The Nova Scotia Legislature

The House resumed on:
September 21, 2017.

The Honourable Michel P. Samson is no longer a Member of the Legislative Assembly.

Honourable Michel P. Samson

Election Data

  • Cape Breton-Richmond
    (October 8, 2013 — April 30, 2017)
  • Richmond
    (June 9, 2009 — September 7, 2013)
  • Richmond
    (June 13, 2006 — May 5, 2009)
  • Richmond
    (August 5, 2003 — May 13, 2006)
  • Richmond
    (July 27, 1999 — July 5, 2003)
  • Richmond
    (March 24, 1998 — June 18, 1999)

Party History

  • Liberal
    (March 24, 1998 — April 30, 2017)  Defeated

Position History

  • Minister of Energy
    (March 24, 2015 — Present)
  • Minister of Communications Nova Scotia
    (March 24, 2015 — July 24, 2015)
  • Minister of Acadian Affairs
    (October 22, 2013 — Present)
  • Minister responsible for Part I of the Gaming Control Act
    (March 24, 2015 — Present)
  • Acting Minister of Energy
    (December 23, 2014 — March 24, 2015)
  • Acting Minister of Communications Nova Scotia
    (December 23, 2014 — March 24, 2015)
  • Acting Minister responsible for Part I of the Gaming Control Act
    (December 23, 2014 — March 24, 2015)
  • Minister of Economic and Rural Development and Tourism
    (October 22, 2013 — April 9, 2015)
  • Minister responsible for the Gateway Initiative
    (October 22, 2013 — April 9, 2015)
  • Minister responsible for the Innovation Corporation Act
    (October 22, 2013 — April 9, 2015)
  • Minister responsible for the Utility and Review Board Act
    (October 22, 2013 — April 9, 2015)
  • Minister responsible for Nova Scotia Business Incorporated
    (October 22, 2013 — April 9, 2015)
  • Opposition House Leader
    (January 27, 2012 — September 7, 2013)
  • Interim Leader (L)
    (June 20, 2006 — April 28, 2007)
  • Leader in the House (L)
    (February 25, 2005 — June 20, 2006)
  • Minister of the Environment
    (December 16, 1998 — August 16, 1999)
  • Minister responsible for the Youth Secretariat Act
    (December 16, 1998 — August 16, 1999)

Previous Occupations

  • Lawyer