Member of Parliament
Glengarry – Prescott – Russell
Pierre obtained a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering degree from the Royal Military College and a Master of Science degree from the Cranfield Institute of Technology, in the UK. He went on to pursue a distinguished career with the Canadian Forces, serving his country for 20 years before he retired with the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel.
A Professional Engineer since 1994, Pierre was first elected to the House of Commons in 2006. He was re-elected in 2008. Most recently he was appointed Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Agriculture. He also served as a Member of the House of Commons Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food.
Living in a bilingual rural community, Pierre is committed to its farmers, families and seniors. He has worked diligently to represent their best interests in Parliament. He is dedicated to the promotion of the Franco-Ontarian and Celtic cultures ever present in his riding. Having been a small-business owner, he understands the importance of small- to medium-sized business for the riding’s economic well-being. Pierre has also employed his skills in the service of the community through extensive volunteer work.
Pierre has been married for over 20 years and has been blessed with five children.