Fabian Manning was born and raised and still resides
in the town of St. Bride's. Following two years of employment in
Fort McMurray, Fabian returned home in 1983 to work full time in the
family business. It was at that time that the seeds of Fabian's
political future were sown as he became involved in the economic and
social development of, not only his home community, but the entire
Fabian has dedicated his career to serving
Newfoundlanders and Labradorians at all three levels of government.
A three-term councillor in the town of St. Brides, he also served as
Coordinator for the Cape Shore Area Development Association for
three years. Fabian would go on to win three elections to the
Newfoundland and Labrador House of Assembly as the representative
for Placentia - St. Mary's. He was subsequently elected as Member
of Parliament in the federal constituency of Avalon in the 2006
federal election. Fabian would go on to chair both the House of
Commons Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans, as well as the
Conservative government's Atlantic Caucus.
On December 22nd, 2008, Fabian was appointed to the
Senate of Canada on the advice of The Right Honourable Steven
Harper, Prime Minister of Canada.
Fabian has served on and continues to serve on
several Standing Committees of the Senate including..
National Security and Defense and as Vice-Chair of
the Sub Committee on Veteran's Affairs
Transport and Communications
Oceans (Presently serving as Chair)