Picture of BACHAND,  Claude
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Date of Birth ( 1951.01.03
Place of Birth: Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, Canada
Profession | Occupation: Educator
Federal Political Experience
Years of Service: 6398 Days (17 years, 6 months, 7 days)
^ House of Commons
ConstituencyPolitical Affiliation at ElectionDate of Election (
Saint-Jean, Quebec Bloc Québécois 2011.05.02 Defeated
Saint-Jean, Quebec Bloc Québécois 2008.10.14 Elected
Saint-Jean, Quebec Bloc Québécois 2006.01.23 Elected
Saint-Jean, Quebec Bloc Québécois 2004.06.28 Elected
Saint-Jean, Quebec Bloc Québécois 2000.11.27 Elected
Saint-Jean, Quebec Bloc Québécois 1997.06.02 Elected
Saint-Jean, Quebec Maiden speech. Bloc Québécois 1993.10.25 Elected

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PartyTerm (
Bloc Québécois 1993.10.25 - 2011.05.01

^ Offices and Roles as a Parliamentarian
Caucus Chair

PortfolioTerm (
Bloc Québécois Caucus Chair 2000 - 2002.06.18


Area of ResponsibilityTerm (
Veterans Affairs 2004.01.19 - 2004.08.05
National Defence 2000.12.20 - 2011.05.02
Cultural Communities 1998.03.18 - 1999.06.29
Indian Affairs and Northern Development 1994 - 2000.12.19
Northern Development 1994.01.01 - 2000.12.19

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Selected Publications This bibliography includes books, chapters in books and journal articles written, edited, compiled or translated solely by the parliamentarian or with others.

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^ Sole Author Articles

  • Every year, at the 11th minute of the 11th hour, on the 11th day of the 11th month, people stop to remember the ultimate sacrifice made by the men and women who gave up their lives to fight tyranny and protect our freedom.
    Esprit de corps. 16 (10):22 Nov. 2009.

  • Reporting on the Canadian mission in Afghanistan.
    Esprit de corps. 17 (7):22-3 Aug. 2010.

  • The Arctic: the new eldorado.
    Esprit de corps. 16 (7):12-3 Aug. 2009.

  • Where is the military procurement policy?.
    Esprit de corps. 16 (2):12 Mar. 2009.

^ Multiple Authors Articles

  • Worlds of support. MacKay, Peter, R.J. Hillier, Dawn Black and Claude Bachand
    Esprit de corps: Canadian military then & now. 14 (9):24 Oct. 2007.


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