Marie-Claude Blais

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Marie-Claude Blais
MLA for Moncton North
In office
October 12, 2010 – September 22, 2014
Preceded by Mike Murphy
Succeeded by Chris Collins
New Brunswick Attorney General
In office
October 12, 2010 – September 23, 2013
Preceded by Kelly Lamrock
Succeeded by Ted Flemming
New Brunswick Minister of Justice
In office
October 12, 2010 – September 23, 2013
Preceded by Bernard LeBlanc
Succeeded by Troy Lifford
Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development
In office
September 23, 2013 – October 7, 2014
Preceded by Jody Carr
Succeeded by Serge Rouselle
Personal details
Political party Progressive Conservative

Marie-Claude Blais is a Canadian politician, who was elected to the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick in the 2010 provincial election. She represents the electoral district of Moncton North as a member of the Progressive Conservatives.[1]

Blais is a graduate in law from the Université de Moncton and the Université de Sherbrooke, and has practised law for 12 years. She has been a member of the Progressive Conservative Party of New Brunswick since 1997, and served as party executive director and legal counsel for several years.[2]

In addition to her professional activities, Blais is active in the Moncton community, and involved in parish and local community organizations. She has also participated in the organization of the campaign to finance the renovation of Aberdeen Cultural Centre, an important site of Acadian cultural life in the region.

She was sworn in on October 12, 2010 to the positions of Attorney-General and Minister of Justice and Consumer Affairs of New Brunswick in the government of David Alward. She was Defeated in the 2014 General Election by Liberal Chris Collins.[3]