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Councillor Andre Veinotte

District 1

Blandford - East Chester area and includes Aspotogan, Bayswater, Northwest Cove, Blandford, Deep Cove, East River, East River Point, Otter Point, and part of East Chester.

Andre Veinotte is a life-long resident of East Chester and the son of Geoff and Sharon Veinotte. He has two children, Chantelle and Eva.  Andre founded and runs ABLE Engineering Inc, which is based in Chester.  It is a 30-person engineering firm specializing in civil and structural engineering and land surveying. Andre is Past President of Engineers Nova Scotia.

Andre has volunteered his time as chairman of New Ross Credit Union, Advisor for Junior Achievers Canada, member of the Chester Chamber of Commerce (former director), and member of several other South Shore business associations. In recent years, he has held the position of Director of the Bluenose Coastal Action Foundation whose goal is to promote restoration, enhancement, and conservation of our ecosystem through research, education, education, and action.  He is also also a member of the Louisiana-Pacific Community Liaison Committee which is an environmental advisory body to East River Louisiana-Pacific Ltd (now Maibec).

Committee and Appointment Roster

  • Audit Committee
  • Committee of the Whole
  • Recreation & Parks Committee
  • Maibec CanExel Community Liaison Committee
  • Region 6 Inter-Municipal Committee