Charles Hubbard was first elected to the House of Commons in the general election of October 1993 for the federal constituency of Miramichi.
Since his election, he has served on several standing committees, and was Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development.
He served as Chair of the Atlantic Caucus for two years and, during that time, devoted his energy towards a renewal of the Liberal Party in Atlantic.
He is a lifelong member of several Liberal associations and has served as campaign manager for local candidates in four provincial elections. Since his years at university, he has attended most provincial and national conventions.
In 1961, he graduated from the Royal Canadian School of Infantry. He served briefly with Canadian Guards in Germany and later as a platoon officer, quartermaster, adjutant, company commander and Deputy commander of 2 Royal New Brunswick Regiment (NS).
In 1963 he began his lengthy career at Harkins High School in Newcastle. He was also a member of the New Brunswick Teachers Association, the Principals Council and the National Association of Secondary School Principals.
Active in his church and community, he has been deeply involved in many community organizations.
Mr. Hubbard has a Bachelor of Arts degree majoring in History and Economics and continued with a Master of Arts in History and a Bachelor of Education degree.
Mr. Hubbard lives with his wife Patricia on the family farm in Red Bank.