Chris A. d'Entremont
|Member of the Nova Scotia House of Assembly
August 5, 2003
|Preceded by||Neil LeBlanc|
|Minister of Finance|
February 22, 2009 – March 10, 2009
|Preceded by||Michael Baker|
|Succeeded by||Jamie Muir|
October 31, 1969 |
Yarmouth, Nova Scotia
|Political party||Progressive Conservative|
|Residence||Belleville, Nova Scotia|
Chris A. d'Entremont (born October 31, 1969) is a Canadian politician. He currently represents the electoral district of Argyle-Barrington in the Nova Scotia House of Assembly. He is a member of the Progressive Conservatives.
Before his election in 2003, d’Entremont worked as an announcer at CJLS-FM. Later, he was employed by TriStar Industries, as an electronics salesperson and then for Camille d’Eon Boatbuilders. He was also a development officer for the South West Shore Development Authority.
d'Entremont was first elected MLA for Argyle in the 2003 election, and re-elected in the 2006, 2009 and 2013 elections. On August 15, 2003, d'Entremont was appointed to the Executive Council of Nova Scotia as Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, and Minister of Acadian Affairs. He later served as Minister of Health, Minister of Community Services, Minister responsible for the Youth Secretariat, and Chair of the Senior Citizens' Secretariat. He briefly served as the interim Minister of Finance prior to the death of Michael Baker on March 2, 2009. Those duties were shifted to Jamie Muir on March 10, 2009.
He married Anne d'Entremont (née Muise) on May 20, 1995 in Ste. Anne du Ruisseau, Nova Scotia. They have two sons: André (b. 1998) and Alec (b. 2002).
|Progressive Conservative||Chris d'Entremont||3,935||54.69||N/A|
|New Democratic Party||Kenn Baynton||355||4.93||N/A|
|Progressive Conservative||Chris d'Entremont||2,817||64.14||-3.51|
|New Democratic Party||Melvin Huskins||759||17.28||+5.90|
|Progressive Conservative||Chris d'Entremont||3,158||67.65||+19.70|
|New Democratic Party||Charles Muise||531||11.38||-0.79|
|Progressive Conservative||Chris d'Entremont||2,345||47.95||-29.06|
|Liberal||Aldric Benoit d'Entremont||1,951||39.89||+24.34|
|New Democratic Party||Charles Muise||595||12.17||+5.66|
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