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Don Darling


Don Darling was elected in May of 2016 as the 78th Mayor of the City of Saint John, New Brunswick.

Mayor Darling brings to the job his senior executive leadership experience in the residential construction industry. He has a deep understanding and appreciation for good governance, risk management, and accountability when tackling big issues. And he’s committed to bringing his development know-how and collaborative approach to the table, fuelling economic momentum and optimism, and putting citizens first in the pursuit of growth and opportunity. Mayor Darling and his family are active in the community through volunteerism with sport and his faith community. He supports many of the City’s non-profit organizations, and is committed to growing the Saint John population and economy.

Most of Mayor Darling’s growing up years were spent in Saint John, and he and his wife Patti have raised three children in the city they love.