|Member of the Canadian Parliament
|Preceded by||new riding|
|Succeeded by||Mark Eyking|
|Born||(1956-08-01) August 1, 1956 (age 64)
Westmount, Nova Scotia, Canada
|Political party||New Democratic Party|
|Residence||Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada|
Peter Mancini (born August 1, 1956) is a Canadian politician and lawyer.
He served as the NDP's justice critic in the 36th Canadian Parliament.
He moved to Dartmouth, Nova Scotia following his electoral defeat.
Early life and education
He graduated from Dalhousie Law School in 1982.
He has worked for Nova Scotia Legal Aid in criminal and family law since 1986 save for one year when he taught at the University College of Cape Breton and his years in parliament.
On December 12, 2014, Mancini was appointed a Queen's Counsel.
Mancini received over 50% of the popular vote in 1997.
Mancini and other political leaders fought for increased pension packages for the workers and an economic diversification fund.
He was the MP when the federal government began a remediation program for the Sydney Tar Ponds.
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