Carl Urquhart was re-elected to the 57th Legislature in the provincial election held September 27, 2010.
The Progressive Conservative Member for York was first was elected to the Legislature in the September 18, 2006, provincial election. He served as official Opposition critic for areas of interest related to public safety, the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization, the New Brunswick Police Commission and Kings Landing Historical Settlement. He was a member of the standing committees on estimates and law Amendments; and he was a member of the Select Committee on Life-long Learning.
After graduating from Fredericton High School, he joined the RCMP and served the force for five years. Following that, he joined the Fredericton Police Force, where he completed 28 years of service. He has worked in community policing, street crime, the drug unit, major crime and the patrol division.
He has been involved with many community and service groups: vice-president of the New Brunswick Police Association; president of the St. John River Salmon Anglers Association; director of the Atlantic Salmon Association; board member of the Saint Andrews Pipe band and society; member of the New Brunswick Wildlife Federation, the Fredericton Boys and Girls Club and Scouts Canada.
His hobbies include wood carving, hunting and fishing.
He has considerable experience working with all levels of government and he is used to working with the public.
He lives on his family homestead in Kingsclear.