MP for 19 years, Marc Picard retires from political life

The Caquiste MP for Chutes-de-la-Chaudière, Marc Picard announced his departure from political life, after having represented the riding for 19 years.

MP for 19 years, Marc Picard retires from political life

The Caquiste MP for Chutes-de-la-Chaudière, Marc Picard announced his departure from political life, after having represented the riding for 19 years.

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He made the announcement on Wednesday, in an interview with the Journal de Lévis.

Mr. Picard had however made it known last June that he intended to seek a new mandate.

"Since I've been on vacation, I've thought a lot since my wife is struggling with a degenerative disease and it's getting more and more complicated. Instead, I made the decision to become a caregiver. It was not realistic to continue my political career and to be a caregiver, so I made the decision to leave, ”he explained to the Journal de Lévis.

Marc Picard was first elected in 2003 under the banner of the Action Démocratique du Québec (ADQ).

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