Results, Districts & Candidates

Colchester-Musquodoboit Valley

2009 Results

Party Candidate Votes Status
Updated: Jun. 9, 2009 10:11 PM ADT 48/48 polls
NDP Gary Burrill 3,568 Elected
PC Steve Streatch 2,151
LIB Willy Versteeg 1,529
GRN Margaret Witney 172

All results are unofficial until final ballot counts are verified by Elections Nova Scotia.

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Gary Burrill NDP
Steve Streatch PC
Willy Versteeg LIB
Margaret Witney GRN


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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