News release

Premier Appoints new Minister of Environment

Premier Stephen McNeil announced today, Jan. 12, the appointment of Hants East MLA Margaret Miller as Minister of Environment.

"I am pleased to welcome Margaret into Executive Council," said Premier McNeil. "She is extremely capable and I look forward to having her as part of the leadership team as we continue to focus on the things that matter to Nova Scotians, like health care and education, while creating the conditions for businesses to thrive and grow the economy."

Ms. Miller was first elected to the legislature in 2013. She has served as deputy Speaker of the House of Assembly. She has worked in agriculture, forestry and small business and served as national president of MADD Canada.

A new deputy Speaker of the House of Assembly will be appointed in the near future.

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Premier Stephen McNeil announced today (January 12th), the appointment of Hants East MLA Margaret Miller as Minister of Environment.

Premier McNeil says Ms. Miller is extremely capable and he looks forward to having her as part of the leadership team.

Ms. Miller was first elected to the legislature in 2013 and has served as deputy Speaker of the House of Assembly. She has worked in agriculture, forestry and small business and served as national president of MADD Canada.

A new deputy Speaker of the House of Assembly will be appointed in the near future.

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