The MP for Bourassa, Emmanuel Dubourg was born in Haiti and emigrated to Quebec in 1974. He was first elected to the House of Commons in a 2013 by-election. He has been named Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Revenue. Prior to the election he was the Liberal Party’s critic for National Revenue.
Before entering federal politics he was a Member of the National Assembly for Viau. Elected in 2007, he was only the third black MNA in Quebec. While serving in the Quebec government, Dubourg acted as parliamentary secretary to the Minister of Emploi et Solidarité sociale and then became parliamentary secretary to the Minister of Finance.
He has a degree in accounting and an MBA from l’Université du Québec in Montreal (UQAM). He is a Certified Management Accountant, a Certified General Accountant and belongs to the Ordre des comptables agréés du Québec (CA). He began his career as an auditor at one of Canada’s largest accounting firms before entering the federal public service, where he worked for 20 years. During that time he was appointed as an advisor to the Assistant Commissioner.
While working in the public service, Dubourg also taught at the postsecondary level, focusing on accounting and finance.
Dubourg is a father of two.