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Marc Garneau Collegiate Institute

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Captain (Ret.) Joseph Jean-Pierre Marc Garneau, (b. 1949) is a Canadian astronaut, engineer and politician. Garneau was the first Canadian in space, and has taken part in three flights aboard NASA Space shuttles. Garneau entered politics in 2006, seeking a seat as federal Member of Parliament. In 2008, he won the riding of Westmount-Ville-Marie in Montreal.

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