David Cliche (born July 10, 1952) is a Quebec politician. He represented Vimont in the National Assembly of Quebec from 1994 to 2002, as a member of the Parti Québécois.
|Member of the National Assembly of Quebec for Vimont|
September 12, 1994 – January 30, 2002
|Preceded by||Benoît Fradet|
|Succeeded by||François Gaudreau|
|Born||July 10, 1952|
|Political party||Parti Québécois|
He is the son of lawyer and former head of the New Democratic Party of Quebec, Robert Cliche and writer Madeleine Ferron. Cliche earned a bachelor's degree in Geology and a master's degree in Development from the University of Montreal (1977) and then began a career in environmental management.
Cliche ran for the Parti Québécois in the constituency of Vimont in 1989 but was defeated by Benoît Fradet of the Liberal Party, in 1994 he ran again and this time defeated Fradet and was part of the Parti Québécois government of Lucien Bouchard, he was re-elected in 1998.
Cliche held several ministerial positions in the governments of Lucien Bouchard and Bernard Landry: he was Minister of Environment and Wildlife (1996-1997), Minister for Tourism (1997-1998) Information Highway and Government Services (1998-2001) and Minister for Research, Science and Technology (2001-2002).
|Quebec Provincial Government of Bernard Landry|
|Cabinet post (1)|
|Jean Rochon||Minister for Research, Science and Technology
March 8, 2001–January 30, 2002
|Quebec Provincial Government of Lucien Bouchard|
|Cabinet posts (3)|
|Ministry Established||Minister for the Information Highway
and Government Services
December 15, 1998–March 8, 2001
|Rita Dionne-Marsolais||Minister of Tourism
August 25, 1997–December 15, 1998
|Jacques Brassard||Minister of Environment and Wildlife
January 29, 1996–August 25, 1997