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Honourable Mark Furey

Furey, Hon. Mark

The Honourable Mark Furey was first elected to the Nova Scotia House of Assembly as MLA for Lunenburg West in 2013 and was re-elected in 2017.

He has served as Minister of Municipal Affairs, Minister of Business, Minster of Service Nova Scotia, and Minister responsible for Tourism Nova Scotia.

Prior to becoming an MLA, he was a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police for 32 years. During his career in law enforcement, he served in detachments around Nova Scotia, including Halifax, Cape Breton, and the South Shore, where he retired as District Commander for Lunenburg County. He also fulfilled policing roles in Haiti and Kosovo.

He is Chair of the Law Amendments Committee.

Constituency Party Start Date
Lunenburg West Liberal 2013

Current cabinet responsibilities

  • Provincial Secretary
  • Minister of Labour Relations
  • Minister responsible for the Elections Act
  • Minister responsible for the Human Rights Act
  • Minister responsible for the Regulations Act
  • Minister responsible for Part II of the Workers' Compensation Act
  • Minister responsible for the Retail Business Designated Day Closing Act
  • Minister responsible for the Nova Scotia Police Complaints Commissioner
  • Minister responsible for the Nova Scotia Police Review Board
  • Minister responsible for the Accessibility Act


Standing Committees


Contact details

Constituency office

Civic address:
425 King Street
Bridgewater, NS
B4V 1B1

Phone: 902-530-3883
Fax: 902-530-3919

Business address

Department of Justice
1690 Hollis Street
P.O. Box 7
Halifax, NS
B3J 2L6

Phone: (902) 424-4030

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Constituency History
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