MacMil­lan to run fed­er­ally

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - THE PROVINCE -

Ron MacMil­lan will be the Con­ser­va­tive can­di­date in Char­lot­te­town in Oc­to­ber’s fed­eral elec­tion.

He re­cently de­feated busi­ness­woman Linda Cle­ments dur­ing a nom­i­na­tion meet­ing.

“I know and ap­pre­ci­ate the val­ues that are im­por­tant to the res­i­dents of this rid­ing; I share those ex­pe­ri­ences and val­ues,” he said.

Sean Casey holds the seat and has in­di­cated he plans to re-of­fer.

A grad­u­ate of UPEI and UNB Law School, MacMil­lan prac­tised law in Char­lot­te­town be­fore be­ing re­cruited by the Pat Binns’ gov­ern­ment to serve as deputy at­tor­ney gen­eral and deputy min­is­ter of Com­mu­nity Ser­vices. He later served as a deputy min­is­ter with the Yukon gov­ern­ment, be­fore de­cid­ing in 2013 to re­turn to P.E.I.

He is vice-chair­man of the trustee board at Zion Pres­by­te­rian Church, a mem­ber of the re­search ethics board at Hol­land Col­lege, an in­struc­tor with the Se­niors Col­lege of P.E.I. and a vol­un­teer with the Cana­dian Food­grains Bank. He and his wife Mary have four chil­dren - Me­gan, Neil, Ross and Suzanne.


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