Women MLA Listing

Mabel Margaret DeWare

Details

Name:
Mabel Margaret DeWare
Born:
1926 in Moncton, NB
Party:
Progressive Conservative
First Elected:
GE 23 October 1978, Riding of Moncton West

Education

  • Moncton school system

Private Career

 

  • Dental Assistant
  • Manager: Keeware Management Ltd

 

Political Career

 

  • 1978: Elected MLA for Moncton West, GE 23 October
  • 1978-1982: Minister of Labour and Manpower
  • 1982: Re-elected MLA for Moncton West, GE 12 October
  • 1982-1983: Minister of Continuing Education
  • 1983-1985: Minister of Community Colleges
  • 1985-1987: Minister of Advanced Education and Training
  • 1987: Defeated, GE 13 October
  • 1990-2001: Appointed to the Senate in 1990 by Prime Minister Brian Mulroney; reached the mandatory retirement age of 75 in 2001

 

Committees

  • Member: Standing Committee on Municipalities and Corporations
  • Member: Standing Committee on Law Amendments
  • Member: Standing Committee on Social Development
  • Member: Standing Committee on Private Bills
  • Member: Standing Committee on Estimates

Awards

  • 1963: Canadian Women's Curling Champion