Ross Landry

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The Honourable
Ross Landry
MLA for Pictou Centre
In office
June 19, 2009 – October 8, 2013
Preceded by Pat Dunn
Succeeded by Pat Dunn
Attorney General and Minister of Justice
In office
June 19, 2009 – October 22, 2013
Preceded by Cecil Clarke
Succeeded by Lena Diab
Personal details
Born Trenton, Nova Scotia
Political party New Democrat
Occupation police officer

Peter Ross "Ross" Landry is a retired Canadian police officer and politician.

A native of Trenton, Nova Scotia, Landry is a retired police officer, having served in the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

Political career[edit]

In 2009 Ross Landry successfully ran for the Nova Scotia New Democratic Party nomination in the riding of Pictou Centre. Landry was elected in the 2009 provincial election[1] and represented the riding until his defeat in the 2013 provincial election.[2]

Landry was appointed to the Executive Council of Nova Scotia on June 19, 2009 where he served as Minister of Justice as well as Attorney General of Nova Scotia until October 22, 2013.[3]


  1. ^ "Landry rides orange wave to the top". The News. June 10, 2009. Retrieved 2014-09-06. 
  2. ^ "PC's Pat Dunn regains Pictou Centre seat". The News. October 8, 2013. Retrieved 2014-09-06. 
  3. ^ "Atlantic Canada's 1st NDP government takes office in Nova Scotia". CBC News. June 19, 2009. Retrieved 2014-09-06.