|Member of the Nova Scotia House of Assembly
for Pictou East
June 13, 2006 – October 8, 2013
|Preceded by||Jim DeWolfe|
|Succeeded by||Tim Houston|
|Born||1945/1946 (age 70–71)|
|Residence||Westville, Nova Scotia|
Clarence "Clarrie" MacKinnon is a former Canadian politician, who represented the constituency of Pictou East in the Nova Scotia House of Assembly from 2006 to 2013. He was a member of the Nova Scotia New Democratic Party.
MacKinnon has a Bachelor of Arts in political science from Mount Saint Vincent University, and a Master of Marine Management from Dalhousie University. He has started part-time work on a PhD from the University of Cardiff in Wales, UK in Earth, Oceans and Planetary Science. MacKinnon has been employed in news media, public relations, and in the fishing industry. He has been a roughneck, worked on a woods crew and sold shoes and mobile homes.
Prior to June 2009, MacKinnon was the New Democratic Caucus' critic for Economic Development.
- "Returns of General Election for the House of Assembly 2006 (Pictou East)" (PDF). Elections Nova Scotia. 2006. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-10-06. Retrieved 2014-10-08.