Derek Wells

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Derek M. Wells, QC, (born 28 November 1946, Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador) was a member of the Canadian House of Commons from 1993 to 1997. By career, he is a businessman and lawyer.

Wells won the South Shore electoral district for the Liberal party in the 1993 federal election. After serving in the 35th Canadian Parliament, Wells was defeated in the 1997 federal election. He unsuccessfully attempted to return to Parliament in the 2000 federal election.

He also served as President of the Nova Scotia Liberal Party, supporting the provincial form of the party, and is a partner at Hennigar, Wells, Lamey and Baker in Chester.

Wells announced in September 2009, that he would seek the Liberal party nomination for South Shore—St. Margaret's in the 2011 federal election,[1] and won the nomination on October 4.[2]


  1. ^ "I want my Canada back". South Shore Clipper, September 10, 2009.
  2. ^ "Metro in brief: Ex-MP Wells picked by South Shore Grits". Chronicle Herald, October 6, 2009.

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