Scott Armstrong (politician)

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Scott Armstrong
MP
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Cumberland—Colchester—Musquodoboit Valley
Incumbent
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.

Education[edit]

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.

Politics[edit]

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]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Conservatives, Bloc Québécois score byelection wins". cbc.ca, 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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