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Conference ministrielle sur la francophonie canadienne / Ministrel Conference on the Canadian Francophonie

New Brunswick
The Honourable Glen Savoie

Minister responsible for La Francophonie

Glen Savoie was re-elected to the 59th Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick on September 24, 2018 to represent the riding of Saint John East. He was appointed Minister responsible for La Francophonie on February 24, 2020. He serves as the Government House Leader. He has served as Chair of the Standing Committee on Crown Corporation and the Standing Committee on Estimates and Fiscal Policy, and Vice-Chair of the Standing Committee on Procedure, Privileges and Legislative Officers.

Mr. Savoie was first elected to represent the riding of Saint John-Fundy in the September 27, 2010 provincial election. He was named Legislative Secretary to the Minister of Economic Development, responsible for business development on November 5, 2010. He served as a member of the Legislature's Standing Committee on Public Accounts, the Standing Committee on Private Bills and the Select Committee on Point Lepreau. Mr. Savoie was a key member in the formation of the Legislative Review Committee, where he served as vicechair and then chair of the committee.

He was re-elected as the MLA for the Saint John East riding in the November 17, 2014 byelection. He is the Official Opposition critic for Natural Resources and for Seniors. He also serves as the Opposition Deputy House Leader. Mr. Savoie is a member of the Standing Committee for Crown Corporations and the Standing Committee for Private Bills.

Mr. Savoie is a graduate of the New Brunswick Community College with a diploma in Computer Programming and Networking. He later worked as a Business Service Technician for Bell Aliant.

Mr. Savoie has been active in his community, working with young people in various sports activities. He has coached little league baseball and soccer. He holds a 4th degree black belt in Chito-Ryu karate and is a fully certified instructor. His other interests include softball, volleyball and kayaking. Mr. Savoie is a proud husband to Mary and father to Alicia, Connor and Olivia.


Contact Information
Chancery Place
PO Box 6000
Fredericton, NB E3B 5H1
Phone: (506) 453-7494

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