A lawyer and member of the Barreau du Québec and of the Law Society of Upper Canada, Richard Marceau is a graduate from Québec City’s Université Laval Law School, the University of Western Ontario Law School and France’s École Nationale d’Administration.
Elected to the House of Commons in 1997 and twice re-elected, Richard now works as CIJA’s Vice President of External Affairs and General Counsel.
He is the author of Juif, Une histoire québécoise, and its English-language adaptation A Quebec Jew: From Bloc Québécois MP to Jewish Activist published at Les Éditions du Marais, for which he received the Helen and Stan Vine Canadian Jewish Book Award in 2012.
With Montreal-based Rabbi Adam Scheier, he compiled and edited the Canadian Haggadah Canadienne, published in 2015, which received positive acclaim in Canada and worldwide.
Richard was awarded the Canadian Jewish Congress’ Saul Hayes Human Rights Award in 2004 and the Republic of Poland’s Silver Cross of Merit in 2013.
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