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63rd General Assembly of Nova Scotia

63rd General Assembly of Nova Scotia is the assembly of the Nova Scotia House of Assembly that was determined in the 2017 Nova Scotia election.[1][2]

Seating planEdit

List of membersEdit

Riding Member Party Notes
  Annapolis Stephen McNeil Liberal Premier of Nova Scotia
  Antigonish Randy Delorey Liberal
  Argyle-Barrington Chris d'Entremont Progressive Conservative Resigned July 31, 2019
  Colton LeBlanc Progressive Conservative Elected September 3, 2019
  Bedford Kelly Regan Liberal
  Cape Breton Centre Tammy Martin NDP
  Cape Breton-Richmond Alana Paon Progressive Conservative Progressive Conservative until June 24, 2019; removed from caucus after refusing to comply with a motion from the House of Assembly management commission to have the driveway to her constituency office paved to bring her office in line with the province’s accessibility rules.
  Independent
  Chester-St. Margaret's Hugh MacKay Liberal
  Clare-Digby Gordon Wilson Liberal
  Clayton Park West Rafah DiCostanzo Liberal
  Colchester-Musquodoboit Valley Larry Harrison Progressive Conservative
  Colchester North Karen Casey Liberal
  Cole Harbour-Eastern Passage Barbara Adams Progressive Conservative
  Cole Harbour-Portland Valley Tony Ince Liberal
  Cumberland North Elizabeth Smith-McCrossin Progressive Conservative
  Cumberland South Jamie Baillie Progressive Conservative Resigned January 24, 2018
  Tory Rushton Progressive Conservative Elected June 19, 2018
  Dartmouth East Tim Halman Progressive Conservative
  Dartmouth North Susan Leblanc NDP
  Dartmouth South Claudia Chender NDP
  Eastern Shore Kevin Murphy Liberal
  Fairview-Clayton Park Patricia Arab Liberal
  Glace Bay Geoff MacLellan Liberal
  Guysborough–Eastern Shore–Tracadie Lloyd Hines Liberal
  Halifax Armdale Lena Diab Liberal
  Halifax Atlantic Brendan Maguire Liberal
  Halifax Chebucto Gary Burrill NDP Leader of the New Democratic Party
  Halifax Citadel-Sable Island Labi Kousoulis Liberal
  Halifax Needham Lisa Roberts NDP
  Hammonds Plains-Lucasville Ben Jessome Liberal
  Hants East Margaret Miller Liberal
  Hants West Chuck Porter Liberal
  Inverness Allan MacMaster Progressive Conservative
  Kings North John Lohr Progressive Conservative
  Kings South Keith Irving Liberal
  Kings West Leo Glavine Liberal
  Lunenburg Suzanne Lohnes-Croft Liberal
  Lunenburg West Mark Furey Liberal
  Northside-Westmount Eddie Orrell Progressive Conservative Resigned July 31, 2019
  Murray Ryan Progressive Conservative Elected September 3, 2019
  Pictou Centre Pat Dunn Progressive Conservative
  Pictou East Tim Houston Progressive Conservative Leader of the Opposition
  Pictou West Karla MacFarlane Progressive Conservative
  Preston-Dartmouth Keith Colwell Liberal
  Queens-Shelburne Kim Masland Progressive Conservative
  Sackville-Beaver Bank Brad Johns Progressive Conservative
  Sackville-Cobequid Dave Wilson NDP Resigned November 16, 2018
  Steve Craig Progressive Conservative Elected June 19, 2019
  Sydney-Whitney Pier Derek Mombourquette Liberal
  Sydney River-Mira-Louisbourg Alfie MacLeod Progressive Conservative Resigned July 31, 2019
  Brian Comer Progressive Conservative Elected September 3, 2019
  Timberlea-Prospect Iain Rankin Liberal
  Truro-Bible Hill-Millbrook-Salmon River Lenore Zann Independent Resigned September 12, 2019
  Vacant
  Victoria-The Lakes Keith Bain Progressive Conservative
  Waverley-Fall River-Beaverbank Bill Horne Liberal
  Yarmouth Zach Churchill Liberal

Membership changes in the 63rd AssemblyEdit

Number of members
per party by date
2017 2018 2019
May 30 Jan 24 Jun 19 Nov 16 Jun 9 Jun 19 Jun 24 Jul 31 Sep 3 Sep 12
  Liberal 27
  Progressive Conservative 17 16 17 18 17 14 17
  NDP 7 6 5
  Independent 0 1 2 1
Vacant 0 1 0 1 0 3 0 1
Membership changes in the 63rd General Assembly
Date Name District Party Reason
May 30, 2017 See list of members Election day of the 40th Nova Scotia general election
  January 24, 2018 Jamie Baillie Cumberland South Progressive Conservative Resignation
  June 19, 2018 Tory Rushton Cumberland South Progressive Conservative Elected in by-election
  November 16, 2018 Dave Wilson Sackville-Cobequid NDP Resignation
  June 9, 2019 Lenore Zann Truro-Bible Hill-Millbrook-Salmon River Independent Changing affiliation as means to run in federal politics as a Liberal candidate[3][4]
  June 19, 2019 Steve Craig Sackville-Cobequid Progressive Conservative Elected in by-election
  June 24, 2019 Alana Paon Cape Breton-Richmond Independent Removed from the Progressive Conservative caucus
  July 31, 2019 Chris d'Entremont Argyle-Barrington Progressive Conservative Resignation as means to run in federal politics for the Conservative Party.
  July 31, 2019 Eddie Orrell Northside-Westmount Progressive Conservative Resignation as means to run in federal politics for the Conservative Party.
  July 31, 2019 Alfie MacLeod Sydney River-Mira-Louisbourg Progressive Conservative Resignation as means to run in federal politics for the Conservative Party.
  September 3, 2019 Colton LeBlanc Argyle-Barrington Progressive Conservative Elected in by-election
  September 3, 2019 Murray Ryan Northside-Westmount Progressive Conservative Elected in by-election
  September 3, 2019 Brian Comer Sydney River-Mira-Louisbourg Progressive Conservative Elected in by-election
  September 12, 2019 Lenore Zann Truro-Bible Hill-Millbrook-Salmon River Independent Resignation as means to run in federal politics for the Liberal Party.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Current Assembly Members / Members of the Legislative Assembly / People / The Nova Scotia Legislature". nslegislature.ca. Retrieved 2017-06-02.
  2. ^ News, Michael MacDonald in; 2017, Politics | May 31st (2017-05-31). "Nova Scotia Liberals win their second straight majority government". National Observer. Retrieved 2017-06-02.
  3. ^ "Lenore Zann seeks federal Liberal nomination for Cumberland-Colchester". CBC News. June 9, 2019. Retrieved 2019-06-09.
  4. ^ "Longtime NDP MLA Lenore Zann to run for federal Liberal nomination". CTV News. June 9, 2019. Retrieved 2019-06-09.
Preceded by
62nd General Assembly of Nova Scotia
General Assemblies of Nova Scotia
2017-present
Succeeded by
64th General Assembly of Nova Scotia