University of Montreal (Licentiate of Laws, 1956). McGill University. Chairman, Quebec Securities Commission, 1971-1972. Deputy Minister, Department of Financial Institutions, Company and Cooperatives, Quebec Government, 1972-1973.\r\nMember, Quebec National Assembly for Marguerite Bourgeoys riding from, 1973-1984.
Minister of State, Executive Council Quebec Government, 1973-1975. Solicitor General, Quebec Government, 1975-1976.
The son of Maurice Lalonde and Éléonore Côté, he was educated at the Séminaire de Mont-Laurier, the Séminaire de Saint-Jean-d"Iberville, the Collège Sainte-Marie de Montréal, the Université de Montréal and McGill University. He was called to the Quebec bar in 1957 and practised law in Montreal. In 1974, he was named Queen"s Counsel.\r\nHe was the coordinator of the Yes campaign in the Charlottetown Accord referendum of 1992.
Quebec and Canadian Bar Associations.