Results, Districts & Candidates
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|Updated: Jun. 9, 2009 10:11 PM ADT||48/48 polls|
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Current MLA: Brooke Taylor (PC), Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal
District profile: This is a largely rural area dependent on farming, the lumber industry and light manufacturing. There are also greenhouse operations. Many people drive to Truro or Halifax to work.
It includes the communities of Middle and Upper Musquodoboit, Stewiacke, Shubenacadie, Brookfield and Hilden.
The Shubenacadie Wildlife Park, Mastodon Ridge and the Musquodoboit Valley Forest Nursery are popular with locals and tourists.
District map: Colchester-Musquodoboit Valley (PDF)
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|Updated: Jun. 9, 2009, 10:11 PM ADT|
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