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Stewart Fairgrieve
Stewart Fairgrieve
MLA, Carleton

Progressive Conservative Stewart Fairgrieve was elected on October 5, 2015 in the by-election to represent the electoral district #45 of Carleton. He has been named to the Official Opposition critic role for Public Safety and Solicitor General. He has previously held critic responsibilities for Legislative Officers and Electoral Reform. He represents the Official Opposition on the Legislative Administration Committee.

A resident of Hartland, Carleton County, Mr. Fairgrieve is a graduate of Hartland High School (1977). He earned a Bachelor of Education (Business) degree from the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton, with additional course work at Dalhousie University in Halifax.

He is a director of Woodstock Non-Profit Housing, a former director of Algonquin Properties and Woodstock Masonic Housing, a former member of the Canadian Real Estate Association and the New Brunswick Real Estate Association.

An active member of his community, Mr. Fairgrieve is a former chair of the Rural Community Roundtable, a past member of PSSC at Hartland Community School, past director and former president of the Central Carleton Chamber of Commerce, a member of the Royal Canadian Legion for more than 30 years, and a member of the Woodstock Masonic Lodge.

Following a 20-year career in community newspapers and publishing, Mr. Fairgrieve assumed a number of political roles that included assistant to the MLA and MP, executive assistant to the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Aquaculture, Executive Director of the Progressive Conservative Party of New Brunswick and Deputy Chief of Staff, Office of the Premier.

Mr. Fairgrieve and his wife Necedah (nee Shaw) are proud parents of three children; Stewart, Andrew (Molly Gallivan) and Abigail, and loving grandparents of Owen.
Last updated : 8/29/2017
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