52nd General Assembly of Nova Scotia

The 52nd General Assembly of Nova Scotia represented Nova Scotia between 1978 and 19 September 1981.

Division of seatsEdit

There were 52 members of the General Assembly, elected in the 1978 Nova Scotia general election.

Leader Party # of Seats
  Gerald Regan Liberal 17
  John Buchanan Progressive Conservative 31
  Jeremy Akerman NDP 4
Total 52

List of membersEdit

Riding Name Position
  Annapolis East Gerry Sheehy
  Annapolis West Greg Kerr
  Antigonish J. William Gillis
  Bedford - Musquodoboit Valley Ken Streatch
  Cape Breton South Vincent MacLean
  Cape Breton Centre James 'Buddy' MacEachern
  Cape Breton North Len J. Arsenault
  Cape Breton Nova Paul MacEwan
  Cape Breton East Jeremy Akerman
  Cape Breton West David N. Muise
  Cape Breton The Lakes Ossie Fraser
  Clare Benoit Comeau
  Colchester North Bill Campbell
  Colchester South R. Colin Stewart
  Cole Harbour David Nantes
  Cumberland East Roger S. Bacon
  Cumberland West D. L. George Henley
  Cumberland Centre Guy A. C. Brown
  Dartmouth East Richard L. Weldon
  Dartmouth North Laird Stirling
  Dartmouth South Roland J. Thornhill
  Digby Joseph H. Casey
  Guysborough A. M. "Sandy" Cameron
  Halifax Atlantic John Buchanan Premier
  Halifax Bedford Basin Joel Matheson
  Halifax Cornwallis Terry Donahoe
  Halifax Citadel Arthur R. Donahoe
  Halifax Chebucto Walter Fitzgerald
  Halifax Eastern Shore Tom McInnis
  Halifax Needham Gerald Regan
  Halifax St. Margarets Gerald A.(Jerry) Lawrence
  Hants East G. Patrick Hunt
  Hants West Ron Russell
  Inverness Bill MacEachern
  John Archie MacKenzie
  Kings North Edward Twohig
  Kings South Harry How
  Kings West George Moody
  Lunenburg Centre Bruce Cochran
  Lunenburg East Ron Barkhouse
  Lunenburg West Mel Pickings
  Pictou East Donald W. Cameron
  Pictou West Donald P. McInnes
  Pictou Centre Jack MacIsaac
  Queens John Leefe
  Richmond Gaston LeBlanc
  Sackville Malcolm A. MacKay
  Shelburne Harold Huskilson
  Truro-Bible Hill Ron Giffin
  Victoria Peter John Nicholson
  Yarmouth Fraser Mooney
  Hugh Tinkham

Former members of the 52nd General AssemblyEdit

Name Party Electoral District Cause of departure Succeeded by Elected
  Gerald Regan Liberal Halifax Needham elected to federal seat Edmund L. Morris, PC May 6, 1980
  Gaston T. LeBlanc Liberal Richmond death John E. LeBrun, Liberal May 6, 1980
  Peter John Nicholson Liberal Victoria resigned Fisher Hudson, PC May 6, 1980
  Jeremy Akerman NDP Cape Breton East resigned Donnie MacLeod, PC December 2, 1980


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