|Member of the Newfoundland and Labrador House of Assembly |
for Port au Port
February 8, 2007 –November 30, 2015
|Preceded by||Jim Hodder|
|Succeeded by||District Abolished|
|Minister of Service NL|
September 30, 2014 –March 12, 2015
|Preceded by||David Brazil|
|Succeeded by||Dan Crummell|
|Minister of Tourism, Culture and Recreation of |
Newfoundland and Labrador
July 17, 2014 –September 30, 2014
|Preceded by||Sandy Collins|
|Succeeded by||Darin King|
|Born||Cape St. George, Newfoundland and Labrador|
|Political party||Progressive Conservative|
|Residence||Kippens, Newfoundland and Labrador|
Tony Cornect is a Canadian politician from Newfoundland and Labrador, who represented the district of Port au Port in the Newfoundland and Labrador House of Assembly from 2007 to 2015. He was a member of the Progressive Conservative Party, and served in the provincial cabinet as Minister of Tourism, Culture and Recreation and Minister of Service NL. He was defeated in the 2015 provincial election, in which he ran in the new district of Stephenville-Port au Port.
Cornect previously served as a town councillor and mayor in Cape St. George. He was also formerly a board member of Le Gaboteur , the province's only French-language newspaper.A fluently bilingual Franco-Newfoundlander, Cornect was the first MHA in the province ever to take his oath of office in French.
|Progressive Conservative||Tony Cornect||1,273||25.3||–|
|New Democratic||Bernice Hancock||499||9.9||–|
|Progressive Conservative||Tony Cornect||2,609||58.99%||–|
|Liberal||Kate Mitchell Mansfield||954||21.57%|
|Progressive Conservative||Tony Cornect||3,936||81.22%||–|
| By-election, February 8, 2007|
resignation of Jim Hodder
|Progressive Conservative||Tony Cornect||2,701||62.0|
|New Democrat||Paul O'Keefe||135||3.1|
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