Steve Butland (born March 26, 1941) is a Canadian politician. He represented the Sault Ste. Marie electoral district in the House of Commons of Canada from 1988 to 1993 as a member of the New Democratic Party.
|MP for Sault Ste. Marie|
|Preceded by||James Kelleher|
|Succeeded by||Ron Irwin|
|Mayor of Sault Ste. Marie|
|Preceded by||Michael Sanzosti|
|Succeeded by||John Rowswell|
|Born||March 26, 1941|
|Political party||New Democratic Party|
|Residence||Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada|
Butland was born in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. Before entering politics, served as principal at St. Hubert's (Catholic) elementary school from 1984 to 1988.
Following his federal defeat, Butland ran for mayor of the city of Sault Ste. Marie in a special byelection in 1996, following the controversial resignation of Joe Fratesi. He was elected, succeeding Fratesi's appointed interim replacement Michael Sanzosti, and served until 2000, when he was defeated by John Rowswell. He subsequently ran for the city council as a ward councillor in the 2003 municipal election, and was elected.
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