Committee Chair

Fabian Manning

Chair of the Standing Senate Committee on Fisheries and Oceans

Former Conservative MP and three-term councillor for St. Bride's NL

  • In addition to serving three terms as a councillor in St. Bride's, NL, Senator Fabian Manning also spent three years as coordinator for the Cape Shore Area Development Association.
  • Senator Manning was elected MHA in 1993, in the Newfoundland riding of St. Mary's/St. Mary's-the Capes. Though he lost in 1996 in the new riding of Placentia-St. Mary's, he returned with victories in 1999 and 2003. He was ejected from Premier Danny Williams's PC caucus in 2005, over policy disputes and subsequently joined the federal Conservatives, winning election in 2006 to become MP for the riding of Avalon.

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