Results, Ridings and Candidates
South Shore - St. Margaret's
|Party||Candidate||Votes||Vote Share (%)||Status|
|Updated: Nov. 7, 2008 5:00 PM EST||214/214 polls|
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Party: Christian Heritage Party of Canada
Profession: Lobster fisherman, retired
Career Background: Worked as a sailor on the Great Lakes, then in the lobster industry.
Party: Conservative Party of Canada
Birthdate: Feb. 15, 1953
Birthplace: Nova Scotia
Education: BA in history, Acadia University
Marital Status: Partner
Name of Partner: Judy
Children: Benjamin and Joshua
Career Background: Owner and operator of a small business since 1977; a Christmas tree grower and exporter; offshore drill operator (1980-88) and sheep farmer.
Community Activities: Former member, New Ross High School Board of Trustees. Past president and charter member, New Ross Historical Society. Past president, Christmas Tree Council of Nova Scotia (1990-92). Past director, Lunenburg County Christmas Tree Producers Association. Member of Royal Canadian Legion Branch 79.
Municipal: Former trustee New Ross Consolidated School Board
Federal: Elected in South Shore in 1997, 2000, 2004 and 2006.
Committee: Member of the committee on Fisheries and Oceans in the last Parliament. Former member of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development; Agriculture and Agri-Food; Fisheries and Oceans; Aboriginal Affairs, Northern Development and Natural Resources; Procedure and House Affairs; Public Accounts; subcommittee on electoral boundaries readjustment of procedure and House affairs; subcommittee on matters related to the review of the office of the privacy commissioner of the standing committee on government operations and estimates; subcommittee on private members' business of procedure and House affairs; joint committee on the Library of Parliament.
Caucus: Member of the Conservative caucus.
Party: Green Party of Canada
Birthdate: June 29, 1958
Birthplace: Toronto, Ont.
Education: BA, B.Ed. and M.Ed.
Marital Status: Married
Name of Spouse: Linda Pannozzo
Children: One child
Career Background: Teacher at Sir John A. Macdonald High School in Hubley, N.S. Has taught law, political science and history for 20 years.
Community Activities: Volunteer on the board of directors at Ecology Action Center, Halifax, and volunteer carpenter at The Barn, Hubbards.
Provincial: Ran unsuccessfully as an Independent in a 2005 byelection in the riding of Chester-St. Margaret's. Was interim leader of the newly-formed Green Party of Nova Scotia in 2005-2006.
Federal: Ran unsuccessfully for the Green Party in Halifax in the 2000 and 2004 general elections.
Party: Liberal Party of Canada
Education: Holds a Doctor of Chiropractic Degree from Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto and a B.Sc. in biochemistry from Memorial University of Newfoundland.
Career Background: Has worked as a self-employed chiropractor in Bridgewater, from 1996-2007, and in Shelburne from 2003-2007. Involved in implementation and development of the provincial Peer Assessment Program for the College of Chiropractors of Nova Scotia.
Community Activities: Member of the Nova Scotia College of Chiropractors 2000-2003, serving as vice-chair of the Provincial Regulatory Board, chair of the Peer Assessment Committee and provincial liaison between Regulatory Board and council. Served on the board of directors for Hanson House, an emergency and outreach shelter, in Chester, N.S.
Provincial: Ran unsuccessfully for the New Democratic Party in Lunenburg-West in the 2006 provincial election.
Party: New Democratic Party of Canada
Birthdate: Feb. 27, 1943
Birthplace: Halifax, N.S.
Education: BA, University of King's College; post-graduate studies in sociology, Dalhousie University
Marital Status: Married
Name of Spouse: Jane
Children: Three children and six long-term foster children
Career Background: Worked with Department of Public Welfare in Nova Scotia. After a year of assessing welfare claims in Halifax, he moved to Digby where he worked for three years as social development officer. Hired as first staff person for the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission in 1968. By 1971, promoted to chief human rights officer for Nova Scotia. Assistant to Nova Scotia's first ombudsman, 1972-82. Provincial ombudsman for Manitoba; was reappointed and served the maximum two terms allowed under Manitoba law (1982-93). He then returned to Nova Scotia and became deputy minister for the Department of Housing and Consumer Affairs. Took early retirement in 1996 to work with young people.
Community Activities: Founded Hammonds Plains Karate Club, which aims to bring youth from different backgrounds and communities together for recreational and social activities. Member of Black Cultural Centre of Nova Scotia. Honorary board member of N.S. Home for Coloured Children. He and his wife have served as foster parents.
Federal: Elected in Halifax West in 1997, becoming Nova Scotia's first-ever black member of Parliament; defeated in 2000; ran unsuccessfully in South Shore-St. Margaret's in 2004 and 2006.
430 King St.
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|Updated: Nov. 7, 2008, 5:00 PM EST|
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