessayist
    Biography

    Mathieu Bock-Côté, often referred to by his initials MBC, is a Canadian sociologist, essayist, writer and political commentator. An alumnus of the Université de Montréal (UdeM) and Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), from which he received his PhD, he worked at the Université de Sherbrooke as a chargé de cours, a position he currently holds at HEC Montréal. Bock-Côté, a noted columnist at Le Journal de Montréal, is known for his work and criticism on multiculturalism and immigration.

  12. Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois

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    Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois
    Born in
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    Years
    1990-.. (age 31)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois is a Canadian politician from Montreal, Quebec. With Manon Massé, he is the co-spokesperson of the left-wing party Québec solidaire since May 21, 2017, and was elected as a member of the provincial legislative assembly on May 29, 2017. Before his arrival in active politics, he was well known for his role during the 2012 Quebec student protests as co-spokesperson of the Coalition large de l'Association pour une solidarité syndicale étudiante (CLASSE), a broad coalition of student associations opposed to the $1,625 tuition hike introduced by Jean Charest's government. He quit that position on August 9, 2012.

  13. Ken Scott

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    Ken Scott
    Born in
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    Years
    1970-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    actorscreenwriterfilm directorfilm actor
    Biography

    Ken Scott is a Canadian screenwriter, actor, director, and comedian. He is best known as a member of the comedy group Les Bizarroïdes with Martin Petit, Stéphane E. Roy and Guy Lévesque, and as screenwriter of the films Seducing Doctor Lewis, The Little Book of Revenge (Guide de la petite vengeance), and Starbuck, as well as television series Le Plateau.

  14. Martin Villeneuve

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    Martin Villeneuve
    Born in
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    Years
    1978-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    writerscreenwriterfilm director
    Biography

    Martin Villeneuve is a French Canadian screenwriter, producer, director, actor, and art director. He is known for the Imelda Trilogy of short films, in which he portrays his own grandmother. He was nominated at the Canadian Screen Award (formerly Genie Award) in 2013 for Best Adapted Screenplay, for Mars et Avril, his feature film debut, and Quebec's first true science fiction movie. Villeneuve is the first (and so far, the only), TED speaker to come out of Quebec. He has also worked for Cirque du Soleil as an artistic director for commercials and film.

  15. Marguerite Blais

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    Marguerite Blais
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1950-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    television presenterjournalistpolitician
    Biography

    Marie Josephine Marguerite Blais is a Canadian politician, journalist, radio host and television host from Quebec. She is currently a Coalition Avenir Québec Member of the National Assembly of Québec and is the current Minister Responsible for Seniors and Informal Caregivers and Member of the Comité ministériel des services aux citoyens since October 2018. She was a Liberal Member of the National Assembly of Quebec for the electoral division of Saint-Henri–Sainte-Anne in Montreal from 2007 to 2015, and served as the Minister responsible for Seniors, vice-chair of the Comité ministériel du développement social, éducatif et culturel and member of the Conseil du trésor.

  16. Sylvie Moreau

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    Sylvie Moreau
    Born in
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    Years
    1964-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    actor
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    Sylvie Moreau, is a Canadian actress.

  17. Antoine Vézina

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    Antoine Vézina
    Years
    1973-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Antoine Vézina is a Québécois actor. A 2000 alumnus of the Université du Québec à Montréal with a bachelor's degree in theatre, Vézina has a strong improvisational theatre background, having performed in the Quebec improvisational leagues the Ligue universitaire d'improvisation, the Ligue d'improvisation centrale de l'UQAM (LicUQAM, league of the Université du Québec à Montréal), the Cravates, the Ligue d'improvisation Globale, the Limonade, the Ligue d'improvisation montréalaise (LIM) and the reputed Ligue nationale d'improvisation (LNI). He is also a member of the improvisational troupe Cinplass.

  18. Corno

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    Corno
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    Years
    1952-2016 (aged 64)
    Occupations
    artistpainter
    Biography

    Joanne Corneau, better known by the pseudonym Corno, was a Canadian artist from the Saguenay region of Quebec. She achieved international recognition for her large-scale paintings of women's faces and bodies in a "post-pop" style.

  19. Steven Blaney

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    Steven Blaney
    Born in
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    Years
    1965-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    politicianengineer
    Biography

    Steven Blaney is a Canadian businessman and Conservative politician. He served as the Minister of Public Safety Canada (July 15, 2013 – November 4, 2015) and previously as the Minister of Veterans Affairs and Minister of State for La Francophonie in the cabinet of Prime Minister Stephen Harper (May 18, 2011 – July 14, 2013). He has represented the Québec riding of Lévis—Bellechasse in the Canadian House of Commons since the 2006 federal election. Despite his anglophone-sounding name, Blaney is a Francophone. He was reelected in the 2015 election. In 2017, he unsuccessfully ran for Conservative party leader.

  20. Romeo Saganash

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    Romeo Saganash
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1961-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    lawyerpolitician
    Biography

    Diom Roméo Saganash is a Canadian Cree lawyer and politician who served as the Member of Parliament (MP) for the Quebec riding of Abitibi—Baie-James—Nunavik—Eeyou from 2011 to 2019. As a member of the New Democratic Party he was first elected to the House of Commons in the 2011 federal election, succeeding Yvon Lévesque of the Bloc Québécois. He was reelected in the 2015 federal election. He did not run for reelection in 2019.

  21. Léa Clermont-Dion

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    Léa Clermont-Dion
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1991-.. (age 30)
    Occupations
    feminist
    Biography

    Léa Clermont-Dion is a Canadian author, feminist, television and radio host, and body image advocate. She was a co-facilitator, with Jacinthe Veillette, and spokesperson of the Québec Charter for a Healthy and Diverse Body Image. Clermont-Dion came to public attention during an appearance on the television programme Tout le monde en parle in October 2009. She is a doctoral student in political science at Laval University and the author of La revanche des moches (2014) and Les Superbes (2016).

  22. Peter Julian

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    Peter Julian
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1962-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Peter S. Julian is a Canadian Member of Parliament for the New Democratic Party (NDP), representing the riding of New Westminster—Burnaby.

  23. Bryan Perro

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    Bryan Perro
    Born in
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    Years
    1968-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    writerplaywrightnovelistchildren's writer
    Biography

    Bryan Perro is the author of the children's fantasy fiction series Amos Daragon, a series of twelve novels that focus on the adventurous young adult Amos Daragon and his quest to become the 'Mask Wearer'.

  24. Geneviève Pettersen

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    Geneviève Pettersen
    Born in
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    Years
    1982-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    writernovelistblogger
    Biography

    Geneviève Pettersen is a Canadian writer from Quebec. Her debut novel La déesse des mouches à feu was published in 2014.

  25. Jean-François Roberge

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    Jean-François Roberge
    Years
    1974-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    writerpoliticiannovelistchildren's writer
    Biography

    Jean-François Roberge is a Canadian politician in Quebec, who was elected to the National Assembly of Quebec in the 2014 election. He represents the electoral district of Chambly as a member of the Coalition Avenir Québec and is the current Minister of Education.

  26. Guy Caron

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    Guy Caron
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1968-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    politicianeconomist
    Biography

    Guy Caron is a Canadian politician who served as the federal House leader of the New Democratic Party from 2017 to 2019, substituting for party leader Jagmeet Singh who during this time did not hold a seat.

  27. Marie-France Bazzo

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    Marie-France Bazzo
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1961-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    television presenterradio personality
    Biography

    Marie-France Bazzo is a Canadian broadcaster, who has hosted television programming for Télé-Québec and radio programming for the Ici Radio-Canada Première network.

  28. Stéphane Bergeron

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    Stéphane Bergeron
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1965-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Stéphane Bergeron is a Canadian politician. He currently serves as a Bloc Québécois member of the House of Commons of Canada since 2019, he had previously served in that aspect from 1993 to 2005, and a Parti Québécois member of the National Assembly of Quebec from 2005 to 2018.

  29. Sylvie Bernier

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    Sylvie Bernier
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1964-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    competitive diver
    Biography

    Sylvie Bernier, CM, CQ is an Olympic athlete from Sainte-Foy, Quebec, Canada. She won the gold medal in the Women's 3m Springboard Diving at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles.

  30. Luc Ferrandez

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    Luc Ferrandez
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1962-.. (age 59)
    Enrolled in the University of Quebec in Montreal
    Graduated with bachelor's degree
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Luc Ferrandez from Montreal, Quebec, was the interim leader of the municipal party Projet Montreal from 2014. From 2009 to 2019 he served as the mayor of the borough of Le Plateau-Mont-Royal. He is a member of the Projet Montréal municipal political party.

  31. Caroline St-Hilaire

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    Caroline St-Hilaire
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1969-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Caroline St-Hilaire is a Canadian politician, who served as Mayor of Longueuil under the banner of Action Longueuil from November 10, 2009 to November 5, 2017. She was previously a Member of Parliament, representing the Bloc Québécois for the riding of Longueuil—Pierre-Boucher.

  32. Amandine Gay

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    Amandine Gay
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1984-.. (age 37)
    Enrolled in the University of Quebec in Montreal
    Studied in 2015-2018
    Occupations
    film directoractorsociologistafrofeminist
    Biography

    Amandine Gay is a French feminist, filmmaker, researcher and actress. Her first film Ouvrir la Voix is a documentary giving voice to Black women in France that aims to give an other approach of feminist movements.

  33. Misstress Barbara

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    Misstress Barbara
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    Years
    1975-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    disc jockeymusiciansongwriterrecord producer
    Biography

    Barbara Bonfiglio, better known as Misstress Barbara, is an Italian-born Canadian producer, DJ and singer-songwriter. Born in Catania, Italy, she moved to Montreal, Quebec, Canada at the age of eight and has resided in the city ever since. She has DJed around the globe has an extensive discography as a producer.

  34. Arlette Cousture

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    Arlette Cousture
    Born in
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    Years
    1948-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    writerscreenwriter
    Biography

    Arlette Cousture, is a Canadian writer. She writes historical fiction, often depicting the lives of women in Quebec. Many of her novels have become best-sellers in the French language.

  35. Larry Tremblay

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    Larry Tremblay
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1954-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    actorwriternovelistpoet
    Biography

    Larry Tremblay is a Canadian writer from Quebec. He is a two-time nominee for the Governor General's Award for French-language fiction, for Le Mangeur de bicyclette at the 2003 Governor General's Awards and for L'Orangeraie at the 2014 Governor General's Awards, and a nominee for the Governor General's Award for French-language drama at the 1997 Governor General's Awards for the published compilation of his plays Ogre and Cornemuse.

  36. Laure Waridel

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    Laure Waridel
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    Years
    1973-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    writerenvironmentalist
    Biography

    Laure Waridel, is a social activist, a writer, an environmentalist, and a radio and TV commentator.

  37. Simon Plouffe

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    Simon Plouffe
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1956-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    mathematician
    Biography

    Simon Plouffe is a mathematician who discovered the Bailey–Borwein–Plouffe formula (BBP algorithm) which permits the computation of the nth binary digit of π, in 1995. He was born in Saint-Jovite, Quebec.

  38. Pierre-Luc Brillant

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    Pierre-Luc Brillant
    Born in
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    Years
    1978-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    actorsongwriterfilm actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Pierre-Luc Brillant is a Canadian actor and musician. He is best known for his performance in the film C.R.A.Z.Y., for which he received a Prix Jutra nomination for Best Supporting Actor in 2006.

  39. Sébastien Proulx

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    Sébastien Proulx
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1975-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    lawyerpolitician
    Biography

    Sébastien Proulx is a Canadian politician. He was an Action démocratique du Québec (ADQ) Member of the National Assembly of Quebec (MNA) for the electoral district of Trois-Rivières from 2007 to 2008. He is a lawyer and was the main political consultant to ADQ leader Mario Dumont until his election.

  40. Gilles Proulx

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    Gilles Proulx
    Born in
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    Years
    1940-.. (age 81)
    Occupations
    television presenterradio personalityauthor
    Biography

    Gilles Proulx is a historian, radio and television host in the province of Quebec, Canada. His radio career began in 1962, and he would retire as talk radio host on CHMP-FM forty-six years later on August 7, 2008. A strong Quebec nationalist, he published 153 opinion columns in 2015–2020 in the Le Journal de Montréal.

  41. Taraneh Javanbakht

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    Taraneh Javanbakht
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    Iran Flag Iran
    Years
    1974-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    poettranslatorplaywrightwriterphotographer
    Biography

    Taraneh Javanbakht is an Iranian scientist and polymath.

  42. Vincent Marissal

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    Vincent Marissal
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1966-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    journalistpolitician
    Biography

    Vincent Marissal is a Canadian politician, who was elected to the National Assembly of Quebec in the 2018 provincial election. He represents the electoral district of Rosemont as a member of Québec solidaire.

  43. Émilie Heymans

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    Émilie Heymans
    Born in
    Belgium Flag Belgium
    Years
    1981-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    competitive diver
    Biography

    Émilie-Joane Heymans is a Canadian diver. She was born in Brussels, Belgium and raised in Greenfield Park, a suburb of Montreal. Heymans has won four Olympic medals, two bronze and two silver. She was the first female diver to win medals in four consecutive Olympic games and the first Canadian to win medals in four consecutive Olympics. Heymans also is a one time world champion and has won four Pan American championships as well as one Commonwealth Games championship. In addition she has won multiple medals in all three of these competitions.

  44. Joseph Facal

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    Joseph Facal
    Born in
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    Years
    1961-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    politiciansociologist
    Biography

    Joseph Facal is a Canadian politician, academic, and journalist in the province of Quebec. He was a Parti Québécois member of the National Assembly of Quebec from 1994 to 2003 and was a cabinet minister in the governments of Lucien Bouchard and Bernard Landry.

  45. Nicole Brossard

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    Nicole Brossard
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1943-.. (age 78)
    Occupations
    poetwriterfeminist
    Biography

    Nicole Brossard is a leading French-Canadian formalist poet and novelist. Her work is known for exploration of feminist themes and for challenging masculine-oriented language and points of view in French literature.

  46. François Gravel

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    François Gravel
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1951-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    writerchildren's writer
    Biography

    François Gravel is a Canadian writer from Quebec. Most noted as an author of literature for children and young adults, he has also published a number of adult novels.

  47. Emmanuel Dubourg

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    Emmanuel Dubourg
    Born in
    Haiti Flag Haiti
    Years
    1958-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    politicianaccountant
    Biography

    Emmanuel Dubourg is a Canadian politician, chartered accountant and teacher from Quebec. He was the Member of National Assembly of Quebec for the riding of Viau from 2007 until 2013. On November 25, 2013 he was elected to the House of Commons of Canada in a by-election to become the Liberal Member of Parliament for the Montreal riding of Bourassa.

  48. Michel Venne

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    Michel Venne
    Years
    1960-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    journalistwriter
    Biography

    Michel Venne is a Canadian journalist, author and intellectual. He is a columnist for the Montreal newspaper Le Devoir. He is founder and director of the Institut du Nouveau Monde. Venne is a vocal advocate of Quebec independence and of progressive, social democratic politics.

  49. Catherine Pogonat

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    Catherine Pogonat
    Years
    1976-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    television presenter
    Biography

    Catherine Pogonat is a Canadian radio and television host from Montreal, known for her role in musical and cultural events in the province of Quebec.

  50. Daniel Paillé

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    Daniel Paillé
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1950-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    economistpolitician
    Biography

    Daniel Paillé is a Canadian politician, who represented the riding of Prévost in the National Assembly of Quebec from 1994 to 1996 as a member of the Parti Québécois, and represented the district of Hochelaga in the House of Commons of Canada as a member of the Bloc Québécois. He was elected leader of the Bloc Québécois with 62 percent of the vote on December 11, 2011. Paillé stepped down as leader on December 16, 2013 due to health reasons.

  51. Stéphane Lafleur

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    Stéphane Lafleur
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1976-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    film directorfilm editorsongwriterscreenwriter
    Biography

    Stéphane Lafleur is a French-Canadian film director, editor and musician.

  52. Samuel Archibald

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    Samuel Archibald
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1978-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    writer
    Biography

    Samuel Archibald is a Canadian writer. He is best known for his short story collection Arvida, which won the Prix Coup de cœur Renaud-Bray in 2012, and was defended by Bernard Landry in the 2013 edition of Le Combat des livres. Its English translation by Donald Winkler was a shortlisted nominee for the 2015 Scotiabank Giller Prize.

  53. Daniel Langlois

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    Daniel Langlois
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1957-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    animatorbusiness magnateinventorphilanthropist
    Biography

    Daniel Langlois is the president and founder of the Daniel Langlois Foundation, Ex-Centris, and Media Principia Inc.

  54. Anique Poitras

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    Anique Poitras
    Born in
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    Years
    1961-2016 (aged 55)
    Occupations
    writerpoetadjunct professor
    Biography

    Anique Poitras was an award-winning writer in Quebec, Canada, whose work was aimed mostly at adolescent readers.

  55. Scott McKay

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    Scott McKay
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1960-.. (age 61)
    Enrolled in the University of Quebec in Montreal
    In 1987 graduated with bachelor's degree in science
    Graduated with Master of Science in environmental science
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Scott McKay is a Canadian politician, who served as a former leader of the Green Party of Quebec and a former Montreal council member. McKay was elected in 2008 to the Quebec National Assembly for the Parti Québécois but he was defeated in the 2014 Quebec election.

  56. François Blais

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    François Blais
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1961-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    François Blais is a Canadian politician from Quebec, who was elected to the National Assembly of Quebec in the 2014 election and named Minister of Employment. He represented the electoral district of Charlesbourg as a member of the Quebec Liberal Party. From February 27, 2015 to January 28, 2016 he served as Minister of Education, Recreation and Sports following the resignation of Yves Bolduc. After January 28, he returned to the Employment and Labour portfolio.

  57. Marie Montpetit

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    Marie Montpetit
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1979-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Marie Montpetit is a Canadian politician in Quebec, who was elected to the National Assembly of Quebec in the 2014 election. She represents the electoral district of Crémazie as a member of the Quebec Liberal Party.

  58. Nicole Léger

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    Nicole Léger
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1955-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Nicole Léger is a former Canadian politician and the former Member of the National Assembly of Quebec (MNA) for the riding of Pointe-aux-Trembles from 1996 to 2006 and elected back as member of the Parti Québécois in a by-election on May 12, 2008, serving until the 2018 Quebec provincial election.

  59. Andrée A. Michaud

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    Andrée A. Michaud
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1957-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    writernovelist
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    Andrée A. Michaud is a Canadian novelist and playwright from Quebec. She is a two-time winner of the Governor General's Award for French-language fiction, for Le ravissement at the 2001 Governor General's Awards and for Bondrée at the 2014 Governor General's Awards, and won the Prix Ringuet in 2007 for Mirror Lake. Boundary, translated by Donald Winkler, has been longlisted for the 2017 Scotiabank Giller Prize.

  60. Louis Hamelin

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    1959-.. (age 62)
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    writernovelistliterary critic
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    Louis Hamelin is a Canadian journalist and fiction writer. He won the Governor General's Award for French-language fiction in 1989 for his novel La Rage, and was nominated for the same award in 1995 for his novel Betsi Larousse, ou l'ineffable eccéité de la loutre and in 2006 for his short story collection Sauvages.

  61. Claudia Larochelle

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    Years
    1978-.. (age 43)
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    journalistcolumnistwriterchildren's writer
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    Claudia Larochelle is a Québécoise journalist, radio host and writer. After a college training in theatre, a bachelor's degree in journalism and a master's degree in creative writing from the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), she interned as a cultural columnist for the electronic journal Rue Frontenac (in French) and made appearances on different media, including on Radio-Canada.

  62. Amina Gerba

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    1961-.. (age 60)
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    businessperson
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    Amina Gerba is a Cameroonian-Canadian businesswoman and entrepreneur. She is the founder and CEO of Afrique Expansion, Afrique Expansion Forum, and Afrique Expansion magazine. She also founded the beauty care brands Kariliss and Kariderm–the latter being the world's first shea butter product to earn organic certification. In 2014, she was a recipient of the National Order of Quebec. She is a director for the Canadian Council on Africa, African Business Roundtable, and Fonds Afro-Entrepreneurs, and is the president of the board of directors for Entreprendre Ici.

  63. Marlene Jennings

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    1951-.. (age 70)
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    lawyerpolitician
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    Marlene Jennings is a former Canadian politician. She was a member of the Liberal Party of Canada in the House of Commons of Canada, and represented the riding of Notre-Dame-de-Grâce—Lachine from 1997 to 2011.

  64. Mathieu Traversy

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    1984-.. (age 37)
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    politician
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    Mathieu Traversy is a Canadian politician in the province of Quebec, who was elected to represent the riding of Terrebonne in the National Assembly of Quebec in the 2008 provincial election. He is a member of the Parti Québécois.

  65. Élaine Zakaïb

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    1959-2018 (aged 59)
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    politician
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    Élaine Zakaïb was a Canadian politician. She was member of the National Assembly of Quebec for the riding of Richelieu, first elected in the 2012 election and re-elected in 2014.

  66. Maryse Dubuc

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    1977-.. (age 44)
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    comics artistcomics colorist
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    Maryse Dubuc is a Canadian comics writer, known particularly for The Bellybuttons which she created with her husband, artist Marc Delafontaine ("Delaf").

  67. Marc-Antoine Gagnon

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    Years
    1991-.. (age 30)
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    freestyle skier
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    Marc-Antoine Gagnon is a Canadian freestyle skier. Gagnon represented Canada at the 2014 Winter Olympics in the moguls event. He placed fourth, narrowly losing to Russia's Alexandr Smyshlyaev for the bronze medal.

  68. Angelo Iacono

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    Years
    1973-.. (age 48)
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    politicianlawyer
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    Angelo G. Iacono is a Canadian Liberal politician, who was elected to represent the riding of Alfred-Pellan in the House of Commons of Canada in the 2015 federal election.

  69. Kasandra Bradette

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    1989-.. (age 32)
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    short track speed skater
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    Kasandra Bradette is a Canadian short track speed skater. She has won world championship and World Cup medals.

  70. Anissa Khelfaoui

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    Years
    1991-.. (age 30)
    Occupations
    fencer
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    Anissa Khelfaoui is an Algerian female fencer. At the 2012 Summer Olympics she competed in the Women'en's foil, defeated in the first round 4-15.

  71. Élise Turcotte

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    1957-.. (age 64)
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    poetwriternovelist
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    Élise Turcotte is a Canadian writer. She completed her BA and MA in literary studies at the University of Quebec and later received her doctorate at the Université de Sherbrooke. She now teaches literature at a CEGEP in Montreal, where she currently resides. Her writing has won much praise, and among other things she has won the Grand Prix de Poésie, as well as the 2003 Governor General's Award for her novel La Maison étrangère and the Prix Émile-Nelligan for La voix de Carla in 1987 and for La terre est ici in 1989.

  72. Abla Farhoud

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    1945-.. (age 76)
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    playwrightwriter
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    Abla Farhoud is a Lebanese-born Canadian writer living in Quebec.

  73. Steven Bednarski

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    1973-.. (age 48)
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    historianactor
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    Steven Bednarski is a Canadian historian of the Middle Ages who specializes in fourteenth-century environment, crime, sex, gender, and microhistory. He is notable for being awarded an exceptionally high level of public research funding and for piloting a trans disciplinary international research partnership network. As a child, Bednarski also worked in Montreal, Quebec and Toronto, Ontario as an actor.

  74. Carole Poirier

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    1958-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    politician
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    Carole Poirier is a Canadian politician. Poirier was elected to represent the Hochelaga-Maisonneuve district in the National Assembly of Quebec in the 2008 provincial election. She is a member of the Parti Québécois (PQ).

  75. Benoit Dorais

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    Enrolled in the University of Quebec in Montreal
    Graduated with bachelor's degree in philosophy
    Occupations
    politician
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    Benoit Dorais is a city councillor from Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He has served as the borough mayor of Le Sud-Ouest since 2009. From his first election to 2013, Dorais was a member of Vision Montreal, before joining Coalition Montréal in 2013 and Projet Montréal prior to the 2017 municipal election.

  76. Michel de Broin

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    1970-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    sculptor
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    Michel de Broin is a Canadian sculptor. De Broin has created numerous public artworks in Canada and Europe, including the Salvador Allende monument in Montreal. He was the recipient of the 2007 Sobey Art Award.

  77. Isabelle Arsenault

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    Years
    1978-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    comics artist
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    Isabelle Arsenault is a Canadian award winning illustrator living in Montreal, Quebec. She is known for her elaborate yet simplified artwork in children's literature.

  78. Guy Berthiaume

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    1950-.. (age 71)
    Enrolled in the University of Quebec in Montreal
    Studied in 1972
    Occupations
    archivisthistorianmentoruniversity teacher
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    Guy Berthiaume is Librarian and Archivist of Canada Emeritus. A Canadian historian specialized in the study of Classical Antiquity, he served as Chair and Chief Executive Officer of Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec from June 22, 2009 to June 21, 2014, and, from June 23, 2014 to August 29, 2019, he served as Librarian and Archivist of Canada.

  79. Yves Robillard

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    1942-.. (age 79)
    Occupations
    politician
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    Yves Robillard is a Canadian politician, who was elected to represent the riding of Marc-Aurèle-Fortin in the House of Commons of Canada in the 2015 Canadian federal election.

  80. Simon-Pierre Savard-Tremblay

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    1988-.. (age 33)
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    opinion journalistnon-fiction writerdeputy
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    Simon-Pierre Savard-Tremblay is a Canadian politician, who was elected to the House of Commons of Canada in the 2019 election. Savard-Tremblay represents the electoral district of Saint-Hyacinthe—Bagot as a member of the Bloc Québécois.

  81. Claudine Bertrand

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    1948-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    poetwriter
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    Claudine Bertrand is a Quebec educator and poet.

  82. Élise Desaulniers

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    1900-..
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    writer
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    Élise Desaulniers is an author, writer, journalist, vegan and an advocate for animal welfare and animal rights. Her writings have aroused considerable controversy in Quebec, with its large dairy industry.

  83. Alexandre Leduc

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    1984-.. (age 37)
    Occupations
    politician
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    Alexandre Leduc is a Canadian politician, who was elected to the National Assembly of Quebec in the 2018 provincial election. He represents the electoral district of Hochelaga-Maisonneuve as a member of Québec solidaire.

  84. Diane Lamoureux

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    Years
    1954-.. (age 67)
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    writerprofessoressayistsociologist
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    Diane Lamoureux is a Canadian professor, essayist, and writer. She serves as Professor of Sociology in the Political Science Department of Laval University in Quebec. Her research focuses on the intersection of politics, sociology, and feminism.

  85. Karoline Georges

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    Years
    1970-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    writer
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    Karoline Georges is a Canadian writer and multidisciplinary artist from Quebec, whose novel De synthèse won the Governor General's Award for French-language fiction at the 2018 Governor General's Awards.

  86. Raymonde Folco

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    Years
    1940-.. (age 81)
    Occupations
    politician
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    Raymonde Folco is a Canadian politician, member of the Liberal Party of Canada. She represented the Quebec riding of Laval—Les Îles in the House of Commons of Canada through 5 successive parliaments from 1997 to 2011, when she left politics.

  87. Bill Vorn

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    Years
    1959-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    visual artist
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    Bill Vorn is a Canadian artist, musician and professor known for his robotic artworks. Vorn was also a member of the band Rational Youth from 1981 to 1983.

  88. Claude Cousineau

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    Years
    1950-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    politician
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    Claude Cousineau is a Canadian politician and teacher, who represented the constituency of Bertrand in the National Assembly as a member of the Parti Québécois from 1998 to 2018.

  89. André Ristic

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    1972-.. (age 49)
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    pianistcomposer
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    André Ristic is a Canadian composer, pianist, accordion player, and music theorist. He has won several awards, including the Jules Léger Prize for New Chamber Music in 2000 for his work Catalogue de bombes occidentales, the Prix Opus for Composer of the Year in 2002, and the Prix Québec-Flandre in 2003.

  90. Yolande Villemaire

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    Years
    1949-.. (age 72)
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    poetwriternovelist
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    Yolande Villemaire is a Canadian novelist, short story writer and poet.

  91. Marie-Josée Saint-Pierre

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    Years
    1978-.. (age 43)
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    film directoranimatoruniversity teacher
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    Marie-Josée Saint-Pierre is a Montreal-based filmmaker most notable for her animated documentary films.

  92. André Bona

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    Years
    1990-.. (age 31)
    Occupations
    association football player
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    André Gregory Bona is a French professional footballer who plays as a defender.

  93. Rudolphe Joly

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    Years
    1992-.. (age 29)
    Occupations
    basketball player
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    Rudolphe "Rudy" Joly is a Haitian-Canadian professional basketball player. A Haiti native, he moved to Quebec City for school. Joly has competed at the college level in both the United States and Canada, with Sheridan College and Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM). As a professional, he has played in both the NBL Canada and Vietnam Basketball Association (VBA), most notably winning the 2016 VBA championship and earning international MVP honors.

  94. Jean-Claude St-André

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    Years
    1962-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    politician
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    Jean-Claude St-André is a Quebec provincial politician and was the Member of the National Assembly of Quebec representing L'Assomption for the Parti Québécois.

  95. Serge Patrice Thibodeau

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    Years
    1959-.. (age 62)
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    poethuman rights activist
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    Serge Patrice Thibodeau is a Canadian writer. He is a two-time winner of the Governor General's Award for French-language poetry, winning at the 1996 Governor General's Awards for Le Quatuor de l'errance and La Traversée du désert, and at the 2007 Governor General's Awards for Seul on est, and won the Prix Émile-Nelligan in 1992 for Le cycle de Prague.

  96. Janice Nadeau

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    Years
    1977-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    illustratoranimator
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    Janice Nadeau is a Canadian illustrator, art director and animation director.

  97. Christian Langlois

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    Years
    1963-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    film director
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    Christian Langlois is a Canadian film director based in Montreal, Quebec. He has directed several short films, video content, series, commercials, music videos and media installation. He studied at Université du Québec à Montréal in communications programs photography, cinema, art video and new digital media. He published several articles about the role of digital technologies and video in the development of visual and performing arts.

  98. Jocelyne Caron

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    Years
    1951-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    politician
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    Jocelyne Caron is a Canadian politician from Quebec. She was a Parti québécois Member of Parliament in the National Assembly of Quebec representing Terrebonne from 1989 to 2007.

  99. Monique Deland

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    Years
    1958-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    poetjournalistliterary criticwriter
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    Monique Deland is a Quebec educator, journalist and poet.

  100. Georcy-Stéphanie Thiffeault Picard

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    Years
    1991-.. (age 30)
    Occupations
    archer
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    Georcy-Stéphanie Thiffeault Picard is a Canadian competitive archer from Montreal, Quebec. She attained a top-ten finish as a member of the Canadian archery squad in both the individual and team recurve at the 2015 Pan American Games, and eventually competed at the 2016 Summer Olympics, losing her first round match to Chinese Taipei's team bronze medalist and world-ranked archer Tan Ya-ting. Picard currently trains under the tutelage of her coach Sylvain Cadieux at the Montreal Archery Club (French: Club de Tir à l'Arc de Montréal).