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Encyclopedia > Michael Savage (politician)
Michael John Savage
Michael Savage (politician)
Incumbent
Riding Dartmouth—Cole Harbour
In office since 2004
Preceded by Wendy Lill
Born May 13, 1960
Belfast, Northern Ireland
Residence Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
Political party

Liberal Image File history File linksMetadata Mike_Savage. ... // In politics The incumbent, in politics, is the current holder of a political office. ... Dartmouth—Cole Harbour in relation to the other Nova Scotia ridings Dartmouth—Cole Harbour is a federal electoral district in Nova Scotia, Canada, that has been represented in the Canadian House of Commons since 2004. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Wendy Lill Wendy Lill (born November 2, 1950 in Vancouver, British Columbia) is a Canadian playwright and politician. ... May 13 is the 133rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (134th in leap years). ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1960 calendar). ... WGS-84 (GPS) Coordinates: 54. ... Motto:  (Latin for Who will separate us?)[1] Anthem: UK: God Save the Queen Regional: (de facto) Londonderry Air Capital Belfast Largest city Belfast Official language(s) English (de facto), Ulster Scots, Irish3, Northern Ireland Sign Language, Irish Sign Language Government Constitutional monarchy  - Queen Queen Elizabeth II  - Prime Minister of... Flag of the former City of Dartmouth Dartmouth neighbourhoods and former city boundaries in relation to the Halifax Regional Municipality This article is about the present community of and the former City of Dartmouth (1750-1996); for more information about the wider region, see Halifax Regional Municipality. ... Motto: Munit Haec et Altera Vincit (Latin: One defends and the other conquers) Official languages none (English, French, Gaelic) Flower Mayflower Tree Red Spruce Bird Osprey Capital Halifax Largest city Halifax Lieutenant-Governor Mayann E. Francis Premier Rodney MacDonald (PC) Parliamentary representation  - House seats  - Senate seats 11 10 Area Total... The Liberal Party of Canada (French: ), colloquially known as the Grits (originally Clear Grits), is a Canadian federal political party positioned at the centre of the political spectrum, combining a progressive social policy with moderate economics. ...

Profession(s) Consultant, Recruiting Executive, Sales Manager

Michael John Savage (born May 13, 1960 in Belfast, Northern Ireland) is the Liberal Party of Canada Member of Parliament for the riding of Dartmouth—Cole Harbour. Previously, he ran in the riding of Dartmouth in the Canadian federal election, 1997 where he finished second behind Wendy Lill of the New Democratic Party. He had 10,298 votes to her 12,326. May 13 is the 133rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (134th in leap years). ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1960 calendar). ... WGS-84 (GPS) Coordinates: 54. ... Motto:  (Latin for Who will separate us?)[1] Anthem: UK: God Save the Queen Regional: (de facto) Londonderry Air Capital Belfast Largest city Belfast Official language(s) English (de facto), Ulster Scots, Irish3, Northern Ireland Sign Language, Irish Sign Language Government Constitutional monarchy  - Queen Queen Elizabeth II  - Prime Minister of... The Liberal Party of Canada (French: ), colloquially known as the Grits (originally Clear Grits), is a Canadian federal political party positioned at the centre of the political spectrum, combining a progressive social policy with moderate economics. ... The House of Commons (French: Chambre des communes) is a component of the Parliament of Canada, along with the Sovereign (represented by the Governor General) and the Senate. ... Dartmouth—Cole Harbour in relation to the other Nova Scotia ridings Dartmouth—Cole Harbour is a federal electoral district in Nova Scotia, Canada, that has been represented in the Canadian House of Commons since 2004. ... 36th Parliament The Canadian federal election of 1997 was held on June 2, 1997, to elect members of the Canadian House of Commons. ... Wendy Lill Wendy Lill (born November 2, 1950 in Vancouver, British Columbia) is a Canadian playwright and politician. ... The New Democratic Party (NDP; Nouveau Parti démocratique in French) is a political party in Canada with a social democratic philosophy that contests elections at both the federal and provincial levels. ...


Michael Savage is the son of former Nova Scotia premier John Savage. Motto: Munit Haec et Altera Vincit (Latin: One defends and the other conquers) Official languages none (English, French, Gaelic) Flower Mayflower Tree Red Spruce Bird Osprey Capital Halifax Largest city Halifax Lieutenant-Governor Mayann E. Francis Premier Rodney MacDonald (PC) Parliamentary representation  - House seats  - Senate seats 11 10 Area Total... A premier is an executive official of government. ... The Honourable Dr. John Patrick Savage, OC, ONS, MD, LL.D, (May 28, 1932—May 13, 2003) was premier of Nova Scotia, Canada between 1993 and 1997. ...

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Biography

Mike Savage was elected Member of Parliament for Dartmouth – Cole Harbour in June 2004 and was re-elected in 2006. Mr. Savage is the Critic for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency.


He has served on the House of Commons Standing Committee on Health and is Chair of the Liberal Caucus Committee on Post-Secondary Education and Research during the last session of Parliament.


Mr. Savage has always been active in the community. He is a past President of the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia and was a member of the Board of Directors of the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada from 1998 to 2003. He has also supported literacy through his involvement with the Dartmouth Book and Writing Awards and the Peter Gzowski Golf Tournament for Literacy.


Mr. Savage has most recently been involved with community organizations such as Junior Achievement, the Red Cross, the Canadian National Institute for the Blind, Alderney Landing, and is a former member of the Neptune Theatre Board. He was President of the Halifax Executive Association in 1995-1996 and is a member of the Metropolitan Halifax Chamber of Commerce.


He has also been active in politics, serving as President of both federal and provincial organizations and has managed campaigns at both levels. He is the immediate past President of the Nova Scotia Liberal Party.


Mr. Savage has also served as General Manager of S. Cunard & Co., a home and heating retailer in Nova Scotia, and later became the Director, Residential/General Business Marketing and Sales for Nova Scotia Power.


In April 2002, he joined Ray & Berndtson as Vice-President of Business Development and Senior Consultant.


Mike Savage grew up in Dartmouth graduating from Prince Andrew High School and Dalhousie University. He currently resides in Dartmouth with his wife Darlene, daughter Emma, and son Conor.


Nova Scotia Liberal Leadership

On December 4, 2006 CTV News reported that Mike Savage is considering a run for the Leadership of the Nova Scotia Liberal Party. In recent days speculation has surfaced suggesting that a run is likely. A website dedicated to drafting Mr. Savage has appeared,[1] along with an online petition.[2] Mike Savage has since said that he will not run.[citation needed] The Liberal Party of Nova Scotia will hold a leadership convention on April 27, 2007, following the resignation of Francis MacKenzie, shortly after failing to win a seat in the 2006 election. ...


To date only one other challenger has said he would run, Mike Smith, Mayor of the Municipality of Colchester. Other rumoured leadership contenders include; Nova Scotia Liberal MLA's Stephen McNeil, Diana Whalen, Leo Glavine, Michel P. Samson, former Nova Scotia Finance Minister Don Downe, Liberal MP's Geoff Regan, Scott Brison and Robert Thibault.


References

  1. ^ Draft Mike Savage for Nova Scotia Liberal Leader
  2. ^ Petition

External links

  • Mike Savage MP
  • Mike Savage's voting history in Parliament
Preceded by
district created. See Dartmouth and Sackville—Musquodoboit Valley—Eastern Shore
Member of Parliament for Dartmouth—Cole Harbour
2004-present
Succeeded by
incumbent


Dartmouth was a former federal electoral district represented in the Canadian House of Commons, and located in the province of Nova Scotia. ... Sackville—Eastern Shore is the name of a federal electoral district in Nova Scotia, Canada. ... Dartmouth—Cole Harbour in relation to the other Nova Scotia ridings Dartmouth—Cole Harbour is a federal electoral district in Nova Scotia, Canada, that has been represented in the Canadian House of Commons since 2004. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Nova Scotia Caucus serving in the 39th Canadian Parliament.
Senators Gerald J. Comeau (Con), Jane Cordy (Lib), Jim Cowan (Lib), Terry Mercer (Lib), Wilfred Moore (Lib), Donald Oliver (Con), Gerard Phalen (Lib)
Members of Parliament Scott Brison (Lib), Bill Casey (Con), Rodger Cuzner (Lib), Mark Eyking (Lib), Gerald Keddy (Con), Peter MacKay (Con), Alexa McDonough (NDP), Geoff Regan (Lib), Michael Savage (Lib), Peter Stoffer (NDP), Robert Thibault (Lib)

 
 

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