A former leader of the Green Party of Quebec, he contributed to the establishment of the Frelighsburg Festiv’Art (24,000 visitors in two days), as well as the art exhibition of Pierre Gauvreau and Janine Carreau at the Frelighsburg Art Centre.
As a Frelighsburg city councillor for 12 years, he established a recycling infrastructure, collaborated on a forestry cutting regulation and promoted an integration and architectural development plan. He is a founding member of Les AmiEs de la terre de Brome-Missisquoi and the Marché de solidarité régionale de Cowansville. Eric was named an “Eco All Star” by Harrowsmith Countrylife in 2008. He has run as an NDP candidate in the 2019 federal election.