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  Keddy, Gerald
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AffiliationConservative  
 
NameGerald Keddy
Address82 Aberdeen Rd
Bridgewater, Nova Scotia , Canada
EmailNone
WebsiteNone
Born February 15, 1953 (66 years)
ContributorMonsieur
Last ModifedCampari_007
Oct 05, 2012 12:59am
Tags Moderate-to-Liberal - Government Reform - Pro Alaska/Offshore Oil Drilling - Pro-Choice - Pro-Gay Marriage - Married -
InfoGerald Keddy, member of Parliament for South Shore-St.Margaret’s, was first elected in June 1997, and was re-elected in 2000 and 2004.

Keddy is a graduate of Acadia University and lives in New Ross, Nova Scotia with his partner Judy and their children Benjamin, Joshua, Jordan, Mackensey, Kaitlyn and Dylan.

Keddy has worked as a farmer, a driller in Nova Scotia’s offshore oil industry and a Christmas tree producer and exporter.

He is the recipient of the Farin-Hickman Award from the Nova Scotia Wildlife Federation for his work in helping to maintain stocks of wild Atlantic salmon. He is past president of the Christmas Tree Council of Nova Scotia.

Keddy has held many portfolios during his years as a Parliamentarian. He has served as the question period director for the Conservative Party and the critic for the International Trade - Resource Promotion committee.

From June 2003 to January 2004 Keddy served as the whip of the Progressive Conservative Party and the PC critic for the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs.

Previous Progressive Conservative appointments include the critic for Natural Resources and Public Accounts. He has also served on other portfolios including Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, Fisheries and Oceans, and Agriculture and Agri-Foods.


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Jun 11, 2007 02:25pm News Second Conservative MP [Gerald Keddy] considering voting against budget  Article Monsieur 
May 26, 2006 10:00am News Keddy says he’s prepared to fight  Article Monsieur 
Feb 01, 2005 12:00am News MP Keddy says Yes to same-sex bill  Article Monsieur 

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FAMILY
Wife Judy Streatch Aug 23, 2008-
Father In-Law Ken Streatch 1942-

INFORMATION LINKS
RACES
  05/02/2011 NS Parliament - South Shore–St Margaret's Won 43.07% (+6.89%)
  10/14/2008 NS Parliament - South Shore–St Margaret's Won 35.99% (+2.33%)
  01/23/2006 NS Parliament - South Shore–St Margaret's Won 36.85% (+8.34%)
  06/28/2004 NS Parliament - South Shore–St Margaret's Won 37.90% (+5.82%)
  02/02/2004 NS Parliament - South Shore - Party Switch Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/27/2000 NS Parliament - South Shore Won 39.69% (+4.57%)
  06/02/1997 NS Parliament - South Shore Won 36.00% (+6.97%)
SPECULATIVE, DID NOT RUN
  08/16/2010 NS PC Party Leader Lost 0.00% (-100.00%)
ENDORSEMENTS
NS PC Party Leader - Oct 27, 2018 CPC Cecil Clarke
Conservative Party Leader - May 27, 2017 CPC Erin O'Toole