Title : Strategic advisor Year of call : 1977

Expertise : environmental law | labor and employment law

Hotline: 581 543-2647


  • Bachelor’s degree in Law (Université Laval- 1977)

Professional experience

  • Cain Lamarre (2018 to date)
  • President/CEO of the Conseil de l’industrie forestière du Québec (CIFQ) (2011 to 2017)
  • CEO of Produits Forestiers Saguenay Inc., from (2004 to 2010)
  • Lawyer with the firm Cain, Lamarre, Casgrain, Wells, from 1978 to 2004 et senior partner of the firm starting in 1984
  • Professional practice focused on labour law and administrative law (negotiation, arbitration, workplace health and safety in the industrial and commercial sectors, as well as in the field of health and social services
  • Lecturer (labour law) at the Université du Québec à Chicoutimi (1980, 1981 and 1995)
  • Negotiator and spokesperson for the employer’s bargaining committee for health and social services during the negotiation of the collective bargaining agreement with the Fédération québécoise des infirmiers et infirmières (1986)
  • Negotiator and spokesperson for the Québec government during the renewal Québec wildlife conservation officers’ collective bargaining agreement (1982)

Lecturing, conferences, publications

  • Lecturer (labour law) at the Université du Québec à Chicoutimi (1980, 1981 et 1995)

Associations, committees, boards

  • Director, Coopérative Forestière Ferland-Boileau (since 2017)
  • Director, Groupe Fontaine (since 2017)
  • Director, Fonderie Saguenay (since 2005)


  • Medal of the National Assembly (2017)