Françoise Bovin has a degree in social sciences from the University of Ottawa and a degree in civil law from Quebec.
Ms. Boivin has been a member of the Quebec Bar since 1984. She began her legal career with Beaudry, Bertrand and subsequently joined the law firm Letellier & Associés. During this time, she also taught, and was in charge of the negotiation sector, at the Quebec Bar training school.
In September 1998, Ms. Boivin accepted a position as host of a public affairs program with CJRC-1150. She was subsequently asked to host a number of other programs and to prepare reports for CJRC-1150 and for Canal Vox.
In 2000, she returned to the legal practice and set up her own firm where she works mainly in the area of labour law.
Very involved in her community, Ms. Boivin has participated in many fundraising activities to help agencies such as the Canadian Cancer Society, the Outaouais Alzheimer’s Society, and the Foundation for Heart Disease (Outaouais). She has also worked closely with various support and network agencies helping women.
Ms. Boivin developed a profound interest in politics when she was very young. She has been actively involved in the political life of her region for a long time, through elections, fundraising, and other activities.