Blaine Higgs was born and raised in New Brunswick. He attended the University of New Brunswick, where he trained to be an engineer. He married his high school sweetheart, Marcia, and together they have four daughters. Blaine worked in business for 33 years, and after his retirement, he joined the Progressive Conservative Party of New Brunswick. He was elected MLA for Quispamsis in 2010, and among other positions, was Minister of Finance. He was re-elected in 2014, and elected Leader of the party in 2016.
Fredericton, NB: As we count down the days until the legislature is called back, I would like to once again ask Brian Gallant to do what is best for New Brunswick and resign. Our province has pressing issues that need to be dealt with. We need a functioning, legitimate government and time is of the essence. […]