Keith Bain

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Keith Bain
MLA for Victoria-The Lakes
In office
2006 – October 8, 2013
Preceded by Gerald Sampson
Succeeded by Pam Eyking
Personal details
Born October 24, 1952
Political party Progressive Conservative
Residence Big Bras d'Or, Nova Scotia
Occupation businessman, school trustee

Keith Leslie Bain (born October 24, 1952) is a Canadian politician. He represented the electoral district of Victoria-The Lakes in the Nova Scotia House of Assembly from 2006 to 2013 as a member of the Progressive Conservatives.

Bain first ran for provincial politics in the 2003 election,[1] but was defeated by Liberal Gerald Sampson.[2][3] Bain was elected in the 2006 provincial election, defeating Sampson by over 700 votes.[4][5] He was re-elected in the 2009 election.[6][7] He was defeated by Liberal Pam Eyking when he ran for re-election in 2013.[8] In May 2016, Bain was again nominated as the ridings Progressive Conservative candidate for the Next Nova Scotia general election.[9]


  1. ^ "Businessman wins Tory nod in Victoria". The Chronicle Herald. May 4, 2003. Archived from the original on November 22, 2003. Retrieved 2015-07-26. 
  2. ^ "Election Returns, 2003 (Victoria-The Lakes)" (PDF). Elections Nova Scotia. Retrieved 2015-07-20. 
  3. ^ "C.B. Liberals buoyed by five-seat snag: 'We're going to be heard'". The Chronicle Herald. August 7, 2003. Archived from the original on January 24, 2005. Retrieved 2014-10-14. 
  4. ^ "Election Returns, 2006 (Victoria-The Lakes)" (PDF). Elections Nova Scotia. Retrieved 2015-07-20. 
  5. ^ "Tory the Bain of election opponents". Cape Breton Post. June 14, 2006. 
  6. ^ "Bain train rolls to victory in Victoria-The Lakes". Cape Breton Post. June 10, 2009. Retrieved 2014-10-14. 
  7. ^ "C.B. voters go with what they know as incumbents re-elected". The Chronicle Herald. June 9, 2009. Archived from the original on June 11, 2009. Retrieved 2014-10-14. 
  8. ^ "Eyking takes Victoria-The Lakes from incumbent". Cape Breton Post. October 8, 2013. Retrieved 2014-10-14. 
  9. ^ "Bain attempts comeback". Cape Breton Post. May 26, 2016. Retrieved 2016-06-18.