Brooke Taylor

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The Honourable
Brooke Taylor
Member of the Nova Scotia House of Assembly
for Colchester-Musquodoboit Valley
In office
May 25, 1993 – July 9, 2009
Preceded by Ken Streatch
Succeeded by Gary Burrill
Personal details
Born (1950-06-21) June 21, 1950 (age 66)
Musquodoboit Valley
Political party Progressive Conservative

Brooke Taylor (born June 21, 1950) is a Canadian politician. He represented the electoral district of Colchester-Musquodoboit Valley in the Nova Scotia House of Assembly from 1993 to 2009. He was a member of the Progressive Conservative Party of Nova Scotia.

Born in Musquodoboit Valley, Nova Scotia, Taylor was elected to Halifax County Council in 1991.[1] He was first elected provincially in a November 1993 by-election.[2][3] He was re-elected in the 1998,[4] 1999,[5] and 2003 general elections.[6] In February 2006, Taylor was appointed to the Executive Council of Nova Scotia as Minister of Natural Resources.[7][8] Taylor was re-elected in the 2006 election,[9] and named Minister of Agriculture in a post-election cabinet shuffle.[10] In January 2009, Taylor was shuffled again, becoming Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal.[11]

On May 5, 2009, Taylor announced he was not reoffering in the 2009 election.[1] At the time of his retirement he was the longest continuous serving Progressive Conservative MLA.[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Brookes great trip ends". Truro Daily News. May 6, 2009. Retrieved 2014-10-10. 
  2. ^ "Tory candidate wins byelection". The Chronicle Herald. November 3, 1993. Archived from the original on February 26, 2000. Retrieved 2014-10-10. 
  3. ^ "Returns of General Election for the House of Assembly 1993" (PDF). Elections Nova Scotia. p. 164. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-10-06. Retrieved 2015-07-15. 
  4. ^ "Election Returns, 1998 (Colchester-Musquodoboit Valley)" (PDF). Elections Nova Scotia. Retrieved 2014-10-10. 
  5. ^ "Election Returns, 1999 (Colchester-Musquodoboit Valley)" (PDF). Elections Nova Scotia. Retrieved 2014-10-10. 
  6. ^ "Election Returns, 2003 (Colchester-Musquodoboit Valley)" (PDF). Elections Nova Scotia. Retrieved 2014-10-10. 
  7. ^ "MacDonald mixes cabinet with old and new". CBC News. February 23, 2006. Retrieved 2014-10-10. 
  8. ^ "And the cabinet is . . .". The Chronicle Herald. February 25, 2006. Archived from the original on February 26, 2006. Retrieved 2014-10-10. 
  9. ^ "Election Returns, 2006 (Colchester-Musquodoboit Valley)" (PDF). Elections Nova Scotia. Retrieved 2014-10-10. 
  10. ^ "MacDonald's expanded cabinet has 3 rookies". CBC News. June 26, 2006. Retrieved 2014-10-10. 
  11. ^ "N.S. Premier Rodney MacDonald shuffles cabinet; one new face". Cape Breton Post. January 7, 2009. Retrieved 2014-10-10. 
  12. ^ "Veteran Tory Brooke Taylor not running for re-election". Metro. Halifax. May 6, 2009. Retrieved 2014-10-10.