51st General Assembly of Nova Scotia

The 51st General Assembly of Nova Scotia represented Nova Scotia between 1974 and August 12, 1978.

Division of seats


There were 46 members of the General Assembly, elected in the 1974 Nova Scotia general election.

Leader Party # of Seats
  Gerald Regan Liberal 31
  John Buchanan Progressive Conservative 12
  Jeremy Akerman NDP 3
Total 46

List of members

Riding Name Position
  Annapolis East Gerry Sheehy
  Annapolis West Peter Murray Nicholson
  Antigonish J. William Gillis
  Cape Breton South Vince MacLean speaker
Minister of Lands & Forests (1976)
  Cape Breton Centre James 'Buddy' MacEachern
  Cape Breton North Tom McKeough
  Cape Breton Nova Paul MacEwan
  Cape Breton East Jeremy Akerman
  Cape Breton West Allan Sullivan
  Clare Benoit Comeau
  Colchester Melinda MacLean
  Floyd Tucker
  Cumberland East Roger S. Bacon
  Cumberland West D. L. George Henley
  Cumberland Centre Guy Brown
  Dartmouth North Glen M. Bagnell
  Dartmouth South Roland J. Thornhill
  Digby Joseph H. Casey
  Guysborough A. M. "Sandy" Cameron
  Halifax Atlantic John Buchanan
  Halifax Cornwallis George M. Mitchell
  Halifax Citadel Ronald Wallace
  Halifax Chebucto Walter Fitzgerald
  Halifax Cobequid George Doucet speaker (1977)
  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 Bill MacEachern
  John Archie MacKenzie
  Kings North Glenn Ells
  Kings South Harry How
  Kings West Frank C. Bezanson
  Lunenburg Centre Bruce Cochran
  Lunenburg East Ronald T. Barkhouse
  Lunenburg West Maurice DeLorey
  Pictou East Donald W. Cameron
  Pictou West Dan Reid
  Pictou Centre Fraser MacLean
  Queens John Wickwire
  Richmond Gaston LeBlanc
  Shelburne Harold Huskilson
  Victoria Maynard MacAskil
  Yarmouth Fraser Mooney
  Hugh Tinkham

Former members of the 51st General Assembly

Name Party Electoral District Cause of departure Succeeded by Elected
  Allan Sullivan Liberal Cape Breton West named to bench Osborne Fraser, Liberal September 7, 1976
  Fraser MacLean Progressive Conservative Pictou Centre resigned Jack MacIsaac, PC September 6, 1977


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