- He gets their problems.
- He knows their hopes.
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At age 10
With Jean Béliveau
With his family
From a very young age, François Legault dreamed of starting his own business. At 29, he founded Air Transat, which in just a few years became Canada's largest charter airline. His flair for business never waned, even with the challenges of such a high-risk sector like air transportation. In 1997, he took the company public and, through further transactions and acquisitions, turned Air Transat into one of the largest air carriers in North America. When he left the company in 1997, Air Transat was a major Quebec-based business success, with a revenue of $1.3 billion and over 4000 employees.
As the head of key governement ministries and then as a party leader, François Legault acquired a vast experience in Quebec's civil services.
François Legault cares about taxpayers and their ability to pay.
This message from the 2014 election encouraged citizens to vote for a party that could stop incessant tax and tariff hikes, and instead put Quebec back on track for growth.
François Legault has an unwavering belief in the need to support education
« Because quality schools, CEGEPs and universities allow young people to develop their full potential, innovate the workplace, and help build the Quebec of tomorrow. » - François Legault
Head for a winning Quebec: The Saint Lawrence Project
For François Legault, only a strong economy will allow Quebec to create the wealth that will improve our quality of life, maintain our social safety net, and give middle-class taxpayers a break.
The goal of the Saint Lawrence Project, is to invites Quebecers to take back ownership of the St. Lawrence River, which flows through our history. He wants the valley to be a place where innovation, higher learning and entrepreneurship work together to create extraordinary economic prosperity.
« It's nice to see a politician who gives concrete ideas instead of just spouting empty rhetoric. » - Gilbert Lavoie, Le Soleil
François legault is a husband and the father of two boys
« I have the great privilege of sharing my life with my wife, Isabelle Brais, a woman of incredible integrity and dedication. » - François Legault