N.S. finance minister says he won't run in next election
Nova Scotia Finance Minister Graham Steele announced contingency plans in the event of a disruption in postal service, in Halifax on Wednesday, June 1, 2011. THE CANADIAN PRESS / Andrew Vaughan
The Canadian Press
Published Wednesday, May 30, 2012 3:33PM ADT
HALIFAX - Nova Scotia's finance minister says he won't run in the next provincial election.
Graham Steele was first elected to the provincial legislature in a 2001 byelection in the riding of Halifax Fairview.
Steele was sworn in as finance minister when Nova Scotia elected its first NDP government in June 2009.
Before entering public life, Steele was a practising lawyer.