(NSN) More than 150 persons, including elected officials, parents friends and community group leaders, paid homage to Thérèse-De Blainville Liberal MP Ramez Ayoub during an event held May 31 at the Chalet des citoyens in Bois-des-Filion to celebrate Ayoub’s 20 years of involvement in politics.
Among those who attended were Liberal MP for Rivière-des-Mille-Îles Linda Lapointe, Laval-Les Îles Liberal MP Fayçal El-Khoury, Brossard-Saint-Lambert Liberal MP Alexandra Mendès, Marc-Aurèle-Fortin Liberal MP Yves Robillard.
Also present were Lorraine mayor Jean Comtois, Bois-des-Filion mayor Gilles Blanchette and many municipal councillors. Former Bois-des-Filion mayor Paul Larocque gave a warm testimonial about Ayoub.
Trudeau sends a letter
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sent a letter in which he praised Ayoub for his dedication to public service.
Ramez Ayoub first became involved in public life as a baseball, hockey and soccer coach in the Town of Lorraine. At the same time, he was active in business, while president of the Chambre de commerce Bois-des-Filion/Lorraine in 1997 and 1998. He was first elected to the House of Commons in 2015.