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The Honourable Dominic LeBlanc

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Dominic LeBlanc
President of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada and Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs

First elected in 2000 and re-elected six times since, the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc has represented the riding of Beauséjour for over 20 years.

He has served as Minister of Intergovernmental and Northern Affairs and Internal Trade, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, and Leader of the Government in the House of Commons. He previously served as 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 a proud Acadian and is married to Jolène Richard, a judge of the Provincial Court of New Brunswick.