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Honourable Derek Mombourquette

Mombourquette, Hon. Derek

The Honourable Derek Mombourquette was first elected to the Nova Scotia House of Assembly as MLA for Sydney-Whitney Pier in a by-election in 2015, re-elected in 2017 and re-elected for Sydney-Membertou in 2021.

Mr. Mombourquette is currently the Opposition House Leader.

He has served as the Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development, Minister of Municipal Affairs, Minister of Energy and Mines and Minister of Lands and Forestry.

Prior to his election in 2015 he served on the Cape Breton Regional Municipality Council. As a Councillor he was Chair of the CBRM Police Commission and served on the NS Association of Police Boards. In addition, he was the VP of the Canadian Association of Police Governance. He has also held the role of Chair for the CBRM Heritage Advisory Committee.

Outside of politics, he was the coordinator of entrepreneurship support initiatives for Cape Breton University and the Nova Scotia Community College. He has also held the position of project coordinator in several industries within the private sector including tourism, industrial supply, and post-secondary education.

He is a member of the Human Resources and Assembly Matters Committees. He is also a member of the House of Assembly Management Commission.

Constituency Party Start Date
Sydney-Membertou Liberal 2021
Sydney-Whitney Pier Liberal 2015 - 2021

Contact details

Constituency office

Civic address:
500 Kings Road
Sydney, NS
B1S 1B1

Phone: 902-562-8870
Fax: 902-562-5220

Business address

Nova Scotia Liberal Caucus Office
5151 George St., Suite 1402
P.O. Box 741
Halifax, NS
B3J 2T3

Phone: 902-424-8637
Fax: 902-424-0539

Maps and history

Constituency History