MERN - Minister of Energy and Natural Resources







Pierre Arcand


Minister of Energy and Natural Resources
and Minister responsible for Plan Nord

Minister responsible for the Lanaudière region
Minister responsible for the Laurentides region

Member for Mont-Royal
Quebec Liberal Party

 

 

 

 

Biography

  • Born in Saint-Hyacinthe on November 13, 1951
  • Spouse of Dominique Chaloult and father of four children

Political, Parliamentary and Ministerial Offices

Reelected as Member for Mont-Royal in the general election held on April 7, 2014

  • Official Opposition critic for innovation and the knowledge economy from February 4, 2014 to March 5, 2014
  • Official Opposition critic for higher education, research and innovation from February 4, 2014 to March 5, 2014
  • Official Opposition critic for the knowledge economy, higher education, research and innovation from September 16, 2013 to February 3, 2014
  • Member of the Committee on Public Finance from August 20, 2013 to March 5, 2014
  • Official Opposition critic for the Conseil du trésor from May 8, 2013 to September 15, 2013
  • Member of the Committee on Transportation and the Environment from May 2, 2013 to September 17, 2013
  • Member of the Québec Branch, Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) from December 6, 2012 to March 5, 2014
  • Member of the National Assembly Delegation for Relations with the United States (DANREU) from December 6, 2012 to March 5, 2014
  • Member of the National Assembly Delegation for Relations with Bavaria (DANRBA) from December 6, 2012 to March 5, 2014
  • Member of the National Assembly Delegation for Relations with European Institutions (DANRIE) from December 6, 2012 to March 5, 2014
  • Member of the Committee on Labour and the Economy from November 6, 2012 to September 17, 2013
  • Official Opposition critic for external trade from September 26, 2012 to May 7, 2013
  • Official Opposition critic for Greater Montréal from September 26, 2012 to September 15, 2013

Reelected as Member for Mont-Royal in the general election held on September 4, 2012

  • Member of the Comité des priorités économiques from August 11, 2010 to September 19, 2012
  • Minister of Sustainable Development, Environment and Parks from August 11, 2010 to September 19, 2012
  • Member of the Comité ministériel de la prospérité économique et du développement durable from January 15, 2009 to September 19, 2012
  • Minister of International Relations from December 18, 2008 to August 10, 2010
  • Minister responsible for La Francophonie from December 18, 2008 to August 10, 2010

Reelected as Member for Mont-Royal in the general election held on December 8, 2008

  • Parliamentary assistant to the Minister of Finance and Chair of the Conseil du trésor from April 16, 2008 to November 5, 2008
  • Member of the Committee on Public Administration from April 9, 2008 to June 3, 2008
  • Vice-chair of the Committee on Education from May 25, 2007 to November 5, 2008
  • Member of the Committee on Public Finance from May 23, 2007 to November 5, 2008
  • Member of the Committee on Labour and the Economy from May 23, 2007 to November 5, 2008
  • Parliamentary assistant to the Minister of Economic Development, Innovation and Export Trade and Minister of Tourism from April 25, 2007 to April 16, 2008

Elected as Member for Mont-Royal in the general election held on March 26, 2007