• Riding: Cardigan

    Emma Daughton

  • Candidate: Emma Daughton
  • Party: Green party
  • Age: 19
  • Profession: Concurrent education student at Queen's University in Kingston.
  • About: Co-chair of Queen's University's Green party chapter. Member of Kingston's Green party chapter. Recently spent two summers working for Parks Canada, where she co-ordinated and developed a youth camp and other programming in the Cavendish and Greenwich locations of Prince Edward Island National Park.



  • Riding: Avalon

    Dave Aylward

  • Candidate: Dave Aylward
  • Party: Green party
  • Age: 21
  • Profession: Planning to study graphic design at university.
  • About: Volunteered as a coach for the Southern Shore Minor Hockey Association and for the Bay Bulls soccer team.

  • Riding: Labrador  

    Lacey Lewis

  • Candidate: Lacey Lewis
  • Party: Conservative party
  • Age: 24
  • Profession: Most recently was the political assistant to Norm Doyle, Conservative MP for St. John’s East.
  • About: Former Young Conservatives president in Newfoundland and Labrador. Volunteer at her local church and community centre.

  • Riding: Labrador

    Nyssa McLeod

  • Candidate: Nyssa McLeod
  • Party: Green party
  • Age: 24
  • Profession: Assistant to Sharon Labchuk, Green party's national director of organizing in Ottawa.
  • About: Has worked in the Ottawa office of the Green party since January. Spent the summer of 2007 working on two aboriginal reserves in Northern Ontario, running literacy camps with other counsellors and local community members.

  • Riding: St. John’s East 

    Shannon Tobin

  • Candidate: Shannon Tobin
  • Party: Progressive Canadian Party
  • Age: 23
  • Profession: Works for father’s company and political science student at Memorial University.
  • About: At 17, helped father expand his business Norcomm Services Inc. in graphic design, technical support and entertainment equipment services.


  • Riding: Sydney-Victoria

    Kristen Rudderham

  • Candidate: Kristen Rudderham
  • Party: Conservative party
  • Age: 30
  • Profession: Lawyer
  • About: Has worked in constitutional, human rights, aboriginal, security, privacy, access to information, trade and immigration law. Acted as policy adviser and counsel to the leader of the Opposition of the Senate (later the Speaker of the Senate). She was called to the Nova Scotia Bar in 2007 and currently works at Sydney-based firm Sampson McDougall Barristers and Solicitors.



  • Riding: Beauséjour

    Chris Durrant

  • Candidate: Chris Durrant
  • Party: New Democratic Party
  • Age: 21
  • Profession: Fourth-year international relations student at Mount Allison University.
  • About: Co-editor of Mount Allison University's independent newspaper, The Argosy. Former president of the Compton-Stanstead NDP riding association in Quebec.

  • Riding: Fredericton 

    Ben Kelly

  • Candidate: Ben Kelly
  • Party: Canadian Action Party
  • Age: 21
  • Profession:  Fourth-year history student at the University of New Brunswick and part-time line cook at local restaurant.
  • About: Loves to travel, and has been to Italy, Czech Republic, France, England, Ireland and the United States.

  • Riding: Fundy Royal 

    Mark Wright

  • Candidate: Mark Wright
  • Party: Liberal party
  • Age: 27
  • Profession: Town of Sussex councillor and sales representative and estimator with Fawcett’s Ace Building Centre in Petitcodiac.
  • About: With his election victory in 2004, Wright became the youngest person in history to serve on the Sussex council. Re-elected in May 2008 and has served as the vice-chairman of Sussex’s works committee.