Jean Charest

Jean Charest

John James "Jean" Charest, PC (; born June 24, 1958) is a Canadian politician who served as the 29th Premier of Quebec, from 2003 to 2012. He lost the provincial election held September 4, 2012 and resigned as Premier on September 19. He was the Deputy Prime Minister of Canada from June 25, 1993, until November 4, 1993. Charest was the leader of the federal Progressive Conservative Party of Canada from 1993 to 1998 and has been the leader of the Quebec Liberal Party since 1998. On September 5, 2012 Jean Charest announced he will be resigning as Quebec Liberal Leader and leaving politics.

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Jean Charest - Honours
... Member of the Queen's Privy Council for Canada with the title, the Honourable for life since April 22, 1988. 125th Anniversary of the Confederation of Canada Medal (1992) Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal (2002) Bavarian Order of Merit (2007) Commandeur of L'Ordre de la Legion d'Honneur de France (2008) Ribbon bars of The Honourable Jean Charest ...