10 Facts About Sandy Cameron


Sandy Cameron represented the electoral district of Guysborough in the Nova Scotia House of Assembly from 1973 to 1984.


Sandy Cameron was a member of the Nova Scotia Liberal Party.


Sandy Cameron's son Alex Cameron was born on 1964 and became an Anglican Church of Canada priest and was in 2022 elected bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Pittsburgh.


Sandy Cameron entered provincial politics in 1973, winning a byelection in the Guysborough riding.


Sandy Cameron was re-elected in the 1974 election, and continued to serve in the fisheries portfolio.


Sandy Cameron was re-elected by 13 votes in the 1978 election, but moved to the opposition benches as Regan's Liberal government was defeated.


However, Sandy Cameron was re-elected in his own riding by over 600 votes, and continued to serve as party leader.


Sandy Cameron led the Liberals into the 1984 election, but the party was reduced to 6 seats, while their popular vote dropped to 31 per cent.


Sandy Cameron was defeated in his own riding, losing to Progressive Conservative Chuck MacNeil by 390 votes.


Sandy Cameron died on December 25,2004, in his hometown of Sherbrooke after a brief battle with cancer.