Barbara Adams (politician)

Barbara Adams is a Canadian politician, who was elected to the Nova Scotia House of Assembly in the 2017 provincial election. A member of the Progressive Conservative Association of Nova Scotia, she represents the electoral district of Cole Harbour-Eastern Passage.[1] Adams is the PC critic for Community Services; and the Advisory Council on the Status of Women.[2]

Barbara Adams

Member of the Nova Scotia House of Assembly
for Cole Harbour-Eastern Passage
Assumed office
May 30, 2017
Preceded byJoyce Treen
Personal details
Political partyProgressive Conservative
ResidenceEastern Passage, Nova Scotia

Early life and educationEdit

Adams graduated from Dartmouth High School in 1980 and then from Dalhousie University with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy in 1984.


Adams was a physiotherapist and owned and operated a chronic pain clinic in Cole Harbour.[2]

Electoral recordEdit

2017 Nova Scotia general election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive Conservative Barbara Adams 2,682 36.40 +15.74
Liberal Joyce Treen 2,585 35.08 -5.54
New Democratic Nancy Jakeman 1,759 23.87 -14.85
Green Rebecca Mosher 343 4.65 +4.65
Total valid votes 7,369 100.0