Former Quebec City mayor Jean-Paul L'Allier dies at 77
Quebec City Mayor Jean-Paul L'Allier on Nov. 4, 2001. (Jacques Boissinot / CP)
The Canadian Press
Published Tuesday, January 5, 2016 6:55AM EST
QUEBEC - Former Quebec City mayor Jean-Paul L'Allier has died at the age of 77.
He died early Tuesday at the city's Hotel Dieu de Quebec hospital following a brief illness.
L'Allier, a native of Hudson, Que., served as mayor from 1989 to 2005.
He was also the minister of communications and cultural affairs in the first government of then-premier Robert Bourassa in the 1970s.