Brent St. Denis

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Brent St. Denis

Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Algoma
In office
January 17, 1994 – 1997
Preceded byMaurice Foster
Succeeded byriding dissolved
Member of Parliament
for Algoma—Manitoulin
In office
1997–2004
Preceded byfirst member
Succeeded byriding dissolved
Member of Parliament
for Algoma—Manitoulin—Kapuskasing
In office
2004 – September 7, 2008
Preceded byfirst member
Succeeded byCarol Hughes
Personal details
Born (1950-05-27) May 27, 1950 (age 69)
Blind River, Canada
Political partyLiberal
Spouse(s)Martine Fabris
ResidenceSpanish, Ontario, Canada

Brent J. St. Denis (born May 27, 1950) is a Canadian politician. He was a Liberal member of the House of Commons of Canada from 1993 to 2008, originally representing Algoma and later its successor ridings of Algoma—Manitoulin and Algoma—Manitoulin—Kapuskasing.

Born in Blind River, Ontario, St. Denis is a former executive assistant, industrial engineer, and teacher.

He is a former parliamentary secretary to the Minister of Natural Resources and the Minister of Transport, and also served as chair of the standing committee on industry, science, and technology, and the subcommittee on agenda and procedure of the standing committee on industry, science and technology.

St. Denis was defeated by Carol Hughes of the New Democratic Party in the 2008 federal election.

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Electoral record[edit]

2006 Canadian federal election: Algoma—Manitoulin—Kapuskasing
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Brent St. Denis 14,652 38.18 −2.76 $52,836
New Democratic Carol Hughes 13,244 34.51 +2.82 $51,642
Conservative Ian West 8,957 23.34 +0.13 $65,745
Green Stan Hutchinson 1,025 2.67 −1.40 $647
First Peoples National Will Morin 338 0.88 $829
Independent Donald Polmateer 164 0.43 none listed
Total valid votes 38,380 100.00
Total rejected ballots 216 0.56
Turnout 38,596 63.99
Electors on the lists 60,311
Sources: Official Results, Elections Canada and Financial Returns, Elections Canada.