Honourable Remi Bujold

Board of Directors, Québec, QC

Honourable Remi Bujold, P.C., C.M. resides in Quebec, and has spent his career working in the federal and provincial governments.

After receiving his law degree from Laval University, he was successively, from 1972 to 1975, Chief of Staff for Lise Bacon, Minister of State for Social Affairs, and Assistant Private Secretary of William Tetley, Minister of Financial Institutions. In 1975, Remi was appointed as Special Assistant to Prime Minster Pierre Trudeau, assuming responsibility for the Quebec and New-Brunswick regions. In 1979, he was elected as member for the federal riding of Bonaventure-Iles-de-la-Madeleine. Re-elected in 1980, he was appointed Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Employment and Immigration of Canada. Three years later, he was elected Chairman of the National Liberal Caucus. In 1984, he became Minister of State for Regional Development. In 1985 he was Chief of Staff for Robert Bourassa, first as the Leader of the Opposition and then as the Prime Minister of Quebec.  In 1991, Remi founded Consilium, one of the first government relations firms to operate in Quebec City. In 1994, Consilium merged with Government Policy Consultants. Remi is a member of the Order of Canada.