Bill Casey was born in Amherst, Nova Scotia. He is a graduate of St. Francis Xavier University and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree and Engineering Diploma.
Mr. Casey has an extensive experience in private business and has served as Member of Parliament.
His business experience includes operating his own automotive, housing, investment and hospitality businesses.
His political career spanned from 1988 to 2009 and included five successful elections. He served on the Standing Committee on Industry Science and Technology for several years and also on Transportation and Foreign Affairs and International Trade Committees.
After his political career, Mr. Casey served at the Senior Representative of the Government of Nova Scotia in Ottawa until May 2012. In this position, Mr. Casey raised provincial government issues of concern to the appropriate federal government ministers and officials. He also made contacts with the diplomatic community to promote Nova Scotia businesses and resources to foreign embassies.
Mr. Casey lives in Amherst where he provides advice and direction to several business and community organizations. He is married to Rosemary and they have three grown children, Michael, Holly, and Allison. And two grand children Willow and Jasper.
Bill’s hobbies are tinkering with old cars and boats. He likes to cut bushes and make trails in the back fields. He never has enough buoys.
- Cumberland YMCA Capital Campaign — Honorary Chair
- Atlantic Cancer Research Institute — Ambassador
- Ocean Tracking Network at Dalhousie University — Advisor
- Canadian Association of Former Parliamentarians — Board of Directors
- Beyond The Hill Magazine — Board of Directors