|MLA for Halifax Chebucto|
October 8, 2013
|Preceded by||Howard Epstein|
Joachim Stroink is a Canadian politician, who was elected to the Nova Scotia House of Assembly in the 2013 provincial election. A member of the Nova Scotia Liberal Party, he represents the electoral district of Halifax Chebucto.
Stroink is a successful entrepreneur, owning and developing multiple businesses within Halifax, namely The Trail Shop on Quinpool Road and Rackology.
He was a key figure in the development of the Blue Nose Marathon, named it's Race Director in 2004 and continues to volunteer at the event. 
In December 2013, Stroink, who is of Dutch descent, came under controversy after being photographed sitting on the lap of a man in black face dressed as Black Peter at a Dutch-themed Christmas party. He apologized for the incident. 
- "Nova Scotia votes: Riding-by-riding results for Halifax region". Metro, October 8, 2013.
- Joachim Stroink apologizes for Zwarte Piet blackface photo. CBC News, December 2, 2013.
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