Who is Bruce F. Holland
Bruce was born and raised in Shad Bay on the Prospect Road in a family of eight. Educated in the public-school system Bruce attended the old Halifax Regional Vocational School after graduating High School and then went on to attend Dalhousie University.
Bruce began his working career at the Department of Transportation prior to a ten-year career in the Nova Scotia Attorney General’s Dept.
Having been active in his church, community and various service organizations, Bruce was encouraged to enter political life and was first elected to the Halifax County Council in 1991 and subsequently was elected MLA in the Provincial Government in 1993 and served as Minister of Science and Information Technology and Minister Responsible for the Sport and Recreation Commission. Bruce made many improvements in the community during his early political career, one of which was the beginning of the twinning of Highway 103. Most rewarding was the development of the SS Atlantic Heritage Park and Interpretation Centre in Terence Bay. These were but a few of the improvements to things like playgrounds, ball fields, soccer fields, boat launches and much more to numerous to list, across many communities.