Brian Boudreau

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Brian BoudreauBrian Boudreau_header_cell_0_0_0
MLA for Cape Breton The LakesBrian Boudreau_header_cell_0_1_0
Preceded byBrian Boudreau_header_cell_0_2_0 Helen MacDonaldBrian Boudreau_cell_0_2_1
Succeeded byBrian Boudreau_header_cell_0_3_0 riding dissolvedBrian Boudreau_cell_0_3_1
Personal detailsBrian Boudreau_header_cell_0_4_0
BornBrian Boudreau_header_cell_0_5_0 (1954-07-19) July 19, 1954 (age 66)

Bras d'Or, Nova ScotiaBrian Boudreau_cell_0_5_1

Political partyBrian Boudreau_header_cell_0_6_0 Liberal (1999–2003)

Independent (2003)Brian Boudreau_cell_0_6_1

Brian Vincent Boudreau (born July 19, 1954) is a Canadian politician. Brian Boudreau_sentence_0

He represented the electoral district of Cape Breton The Lakes in the Nova Scotia House of Assembly from 1999 to 2003. Brian Boudreau_sentence_1

He was a member of the Nova Scotia Liberal Party. Brian Boudreau_sentence_2

Early life and municipal politics Brian Boudreau_section_0

Born in 1954 at Bras d'Or, Nova Scotia, Boudreau served as a municipal councilor in Cape Breton County. Brian Boudreau_sentence_3

In 1995, following municipal amalgamation, Boudreau was elected to council for the newly formed Cape Breton Regional Municipality, where he served as deputy mayor. Brian Boudreau_sentence_4

Provincial politics Brian Boudreau_section_1

Boudreau entered provincial politics in the 1999 election, defeating New Democrat incumbent Helen MacDonald by 101 votes in the Cape Breton The Lakes riding. Brian Boudreau_sentence_5

In 2002, Boudreau's riding was eliminated following redistribution and he announced his intention to seek the Liberal nomination in the new Victoria-The Lakes riding. Brian Boudreau_sentence_6

On March 29, 2003, Boudreau was defeated for the nomination by Victoria County Warden Gerald Sampson. Brian Boudreau_sentence_7

On April 2, Boudreau quit the Liberal caucus to sit as an independent. Brian Boudreau_sentence_8

On April 14, Boudreau announced that he would seek re-election in the 2003 election, running as an independent candidate in Victoria-The Lakes. Brian Boudreau_sentence_9

On election night, Sampson won the seat, defeating Progressive Conservative Keith Bain by 248 votes, with Boudreau finishing fourth. Brian Boudreau_sentence_10

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