Interview with the Hon. Minister Patrick Rouble, Yukon Territory, Department of Education


Patrick Rouble was first elected to the Yukon Legislative Assembly in the general election of November 4, 2002. He was re-elected in the general election of October 10, 2006. Mr. Rouble was sworn into cabinet on October 28, 2006. Mr. Rouble was born in Renfrew, Ontario and was raised in Nepean, Ontario. He attended St. Lawrence College in Kingston, Ontario. He recently completed his Masters degree in Business Administration at Royal Roads University in Victoria. Mr. Rouble has owned and operated two small businesses, taught business planning courses and has worked in the construction, mining and tourism industries. Mr. Rouble moved to the Yukon in 1992 and has since become involved with a number of community organizations. The list of organizations includes the Marsh Lake Community Club, Yukon Special Olympics, Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race and the Yukon International Storytelling Festival. Prior to his election to the Legislative Assembly, Mr. Rouble was involved in local government, as a director of the Marsh Lake advisory council. Mr. Rouble and his wife, Ms. Sophie Elasoff, reside in the community of Marsh Lake.