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Honourable Iain Rankin

Rankin, Hon. Iain

The Honourable Iain Rankin was first elected to the Nova Scotia House of Assembly as MLA for Timberlea-Prospect in 2013 and was re-elected in 2017 and 2021.

Mr. Rankin is currently the Leader of the Official Opposition.

He has served as Premier, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Minister of L'nu Affairs, Minister of Regulatory Affairs and Service Effectiveness, Minister responsible for Military Relations, Minister responsible for Youth, Minister responsible for the Office of Citizen-Centered Approaches, Minister of Environment, and Minister of Lands and Forestry.

He was sworn in as the Premier of Nova Scotia on Feb. 23, 2021 and is Leader of the Nova Scotia Liberal Party.

He was a business manager and project manager for a variety of industries.

He is a member of the Internal Affairs Committee.

Constituency Party Start Date
Timberlea-Prospect Liberal 2013


Standing Committees


Contact details

Constituency office

Civic address:
1268 St. Margaret's Bay Road, Suite 100
Beechville, NS
B3T 1A7

Phone: 902-404-7036
Fax: 902-404-7056

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

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