Frantz Benjamin

Frantz Benjamin is a Canadian politician, who was elected to the National Assembly of Quebec in the 2018 provincial election.[2] He represents the electoral district of Viau as a member of the Quebec Liberal Party.

Frantz Benjamin

Member of the National Assembly of Quebec for Viau
Assumed office
October 1, 2018
Preceded byDavid Heurtel
Montreal City Councillor for Saint-Michel
In office
2009–2018
Preceded bySoraya Martinez
Succeeded byJosué Corvil
Personal details
BornPort-au-Prince, Haiti[1]
Political partyQuebec Liberal Party
Other political
affiliations
Union Montreal (2009-2012)
Independent (2012-2013)
Ensemble Montréal (2013-present)
ResidenceMontreal, Quebec, Canada

Benjamin formerly served as a member of Montreal City Council and the chairman of the city council, representing the district of Saint-Michel in the borough of Villeray–Saint-Michel–Parc-Extension.[3] Formerly associated with the Union Montreal political party, he resigned on October 30, 2012 in protest against the allegations of corruption surrounding mayor Gérald Tremblay at the Charbonneau commission hearings.[3] He sat as an independent councillor until June 2013, when he reaffiliated with the new Équipe Denis Coderre.[4]

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