Dominic Cardy was born in the UK in 1970; his family moved to Fredericton in 1971.

Mr. Cardy was elected as the Progressive Conservative MLA for the constituency of Fredericton West-Hanwell on September 24, 2018 and sworn in as Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development on November 9, 2018. He was re-elected on September 14, 2020 and re-appointed as Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development on September 29, 2020.

He has a B.A. in Political Science from Dalhousie University.

Mr. Cardy worked for the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs on the campaign to ban landmines, for the Washington-based National Democratic Institute for International Affairs in increasingly senior managerial roles, living and working in countries across Asia and Africa, and then served as Asia-Pacific Director for the Ottawa-based Forum of Federations.

He was leader of the New Brunswick New Democratic Party from 2011-2016 and served as Chief of Staff to the Leader of the Opposition from 2017-2018.

He is a member of the editorial board of Inroads, a Canadian policy journal, and has been a flying instructor since 1994.

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