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John MacKenzie

Deputy Mayor

Deputy Mayor John MacKenzie was first elected to Saint John Common Council in May of 2012, was re-elected in 2016, and again in 2021. He lives in the City’s North End.

As an employee of Canada Post for 38 years, John knows his neighbourhoods. He currently serves on the Fundy Regional Service Commission as Saint John’s representative, Chairs the Community Development Committee for the FRSC, Chairs the Growth Committee for the city of Saint John, and sits on the Community Council on Homelessness. John has also served as Chair of the District Education Council in education governance and is a former board member of both P.R.O. Kids, Saint John Police Commission and Saint John Energy.

John’s areas of interest are in poverty reduction, community policing, neighbourhood revitalization, homelessness, and housing shortages, as well as economic development.