Bernard Drainville

Bernard Drainville - Biography

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Bernard Drainville is an esteemed and most-renowned Quebec Politician, journalist and television anchor. He was born in the year 1963 in the month of June 6. Bernard is the member of National Assembly of Quebec to ride away Marie Victorin at Longueuil.

Personal Life and educational background

Drainville did his graduation at the University of Ottawa and got his Bachelor Degree in political Sciences. Further he did his Master’s at London School of Economics in International Relations. Bernard is married and he is responsible father of 3 children.


During the period 1989, Bernard became a part of Radio Canada and he served as a journalist there. Later in the year 2001, Drainville turned as the Correspondent of Latin America and he got arrested at Mexico once and further confined the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Columbia. In the year 2007, Bernad Drainville worked as the TV Anchor to the RDI network channel and also he was the correspondent of the National Assembly and as well as the correspondent of The Canadian House of Commons during the year 1998 to 2001. He was the sole anchor in the debate among Gerald Tremblay and Pierre Bourque in the year 2005 election season.

During the year 2007 election campaign, Drainville joined the provincial politics at Marie Victorian and captioned it as PQ’s Critic in Health. Further in the year 2008 and 2012 election campaign, Drainville was re-elected. In the year 2012, September 19 Mr. Bernard became the Minister of Democratic Institutions & Active Citizenship.

Multifaceted personality

Following his education in political science at Ottawa, Bernard starred as a multifaceted iconic personality with bundle of talents in him. He is not just a journalist, while he took multiple roles and responsibilities such as an anchor, reporter, interviewer, Bureau Chief, Parliamentary Correspondent, correspondent and many more. He started his career as a journalist and scored many prestigious awards and honors. During the year 2002, this iconic person won the Amnesty International Media Award for a couple of series reports on Bojaya Massacre at Columbia. Also in the year 1997, Bernard won the Prix Judith Jasmin Award for making his close and sensible investigation on Pierre Bourque et le financement Montreal. Following this, he also got the Commonwealth Scholarship Award in the year 1988.

Professional involvement

He was the moderator during the debate at Montreal Municipal Election Campaign during the year 2005. Bernard was the anchor of Radio Canada and RDI’s La Part des choses during the year 2003 to 2006. In the year 2001 and 2003, he served as the news correspondent for Radio Canada and Latin America. Bernard worked as a journalist at Radio Canada and Windsor in the year 1989 till 1991 and he worked for Montreal ce soir during 1994 – 96 and Les affaires et la vie in the year 1991 – 94.

Political activities

His political involvement is just incredible while he was a part of Canadian Federation of Students Ontario during the year 1985 – 86. He was a member of Parliamentary Intern and House of Commons during the year 1987 – 88.



Quick Facts
Birth Date: 6 Jun, 1963
Age: 56 yrs
Occupations: Journalist
Television presenter
Citizenship: Canada
Birth Place: La Visitation-de-l'Île-Dupas
Education: London School of Economics and Political Science
University of Ottawa
Gender: Male
Description: Canadian politician
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Last Modified: Jun 22 2020
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