Steve Nordick

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Steve Nordick
Minister of Economic Development
In office
May 4, 2011 – October 11, 2011
Premier Darrell Pasloski
Preceded by Jim Kenyon
Succeeded by Currie Dixon
Member of the Yukon Legislative Assembly
for Klondike
In office
October 10, 2006 – October 11, 2011
Preceded by Peter Jenkins
Succeeded by Sandy Silver
Personal details
Political party Yukon Party

Steve Nordick is a Canadian politician, who represented the rural Yukon electoral district of Klondike in the Yukon Legislative Assembly from 2006 to 2011.[1] He is a member of the Yukon Party.

Political career[edit]

Nordick was elected MLA for Klondike in the 2006 Yukon election. He served as Deputy Speaker of the Legislative Assembly from November 2006 until his appointment to Premier Darrell Pasloski's Cabinet in May 2011. He assumed responsibility for the Department of Economic Development, the Yukon Housing Corporation, Yukon Liquor Corporation, and the Yukon Lottery Commission.[2]

Nordick was defeated by Yukon Liberal Sandy Silver in the 2011 Yukon election.

Personal life[edit]

Nordick and his wife have owned a bed and breakfast in Dawson City, Yukon since 1999. Before electoral politics, he was an operations manager for a petroleum company, hauled fuel and freight as a long haul truck driver, and drove tour bus for a local company. He is a former member of the Board of Directors of the Klondike Visitor's Association and the Dawson City Chamber of Commerce.[3]

He is originally from Saskatchewan.

Electoral record[edit]

Yukon general election, 2011[edit]

Klondike[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Liberal Sandy Silver 530 48.8% +34.1%
Yukon Party Steve Nordick 404 37.2% -7.9%
  NDP Jorn Meir 147 13.5% -19.6%
Total 1,085 100.0%

Yukon general election, 2006[edit]

Klondike[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Yukon Party Steve Nordick 405 45.1% -9.1%
  NDP Jorn Meier 297 33.1% +11.8%
  Liberal Steve Taylor 132 14.7% -9.2%
  Independent Glen Everitt 56 6.2% +6.2%
Total 898 100.0%

References[edit]

  1. ^ Yukon Votes 2006: Klondike. cbc.ca.
  2. ^ Hon. Steve Nordick Yukon Government. Retrieved January 14, 2017.
  3. ^ Hon. Steve Nordick Yukon Government. Retrieved January 14, 2017.
  4. ^ Report of the Chief Electoral Officer of Yukon on the 2011 General Election Elections Yukon, 2011. Retrieved January 21, 2017
  5. ^ Report of the Chief Electoral Officer of Yukon on the 2006 General Election Elections Yukon, 2006. Retrieved January 21, 2017