Bernadette Jordan was elected as Member of Parliament for South Shore-St. Margaret’s in October 2015 and is the current chair of the Atlantic Caucus. She is a member of the standing committee on Fisheries and Oceans and the joint committee Scrutiny of Regulations.
Prior to being elected, Bernadette was a Development Officer for the Health Services Foundation in Bridgewater, Nova Scotia, where she spent eight years as part of a team raising millions of dollars for health care in the region.
Bernadette has participated in community-level politics for over 30 years, having held positions such as the President of the Atlantic Community Newspapers Association and the Earth Day Challenge Committee Chair. She is a proud alumnus of St. Francis Xavier University, where she completed a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science.
Bernadette is happily married to her husband Dave and together they have raised three children: Isaac, Mason, and Rebecca. In her free time, Bernadette enjoys rug hooking, hiking, and kayaking on the beautiful South Shore of Nova Scotia.