The politician and Quebec Minister Claude Bechard (41 years) died on Tuesday September 7 at 3:30 p.m. from cancer of the pancreas. The politician was unique in the sense that all loved him, political opponents as allies. The announcement of his death has created a shock throughout Quebec. Claude Bechard was the member of National Assembly for Kamouraska-Temiscouata.
One could say of him "he had the art of being loved and loving others"
There will be a state funeral.
See text Le Devoir;
See text La Presse;
See text The Gazette;
See interview Josélito Michaud and Claude Béchard