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  Clarke, Cecil
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<-  2009-01-01  
 
NameCecil Clarke
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North Sydney, Nova Scotia , Canada
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Born April 12, 1968 (51 years)
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InfoEducation:
Bachelor's degree from Mount Allison University.

Employment:
Former project manager for Sydney Mines Renewal Association. Advisor and strategist with corporate and government relations. Former general manager of BCA Holdings Ltd., Sydney; and Baffin Tourism and Commerce, Northwest Territories. Program officer with government of N.W.T.

Political Career:
Former federal PC candidate in 1997 for Sydney-Victoria. First elected to the Legislative Assembly in March 2001 byelection, he was re-elected in August 2003, June 2006 and June 2009. He served as Speaker of the House of Assembly from 03 March 2006 to 23 October 2007. Cabinet duties have included:

Minister of Economic Development;
Minister of Energy;
Minister responsible for Nova Scotia Business Incorporated Act;
Minister of the Innovation Corporation Act;
Minister responsible for the N.S. Film Development Corporation;
Minister responsible for the Waterfront Development Corporation; and
Minister responsible for the World Trade and Convention Centre.

Community involvement:
Board of Directors of the Cape Breton YMCA; chair of the YMCA children's camp Barrachois; supporter of community development initiatives; active member of the United Church; board member of the Mount Allison Federated Alumnae.

Family:
Son of Margaret (Bragg) Clarke and Edgar Clarke of Sydney Mines. Sisters Brenda and Florence, brothers Robert and Rannie.


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  10/27/2018 NS PC Party Leader Lost 0.00% (-100.00%)
  05/02/2011 NS Parliament - Sydney–Victoria Lost 37.70% (-2.33%)
  06/09/2009 NS Legislative Assembly - Cape Breton North Won 44.68% (+2.11%)
  06/13/2006 NS Provincial Legislature - Cape Breton North Won 50.71% (+24.89%)
  08/05/2003 NS Provincial Legislature - Cape Breton North Won 43.46% (+6.77%)
  03/06/2001 NS Provincial Legislature - Cape Breton North - By-Election Won 38.19% (+5.72%)
  06/02/1997 NS Parliament - Sydney–Victoria Lost 22.57% (-28.52%)
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