Prime Minister pays tribute to Dr. Charles “Chuck” MacNeil


Today, June 27, Premier Tim Houston honored the life of former Cabinet Minister Dr. Charles “Chuck” MacNeil. Dr. MacNeil died on June 18.

« I was sorry to learn of Dr. MacNeil’s passing, » Premier Houston said. “He was a highly respected community leader, a dedicated public servant and an extremely proud Nova Scotian. Our province is better because of his service.

Dr. MacNeil was a family physician who began his public service as a councilor for the Municipality of the District of St. Mary’s. He was elected MPP for Guysborough in 1984 and re-elected in 1988. During his tenure as MPP, Mr. MacNeil also served as Minister of Lands and Forests, Minister of Mines and Energy and Minister of Finance.

“My deepest condolences go out to Betty, their children Timothy, Angela, David and Andrew and all of Dr. MacNeil’s family and friends,” Premier Houston said.



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