Just the facts

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - THE ISLAND -

Dr. Herb Dick­ieson

– Born 1954

– He and his wife, Kathleen, live in Howlan, near O’Leary

– They are par­ents of three adult chil­dren.

– Grew up on a dairy farm in New Glas­gow.

– Joined the Cana­dian Army as a med­i­cal as­sis­tant in 1972 – Taught school in Cal­gary in 1983-84. – Grad­u­ated from Dal­housie Med­i­cal School in 1987

– Joined the med­i­cal staff in O’Leary in 1988

– Elected to pro­vin­cial leg­is­la­ture in 1996

– Still the only Is­land New Demo­crat to serve as an MLA – Served as party leader from 1995 to 2002

– Ran un­suc­cess­fully for the Egmont New Democrats in 2015 – Retiring from O’Leary Health Cen­tre Sept. 15.

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