Deputy Minister Julie Towers


Julie TowersJulie Towers graduated from University of Toronto and University of New Brunswick with Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in Biology. She then trained and worked as a wildlife biologist in the field of population ecology, wildlife habitat, and the interactions of forestry operations and wildlife. She has also worked in the private sector and ran a biological consulting business in British Columbia. She has many years of experience in government and public administration working for New Brunswick Fish & Wildlife Branch, the Canadian Institute of Forestry and has held positions as Senior Policy Advisor, Manager of Environmental Assessment, Director of Wildlife and Executive Director for Forests, Parks & Wildlife with the Province of Nova Scotia. Since 2014, Julie has been a Deputy with Aboriginal Affairs and Immigration before returning to Lands and Forestry.




Office & Contact

Street Address:
Department of Lands and Forestry
Founders Square, 3rd Floor
1701 Hollis Street
Halifax, NS B3J 2M8

Mailing Address:
Department of Lands and Forestry
P.O. Box 698
Halifax, NS B3J 2T9

Telephone: (902) 424-4121
Email: julie.towers@novascotia.ca