Nomination Date: 25/04/2019
Growing up in Quebec’s Eastern Townships, Pierre learned both official languages from his parents and was educated in both official languages. He attended College in Sherbrooke and joined the Army reserve as a private in the Sherbrooke Hussars. The beginning of a 41-year successful career with the Canadian Military started when he was selected for officer training and completed his training to become the Signals Officer with the Army. Prior to that, Pierre worked as a lineman for Bell Canada for several years. His tenure with the Canadian Military included two UN tours as well he worked as the Operations Officer for all NATO communications in Canada. His military career involved terms in Valcartier, Qc. and 15 years of project work in Ottawa. He was responsible for Army communications equipment during the Afghanistan mission which involved a budget of $80 million and 30 personnel.
He is the past director of the Caisse Populaire des Militaires a credit union with four branches and over $221 million in assets and more than 6000 members.
Today Pierre resides in his new home in Sudbury with Doctor Anne-Marise Lavoie. He is the father of two children, Jonathan and Camille.