Currently alive, at 52 years of age.
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1965 – Bernard Lord, born on the 27th of September in Roberval, Quebec. He is a Canadian politician.
1997 – Went on to became leader of the PC Party of New Brunswick.
1998 – Became the Member of the Legislative Assembly for the district of Moncton East.
1999 – His PC party overcame an early deficit in the polls to pull out a landslide victory on the provincial general election, winning 44 of 55 seats in the legislature.
1999 – 2006 – Served as Premier of New Brunswick.
2002 – He delivered what the media and others hailed as an electrifying speech at the national Progressive Conservative Party of Canada convention in Edmonton, Alberta, which started speculation that he might run for a job in federal politics, specifically, replacing Joe Clark as federal PC leader.
2004 – His government came under fire over a variety of unpopular stances, most notably changes to health care.
2006 – Announced that he was resigning as PC leader, further he said he would resign his legislative seat in Moncton East.