Dominic LeBlanc was elected to the House of Commons in November 2000. Since then he has served on the Special Committee on Non-Medical Use of Drugs, and the Standing Committees on Fisheries and Oceans, Transport and Government Operations, National Defence and Veterans Affairs, and Public Accounts. He has also served as Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Defence and was Chair of the Atlantic Caucus.
Mr. LeBlanc received a B.A. in political science from the University of Toronto (Trinity College), his Bachelor of Laws from the University of New Brunswick, and then attended Harvard Law School, where he obtained his Masters of Law. Academic successes include the Dean's List at the University of New Brunswick's Faculty of Law, a scholarship from the New Brunswick Branch of the Canadian Bar Association, and the Graduating Average Prize from Trinity College at the University of Toronto.
Prior to his election to the House of Commons, Mr. LeBlanc was a Barrister and Solicitor with Clark Drummie in Shediac and Moncton. From 1993-1996, Mr. LeBlanc was a Special Advisor to the Prime Minister of Canada.
Mr. LeBlanc is married to Jolène Richard, a Moncton lawyer. They have one son, Selby.