Senator Jean-Guy Dagenais

Canada is a country that must maintain its strong economy and openness to the world, a country where respect for its builders and workers must shine as an example to all.

Biography

Influenced by his father, who served 30 years on the Montreal police force, Jean-Guy Dagenais worked as a peace officer from 1972 to 2011 at the Sûreté du Québec. He held various positions, including patrolman, investigator, team leader, and education relations officer with schools. He also worked in the communications division and the VIP security service.

His involvement with the Association des policières et policiers provinciaux du Québec began in 1984. He served successively as delegate, regional director and vice-president of finance. He was elected president in 2004.

Mr. Dagenais has been a guest speaker at the Fédération québécoise des municipalités conference and has participated in many public security committees. He has also been a board member of both the École nationale de police and the Canadian Police Association. He was made Officer of the Order of Merit of the Police Forces, which recognizes citizens from diverse sectors who have shaped Quebec’s development or contributed to its success.

Mr. Dagenais ran as the Conservative candidate in the electoral district of Saint-Hyacinthe-Bagot in the 2011 general election.

He is married to Danielle Comeau.