22 May Susan MacLeod acclaimed as Liberal candidate for Queens
(Halifax, NS) – Susan MacLeod has been acclaimed as the Liberal candidate for Queens and will represent the Nova Scotia Liberal Party in the next provincial election. Due to COVID-19, the nomination meeting was conducted virtually.
Susan was elected as Municipal Councillor for the Region of Queens Municipality in 2000. She served on Council for 16 years. Prior to her time in municipal politics, Susan worked for a local television company, Able Cablevision for over 20 years. In 1998, she purchased a locally-owned commercial printing firm, Veinot’s Print and operated the company in Brooklyn for more than 16 years.
“I am honoured to be chosen as the Liberal candidate for Queens in the next provincial election,” says MacLeod. “Queens deserves to have a representative to work on behalf of the residents in government. I look forward to serving the constituents of Queens.”
Susan’s experience in municipal government and as a business owner has poised her to navigate the challenges that have arisen from COVID-19. Susan has been involved in many organizations including the Astor Theatre Society, South Shore Housing Coalition, South Queens Chamber of Commerce, and Queens General Hospital Foundation. Currently, she is committed to creating more affordable housing options for the residents of Queens through her work on the Housing Committee with the Queens Care Society. Susan is also the Chair of QCCR FM99.3 Radio.
“Susan is a proven leader for the people of Queens,” says Premier Iain Rankin. “I’m pleased that she has joined our Liberal team and to have the opportunity to work with her in the upcoming provincial election.”