About Hélène

Known for her hard work and determination, Hélène LeBlanc has served as Member of Parliament for LaSalle—Émard since May 2011. Deeply involved in her community, she is eager to continue getting results as part of Tom Mulcair’s NDP team.

Soon after taking office, Hélène took on key roles within the Official Opposition. She was successively appointed Science and Technology Critic, Industry Critic and most recently, Co-operatives Critic.

For Hélène, protecting our environment is a top priority. She is currently working on a project to create a National Urban Park for Montreal. She also brought forward motion M-270 on infrastructure and the NDP’s brief for the Metropolitan Land-use and Development Plan (MLDP).

In her riding of LaSalle—Émard, she has helped nearly 2,000 citizens in their dealings with the federal government. She supports local associations and community groups and actively participates in their activities, acting as an intermediary in dealings with government authorities. 

Hélène has a Bachelor’s degree in education from the University of Ottawa and a Bachelor of Science in agriculture and environment from McGill University. She was an agro-environment officer in the Lower Laurentians and taught French in Vancouver and Ottawa. She was also an interpreter/ guide for the Canada Science and Technology Museum Corporation and an assistant for the organization Baluchon Alzheimer.

Hélène LeBlanc was born in Lyster, Quebec . Committed to serving citizens, Hélène is ready to continue her commitment to the constituents of Lasalle—Émard—Verdun under the leadership of Tom Mulcair.