Colin Coady elected as Liberal candidate for Halifax Needham

(Halifax, NS) – Colin Coady has been elected as the Liberal candidate for Halifax Needham and will represent the Nova Scotia Liberal Party in the next provincial election. Due to COVID-19, the nomination process was conducted virtually.

Colin grew up in Halifax before attending St. Francis Xavier University where he obtained a degree in Political Science and played on the football team. He was called to the Nova Scotia Bar in 2015 and currently works as a Public Defender with Nova Scotia Legal Aid. Colin has lived in Halifax his entire life and has called North End Halifax his home for the past five years with his wife Alexandria Barnes and their dog Boomer.

“I am so honoured to be the Liberal Candidate for Halifax Needham. Now is the time for strong representation for Halifax Needham in government,” says Coady. “I look forward to working with the residents of Halifax Needham to celebrate our community for what it does well and improve areas that can make it even better.”

Colin is a passionate community advocate. He currently sits on the Board of Directors of Wee Care Developmental Centre and has volunteered at the Ronald MacDonald House. Colin is also a proud community member of the St. Stephen’s Elementary School Advisory Council. 

“I am so pleased that Colin has joined our Liberal team,” says Premier Iain Rankin. “I know Colin is the right person to serve the people of Halifax Needham and I look forward to working with him in the next provincial election.”


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