50th General Assembly of Nova Scotia

The 50th General Assembly of Nova Scotia represented Nova Scotia between 1970 and February 23, 1974.

Division of seats


There were 46 members of the General Assembly, elected in the 1970 Nova Scotia general election.

Leader Party # of Seats
  Gerald Regan Liberal 23
  George Isaac Smith Progressive Conservative 21
  Jeremy Akerman NDP 2
Total 46

List of members

Riding Name Position
  Annapolis East Gerry Sheehy
  Annapolis West Peter Murray Nicholson
  Antigonish J. William Gillis
  Cape Breton South John Francis Burke
  Cape Breton Centre Mike Laffin
  Cape Breton North Tom McKeough
  Cape Breton Nova Paul MacEwan
  Cape Breton East Jeremy Akerman
  Cape Breton West Allan Sullivan
  Clare Benoit Comeau
  Colchester G. I. Smith
  Gerald Ritcey
  Cumberland East Roger S. Bacon
  Cumberland West D. L. George Henley
  Cumberland Centre Raymond M. Smith
  Dartmouth North Glen M. Bagnell
  Dartmouth South D. Scott MacNutt
  Digby Joseph H. Casey
  Guysborough Angus MacIsaac
  Halifax Atlantic John Buchanan
  Halifax Cornwallis George M. Mitchell speaker
Minister of Development (1973)
  Halifax Citadel Ronald Wallace
  Halifax Chebucto James L. Connolly speaker (1973)
  Halifax Cobequid George Riley
  Halifax Eastern Shore Alexander Garnet Brown
  Halifax Needham Gerald Regan Premier
  Halifax St. Margarets Leonard L. Pace
  Hants East Jack Hawkins
  Hants West Robert D. Lindsay
  Inverness Norman J. MacLean
  John Archie MacKenzie
  Kings North Victor Thorpe
  Kings South Harry How
  Kings West Gordon Tidman
  Lunenburg Centre Walton Cook
  Lunenburg East Maurice L. Zinck
  Lunenburg West Maurice DeLory
  Pictou East A. Lloyd MacDonald
  Pictou West Harvey Veniot
  Pictou Centre Ralph F. Fiske
  Queens W. S. Kennedy Jones
  Richmond Gerald Doucet
  Shelburne Harold Huskilson
  Victoria Fisher Hudson
  Yarmouth Fraser Mooney
  George A. Snow

Former members of the 50th General Assembly

Name Party Electoral District Cause of departure Succeeded by Elected
  Gordon A. Tidman Progressive Conservative Kings West seat declared vacant Frank Bezanson, Liberal November 16, 1971
  W. S. Kennedy Jones Progressive Conservative Queens resigned Floyd MacDonald, PC November 16, 1971
  Angus MacIsaac Progressive Conservative Guysborough ran for federal seat A. M. Cameron, Liberal June 5, 1973


  • "Summary Results from 1867 to 2011" (PDF). Elections Nova Scotia. 2011. Retrieved 2015-04-28.
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