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Parliament

Provincial Legislature of Nova Scotia

Hon. Kevin Murphy, MLA, Speaker of the House of Assembly
CPA Nova Scotia Branch President
Nova Scotia House of Assembly speaker@novascotia.ca
James A. Charlton, Chief Clerk of the House of Assembly
CPA Nova Scotia Branch Secretary
Nova Scotia House of Assembly info@nslegislature.ca

Joined the Commonwealth: 19 November 1926

CPA Branch formed: 1 January 1932

Unicameral/Bicameral: Unicameral - Nova Scotia House of Assembly (51)

Parliament/Legislature website: Nova Scotia House of Assembly

Number of Departmental/Ministry Oversight Committees: Currently 6

Standing Committee on Community Services; Standing Committee on Health; Standing Committee on Human Resources; Standing Committee on Natural Resources and Economic Development; Standing Committee on Public Accounts; Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs 

Names of House Management (such as Privileges or Procedure) Committees: 

Standing Committee on Assembly Matters; Standing Committee on Internal Affairs; Standing Committee on Law Amendments; Standing Committee on Private and Local Bills

Standing Orders: Please click here

 


Articles in The Parliamentarian (2013-2021):


Recent CPA Programmatic Activities/News:

At the first ever meeting of the Regional Champions of the Commonwealth Parliamentarians with Disabilities (CPwD) network, held on 26 November 2020, the Speaker of the Nova Scotia House of Assembly, Hon. Kevin Murphy, MLA, was unanimously elected as the first Chairperson of the CPwD network. More information on the network can be found by clicking here.     

In December 2020, the CPA Headquarters Secretariat welcomed two delegates, representing the CPA Nova Scotia Branch, at the first ever Virtual Commonwealth Youth Parliament where participants debated a number of issues including youth unemployment and COVID-19.

Key Facts

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Population
944,251
Voting Age
18
Seat of Parliament
Halifax