David Brazil | PC Party of NL

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David Brazil
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MHA for Conception Bay East - Bell Island; Opposition House Leader - Caucus Chair, Management Commission, Health and Community Services, NL Housing
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A graduate of Memorial University, CONA and York University, Mr. Brazil has been an independent business owner, has worked in the non-profit sector and has been a senior manager with the Provincial Government for the past 26 years. He has worked for the departments of Human Resources, Labour and Employment, Health and Community Services, Tourism, Culture and Recreation, Education and Municipal Affairs.

Mr. Brazil has extensive experience and knowledge particularly in dealing with issues related to employment, education, healthy lifestyles, tourism, youth and infrastructure.

Very active in his community, Mr. Brazil has held many roles in various organizations, including:

  • Chair for the Conception Bay East-Bell Island PC District Association
  • Director of the Conception Bay East-Bell Island PC District Association
  • National Vice-Chair of the Boys and Girls Club of Canada
  • National Board member of the Movement for Canadian Literacy
  • Provincial President of Boys and Girls Club of Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Executive member of both the St. John’s Jr. and Avalon East Sr. Hockey Leagues
  • Vice-Chair of the Avalon East Economic Development Board
  • Committee Member of Recreation NL.

Mr. Brazil was re-elected to the House of Assembly on October 11, 2011. He was appointed Minister of Service NL, Minister Responsible for the Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Commission, Minister Responsible for the Office of the Chief Information Officer, and Minister Responsible for the Government Purchasing Agency on July 17, 2014.

On September 30, 2014, Premier Paul Davis appointed Mr. Brazil to serve as the Minister of Transportation and Works.

In the general election on November 30, 2015, Mr. Brazil was re-elected to represent the people of Conception Bay East – Bell Island in the House of Assembly.

On December 18, 2015, he was sworn in as a Member of the House of Assembly and also appointed by PC Opposition Leader Paul Davis to serve as Chair of the Public Accounts Committee.

Mr. Brazil served as the Deputy Opposition House Leader and the Official Opposition Critic for Health and Community Services, and Education and Early Childhood Development.

On May 14, 2018, Mr. Brazil became the Leader of the Official Opposition in the House of Assembly.

Mr. Brazil was re-elected as MHA for Conception Bay East - Bell Island on May 16th, 2019.

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