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Jean Lapointe

Personal data
Date of birthDecember 6, 1935(age 79)
Political partyLiberal
Professionactor, comedian, singer
Senator from Quebec
(Saurel)
In officeJune 13, 2001 - December 6, 2010
Succeeded byLarry Smith
Preceded byFernand Roberge

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Jean Lapointe, (born December 6, 1935) is a Quebecois actor, comedian and singer as well as a former Canadian Senator.

Lapointe began his stage career as part of the duo Les Jérolas performing in such venues as the Ed Sullivan Show and at the Olympia in Paris.

He launched his solo career in 1974 and has performed on stage, albums and in two feature films. Most of his albums have been produced by Yves Lapierre.

He is also a social activist who has campaigned against alcoholism and drug abuse through his Jean Lapointe Foundation. He was named an Officer of the Order of Canada in 1984 and was named to the Senate by Jean Chrétien in 2001 where he sat as a Liberal until reaching the mandatory retirement age of 75 on December 6, 2010. In 2006, he was made an Officer of the National Order of Quebec.

Lapointe is also a life member of the Royal Philatelic Society of Canada and a member of the Stamp Advisory Committee of Canada Post.



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Daniel Lemire & Jean Lapointe.
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Lewiston Sun Journal--Eligible winners had to have checked out a book or other item during the month. Sonia -LaPointe-, -Jean- Cormier and Serene Burt were the winners.--- - Date : Thu, 23 Dec 2010 05:08:56 GMT+00:00
Jean Lapointe publiera ses mémoires politiques - Cyberpresse Tweet this news
Cyberpresse--Le chanteur, comédien, humoriste et maintenant ex-sénateur -Jean Lapointe- a l'intention de publier ses mémoires politiques. L'ouvrage, que M. Lapointe ... - Date : Fri, 10 Dec 2010 13:50:16 GMT+00:00
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Cyberpresse--(Québec) À quelques jours de son départ du Sénat, -Jean Lapointe- a eu peu de bons mots pour qualifier son expérience à la Chambre haute, où il a pourtant ... - Date : Fri, 03 Dec 2010 10:13:04 GMT+00:00
Pas de cadeaux de Noel pour les Huskies… - Abitibi Express Tweet this news
Abitibi Express--(Photo d'archives: -Jean Lapointe-) Deux matchs, deux bonnes volées! Décidément, leurs dernières sorties avant de partir pour le congé de Noel n'auront pas ... - Date : Mon, 20 Dec 2010 16:04:41 GMT+00:00
Un p'tit cadeau… - Métro Montréal Tweet this news
Métro Montréal---Jean Lapointe- n'est plus sénateur depuis quelques heures. Au cours des dernières semaines, le sénartiste (celle-là, elle est de son cru… ... - Date : Tue, 07 Dec 2010 04:16:44 GMT+00:00
« À l'origine d'un cri »présenté au Cinéma du Québec à Paris - Le Journal de Montréal Tweet this news
Le Journal de Montréal--Ce sont -Jean Lapointe-, Michel Barrette et Patrick Hivon qui incarnent les trois héros déchirés du film. Si les deux premiers acteurs sont quasiment des ... - Date : Sat, 27 Nov 2010 00:39:38 GMT+00:00
Cours des actions fournis par TMXargent.com - CNW Telbec (Communiqué de presse) Tweet this news
CNW Telbec (Communiqué de presse)--/CNW Telbec/ - Il ya un an, -Jean Lapointe-, président honoraire de la Fondation -Jean Lapointe-, auquel s'était jointe la ministre déléguée aux Services ... - Date : Tue, 23 Nov 2010 15:41:39 GMT+00:00
Citizens receive Quebec's merit of honor - DigitalJournal.com Tweet this news
DigitalJournal.com--Among the recipients was a young boy, Alexandre -Lapointe-, a paper boy for La Tribune and Alain Roy, a taxi-driver from Magog. Alexandre was into his second ... - Date : Tue, 23 Nov 2010 03:33:03 GMT+00:00
Villanueva's deportation appeal delayed till April 4 - Montreal Gazette Tweet this news
Montreal Gazette--His brother Fredy died after he was shot by Montreal police Constable -Jean- Loup -Lapointe- in August 2008. He and his partner had approached a group of young ... - Date : Wed, 13 Oct 2010 16:27:11 GMT+00:00
Villanueva deportation appeal been delayed until spring - Global Saskatoon Tweet this news
Global Saskatoon---Jean- Loup -Lapointe- in August 2008. He and his partner had approached a group of young men playing dice in the parking lot next to Henri Bourassa park in ... - Date : Thu, 14 Oct 2010 13:17:51 GMT+00:00



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