New Liberal Cabinet Named

Premier Stephen McNeil has named his new cabinet. The Premier and 16 ministers were sworn in by Lt.- Gov. J.J. Grant this morning at Pier 21 in Halifax.

“I am excited to get to work with this team and Nova Scotians from one end of this province to the other to build a stronger Nova Scotia,” said Premier McNeil. “We are committed to seeing this province become all it can be.”

The diverse group is ready to address our province’s top priorities, including health care and education.

Honourable Premier McNeil
President of the Executive Council
Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs
Minister of Aboriginal Affairs
Minister of Regulatory Affairs and Service Effectiveness
Minister responsible for Military Relations
Minister responsible for Youth.

Honourable Karen Casey
Deputy Premier
Minister of Finance and Treasury Board
Minister responsible for the Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation

Honourable Keith Colwell
Minister of Agriculture, and Fisheries and Aquaculture

Honourable Leo Glavine
Minister of Communities, Culture and Heritage
Minister of Seniors

Honourable Kelly Regan
Minister of Community Services
Minister responsible for the Advisory Council on the Status of Women

Honourable Geoff MacLellan
Government House Leader
Minister of Business
Minister of Energy
Minister of Service Nova Scotia
Minister of Trade

Honourable Zach Churchill
Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development

Honourable Randy Delorey
Minister of Health and Wellness
Minister of Gaelic Affairs

Honourable Tony Ince
Minister of the Public Service Commission
Minister of African Nova Scotian Affairs

Honourable Lena Metlege Diab
Minister of Immigration
Minister of Acadian Affairs and Francophonie.

Honourable Labi Kousoulis
Minister of Labour and Advanced Education

Honourable Mark Furey
Attorney General
Minister of Justice
Minister of Labour Relations

Honourable Lloyd Hines
Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Honourable Margaret Miller
Minister of Natural Resources

Honourable Patricia Arab
Minister of Internal Services and Communications Nova Scotia

Honourable Iain Rankin
Minister of Environment

Honourable Derek Mombourquette
Minister of Municipal Affairs
Minister responsible for the Emergency Management Office

Premier McNeil has also announced that Kevin Murphy will be nominated for House Speaker.