Before being elected, Raymond worked at Services Québec and has been a resident of Limoilou for 20 years. Now he is MP for Beauport-Limoilou, also part of the Shadow Cabinet. He has been selected to be critic on the subject of Small Business & Tourism.
Raymond was also candidate for NDP in 2006 and 2008 in Lotbinière-Chutes-de-la-Chaudière.
Raymond is an active community member and volunteer. He is a member of the committee La Ville que nous voulons and is a member of Collectif Québec pour la Paix. He has been involved in many consultative committees including the Parents’ Council of the Commission scolaire de la Capitale from 2004 to 2007. He is also treasurer of the Centre de parrainage civique de Québec which seeks to break the isolation of persons in need.
Raymond received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the Université Laval in 1993 in economics and international relations.