Allan MacMaster

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Allan MacMaster

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Member of the Nova Scotia House of Assembly

for InvernessAllan MacMaster_header_cell_0_1_0

Preceded byAllan MacMaster_header_cell_0_2_0 Rodney MacDonaldAllan MacMaster_cell_0_2_1
Personal detailsAllan MacMaster_header_cell_0_3_0
BornAllan MacMaster_header_cell_0_4_0 (1974-09-26) September 26, 1974 (age 46)Allan MacMaster_cell_0_4_1
Political partyAllan MacMaster_header_cell_0_5_0 Progressive ConservativeAllan MacMaster_cell_0_5_1
ResidenceAllan MacMaster_header_cell_0_6_0 Judique, Nova ScotiaAllan MacMaster_cell_0_6_1

Allan Gerard MacMaster (born September 26, 1974) is a Canadian politician. Allan MacMaster_sentence_0

He represents the electoral district of Inverness in the Nova Scotia House of Assembly as a member of the Progressive Conservative Party. Allan MacMaster_sentence_1

Early life and career Allan MacMaster_section_0

He is the son of Marie and Buddy MacMaster, and grew up in the community of Judique in Inverness County. Allan MacMaster_sentence_2

He graduated from St. Allan MacMaster_sentence_3 Francis Xavier University with a degree in business administration. Allan MacMaster_sentence_4

Prior to being elected, MacMaster worked as an investment advisor with BMO Nesbitt Burns, and authored a monthly column for the Nova Scotia Business Journal entitled "Building Your Wealth". Allan MacMaster_sentence_5

He also worked as an assistant to the former MLA for Inverness. Allan MacMaster_sentence_6

Political career Allan MacMaster_section_1

MacMaster was first elected to the Nova Scotia House of Assembly in a by-election on October 20, 2009. Allan MacMaster_sentence_7

He was re-elected in the 2013 election, and serves as Chair of the Public Accounts Committee. Allan MacMaster_sentence_8

In March 2010, MacMaster issued a rare Gaelic resolution in the Nova Scotia House of Assembly, asking for continued government support for Gaelic language, history and culture in Nova Scotia. Allan MacMaster_sentence_9

It was passed unanimously by all members. Allan MacMaster_sentence_10

In his first full session in the legislature, MacMaster introduced two bills: An Act to Provide Greater Flexibility for Nova Scotians' Retirement Savings in Locked-in Accounts and An Act to Amend Chapter 31 of the Acts of 1996, the Sales Tax Act which would prohibit the province from proposing or agreeing to an increase in the provincial portion of the federally enacted harmonized sales tax. Allan MacMaster_sentence_11

In 2012, he brought the idea forward to extend pension wind up for Newpage pension plans during debate on Bill 96 Pension Benefits Act in 2011, but this was voted down. Allan MacMaster_sentence_12

A new bill was created for the same purpose and passed. Allan MacMaster_sentence_13

Since 2013, he has been an advocate for patient safety and the access to a CT scanner at the Inverness hospital, and a voice for those opposing the "Royal" designation of the Gaelic College in Cape Breton. Allan MacMaster_sentence_14

In October 2014, MacMaster delivered a speech in the legislature about the struggles faced by victims of sexual abuse. Allan MacMaster_sentence_15

He was re-elected in the 2017 provincial election. Allan MacMaster_sentence_16

Electoral record Allan MacMaster_section_2

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2017 Nova Scotia general electionAllan MacMaster_table_caption_1
PartyAllan MacMaster_header_cell_1_0_0 CandidateAllan MacMaster_header_cell_1_0_2 VotesAllan MacMaster_header_cell_1_0_3 %Allan MacMaster_header_cell_1_0_4 ±%Allan MacMaster_header_cell_1_0_5
Allan MacMaster_cell_1_1_0 Progressive ConservativeAllan MacMaster_cell_1_1_1 Allan MacMasterAllan MacMaster_cell_1_1_2 4,687Allan MacMaster_cell_1_1_3 62%Allan MacMaster_cell_1_1_4 Allan MacMaster_cell_1_1_5
Allan MacMaster_cell_1_2_0 LiberalAllan MacMaster_cell_1_2_1 Bobby MorrisAllan MacMaster_cell_1_2_2 2,347Allan MacMaster_cell_1_2_3 31%Allan MacMaster_cell_1_2_4 Allan MacMaster_cell_1_2_5
Allan MacMaster_cell_1_3_0 New Democratic PartyAllan MacMaster_cell_1_3_1 Michelle A. SmithAllan MacMaster_cell_1_3_2 538Allan MacMaster_cell_1_3_3 7%Allan MacMaster_cell_1_3_4 Allan MacMaster_cell_1_3_5

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2013 Nova Scotia general electionAllan MacMaster_table_caption_2
PartyAllan MacMaster_header_cell_2_0_0 CandidateAllan MacMaster_header_cell_2_0_2 VotesAllan MacMaster_header_cell_2_0_3 %Allan MacMaster_header_cell_2_0_4 ±%Allan MacMaster_header_cell_2_0_5
Allan MacMaster_cell_2_1_0 Progressive ConservativeAllan MacMaster_cell_2_1_1 Allan MacMasterAllan MacMaster_cell_2_1_2 3,816Allan MacMaster_cell_2_1_3 49.29Allan MacMaster_cell_2_1_4 Allan MacMaster_cell_2_1_5
Allan MacMaster_cell_2_2_0 LiberalAllan MacMaster_cell_2_2_1 Jackie RankinAllan MacMaster_cell_2_2_2 3,248Allan MacMaster_cell_2_2_3 41.95Allan MacMaster_cell_2_2_4 Allan MacMaster_cell_2_2_5
Allan MacMaster_cell_2_3_0 New Democratic PartyAllan MacMaster_cell_2_3_1 Michelle A. SmithAllan MacMaster_cell_2_3_2 678Allan MacMaster_cell_2_3_3 8.76Allan MacMaster_cell_2_3_4 Allan MacMaster_cell_2_3_5

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October 20, 2009 by-electionAllan MacMaster_table_caption_3
PartyAllan MacMaster_header_cell_3_0_0 CandidateAllan MacMaster_header_cell_3_0_2 VotesAllan MacMaster_header_cell_3_0_3 %Allan MacMaster_header_cell_3_0_4 ±%Allan MacMaster_header_cell_3_0_5
Allan MacMaster_cell_3_1_0 Progressive ConservativeAllan MacMaster_cell_3_1_1 Allan MacMasterAllan MacMaster_cell_3_1_2 3,155Allan MacMaster_cell_3_1_3 35.75Allan MacMaster_cell_3_1_4 -20.30Allan MacMaster_cell_3_1_5
Allan MacMaster_cell_3_2_0 LiberalAllan MacMaster_cell_3_2_1 Ian McNeilAllan MacMaster_cell_3_2_2 3,105Allan MacMaster_cell_3_2_3 35.18Allan MacMaster_cell_3_2_4 +15.29Allan MacMaster_cell_3_2_5
Allan MacMaster_cell_3_3_0 New Democratic PartyAllan MacMaster_cell_3_3_1 Bert LewisAllan MacMaster_cell_3_3_2 2,342Allan MacMaster_cell_3_3_3 26.54Allan MacMaster_cell_3_3_4 +5.66Allan MacMaster_cell_3_3_5
Allan MacMaster_cell_3_4_0 GreenAllan MacMaster_cell_3_4_1 Nathalie ArsenaultAllan MacMaster_cell_3_4_2 223Allan MacMaster_cell_3_4_3 2.53Allan MacMaster_cell_3_4_4 -1.00Allan MacMaster_cell_3_4_5

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