Brigitte Pellerin, Parliamentary Bureau

Brigitte Pellerin. (ANDRE FORGET/QMI AGENCY)

Brigitte Pellerin was born in Quebec City a few weeks after the October crisis. After a career path from flipping burgers to selling shoes to waiting tables to running retail stores, she received a 7th degree in music (piano) from Laval in 1985 and a law degree (ll.b) from the same institution in 1996. And then became a writer. Prior to her arrival at Sun Media and the Sun News Network, her articles and columns appeared in many Canadian newspapers as well as magazines such as Western Standard and Reader’s Digest, and webzines like Le Quebecois Libre, Mercatornet.com and C2C: Canada’s Journal of Ideas. Her books include Epitre aux tartempions: Petit pied de nez aux revolutionnaires de salon, Le National-syndicalisme and Down the Road Never Travelled.

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