Alaina Lockhart is a well-known member of the greater Sussex community. She has owned a small business in Sussex since 2004 and received the Chamber of Commerce Woman Entrepreneur Award in 2010. Alaina also served as a municipal councillor for the Village of Norton between 2004 and 2008. As a result of her experience in the community, Alaina understands the necessity of close partnerships between all levels of government to move community projects forward.
Alaina is the former Chair and Logistics Coordinator for the Sussex Relay for Life and has served as a Director of the Royal District Planning Commission, and the former Enterprise Fundy Board.
Since her election as the Member of Parliament for Fundy Royal, Alaina has served as a member of the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food and the Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs, two areas her constituents have consistently identified as too priorities.
In the last year, Alaina has presented two motions in the House of Commons and both passed unanimously. Most recently her private members Motion, M-39 Immigration as a Means of Growth in Atlantic Canada, passed with support from all parties. This motion mandates that the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration be instructed to undertake a study on ways to increase and retain immigrants to Atlantic Canada.
Alaina holds a Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in Human Resource Management from the University of New Brunswick Saint John. Her undergraduate studies took her to Ukraine, Russia, and Australia. Alaina currently lives in the Sussex area with her husband, Rick, and their youngest daughter, Lauren.
“Fundy Royal is the jewel of southern New Brunswick. We are rich in resources and our people know how to tackle our challenges. As your representative, I don’t want to presume to know what you need; I want to hear it from you. Together we can define the commonalities amongst our diverse communities, from Quispamsis to St. Martins; from Sussex to Hillsborough to create a future that will ensure that our children can enjoy the lifestyle we have worked hard for as New Brunswickers and Canadians – here at home”.Alaina LockhartMember of Parliament for Fundy Royal
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