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Madame Véronique Hivon

Dr Réjean Hébert

Minister for Social Services and Youth Protection
Minister responsible for the Dying with Dignity file
Minister responsible for the Lanaudière region

Member for Joliette

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in civil law and common law, McGill University, Montréal (1994)
  • Master's degree in social policy and planning, London School of Economics and Political Science (1994)
  • Master's degree in social policy and planning, London School of Economics and Political Science (1996)
  • Barreau du Québec (1996)
  • Graduate studies in public administration, École nationale d'administration publique, Québec (2003-2006)

Professional experience

  • Articling student, Lafleur Brown law firm (1995-1996)
  • Political aide and assistant chief of staff, office of the Minister of Justice (1997-2000)
  • Assistant director, Québec Research Centre of Private and Comparative Law, Faculty of Law, McGill University (2001-2002)
  • Adviser in intergovernmental relations, Direction des politiques institutionnelles et constitutionnelles and Direction de la réflexion stratégique, Secrétariat aux relations intergouvernementales canadiennes, Conseil exécutif (2002-2006)
  • Executive assistant to the Associate Deputy Minister, Direction générale des services de justice et des registres, Ministère de la Justice du Québec (2006)
  • Lawyer, Direction du soutien aux activités judiciaires, Direction générale des services de justice et des registres, Ministère de la Justice du Québec (2006-2008)

Community and Political Involvement

  • Recipient, Fondation Jean-Charles-Bonenfant bursary, National Assembly of Québec (1996-1997)
  • Administrator, Fondation Jean-Charles-Bonenfant, since 2002
  • Member, Cercle québécois des affaires internationales (2002-2007)
  • Vice-president, Association des jeunes de la fonction publique québécoise (2004-2006)
  • Administrator, Groupe Femmes, Politique et Démocratie (2005-2008)
  • Member, Lawyers without borders, Québec section, since 2006
  • Member, Association québécoise de droit constitutionnelm since 2007
  • Parti québécois candidate for Jean-Talon, in 2007
  • Assistant rapporteur general, Groupe pour la souveraineté, Parti québécois, in 2008

Ministry

Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux
Catherine-de-Longpré Building
1075 Ch. Sainte-Foy, 15th Floor
Québec, Québec
G1S 2M1

Telephone: 418-266-7181
Fax: 418-266-7199
ministre@msss.gouv.qc.ca

Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux
2021 Union
10th Floor, Suite 10.051
Montreal, Quebec
H3A 2S9

Telephone: 514-873-3700
Fax: 514-873-7488
ministre@msss.gouv.qc.ca

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