54th New Brunswick Legislature

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Rendition of party representation in the 54th New Brunswick Legislative Assembly, at its first session after the 1999 election.
  Progressive Conservatives (44)
  Liberals (10)
  New Democrats (1)

The 54th New Brunswick Legislative Assembly was created following a general election in 1999 and was dissolved on May 10, 2003.

Leadership[edit]

The speaker from its first meeting on July 6, 1999 until the Assembly was dissolved was Bev Harrison. Harrison would go on to be re-elected speaker for the 55th Assembly as well.

Premier Bernard Lord led the government for the whole of the life of the assembly.

The opposition was led from the forming of the assembly until 2001 by former Premier Camille Thériault, then, until May 14, 2002, by interim Liberal leader Bernard Richard and from then until dissolution by Shawn Graham.

Elizabeth Weir led the third party New Democrats for the life of the assembly.

Members[edit]

All were elected in the 34th general election held on June 7, 1999 except for Jean F. Dubé and Gaston Moore elected in by-elections held on February 5, 2001 and Claude Williams elected in a by-election on April 23, 2001. In 2002, Pat Crossman died, her Riverview seat remained vacant until the 55th general election.

Members at dissolution[edit]

     Eric Allaby Liberal Fundy Isles
     David Alward Progressive Conservative Woodstock
     Keith Ashfield Progressive Conservative New Maryland
     Joel Bernard Progressive Conservative Nepisiguit
     John Betts Progressive Conservative Moncton Crescent
     Norman Betts Progressive Conservative Southwest Miramichi
     Margaret-Ann Blaney Progressive Conservative Saint John-Kings
     Jody Carr Progressive Conservative Oromocto-Gagetown
     Douglas Cosman Progressive Conservative Kings East
     Benoit Cyr Progressive Conservative Restigouche West
     Jean F. Dubé Progressive Conservative Campbellton
     Madeleine Dubé Progressive Conservative Edmundston
     D. Peter Forbes Progressive Conservative Fredericton North
     Brenda Fowlie Progressive Conservative Kennebecasis
     Dennis Furlong Progressive Conservative Dalhousie-Restigouche East
     Dale Graham Progressive Conservative Carleton
     Shawn Graham Liberal Kent
     Brad Green Progressive Conservative Fredericton South
     Roland Haché Liberal Nigadoo-Chaleur
     Bev Harrison Progressive Conservative Hampton-Belleisle
     Trevor Holder Progressive Conservative Saint John Portland
     Tony Huntjens Progressive Conservative Western Charlotte
     Kim Jardine Progressive Conservative Miramichi Centre
     David Jordan Progressive Conservative Grand Lake
     Carole Keddy Progressive Conservative Saint John Champlain
     Larry Kennedy Liberal Victoria-Tobique
     Donald Kinney Progressive Conservative York
     Jean-Guy Laforest Progressive Conservative Grand Falls Region
     René Landry Progressive Conservative Moncton North
     Sheldon Lee Liberal Charlotte
     Eric MacKenzie Progressive Conservative Fredericton-Fort Nashwaak
     Norm McFarlane Progressive Conservative Saint John Lancaster
     Louis-Philippe McGraw Progressive Conservative Centre-Péninsule
     Marcelle Mersereau Liberal Bathurst
     Cy LeBlanc Progressive Conservative Dieppe-Memramcook
     Bernard Lord Progressive Conservative Moncton East
     Joan MacAlpine Progressive Conservative Moncton South
     Kirk MacDonald Progressive Conservative Mactaquac
     Michael Malley Progressive Conservative Miramichi-Bay du Vin
     Peter Mesheau Progressive Conservative Tantramar
     Percy Mockler Progressive Conservative Madawaska-la-Vallée
     Gaston Moore Progressive Conservative Caraquet
     Rose-May Poirier Progressive Conservative Rogersville-Kouchibouguac
     Bernard Richard Liberal Shediac-Cap-Pélé
     Elvy Robichaud Progressive Conservative Tracadie-Sheila
     Paul Robichaud Progressive Conservative Lamèque-Shippagan-Miscou
     Réjean Savoie Progressive Conservative Miramichi Bay
     Milton Sherwood Progressive Conservative Grand Bay-Westfield
     Wayne Steeves Progressive Conservative Albert
     Wally Stiles Progressive Conservative Petitcodiac
     Jeannot Volpé Progressive Conservative Madawaska-les-Lacs
     Elizabeth Weir New Democratic Saint John Harbour
     Rodney Weston Progressive Conservative Saint John-Fundy
     Claude Williams Progressive Conservative Kent South
  vacant Riverview

Bold denotes a member of the cabinet.
Italics denotes a party leader
† denotes the Speaker

Former members[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Preceded by
53rd Assembly
New Brunswick Legislative Assemblies
1999-2003
Succeeded by
55th Assembly