Nova Scotia names energy and environment ministers

L to R: Geoff MacLellan; Iain Rankin (Photo: Government of Nova Scotia)

The government of Canadian Province of Nova Scotia has on Thursday, June 15, sworn in new ministers for energy, and environment.

Geoff MacLellan has been appointed as the Minister of Business, Energy, Service Nova Scotia, and Trade, succeeding the former Energy Minister of Nova Scotia Michel Samson.

Among other responsibilities, MacLellan will also be in charge of Innovacorp, an early stage venture capital organization that funds and fosters innovative Nova Scotia’s start-ups.

Iain Rankin has been named as new Minister for Environment, taking over the position from Margaret Miller who has been appointed as a new Minister of Natural Resources.

Stephen McNeil, Nova Scotia’s Premier, said: “I am excited to get to work with this team and Nova Scotians from one end of this province to the other to build a stronger Nova Scotia .We are committed to seeing this province become all it can be.”

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