Christopher Mitchelmore

St. Barbe – L’Anse aux Meadows
Minister of Business, Tourism, Culture and Rural Development
Minister responsible for the Research and Development Corporation

Elected to the House of Assembly in 2011, Minister Mitchelmore is one of the youngest members of the legislature. He is from Green Island Cove, a small fishing village on the Great Northern Peninsula.

Minister Mitchelmore has a Bachelor of Commerce Honours (Co-op) degree from Memorial University, with international study experience in the United Kingdom and at the University of Economics in the Czech Republic. He worked with the Department of Innovation, Business, and Rural Development; the Newfoundland and Labrador Board of Commissioners of Public Utilities (PUB); and London Offshore Consultants.

Prior to entering politics, he worked as a client services officer and a youth ventures coordinator with the Community Business Development Corporation (CBDC) Nortip. He has an extensive track record of community involvement, including time as vice president of the Straits – St. Barbe Chronic Care Corporation and director and member of the Canadian Community Economic Development Network.

He was elected in 2015 to serve the new district of St. Barbe – L’Anse aux Meadows. He was appointed to Cabinet as the Minister of Business, Tourism, Culture, and Rural Development. He is the Minister Responsible for the Research and Development Corporation.


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