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Victor Boudreau

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Premier  Brian Gallant
Succeeded by  Brian Gallant
Spouse  Michelle Arsenault
Preceded by  David Alward
Role  Politician
Premier  David Alward
Name  Victor Boudreau
Preceded by  Ted Flemming
Premier  Shawn Graham

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Party  New Brunswick Liberal Association

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Victor E. Boudreau (born May 3, 1970) is a New Brunswick politician. He is the member of the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick for the riding of Shediac-Cap-Pelé for the New Brunswick Liberal Association and the Leader of the Opposition in the legislature.

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Biography

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Boudreau was recruited to the Liberal Party in 1989 by Dominic LeBlanc and he attended the 1990 federal Liberal leadership convention to support Jean Chrétien. Chrétien, who was then without a seat in the Canadian House of Commons, ran in a by-election in Boudreau's riding of Beauséjour.

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Following this initial engagement, Boudreau became very active in politics. He served as president of the Young Liberals and then worked for Fernand Robichaud when he was a member of the Cabinet of Canada and for Bernard Richard—his predecessor as MLA for Shediac-Cap-Pelé—when he was in the New Brunswick cabinet

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Prior to his election to the legislature, he worked as village administrator of Cap-Pelé.

Career as legislator

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He was elected to the legislature in a by-election on October 4, 2004 to replace Bernard Richard, who had resigned to become the provincial ombudsman. Boudreau role of Health & Wellness critic in the shadow cabinet shortly after his election.

Graham ministry

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He was re-elected in 2006 and took on the role of finance minister in the cabinet of Shawn Graham. Boudreau was given several additional responsibilities, both ministerial and non-ministerial.

Back in opposition

Following the Liberal party's defeat in the 2010 election, Boudreau was named interim leader of the party on November 10, 2010 after Graham stepped down. Brian Gallant was elected leader of the party on October 27, 2012, and assumed the role of opposition leader when he won the district of Kent in a by-election on April 15, 2013.

Gallant ministry

He was named Minister of Health by Premier-elect Brian Gallant on 7 October 2014. He chaired the Strategic Program Review, which was designed to solve a large gap, between $485 million and $600 million in the account books of the province.

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