Kevin Murphy (Canadian politician)

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Kevin Murphy
Speaker of the House of Assembly of Nova Scotia
Assumed office
October 24, 2013
Preceded by Gordie Gosse
MLA for Eastern Shore
Assumed office
October 8, 2013
Preceded by Sid Prest
Personal details
Born 1970
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
Political party Liberal
Occupation Publisher

Kevin Murphy (born 1970 in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia[1]) is a Canadian politician, who was elected to the Nova Scotia House of Assembly in the 2013 provincial election. A member of the Nova Scotia Liberal Party, he represents the electoral district of Eastern Shore.[2] On October 24, 2013, Murphy was elected Speaker of the House of Assembly of Nova Scotia.[3]

Murphy owns Shop the Shore, a community and business publication. He is disabled and has been using a wheelchair since he was 14 years old, the injury occurred during a hockey game.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lyle Carter. (November 23, 2012). "Serious injury changed visiting GM's life". Truro Daily News. Retrieved 2015-05-03. 
  2. ^ "Nova Scotia votes: Riding-by-riding results for Halifax region". Metro, October 8, 2013.
  3. ^ a b "N.S. legislature elects first paraplegic to serve as Speaker". CTV News. October 24, 2013. Retrieved 2014-11-11.