Thursday, October 30, 2008

Claudette Boyer

Teacher, politician

Born in 1938 in Ottawa.

Studied at the University of Ottawa.

Was actively involved in the Association des enseignantes et des enseignants franco-ontariens, the Ontario Teachers Federation and the Canadian Teachers Federation.

Served as President of the Liberal Party of Canada and Ontario Liberal Party riding associations in Ottawa East.

The first Franco-Ontarian woman to be elected to Queen's Park (1999); was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario in the redistributed riding of Ottawa—Vanier, successor to Ottawa East.

Awarded the Prix anniversaire in 2004 by the Association des enseignantes et des enseignants franco-ontariens in recognition of her years of service to the community.

Member of the "100 personnalités franco-ontariennes" in 2006.

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