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Encyclopedia > Barry Devolin

Barry Devolin (born March 10, 1963) is a Canadian politician who is a member of the Conservative Party of Canada. He was elected in the 2004 election to represent the riding of Haliburton—Kawartha Lakes—Brock. He received 44% of the popular vote and won by more than 5,000 votes. In the 2006 election Mr. Devolin was re-elected with 49% of the vote and won by 12,000 votes. Image File history File linksMetadata Barrydevolin. ... March 10 is the 69th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (70th in Leap years). ... 1963 (MCMLXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Alternative meaning: Conservative Party of Canada (pre-1942) The Conservative Party of Canada is a right wing political party in Canada, formed by the merger of the Canadian Reform Conservative Alliance and the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada in December 2003. ... The Canadian federal election, 2004 (more formally, the 38th general election), was held on June 28, 2004 to elect members of the Canadian House of Commons. ... Haliburton—Kawartha Lakes—Brock is the name of a federal electoral district in Ontario, Canada. ... The 2006 Canadian federal election (more formally, the 39th General Election) was held on January 23, 2006, to elect members of the Canadian House of Commons. ...



After being elected to parliament Mr. Devolin created a non-partisan Farm Council in his riding to advise and inform him on agricultural issues. He also launched the Capital Experience which is a program that takes 1 or 2 students from each of the area’s 7 high schools to Ottawa for 3 days to learn about career opportunities in public life. This article is about the capital city of Canada. ...



Barry Devolin was born in Peterborough and grew up in Haliburton. While he was in high school Barry was selected as an International Exchange Student by the Haliburton Rotary Club and spent a year in the Netherlands. After his year abroad, Barry wanted to become a diplomat and decided to move to Ottawa to study Political Science at Carleton University, where he graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in 1985. Two years later Barry got his Master's Degree in Political Science from State University Of New York at Stony Brook. Peterborough (2004 population 74,600 and the metropolitan population numbers 112,000) is a city on the Otonabee River in central-eastern Ontario, Canada, 125km northeast of Toronto. ... Haliburton is a county of Ontario, Canada, known as a tourist and cottage industry area, for its scenery and for its resident artists. ...



In 1993 Barry married Ursula Beachli who was born and grew up in Haliburton. They have 2 young children: a boy (born 2002) and a girl (born 2004).



Barry Devolin is widely regarded as a hard-working and dedicated Member of Parliament. He consistently strives to represent the issues concerning his constituents in the House of Commons. Barry is deeply rooted in family values and consistently works to be accountable to the people of Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock.


External links

  • Official site
  • How'd They Vote?: Barry Devolin's voting history and quotes

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Barry Devolin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (420 words)
Barry Devolin, BA, MA, MP (born March 10, 1963) is a Canadian politician.
Barry Devolin was born in Peterborough and grew up in Haliburton.
Devolin previously ran in the 1993 federal election as a member of the Reform Party in the riding of Victoria—Haliburton.
Barry Devolin at AllExperts (504 words)
Barry Devolin (born March 10, 1963) is a Canadian politician and Member of Parliament.
Despite the loss, Devolin's election result was the Reform Party's second-best result in Ontario in the 1993 election, in which the Liberals swept all but one of the province's 103 seats.
In the 2006 election Devolin was re-elected with 49% of the vote and won by 12,000 votes.
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