Maurice Byblow

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Maurice Byblow
MLA for Faro
In office
1978–1985
Preceded by first member
Succeeded by Jim McLachlan
MLA for Faro
In office
1989–1992
Preceded by Jim McLachlan
Succeeded by Trevor Harding
Personal details
Born Maurice John Byblow
(1946-06-23) June 23, 1946 (age 70)
Yorkton, Saskatchewan
Political party Independent → New Democratic Party
Residence Faro, Yukon
Occupation teacher, municipal councillor

Maurice John Byblow (born June 23, 1946 in Yorkton, Saskatchewan) is a former Canadian politician, who represented the electoral district of Faro in the Yukon Legislative Assembly from 1978 to 1985 and from 1989 to 1996.[1]

Originally elected as an independent, Byblow joined the Yukon New Democratic Party caucus on September 16, 1981. He retired in 1985, and was succeeded by Jim McLachlan. He was re-elected to the legislature in the 1989 election, and served until 1992. He later served as an executive assistant to NDP leader Piers McDonald, and both were implicated in a conflict of interest scandal,[2] although both McDonald and Byblow were eventually cleared.

After retiring from politics, Byblow purchased the Capital Hotel in downtown Whitehorse in 1997, and worked as a hotelier until selling the hotel in early 2008.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Canada. Parliament (1992). Guide Parlementaire Canadien. Gale Canada. ISSN 0315-6168. Retrieved 2014-11-18. 
  2. ^ 28th Legislature, Session 2, Hansard, March 27, 1996]
  3. ^ "Ownership, beverage changes brewing at hotel", Whitehorse Daily Star, February 29, 2008.