Guy Bourgouin

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Guy Bourgouin

Guy Bourgouin - 2019 (cropped).jpg
Bourgouin in 2019
Critic, Training, Trades and Apprenticeships
Assumed office
August 23, 2018
LeaderAndrea Horwath
Critic, Francophone Affairs
Assumed office
August 23, 2018
LeaderAndrea Horwath
Member of the Ontario Provincial Parliament
for Mushkegowuk—James Bay
Assumed office
June 7, 2018
Preceded byRiding established
Personal details
Political partyNew Democratic
OccupationUnion leader

Guy Bourgouin is a Canadian politician, who was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario in the 2018 provincial election.[1] He represents the riding of Mushkegowuk—James Bay as a member of the Ontario New Democratic Party.

Bourgouin, of Métis background, was born and raised in Dubreuilville, Ontario.[2] At the time of his campaign for election to the legislature, he was president of a United Steelworkers local in Kapuskasing.[2]

He was one of three MPPs of indigenous heritage elected in 2018, alongside NDP caucus colleagues Suze Morrison and Sol Mamakwa.[3]

Electoral record[edit]

2018 Ontario general election: Mushkegowuk—James Bay
Party Candidate Votes %
New Democratic Guy Bourgouin 4,827 51.77
Progressive Conservative André Robichaud 2,795 29.98
Liberal Gaëtan Baillargeon 1,332 14.29
Green Sarah Hutchinson 164 1.79
Northern Ontario Jacques Joseph Ouellette 152 1.63
Libertarian Vanda Marshall 38 0.41
Confederation of Regions Fauzia Sadiq 13 0.14
Total valid votes 9,324 100.0  
Turnout 56.2
Eligible voters 16,598
New Democratic pickup new district.
Source: Elections Ontario[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NDP's Guy Bourgouin wins Mushkegowuk—James Bay". Toronto Star. June 7, 2018. Retrieved June 8, 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Guy Bourgouin to seek NDP nomination". Timmins Today, January 11, 2018.
  3. ^ "Sol Mamakwa, seul membre d'une Première Nation à Queen's Park". Ici Radio-Canada Espaces autochtones, June 8, 2018.
  4. ^ "Summary of Valid Votes Cast for each Candidate" (PDF). Elections Ontario. p. 12. Retrieved 20 January 2019.