Experience Counts

As your PC Candidate, with over four years as a Member of the Nova Scotia Legislative Assembly (MLA) and 16 years as a Councillor with the Halifax Regional Municipality, I have the experience and knowledge of how government works at all levels.

 

I understand the issues both Provincially and in our communities of Sackville - Mount Uniacke and have the inter-governmental connections and background to ensure that the concerns and issues of the residents in Sackville - Uniacke are heard and resolved.

 

Most importantly, I have the proven track record of working hard for the residents I represent.

Board and Committee Experience

Member of the Nova Scotia Legislative Assembly

Boards and Committees (2017 - 2021)

  • African Nova Scotia Affairs, 

       Critic

  • Deputy House Leader of the Official Opposition

  • Environment and Climate Change,

       Critic

  • L'nu Affairs (Previously Aboriginal Affairs),

       Critic

  • Municipal Affairs and Housing,

       Former Critic

  • N.S. Human Resources Standing Committee, 

       Member

  • N.S. Legislature Law Amendments Committee, 

       Past Member

  • N.S. Legislature Private/Local Bills Committee,

       Past Member

  • Nova Scotia, Dept. of Justice,

       Notary Republic

HRM Council

Boards and Committees (2000 - 2016)

  • Destination Halifax,

       Past Board Member

  • Executive Standing Committee ,

       Past Member

  • Halifax Regional Library Board,

       Past Trustee

  • HRM Appeals Standing Committee,

       Past Chair

  • HRM Deputy Mayor 2009-2010

  • HRM Dangerous and Unsightly Property,

       Past Chair

  • HRM Environment and Sustainability Committee,

       Past Member

  • HRM Executive Satanding Committee,

       Past Member

  • HRM Grants Committee,

       Past Committee Member

  • HRM Mobile Home Advisory Committee,

       Past Committee Member

  • HRM Private and Gravel Roads Committee,

       Past Member

  • HRM Special Events Advisory Committee, 

       Past Chair

  • HRM Tax Structure Review,

       Past Member

  • Middle Sackville Visioning Process,

       Past Ex-official Member

  • Neptune Theater Board,

       Past Board Member​

  • North West Community Council,

       Past Chair and Member

  • North West Transit Advisory Committee,

       Past Member

  • North West Planning Advisory Committee, 

       Past Member

  • Nova Scotia Dept. of Justice,

       Commissioner of Oaths

  • Nova Scotia Federation of Municipalities LongService Award

  • Nova Scotia Library Boards Association, 

       HRM Representative

  • ​Regional Police Commission (RCMP & HRP),

       Past Chair, first elected official to be Chair

  • Trade Center (Merto Center) Board,

      Past Board Member​

Community Involvements

  • Beaver Bank Community Awareness Association, 

       Ex-official Board Member

  • Beaver Bank Kinsac Community Centre,

       Founding Member and Ex-official Board Member

  • Berryhill / Laurie Lively Park Association, 

       Past Ex-official Board Member

  • Cobequid Cultural Center of the Arts, 

       Ex-official Member

  • Heartland Village Homeowners Association, 

       Past Ex-official Board Member

  • Kinsmen Club of Sackville, 

       Past Member and Rookie of the Year

  • Lucasville Community Association, 

       Ex-official Board Member

  • Springfield Lake Recreation Association, 

       Past Board Member, Ex-official Board Member 

        and Life Member

  • Sackville Heights Community Centre,

       Founding Member and Ex-official Board Member

  • Sackville Business Association, 

       Past Ex-official Board Member

  • Sackville Masonic Lodge, 

       Member and Past President

  • Sackville Seniors Advisory Council, 

       Past Board Member

  • Sackville Sports Stadium, 

       Past Community Advisor

  • Scouts Canada, 

       Past Cub Leader, Scout Leader and

       Provincial Trainer

  • Springfield Lake Watch Committee, 

       Past Founding Member

  • Tinsel Sackville's Talking Christmas Tree,

       Committee Member

  • Wallace Lucas Community Centre, 

       Ex-official Board Member

  • Waterstone Village Homeowners Association, 

        Ex-official Board Member

  • Weir Rockin' Concert Planning Committee,

       Founding Member, 10 year Committee Member​

       (Sponsor of the Drink Responsibly & Mount

        Uniacke Shuttle Buses)

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Brad Johns

PC Candidate

for

Sackville - Uniacke.

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Brad with PC Leader Tim Houston. Brad's Private Members Bill for Emancipation Day in Nova Scotia.

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Brad's Private Members Bill to permanently close the Upper Sackville Landfill.

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Brad's 2nd Private Members Bill to permanently close the Upper Sackville Landfill.

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Deputy Mayor

Halifax Regional

Municipality

2010 - 2011.

Past Chair of the HRM North West Community Council.

Brad receiving his Commissioners badge from former Police Chief Frank Beazley. Brad was the first elected official to ever Chair the HRP/RCMP Police Commission.

Brad volunteering to read to students at a local elementary for Literacy Day.

Brad volunteers at a variety of fundraisers and events throughout the community. Here, he is volunteering at a local elementary school turkey bingo.

Brad presenting Springfield Lake Rec. with a plaque recognizing their 50th anniversary.

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Installation of left turning signal at Beaver Bank and Old Sackville Interchange.

Brad with Weir Rockin' co-founders, Andy Conrad and Stacey Moore, at the 2016 10th year Anniversary show.