Alexandre Cloutier holds a law degree from the University of Ottawa. He became a member of the Québec Bar in 2002, after which he completed a first master’s degree in constitutional law at the Université de Montréal and a second one in international public law at Cambridge University in the United Kingdom. He received several scholarships in recognition of academic excellence.
After being called to the Québec Bar and during his graduate studies, he began his career as a law clerk to Supreme Court of Canada Justice Charles Doherty Gonthier. He then accepted a position at the Fasken Martineau law firm and took on teaching duties at the University of Ottawa.
He was elected as the Lac-Saint-Jean riding MNA in the March 2007 general election. During his first term in office, he was the Second Opposition Group critic for research and development, as well as Canadian Intergovernmental Affairs. Reelected in 2008, he was appointed critic for several high-profile issues, including Canadian intergovernmental affairs, Aboriginal and First Nations affairs, employment and social solidarity, international adoption, and youth protection.
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