First elected in 2000 and re-elected seven times since, the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc has represented the riding of Beauséjour for over 20 years.
He has previously served as Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities, as President of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada, as Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs and Northern Affairs and Internal Trade, as Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, and as Leader of the Government in the House of Commons. He was previously Senior Advisor to former Prime Minister Jean Chrétien, Deputy Government Whip, and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Defence.
Before entering politics, Minister LeBlanc attended the University of New Brunswick and later Harvard Law School, before beginning a career as a lawyer with Clark Drummie in Shediac and Moncton, New Brunswick.
Minister LeBlanc is married to Jolène Richard, a former Chief Judge of the Provincial Court of New Brunswick.
• Date: Friday, September 15
• Meet and greet: 11:45 a.m.
• Lunch: 12 p.m.