|Member of the New Brunswick Legislative Assembly
for Edmundston-Saint Basile
June 7, 1999
|Preceded by||Bernard Valcourt|
|New Brunswick Minister of Education|
|Preceded by||Dennis Furlong|
|Succeeded by||Claude Williams|
|New Brunswick Minister of Family and Community Services|
|Preceded by||Joan MacAlpine-Stiles|
|Succeeded by||Carmel Robichaud|
|New Brunswick Minister of Health|
|Preceded by||Mary Schryer|
|Succeeded by||Ted Flemming|
|New Brunswick Minister of Social Development|
|Preceded by||Sue Stultz|
|Succeeded by||Cathy Rogers|
|Political party||Progressive Conservative|
Early life and education
Dubé has a bachelor degree in social work from l'Université de Moncton (UdeM) and worked for the New Brunswick government as a social worker prior to starting her own business focussing on human development. She also served as a part-time lecturer at the Edmundston campus of UdeM.
She was first elected to the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick in the 1999 provincial election and was re-elected in 2003, 2006 and 2010. In her first term, she chaired the committee on health care and joined the cabinet immediately following her re-election first as Minister of Education and then, on February 14, 2006 as Minister of Family and Community Services. After her election to a third term she served in the opposition. She has been elected as Progressive Conservative Caucus chairperson in the Fall of 2007. In September 2010, she was re-elected four times in a row to the New Brunswick Legislature with one of the largest majorities.
She was re-elected in the 2014 provincial election that saw the defeat of the Progressive Conservative government and her return to the Opposition benches where she serves as Opposition House Leader.
She is married with two children.
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