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Council

Mayor

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Mayor Christine Blair

Municipality of the County of Colchester
1 Church Street
Truro, Nova Scotia
B2N 3Z5

Phone: 902-897-3184
Fax: 902-843-4066

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Profile

Mayor Blair is serving her first term as Mayor for Colchester County. She also served three terms as Councillor for District 1, representing Bible Hill and Valley from 1997-2000; Bible Hill and Brookside from 2008-2016.

During her terms as Councillor, she served as Chair of the Police Advisory Board and the Dangerous and Unsightly Premises Committee as well as a member of the County Flood Advisory Committee, Sewer Use Appeals Committee, Joint Taxi By-law Committee and a member of the Community Advisory Committee for the new hospital.

In 1992, Mayor Blair became an elected Commissioner for the Village of Bible Hill and served in that position for 13 years, of which three were served as Chair. She was also the inaugural President for the Association of Nova Scotia Villages.

During her employment, Mayor Blair was Executive Assistant to a Nova Scotia Minister and MLA; Executive Assistant to the NS Commissioner of Forest Enhancement; Executive Assistant to the Deputy Minister of the NS Department of Natural Resources; Office Manager, NS Forest Products Association. She currently holds the position of Returning Officer for the NS Electoral District of Truro-Bible Hill-Millbrook-Salmon River.

As a Volunteer, Mayor Blair is a 22-year member and Past President of the Rotary Club of Truro; President, Bible Hill Cemetery Company; Director, Association of NS Villages.  She is Past Official Board Chair and Past Session Chair, St. David’s United Church; Past President of the United Way of Colchester; Past Treasurer, NS Forestry Association; former tutor for adult literacy with FutureWorx; past board member Truro & Colchester Chamber of Commerce and CoRDA.

Mayor Blair has a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Mount Saint Vincent University and Business Administration diploma from Acadia. She is married to Bill Blair, has two sons and two grandchildren and enjoys watercolour painting.