Kevin has been the MLA for Kent North in the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick – the first francophone Green MLA elected in Canada.
Kevin Arseneau is a father, husband and farmer at the Ferme Terre Partagée cooperative in Rogersville. Since the fall of 2018, he has been the MLA for Kent North in the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick – the first francophone Green MLA elected in Canada.
Prior to being a member of the Green Party of New Brunswick, he worked on the farm where he grew organic fruits and vegetables. In addition to raising hogs, beef and poultry, he has delivered conferences on school dropout and the importance of manual labour throughout New Brunswick. He also taught philosophy for children to a group of grade 4 students at École W.-F. Boisvert. Kevin is a graduate of l’Université de Moncton.
Before settling in Pleasant Ridge, Kevin travelled a lot, reciting his stories and legends to young and old, revealing his talents as a square-dancing caller and playing music alongside Lisa LeBlanc and other Acadian artists. A former carpenter in Fort McMurray, he has also worked in other trades here in the region. He has worked in a fish plant, as well as being a teacher, sea kayak guide and cook. His multiple experiences have allowed him to discover and be enriched by the culture here and elsewhere by being in contact with people from various backgrounds.
This is why he is at ease with everyone. Empathetic by nature and attentive to others, he naturally understands the difficulties and challenges faced by the citizens. As he has long been doing in his work as a Member of the Legislature and in his community responsibilities, Kevin is also a proud advocate for the rights and needs of the people he works with.