Scott Armstrong (politician)

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Scott Armstrong
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Cumberland—Colchester—Musquodoboit Valley
Assumed office
November 9, 2009
Preceded by Bill Casey
Personal details
Born (1966-07-09) July 9, 1966 (age 48)
Truro, Nova Scotia
Political party Conservative
Profession Teacher

Scott Armstrong (born July 9, 1966) is a Canadian politician, who was elected as a Conservative member to represent the electoral district of Cumberland—Colchester—Musquodoboit Valley in the federal by-elections on November 9, 2009.


Armstrong graduated from Cobequid Education Centre in 1984. He graduated from Acadia University with a Bachelor of Arts. He then went on to earn a Master of Social Science Education from Florida State University and a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Southern Mississippi.

Before politics[edit]

Armstrong was principal at Tatamagouche Elementary School in the early 2000s. He was also principal at Truro Elementary School in 2008 and 2009.


Formerly, he was the president of the Progressive Conservative Party of Nova Scotia. He is a member of the Conservative Party.[1]

Armstrong has been named chairman of the federal Conservative Atlantic caucus. The Atlantic caucus has 14 members. Armstrong replaced New Brunswick MP Mike Allen.[2]


  1. ^ "Conservatives, Bloc Québécois score byelection wins"., November 9, 2009.
  2. ^ Press, Canadian. "CTV News - MP Scott Armstrong appointed chair of Tory Atlantic caucus". CTV News. CTV news. Retrieved September 13, 2012. 

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