Brian Gallant is the 33rd premier of New Brunswick. He was elected Leader of the New Brunswick Liberal Party on October 27, 2012 and elected to represent the riding of Kent as a Liberal Member of the Legislative Assembly on April 15, 2013. Mr. Gallant was sworn in on April 30, 2013, and became Leader of the Official Opposition. He was subsequently elected to represent the riding of Shediac Bay-Dieppe on September 22, 2014, and was sworn in as Premier of New Brunswick, President of the Executive Council, Chairman of the New Brunswick Jobs Board, and Minister responsible for Innovation, Intergovernmental Affairs, Women’s Equality and Rural Affairs on October 7, 2014. Mr. Gallant practised law with the firm Stewart McKelvey in the areas of corporate and commercial law, and later joined the Veritas Law firm in Dieppe as a partner. He received a Bachelor in Business Administration with a concentration in finance and a Bachelor of Law degree from the Université de Moncton. He also received a Masters in Law degree from McGill University.
Dwight Ball is the 13th premier of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador. Having spent decades as a healthcare professional and an entrepreneur in Newfoundland and Labrador, Dwight Ball understands the needs and challenges of communities in the province – and he has dedicated himself to public service in order to make a difference in people’s lives. He has been involved in provincial politics since 2007, when he was first elected to represent the district of Humber Valley. On November 30, 2015, Dwight Ball and his party won Government, and he now serves as Premier and MHA for the district of Humber – Gros Morne. Dwight has also been heavily involved in community and professional organizations. Dwight and his wife Sharon reside in Deer Lake. He has one daughter, Jade. In his spare time, Dwight enjoys salmon fishing, snowshoeing, and hockey.
Stephen McNeil is the 28th premier of Nova Scotia. Before becoming involved in politics, Stephen graduated from Nova Scotia Community College and put down roots in Bridgetown, where he owned and operated a small business for 18 years. He was inspired to serve his community by his late mother, Theresa, who was the first female sheriff in Canada. Stephen was elected to the Legislative Assembly to serve the people of Annapolis in 2003. After winning re-election in 2006, he became leader of the Nova Scotia Liberal party in 2007. Stephen served as leader of the official opposition for four years before being elected Premier on Oct. 8, 2013. In his election-night speech, Stephen said he was inspired by the families he met while campaigning across the province. Stephen lives in the Annapolis Valley with his wife Andrea. They have two grown children, Colleen and Jeffrey.