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Hélène David

  • Minister responsible for Higher Education
  • Minister responsible for the Status of Women

Place of birth: Outremont

Hélène David holds a master’s degree and a doctorate in clinical psychology from the Université de Montréal. She has taught at the university, served as assistant director of the psychology department, vice-president for academic affairs and acting rector, and vice-president for international relations, the Francophonie and institutional partnerships. She is also a recognized author and speaker. She has received a number of prestigious awards for her contribution to Montréal’s cultural and scientific life. Lastly, she served as assistant deputy minister responsible for higher education in the Ministère de l’Éducation, du Loisir et du Sport.

Ms. David was elected for the first time in the 2014 general election as MNA for Outremont. In april 2014, she was the Minister of Culture and Communications and Minister responsible for the Protection and Promotion of the French Language.

In February 2016, she was appointed Minister responsible for Higher Education. Since October 11, 2017, she has also held the portfolio of Minister responsible for the Status of Women.


Ministère de l’Éducation
et de l’Enseignement supérieur

Édifice Marie-Guyart
1035, De La Chevrotière
16e étage
Québec (Québec)  G1R 5A5
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Phone: 418 266-3255
Fax: 418 646-7551

Chief of staff: Jean-Philippe Angers
Press attaché: Anne-Marie Dussault Turcotte

Last update: November 29, 2017
Online as of: April 24, 2014

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