Fredericton

Jenica Atwin is a Researcher and Program Coordinator for a First Nations Education Organization in Fredericton, New Brunswick. Her work has touched First Nations communities throughout the province with a commitment to providing better educational outcomes for all students. Born and raised in the Fredericton area, Jenica received her formal education at the University of New Brunswick with a Masters Degree in Critical Studies in Education and a Bachelor’s Degree in Canadian History and Political Science. A mother of two, Jenica is an active community volunteer, athlete and organizer. From coaching to cultural events, she is an advocate for community involvement, youth and social justice. Her influences include her mother, a retired elementary teacher, her father, a municipal Mayor, her step father, a traditionalist and First Nations activist as well as her many inspiring students, friends, colleagues and role models. Jenica is very proud of the Canadian Constitution and our Charter of Rights and Freedoms and will serve to protect it. She seeks to blaze a trail for others interested in civic engagement as a voice of the people and the planet with hope for the future.  Jenica was a candidate in the 2018 New Brunswick provincial election. With this fresh experience as a guide, she is ready to tackle federal politics as a representative for the Fredericton electoral district, a place she loves. Jenica’s interests focus on Indigenous rights, environmental stewardship, renewable energy, small business growth, criminal justice reforms, tax reforms, immigration, military and veteran supports. She is highly skilled in communications, system evaluation, strategy and program delivery and she is eager to go to work for the people of Fredericton as their Member of Parliament.