Lisa Allain (Athlete)
Lisa stood out in various sports such as field hockey, softball, badminton, volleyball,
basketball and broomball. In these various sports, she won 14 Provincial tournaments,
3 Atlantic tournaments and participated in 14 National tournaments. She was chosen
on different All-Star teams in various sports at the Provincial, Atlantic, and National
levels. She played field hockey at the 1981 Canada Summer Games in Thunder Bay,
Ontario. In 1986, she was selected on the All-Star team at the National Softball
Championship with a batting average of .586. Lisa was named the most valuable player
at the 1986 Atlantic Broomball Tournament and was top scorer in 1987 and 1988.
Jean-Marie Allain (athlete)
This athlete stood out in boxing and competed at the regional, provincial and national
levels. At the age of 14, he began his boxing training and at the age of 15 won the Golden
Gloves Provincial Championship. In 1978, he represented his province at the Canadian
Junior Championship where he won the silver medal. In 1979, he participated in the
Canada Winter Games in Brandon, Manitoba. He practiced this discipline from 1974 to
1984. Jean-Marie also excelled in hockey helping his team the Clément-Cormier Cavaliers
win the Provincial Championship in 1982.
Roméo Hébert (builder)
He was president and founding member of the Bouctouche Minor Hockey and Recreation
Council. He played an important role in the construction of the arena “Forum” and the
creation of the Bouctouche golf course. Romeo was a founding member of the committee
responsible for the construction of two outdoor rinks in the years 1950 and 1960. Romeo
was coach and manager of the J.C.’s hockey team for thirteen years winning the League
Championship eight times. He was involved in the construction of two ball fields and
became a founding member of Bouctouche Minor Ball. An important pioneer of our
Joan Robere (athlete)
She dominated her sport of field hockey at the high school level and continued her
domination at the University of New Brunswick where she won Rookie of the Year
(1987-88) and Athlete of the Year twice. She also played with the Canadian Junior
Team from 1987 to 1989, the Canadian Senior Team from 1989 to 1991 and the
Canadian University Team from 1987 to 1992. Joan participated in numerous
international competitions, in Ottawa (1989), in Australia (1990) and in England
(1991). Following her field hockey career, Joan has competed in half-marathons and
triathlon races in order to satisfy her competitive nature.
Jean ”Dixie” Belliveau (athlete)
This athlete was a member of the Junior B hockey team in Bouctouche at the age of 14
before playing Junior A in Moncton and Major Junior in Ontario. He then won 2
national championships with the Université de Moncton. His hockey career continued
at the senior level with the Campbellton Tigers and later the Miramichi Gagnon Packers,
with whom he won the Hardy Cup. He then won the scoring championship with the
Cocagne Senior B team before ending his competitive career at the age of 30 by
revitalizing the Bouctouche JC’s.
Emery Boudreau (athlete)
Emery Boudreau was influenced by boxers Yvon Durelle and Rocky Marciano at a young
age. He began his amateur boxing career in 1957 at the age of 15, under the direction of
Aldéard Allain. He took part in 9 fights as an amateur, winning 7, losing one and one
ending in a draw. He took part in 15 fights as a professional (1959-1962), ending with a
record of 12 wins (10 KO) and 3 losses. During his boxing career, he held the title of
Maritimes Middleweight Champion. His last fight was against Burke Emery, the Canadian
Light heavyweight Champion.
Brigitte Soucy (athlete)
A volleyball player who dominated her sport at the high school and university levels.
Joining the Canadian National Volleyball Team in 1992 she helped her country win the
bronze medal in the 1995 Pan American Games in Argentina. She was a member of the
Canadian team in the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia. She then excelled as
a professional volleyball player for 9 years in the Italian Premier Division. Brigitte is
considered by her peers as: “One of the best all-around volleyball player to ever play
(Photo coming soon)
Clarence Bastarache (athlete)
Here is an athlete who won 84 medals in national and international competitions in track
and field, swimming, basketball, table tennis, volleyball, archery and the club throw. This
seven-time member of Canada’s National Team established nine Canadian records in the
shot put, javelin, pentathlon, 50 metre breast stroke, relay and the club throw.
(Photo coming soon)
Laurie Boucher (builder)
He and a founder of Golf Bouctouche and also the president of NB Golf Association. In
addition, Mr. Boucher represented the province at the Royal Canadian Golf Association.
Moreover, he was mayor of the municipality of Bouctouche and during his mandate he
contributed significantly in bringing the Jeux de l’Acadie to Bouctouche in 1985. Also, he
was on the advisory committee for the construction of the J. K. Irving Centre. He played
a predominant role in the construction of the Forum and in the creation of the Bouctouche
golf course. He was the president.