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Conference ministrielle sur la francophonie canadienne / Ministrel Conference on the Canadian Francophonie
The next Ministerial Conference on the Canadian Francophonie
will be held on June 27 and 28, 2019 in Iqaluit, Nunavut Territory
Ministres

Nova Scotia
The Honourable Lena Metlege Diab, QC

Minister of Immigration
Minister of Acadian Affairs and Francophonie

 

Minister Diab was elected in 2013 to the Provincial Assembly representing Halifax Armdale, and appointed to Executive Council of Nova Scotia as the first female Attorney General and Minister of Justice as well as Minister of Immigration. In July 2015, the Immigration portfolio became her exclusive cabinet position. On June 15, 2017 Minister Diab was appointed Minister of Acadian Affairs and Francophonie.

Minister Diab is passionate about making Nova Scotia more diverse. Under her leadership, the province has welcomed more immigrants, strengthened its immigration program, and built global networks.

She is the daughter of Lebanese immigrants to Canada and the eldest of six children. Born in Nova Scotia, she lived in Lebanon for 8 years, returning to Halifax at the age of 11.

Prior to entering politics, she led a successful legal career for over 20 years. Her educational background includes a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Political Science, a Masters of Public Administration and a law degree.

She has received numerous honours and accolades, including: the Lebanese Chamber of Commerce in NS Professional Award, the prestigious Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, the Progress Women of Excellence Award and the Canadian Council of Ambassadors of the Arab League Award.

She is the proud mother of four children and has two grandchildren.


Contact Information
P.O. Box 682, STN Central
Halifax, NS  B3J 2T3
Phone: (902) 424-0497
Fax: (902) 428-0124
min-oaa@gov.ns.ca
Website: http://acadien.novascotia.ca/en

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publications
Canadian Francophonie Issues, Challenges and Future Directions

Newsletters
Newsletter of the Conference - Edition of July 2018

News Releases
2018 - Whitehorse (Yukon)
KEEPING IN TOUCH: GOVERNMENTS CONTINUE TO WORK IN PARTNERSHIP TO IMPROVE FRENCH-LANGUAGE SERVICES ACROSS THE COUNTRY
ministers
British Columbia
Hon. Adrian Dix

Minister of Health, Minister Responsible for Francophone Affairs

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Northwest Territories
Hon. Caroline Cochrane

Minister of Education, Culture and Employment, Minister responsible for the Status of Women

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Ontario
Hon. Caroline Mulroney

Minister of Francophone Affairs
Attorney General

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Newfoundland and Labrador
Hon. Chris Mitchelmore

Minister of Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation

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Prince Edward Island
Hon. Dennis King

Premier of Prince Edward Island, Minister Responsible for Intergovernmental Affairs, Minister Responsible for Aboriginal Affairs, Minister Responsible for Acadian and Francophone Affairs

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Yukon
Hon. John Streicker

Minister of Community Services, Minister responsible for French Language

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Canada
Hon. Mélanie Joly

Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie

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Saskatchewan
Hon. Nadine Wilson

Provincial Secretary

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New Brunswick
Hon. Robert Gauvin

Deputy Premier, Minister of Tourism, Heritage and Culture, Minister responsible for La Francophonie

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Manitoba
Hon. Rochelle Squires

Minister of Sustainable Development, Minister responsible for Francophone

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Nova Scotia
Lena Metledge Diab

Minister of Immigration, Minister of Acadian Affairs and Francophonie

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Nunavut
L’honorable David Joanasie

Minister of Education, Minister of Culture and Heritage

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Quebec
Sonia LeBel

Member for Champlain, Coalition avenir Québec, Minister of Justice, Minister responsible for Canadian Relations and the Canadian Francophonie, Minister responsible for the Status of Women

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