Women MLA Listing

Marie-Claude Blais Q.C./c.r.

Details

Name:
Marie-Claude Blais Q.C./c.r.
Party:
Progressive Conservative
First Elected:
GE 27 September 2010, Riding of Moncton North

Education

  • Université de Moncton- Law Degree
  • Université de Sherbrooke- Law Degree

Private Career

 

  • Lawyer
  • 2015:  Appointed New Brunswick Court of Queen’s Bench judge

 

Political Career

 

  • Has been involved with the Progressive Conservative party since 1997, most recently serving as the provincial executive director and legal counsel
  • 2010: Elected MLA for Moncton North, GE 27 September
  • 2010-2012: Attorney General (first woman to hold this post); Minister of Justice and Consumer Affairs (first woman to hold this post)
  • 2012-2013: Minister of Justice and Attorney General
  • 2012-2013: Minister Responsible for Women's Issues
  • 2013-2014: Minister Responsible for Women's Equality
  • 2013-2014: Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development
  • 2014: Defeated, GE September 22

 

Committees

  • Chair: Standing Committee on Law Amendments
  • Chair: Select Committee on the Revision of the "Official Languages Act"
  • Member: Legislative Administration Committee

Awards