Lisa Roberts to be nominated as NDP candidate in Halifax Needham at meeting July 18

July 13, 2016

HALIFAX–The media is invited to join community members at a meeting on July 18 to nominate journalist and community organizer Lisa Roberts as the NDP Candidate for Halifax Needham. NDP MLA Maureen MacDonald retired this spring after 18 years of service to the residents of Halifax Needham.

Halifax Needham Nomination Meeting

Date: Monday, July 18, 2016
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta Parish, 6032 Normandy Drive, Halifax

Lisa Roberts has been the executive director of Veith House since September 2015. Previously, she facilitated the North End Community Circle, a project that builds relationships between diverse neighbours in Halifax Needham. Lisa has also worked as a journalist, including five years with CBC Radio’s Information Morning in Halifax. She has a Masters in Development Economics and a BA in International Development Studies, both from Dalhousie University.


For more information, contact

Mike Poworoznyk
Provincial Secretary & Chief Administrative Officer