MLA, Gerry Lowe
Gerry Lowe has been a strong supporter of growth for the City of Saint John. He has completed 5 years as a Saint John city councilor, representing the South End Waterloo Village, Lower West, and a part the North End. He is a current member of the committee dedicated to obtaining a community splash pad for the west side of Saint John and has recently been appointed to Develop Saint John. He has also been a member of the City of Saint John Planning and Advisory Committee and the Growth Committee that has worked hard on derelict buildings and unsightly lots. He also spent 4 years as a member of the Saint John Industrial Park Board with one of the main accomplishments being the construction of the Lorneville Barge Terminal.
He is currently serving as the policy advocate for Labour, Training and Population Growth. He is also a member of the Central Peninsula Neighbourhood Action Team, promoting improvements in the Waterloo Village and Southern Peninsula areas such as most recently planning for the construction of a new South End School. He was also a member of the Saint John Exhibition Association Board of Directors for many years, lobbying for and supporting the Greater Saint John Field House. He is a founding member of the Saint John South End Lions Club.
Lowe is also a successful entrepreneur, being the former owner of Saint John Vet’s Taxi, which he owned for 43 years. He has renovated several older buildings in Uptown Saint John and constructed a housing development in the Old Rockland Road area. He was an employee of Canada Post for 35 years, of which 21 were spent as a full-time business agent representing letter carriers and truck drivers in Atlantic Canada.