Brooke Taylor

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Brooke Taylor
MLA for Colchester-Musquodoboit Valley
In office
1993–2009
Preceded by Ken Streatch
Succeeded by Gary Burrill
Personal details
Born June 21, 1950
Musquodoboit Valley
Political party Progressive Conservative

Brooke Taylor (born June 21, 1950) is a Canadian politician. He represented the electoral district of Colchester-Musquodoboit Valley in the Nova Scotia House of Assembly from 1993 to 2009. He was a member of the Progressive Conservative Party of Nova Scotia.

Born in Musquodoboit Valley, Nova Scotia, Taylor was elected to Halifax County Council in 1991.[1] He was first elected provincially in a November 1993 by-election.[2][3] He was re-elected in the 1998,[4] 1999,[5] and 2003 general elections.[6] In February 2006, Taylor was appointed to the Executive Council of Nova Scotia as Minister of Natural Resources.[7][8] Taylor was re-elected in the 2006 election,[9] and named Minister of Agriculture in a post-election cabinet shuffle.[10] In January 2009, Taylor was shuffled again, becoming Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal.[11]

On May 5, 2009, Taylor announced he was not reoffering in the 2009 election.[1] At the time of his retirement he was the longest continuous serving Progressive Conservative MLA.[12]

References

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  5. "Election Returns, 1999 (Colchester-Musquodoboit Valley)" (PDF). Elections Nova Scotia. Retrieved 2014-10-10.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  6. "Election Returns, 2003 (Colchester-Musquodoboit Valley)" (PDF). Elections Nova Scotia. Retrieved 2014-10-10.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  7. "MacDonald mixes cabinet with old and new". CBC News. February 23, 2006. Retrieved 2014-10-10.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  8. "And the cabinet is . . ". The Chronicle Herald. February 25, 2006. Archived from the original on February 26, 2006. Retrieved 2014-10-10.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  9. "Election Returns, 2006 (Colchester-Musquodoboit Valley)" (PDF). Elections Nova Scotia. Retrieved 2014-10-10.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  10. "MacDonald's expanded cabinet has 3 rookies". CBC News. June 26, 2006. Retrieved 2014-10-10.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  11. "N.S. Premier Rodney MacDonald shuffles cabinet; one new face". Cape Breton Post. January 7, 2009. Retrieved 2014-10-10.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  12. "Veteran Tory Brooke Taylor not running for re-election". Metro. Halifax. May 6, 2009. Retrieved 2014-10-10.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>