Tony Ince

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Tony Ince

MLA
Member of the Nova Scotia House of Assembly
for Cole Harbour-Portland Valley
Assumed office
October 8, 2013
Preceded by Darrell Dexter
Personal details
Born1958 (age 6162) [1]
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Political party Liberal

Tony Ince (born 1958) is a Canadian politician, who was elected to the Nova Scotia House of Assembly in the 2013 provincial election, representing the electoral district of Cole Harbour-Portland Valley for the Nova Scotia Liberal Party where he defeated the incumbent, Premier Darrell Dexter. [2] [3]

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Early life and education

Ince was born in Halifax and worked as counsellor with the Department of Community Services. He also worked as a project coordinator with the Black Educators Association. [1]

Political career

On October 22, 2013, Ince was appointed to the Executive Council of Nova Scotia where he serves as Minister of Communities, Culture and Heritage as well as Minister of African Nova Scotian Affairs and the Minister responsible for the Heritage Property Act. [4] [5]

Ince was re-elected in the 2017 election. [6] On June 15, 2017, premier Stephen McNeil shuffled his cabinet, moving Ince to Minister of the Public Service Commission, while keeping the Minister of African Nova Scotian Affairs portfolio. [7] [8]

Electoral record

2013 Nova Scotia general election
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
     Liberal Tony Ince4,00241.03
     New Democratic Party Darrell Dexter 3,98140.82
     Progressive Conservative Greg Frampton1,76918.14

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References

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  2. "Little-known Liberal unseats NDP leader Dexter". The Chronicle Herald. October 9, 2013. Retrieved 2014-10-23.
  3. "Nova Scotia votes: Riding-by-riding results for Halifax region". Metro , October 8, 2013.
  4. "Premier Stephen McNeil welcomes 16-member cabinet". CBC News. October 22, 2013. Retrieved 2014-10-23.
  5. "McNeil welcomes 16-member cabinet". The Chronicle Herald. October 22, 2013. Retrieved 2014-10-23.
  6. "'Giant-killer' Ince survives vote". The Chronicle Herald. May 31, 2017. Retrieved 2017-06-16.
  7. "Stephen McNeil shuffles cabinet, but vows not to change course". CBC News. June 15, 2017. Retrieved 2017-06-16.
  8. "N.S. cabinet unveiled: Casey now deputy premier, finance minister". The Chronicle Herald. June 15, 2017. Retrieved 2017-06-16.