Gary Hines

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Gary Hines
MLA for Waverley-Fall River-Beaver Bank
In office
Preceded by new riding
Succeeded by Percy Paris
Personal details
Born Truro, Nova Scotia
Political party Progressive Conservative

Gary Hines is a Canadian politician. He represented the electoral district of Waverley-Fall River-Beaver Bank in the Nova Scotia House of Assembly from 2003 to 2006 as a member of the Progressive Conservatives.[1]

Born in Truro, Nova Scotia, Hines was educated at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College.[2] He founded Garrick Construction and was president of Fundy Adventures.[3] In 2000, Hines was elected a municipal councillor in the Halifax Regional Municipality.[4][5] Hines entered provincial politics in 2003,[6] defeating New Democrat Percy Paris by 363 votes in the newly established Waverley-Fall River-Beaver Bank riding.[7][8][9] He was defeated by Paris when he ran for re-election in 2006.[10][11] Hines ran again in the 2009 election, but finished third behind Paris, and Liberal Bill Horne.[12]


  1. ^ "Electoral History for Waverley-Fall River-Beaver Bank" (PDF). Nova Scotia Legislative Library. Retrieved 2015-06-12. 
  2. ^ "Riding profile: Decision 2003: Waverley-Fall River-Beaver Bank". The Daily News. Halifax. July 16, 2003. 
  3. ^ O'Handley, Kathleen (2005). Canadian Parliamentary Guide 2005. ISBN 1-4144-0141-8. 
  4. ^ "Five women to serve on council". The Daily News. Halifax. October 22, 2000. 
  5. ^ "Veterans Downey, Schofield lose seats". The Chronicle Herald. October 22, 2000. Archived from the original on November 9, 2000. Retrieved 2015-06-12. 
  6. ^ "New riding will put new face in legislature". The Chronicle Herald. July 24, 2003. Archived from the original on January 24, 2005. Retrieved 2015-06-12. 
  7. ^ "Election Returns, 2003 (Waverley-Fall River-Beaver Bank)" (PDF). Elections Nova Scotia. Retrieved 2015-06-12. 
  8. ^ "Councillors go three-for-six". The Daily News. Halifax. August 6, 2003. 
  9. ^ "Cabinet minister upset by NDP". The Daily News. Halifax. August 6, 2003. 
  10. ^ "Election Returns, 2006 (Waverley-Fall River-Beaver Bank)" (PDF). Elections Nova Scotia. Retrieved 2015-06-12. 
  11. ^ "NDP wrests two key metro seats, one from Tories". The Daily News. Halifax. June 14, 2006. 
  12. ^ "Election Returns, 2009 (Waverley-Fall River-Beaver Bank)" (PDF). Elections Nova Scotia. Retrieved 2015-06-12.