Yves was born and raised in Timmins. Following his postsecondary education, he returned to Timmins where he lives with his wife Natalie and their two sons. He has been an educator and has worked with students from early childhood to postsecondary. Yves is presently the Principal at École Secondaire Catholique Thériault. He has served on many boards and professional entities. He was a member of the Minister of Education’s Principal Reference Group, Diocesan representative to the Ontario Catholic Faith Education Office, Chairperson of Le Centre Culturel LaRonde for which he is presently member of its Senate. Yves is the Chairperson of the Timmins Police Service and Principals’ Committee and the Secretary of the ‘Fondation-Jean-François-Aubé’. He has also volunteered with the Golden Trails Festival, St-Dominique Parish as well as the Timmins Ski Racers.