Department of Intergovernmental Affairs (New Brunswick)

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The Department of Intergovernmental Affairs is a part of the Government of New Brunswick. It is charged with the relations between New Brunswick and other provinces, the federal government and for international relations such as its involvement in the Council of New England Governors and Eastern Canadian Premiers and La Francophonie.

The department was established on June 21, 1999 when Premier Bernard Lord took office. On April 1, 2003, wanting to expand the province's involvement in foreign policy, the name was changed to the Department of Intergovernmental and International Relations. On February 14, 2006, it was returned to the name of Intergovernmental Affairs.


# Minister Term Government
1. Bernard Lord* June 21, 1999 – June 27, 2003 as Premier
2. Percy Mockler June 27, 2003 - February 14, 2006 under Bernard Lord
Bernard Lord (2nd time) February 14, 2006 - October 3, 2006 as Premier
3. Shawn Graham October 3, 2006 - September 2010
4. David Alward October 2010 – September 2014 as Premier
5. Brian Gallant September 2014 – Present as Premier

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