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Sackville - Eastern Shore
|Party||Candidate||Votes||Vote Share (%)||Status|
|Updated: Nov. 7, 2008 5:00 PM EST||233/233 polls|
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Party: Conservative Party of Canada
Birthplace: Lachine, Que.
Education: Attended the University of New Brunswick and Saint Mary’s University.
Profession: Works in the transportation industry.
Marital Status: Married
Name of Spouse: Jennifer
Children: Two daughters – Rianna and Taylor – with a third girl due on election day.
Career Background: Recently sold his trucking business and now works for a national transportation company, based in Halifax.
Community Activities: Is president of the Sackville Skating Club, annual host of a successful Feed Nova Scotia event, a member of the Nova Scotia Jeep Club Severe Weather Assistance Team, and a participant in the Halifax Regional Municipality's community visioning process.
PO Box 2086
Fall River, N.S.
Party: Green Party of Canada
Education: Diploma in community economic development from Saint Mary's University and the Atlantic CED Institute, degree in public relations from Mount Saint Vincent University, certificate in adult education from Dalhousie College of Continuing Education.
Children: Two daughters
Community Activities: Served as a leader with Girl Guides, as a school advisory council member, as a facilitator of the “After-school Adventures” program at YMCA, as a Sunday school teacher and as a host for international students.
Party: Liberal Party of Canada
Education: Earned a B.Sc. in nursing, with distinction in political studies, from Mount St. Vincent University and a diploma in teaching from Dalhousie University.
Profession: Nursing educator
Marital Status: Married
Name of Spouse: Joe
Children: Three: Mary-Jane, Jacqueline and Leslie.
Career Background: Was a nursing educator before entering politics.
Community Activities: Has served as chairperson of the board of directors of Fisherman’s Cove Development Association for the past 10 years. She also sits on the Nova Scotia Partners for Workplace Education and is chairperson of the Social and Beneficial Society of Cow Bay.
Party: New Democratic Party of Canada
Birthdate: Jan. 6, 1956
Birthplace: Heerlen, Holland
Marital Status: Married
Name of Spouse: Andrea
Children: Two - Jasmin and Amber
Career Background: Worked with Canadian Airlines for 18 years, as the chief emergency warden, the health and safety representative and a customer service leader. Was a volunteer member of the Canadian Airlines Charitable Program and the Small Business Entrepreneurial Program. From 1994-1995, he was district chairperson for CAW Local 1900.
Community Activities: Before becoming an MP, Peter was an avid fundraiser for the Halifax Metro Food Bank, Adsum House, the Canadian Breast Cancer Society and community radio. He helped co-ordinate the Atlantic Earth Festival and introduced the recycling program for Canadian Airlines at the Halifax International Airport, hence the nickname Compost Pete. He was a guest of Prince Philip at a dinner to recognize his fundraising work for the World Wildlife Fund of Canada. He is also a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, an active blood donor and coaches soccer.
Federal: Elected in Sackville-Eastern Shore in 1997. Won in Sackville-Musquodoboit Valley-Eastern Shore in 2000. Won in Sackville - Eastern Shore in 2004 and 2006.
Committee: Vice-chair of the committee on Veterans Affairs. Member of the committee on Fisheries and Oceans.
Caucus: Member of the NDP caucus.
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|Updated: Nov. 7, 2008, 5:00 PM EST|
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