Senator Dennis Dawson talks to Irish Heritage Québec

Senator Dennis Dawson talks to Irish Heritage Québec

IRISH HERITAGE QUEBEC / HÉRITAGE IRLANDAIS QUÉBEC

Monday, April 9 at 19:30 p.m.- Irish Heritage Quebec will hold an activity in McMahon Hall, 1145 De Salaberry in Quebec City. Senator Dennis Dawson will give a presentation on the path of a St. Patrick’s High School boy to the Canadian Senate and his attachment to Liberal values. Refreshments will be served and parking stubs for Îlot St-Patrick will be validated. For further information, phone Irish Heritage Quebec at 418-704-3404.

Senator Dennis Dawson studied political science at Laval University and at the University of Ottawa where he completed his bachelor’s degree. He also earned a Master’s in Business Administration at Laval University.

Beginning his career in public life as one of the youngest school board trustees in Quebec, he would become President of Quebec’s second largest school board, the Quebec City Catholic School Commission.

Elected Liberal Member of Parliament for the riding of Louis-Hébert, he served from 1977 to 1984.

He later served as Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Labour and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Employment and Immigration and was appointed to the Canadian Senate in 2005.

1145 Av De Salaberry, Quebec QC G1R 2V7  418-704-3404 newsihq@videotron.ca  http://www.irishheritagequebec.net/

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