Department of Environment and Local Government (New Brunswick)

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Department of Environment and Local Government
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Agency overview
Formed 15 March 2012 (2012-03-15)
Jurisdiction New Brunswick
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.

Ministers[edit]

# Minister Term Administration
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
see Department of Environment and Department of Local Government
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[1]
6. Serge Rousselle June 6, 2016 - Brian Gallant[2]

* Holder continued as minister in the new Department of Environment.
** Fitch had been serving as minister of local government.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Executive Council Office (7 October 2014). "Cabinet ministers announced". Province of New Brunswick. Retrieved 5 April 2015. 
  2. ^ Executive Council Office (6 June 2016). "Cabinet ministers announced". Province of New Brunswick. Retrieved 6 June 2016. 

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