Tom Hed­der­son

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• Party — PC • Can­di­date — Thomas J. Hed­der­son • Age — 57 • Home­town — Georgetown • Ed­u­ca­tion — bach­e­lor of arts (psy­chol­ogy) and bach­e­lor of ed­u­ca­tion (English) from Me­mo­rial Univer­sity; masters of ed­u­ca­tion from Mount Saint Vin­cent Univer­sity in Nova Sco­tia. • Oc­cu­pa­tion — has served as a Mem­ber of the House of Assem­bly since 1999; is a former school ad­min­is­tra­tor. • Fam­ily — wife’s name is Rose­mary (Con­way) of Marys­vale; chil­dren are Christa Marie and Ju­lia Anne • Po­lit­i­cal back­ground — has held the district since 1999, when it was called Har­bour Main-Whit­bourne. Is the Min­is­ter of Trans­porta­tion and Works, but has held sev­eral other port­fo­lios, in­clud­ing Ed­u­ca­tion, Tourism, Cu­lure and Re­cre­ation, In­ter­gov­ern­men­tal Af­fairs and Min­is­ter Re­spon­si­ble for the Vol­un­teer and Non-Profit Sec­tor, and Fish­eries and Aqua­cul­ture. • No­table — served as prin­ci­pal of the former Bishop O’Neill Col­le­giate in Bri­gus.

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