Jean Lapierre

Jean-Charles Lapierre, PC (born May 7, 1956) is a Canadian television broadcaster and a former federal politician. He was Paul Martin's Quebec lieutenant during the period of the Martin government. He returned to the Canadian House of Commons after an eleven-year absence when he won a seat in the 2004 federal election for the Montreal riding of Outremont. On July 20, 2004, he was appointed to the Canadian Cabinet as Minister of Transport, serving until February 6, 2006.