A lit­tle about Pam Par­sons:

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• Full name — Pamela Nora Par­sons; • Birth­date — March 20, 1980; • Home­town — Spa­niard’s Bay; • Born — St. John’s; • Lived — Spa­niard’s Bay; Hal­i­fax; Kentville; St. John’s; Owen Sound and Par­adise;

• Fam­ily — Dad Wayne; mom Ann; sis­ter Erin; Dog Bran­don and fam­ily cat Milo;

• Ed­u­ca­tion — Grad­u­ated from As­cen­sion Col­le­giate; one year at Col­lege of the North At­lantic in Car­bon­ear; Mount St. Vin­cent Univer­sity do com­plete a de­gree in po­lit­i­cal sci­ence; a diploma in ra­dio; tele­vi­sion and arts with a con­cen­tra­tion in jour­nal­ism and cur­rently study­ing for the real es­tate exam;

• Oc­cu­pa­tion — Com­mu­ni­ca­tions;

• Po­lit­i­cal ex­pe­ri­ence — Hired to work on the Lib­eral lead­er­ship campaign in 2013; spend a decade re­port­ing on po­lit­i­cal hap­pen­ings; worked on the by­elec­tions for Car­bon­ear-Har­bour Grace and Vir­ginia Wa­ters; also as­sisted with Jim Bur­ton’s fed­eral campaign; be­fore he stepped aside and at­tended the fed­eral Lib­eral con­ven­tion in Mon­treal Fe­bru­ary 2014.

• Favourite colour — “iron­i­cally, blue”;

• In­ter­est­ing facts about Pam — she is a mu­si­cian of many tal­ents; in­clud­ing singing; play­ing gui­tar; bass; vi­o­lin and drums; has per­formed at many char­i­ta­ble events; a test drive men­tor in col­lege; where she al­lowed po­ten­tial jour­nal­ism stu­dents to shadow her; plays ice hockey in the win­ter and soft­ball in the sum­mer; drives a mo­tor­cy­cle and worked on the Hal­i­fax Hop­per for three sum­mers when she was a stu­dent in Hal­i­fax.

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