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Hugh J. A. (Ted) Flemming, Q.C.
Hon. Hugh J. A. (Ted) Flemming, Q.C.
Minister of Health

Hugh John Alexander (Ted) Flemming, Q.C., was re-elected in the September 24, 2018 election to represent the constituency of Rothesay. On November 9, 2018 he was appointed Minister of Health.

Mr. Flemming was first elected to the legislature in a by-election held on June 25, 2012. He was named Minister of Health on September 26, 2012 and was appointed Attorney General on September 23, 2013. During the September 22, 2014 general election, he was re-elected as the MLA for the riding of Rothesay.

Mr. Flemming is from the fourth generation of the Flemming family to seek office under the Progressive Conservative Party of New Brunswick.

A resident of Rothesay for over three decades, Mr. Flemming is a graduate of the University of New Brunswick, Saint John campus, and the Faculty of Law at UNB Fredericton, where he was a Beaverbrook Law Scholar.

He practised law for more than two decades, specializing in corporate, commercial, securities, and transportation law, and was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 1992. Flemming owned several successful businesses including Caldwell Transport Limited, Can-Am Charter Service, Maritime Truck and Trailer Inc., Provincial Lumber Limited and Brunswick Timber Exports Inc.

Mr. Flemming has been very active in his community and the Greater Saint John region. He has served as a director of the Market Square Corporation, the New Brunswick Securities Commission, the Saint John Port Authority and the Business Development Bank of Canada. He also served on the Town of Rothesay Planning Advisory Committee and as Atlantic Canada representative on the Rhodes Scholarship Selection Committee.

Mr. Flemming and his wife Nancy have three adult children and three grandchildren.
Last updated : 3/31/2020
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