Burgeo – La Poile
Minister of Justice and Public Safety
Government House Leader
Minister Andrew Parsons has represented the district of Burgeo – Le Poile since 2011. A lifelong resident of Channel-Port aux Basques, Minister Parsons trained as a lawyer and was called to the Newfoundland and Labrador bar in 2005. He practiced law in the region before entering provincial politics. He currently serves as Opposition House Leader and Opposition Critic for Justice, Health & Community Services, and other key portfolios.
In 2015, he was appointed to Cabinet to serve as Minister of Justice and Public Safety, and as Attorney General. He is also the Government House Leader.
Minister Parsons served on the executive of Port aux Basques Minor Hockey, including four years as president. He served as a committee member for Port aux Basques Come Home Year 2005, a member of the Southwest Coast Marine and Mountain Zone Committee, and as a board member on the Dr. Charles L. Legrow Health Care Foundation. He has also served as president of the Port aux Basques Chamber of Commerce.
Minister Parsons has been recognized and awarded numerous times for his public service and volunteerism.
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