Saint John, New Brunswick , Canada
|| March 28, 1964
Mar 28, 2009 07:30pm
|Info||Rodney H. Weston is a businessman and politician in New Brunswick, Canada. He is the current Member of Parliament for Saint John. He previously represented Saint John-Fundy in the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick from 1999 to 2003 as a Progressive Conservative member. |
He was born in Saint John, New Brunswick, the son of Lester and Phyllis Weston, and was educated at New Brunswick Community College. He owned and operated a gas station and also was a trucking contractor. Weston was chief of the St. Martins Volunteer Fire Department and also served as deputy mayor for St. Martins. He was Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries & Aquaculture from 2001 to 2003. In 2003 he lost his bid for re-election. He was named chief of staff for Bernard Lord.
Weston was elected as MP for Saint John in the 2008 federal election, defeating incumbent Liberal Paul Zed.