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54th New Brunswick Legislature

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

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 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

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

  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

See also

References

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