Brendan Maguire

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Brendan Maguire
Member of the Nova Scotia House of Assembly
for Halifax Atlantic
Assumed office
October 8, 2013
Preceded by Michèle Raymond
Personal details
Born (1975-08-29) August 29, 1975 (age 42)
Weymouth, Dorset, England
Political party Liberal
Spouse(s) Rena Maguire

Brendan Oliver Maguire (born August 29, 1975) 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 Atlantic.[1]

Early life[edit]

Born in Weymouth, England, Maguire immigrated to Canada at four years old and became a Canadian citizen when he was 16. He grew up in foster care in the Halifax area.[2]

Political career[edit]

Maguire serves on the Public Accounts Committee, the Law Amendments Committee and is Vice Chair of the Community Services Committee. In 2014 and 2015, Maguire was named the Best Member of the Provincial Legislature by The Coast magazine.[3] Maguire was also named the 2015 Ambassador of the year by Family SOS.[4]

Electoral record[edit]

Nova Scotia general election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes % ±
     Liberal Brendan Maguire 3,244 42.54
     New Democratic Party Tanis Crosby 2,564 33.63
     Progressive Conservative Ryan Brennan 1,817 23.83


  1. ^ "Nova Scotia votes: Riding-by-riding results for Halifax region". Metro. Halifax. October 8, 2013. Retrieved 2015-08-07. 
  2. ^ Meet Brendan NS Liberal Party
  3. ^ "Best Member of the Provincial Legislature 2014". The Coast. Retrieved 2015-08-07. 
  4. ^ "2015 Courage to Give Back Awards". Family SOS. Retrieved 2015-08-07. 

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