SODES luncheon conference features Québec Minister Rouleau

The St. Lawrence Economic Development Council (SODES) is featuring Chantal Rouleau, Minister for Transport, Minister Responsible for the Metropolis and the Montréal Region and Member of the Ministerial Committee on the Economy and the Environment, as speaker for its luncheon from 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday, February 28 at the Hilton hotel in Québec.

A Québec City recovery and recycling industry pioneer, Rouleau has been involved in sustainable development initiatives in Montréal’s east end for more than 30 years. In 2002-08, she was active in the St. Lawrence River clean-up project in Montréal’s east end and in developing sites giving the public access to the riverbank.

In a June 2010, by-election, Rouleau became Mayor of the Prairies River borough of Québec. She was re-elected in November 2013 and became a member of Ville de Montréal’s Executive Committee, where she was responsible for the water and water infrastructures file. In the fall 2018, she entered provincial politics, was elected Member for Pointe-aux-Trembles and was appointed Minister in the Québec government.

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Andrea Lee