17 May Ronnie Leblanc acclaimed as Liberal candidate for Clare
(Halifax, NS) – Ronnie Leblanc has been acclaimed as the Liberal candidate for Clare and will represent the Nova Scotia Liberal Party in the next provincial election. Due to COVID-19, the nomination meeting was conducted virtually.
Ronnie is a fisherman from Meteghan and spent his fishing career in Baie Sainte-Marie. In 2000, Ronnie was first elected to the Municipal Council of Clare. He was elected Deputy Warden in 2008 and later Warden in 2012, where he continues to serve today. During his time in council, Ronnie has been an instrumental leader in many projects, including the Clare Health Centre (Centre Médical Dr. Lionel d’Entremont), the Municipality’s Doctor Recruiting and Retention Committee, and a municipal project to implement high speed internet throughout the community.
“I am pleased to represent the Nova Scotia Liberal Party in Clare in the upcoming provincial election,” says Leblanc. “I am committed to increasing access to healthcare, improving internet connectivity, and rural economic development. I believe Premier Rankin and our Liberal team can make this happen.”
Currently, Ronnie is the Vice President of the Board of Governors at Université Sainte-Anne. Ronnie is a strong advocate for rural economic development and lends his time to the Board of Conseil de Développement Économique de la Nouvelle-Écosse as a vice-chair. Ronnie proudly lives in Meteghan with his wife, Tina, and daughter, Mattea.
“The people of Clare will be well-served with Ronnie as their Liberal candidate,” says Premier Iain Rankin. “I look forward to working with him on our shared commitment to rural economic development.”