Department of Environment and Local Government (New Brunswick)
|Formed||15 March 2012|
|Parent department||Government of New Brunswick|
The Department of Environment and Local Government is a part of the Government of New Brunswick. It is charged with maintaining relationships with New Brunswick's municipalities, administering its unincorporated Local Service Districts and the administration of its environmental policy.
The department was established on March 23, 2000 when Premier Bernard Lord restructured the New Brunswick Cabinet. It was a merger of the former Department of Environment and part of the former Department of Municipalities and Housing. On February 14, 2006 it was split into the Department of Environment and the Department of Local Government. On March 15, 2012 it was re-established when the departments of Environment and Local Government were merged under the incumbent Minister of Local Government Bruce Fitch.
|1.||Kim Jardine||March 23, 2000 – June 27, 2003||under Bernard Lord|
|2.||Brenda Fowlie||June 27, 2003 - July 21, 2005|
|–||Dale Graham (acting)||July 21, 2005 - November 21, 2005|
|3.||Trevor Holder*||November 21, 2005 - February 14, 2006|
|4.||Bruce Fitch**||March 15, 2012 - September 23, 2013||under David Alward|
|5.||Danny Soucy||September 23, 2013 – October 7, 2014|
|6.||Brian Kenny||October 7, 2014 - June 6, 2016||Brian Gallant|
|6.||Serge Rousselle||June 6, 2016 -||Brian Gallant|
* Holder continued as minister in the new Department of Environment.
** Fitch had been serving as minister of local government.
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