Chantal Rouleau

Québec Gouvernment
Minister for Transport, Minister responsible for the Metropolis and the Montreal region | Canada

A Québec recovery and recycling industry pioneer, Chantal Rouleau has been involved in sustainable development initiatives in Montreal’s East End for over 30 years. She founded her own recycled paper-sector company and then became plant manager with Groupe Cascades. From 2002 to 2008, she was active in the St. Lawrence River clean-up project in Montreal’s East End and in developing sites giving the public access to the riverbank. In recognition of the project’s success, Canadian Geographic awarded her the Canadian Environment Award in the Community Action category in 2008.

In June 2010, Chantal Rouleau became Mayor of the Rivière-des-Prairies – Pointe-aux-Trembles borough. She was re-elected in November 2013 and became a member of Ville de Montréal’s Executive Committee, where she was responsible for water and water infrastructures.

In the fall of 2018, she entered provincial politics, was elected Member for Pointe-aux-Trembles and was appointed Minister in the Coalition avenir Québec government. Resolutely committed to promoting a sustainable, innovative metropolis, she is dedicated to taking concrete action to reach this goal, notably by implementing measures to meet the significant challenge of urban mobility.

– Relaunching a Green Economy: The Revitalization of East Montreal

March 22, 2021 at 13:30