Conservative Party of Canada
Michel Rivard studied in Quebec City and spent the most part of his professional life in public administration. He was president of Bon-Air Réfrigération Inc. from 1972 to 2006. He was President of the Corporation des maîtres entrepreneurs en réfrigération du Québec, then Mayor of Beauport from 1980 to 1984. Mr. Rivard was director of a number of organizations, and was President of the Executive Committee of the Communauté Urbaine de Québec from 1984 to 1994. In 1994, he was elected at the Assemblée nationale as the MNA for Limoilou. He was Regional Delegate for the region of Quebec and parliamentary Assistant of the Minister responsible for the region of Quebec.