Bruce McLaughlin

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Bruce McLaughlin
Bruce McLaughlin in 'Let Albertans Decide'.png
Member of the Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories
In office
Preceded by New District
Succeeded by District Abolished
Constituency Pine Point
Minister of Health and Social Services of the Northwest Territories
In office
Personal details
Born (1946-11-15) November 15, 1946 (age 70)
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Residence Yellowknife, NWT

Bruce McLaughlin (born January 15, 1946) is a Canadian politician. He served as a Member of the Northwest Territories Legislature from 1979 until 1991.[1]

McLaughlin was first elected to the Northwest Territories Legislature in the 1979 Northwest Territories general election. He won the new Pine Point electoral district. McLaughlin was re-elected in the 1983 Northwest Territories general election. In his second term he was appointed to the cabinet and became Minister of Health and Social Services. He was re-elected to his third and final term in the 1987 Northwest Territories general election. His electoral district was abolished in 1991 after the Pine Point mine shutdown operations and the town was dismantled.

McLaughlin ran as the candidate in the electoral district of Western Arctic for the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada in the 2000 Canadian federal election.

McLaughlin previously served as the Territories representative on the Conservative Party of Canada national council.


  1. ^ Canadian who's who, 1990 - Kieran Simpson - Google Books

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Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories
Preceded by
New District
MLA Pine Point
Succeeded by
District Abolished