Nomination Date: 14/03/2019
Sylvie Godin-Charest is the Conservative Party of Canada candidate in Moncton-Riverview-Dieppe for the October 2019 federal election.
A well-respected lawyer and volunteer, Sylvie’s love of her local community has inspired her to give back by as a Member of Parliament where she can dedicate her time, energy and passion as part of a responsible federal government focused on building a better future for everyone.
Family and community play a vital role in Sylvie’s life. She has been actively engaged with her children’s sports teams. Highlights of her community contributions include being the Vice President of Maison Nazareth’s board of directors, and former membership on the Expansion Dieppe and the Multicultural Association of the Greater Moncton Area (MAGMA) board of directors. Her family is also involved with the Friends of the Moncton Hospital fundraising campaigns.
Admitted to the New Brunswick Bar in 1999 after graduating from the Université de Moncton and Ottawa University, Sylvie’s main areas of practice are Property Law, Estate Law, Family Law and Immigration cases. The Beresford native has served as legal aid counsel in child protection cases. Being responsible for children at risk as a family lawyer with Legal Aid New Brunswick, the lasting impact of Sylvie’s work with the most vulnerable members of society is an appreciation the impact mental health issues have today.
Dedicated to her family and community, Sylvie and her husband Dr. Dhany Charest live in Dieppe with their three children Vincent, Catherine and Gabrielle and dog Jack.