Deputy Minister/CEO

Deputy Minister and CEO Justin Huston


Justin Huston is the Chief Executive Officer of the Nova Scotia Office of Aboriginal Affairs. Prior to becoming CEO in December 2016, he served as the Executive Director of Aboriginal Affairs and as Director of Consultation. Justin joined the provincial government in 2002 and spent 10 years working at the Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture on coastal management issues before joining Aboriginal Affairs.

Justin has a Master of Marine Management from Dalhousie University as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Human Ecology from the College of the Atlantic in Bar Harbor, Maine.