12 MAY 2014
Garth Farquhar has been chosen as the Green Party candidate for the riding of Carleton-Victoria. Mr. Farquhar owns and operates Tobique Log Homes, which he founded in 1984. Since 2010, he has managed a farm and woodlot that has been in his family for 138 years. Farquhar lives in Upper Kintore with his wife Jackie. They have four daughters and five grandchildren. He was born in Perth.
A graduate of Victoria Regional High School, Mr. Farquhar earned a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and a Bachelor of Business Administration from UNB.
Active in his community and church, Mr. Farquhar is the President of the Scotch Colony Brotherhood and is treasurer of the Scotch Colony aniversary and history book committee. Since 1999 he has served as Clerk of the Session for the Andover Kincardine Pastoral Charge of the United Church of Canada.
"I care deeply about the kind of future we are building for our families, our communities and our province, so I want to be part of the solutions the Green Party is advocating to put New Brunswick on a more sustainable path," said Mr. Farqhuar.