First elected as the Member of Parliament for Chambly—Borduas (now called Beloeil—Chambly) on May 2 2011, Matthew Dubé is well known for his hard work, dedication, and involvement in the community.
During his first term in office, Matthew served as the NDP critic for Sports and Youth and was a strong voice for his riding in Parliament.
Re-elected following the election on October 19, 2015, the MP is now critic for public safety and emergency preparedness as well as critic for infrastructure and communities. On top of this, he is also deputy House Leader and vice-chair of the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security.
Matthew obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and History from McGill University. Since 2011, he has defended the interests of his constituents and advanced a number of important local issues, including rail safety, development of the Richelieu River and recognition of the value of Fort Chambly.
Matthew is a big Montreal Canadiens fan and is passionate about sports. Earlier, he volunteered as an assistant coach for local hockey and soccer teams.
Matthew and his family have always lived in the Richelieu Valley. His mother is an elementary school teacher in Otterburn Park. He and his partner Marie-France travel back and forth between the riding and Ottawa each week of the Parliamentary session.