Laura Lee Langley
Deputy Minister of the Office of the Premier
Deputy Minister of Treasury and Policy Board
Clerk of the Executive Council
Head of the Public Service
Chief Executive Officer of Communications Nova Scotia
Public Service Commissioner
The Executive council Office (ECO) is non-departmental in function and purpose. It serves the Executive Council (Cabinet) and its committees, the executive team of the Department of Finance and Treasury Board as well as departments, agencies, boards and commissions. The office aims to ensure that the business of Cabinet and its committees is well-informed and advances the priorities of government.
The ECO works to improve agenda management for the Cabinet and its committees, by developing policies and procedures for more efficient and effective operations of the decision-making process.
The ECO is responsible for:
The ECO has a number of important responsibilities related to government organization. These include overseeing the swearing in of Lieutenant Governors, Premiers, and Cabinets.
The ECO also processes requests under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act for the Executive Council Office and the Premiers Office.