Dan Weston is a lifelong political activist in the Fredericton Area, From the Anti-War movement and the Anti-Nuclear Movements of the 1960’s and 70’s to the formation of the Anti-Poverty organization in 1983 continuing to present day.
Dan has years of experience helping Homeless and working poor/unemployed as well as offering aid such as furniture and household necessities to those fleeing abuse. He has also helped those who are newcomers to the country and as well those who have lost their homes in natural disasters.
Dan has also been a Proponent of progressive politics for many years. “The Green Party is the most progressive party available in New Brunswick, they think outside the box. We need to face climate change and the challenges that come with it and we need new kinds of thinking” says Weston
Dan has previously run in the riding of Fredericton-Grand Lake in the 2014 election as well as running for the NDP in the riding of York South in 1982.
He has been married to Melynda Jarrett for 25 years and lives in a small house in Fredericton.