Darrell Dexter

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Darrell Dexter
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27th Premier of Nova Scotia
In office
June 19, 2009 – October 22, 2013
MonarchElizabeth II
Lieutenant GovernorMayann Francis
John James Grant
Preceded byRodney MacDonald
Succeeded byStephen McNeil
Leader of the Nova Scotia New Democratic Party
In office
June 2001 – November 23, 2013
Preceded byHelen MacDonald
Succeeded byMaureen MacDonald (interim)
Leader of the Opposition of Nova Scotia
In office
June 2001 – June 19, 2009
PremierJohn Hamm
Rodney MacDonald
Preceded byRobert Chisholm
Succeeded byStephen McNeil
Member of the Nova Scotia House of Assembly
for Cole Harbour
Dartmouth-Cole Harbour (1998-2003)
In office
August 5, 2003 – October 8, 2013
Preceded byAlan Mitchell
Succeeded byTony Ince
Personal details
Born (1957-09-10) September 10, 1957 (age 63)
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Political partyNew Democratic Party
Spouse(s)Kelly Wilson
Alma materDalhousie University
University of King's College
Profession
Military service
Branch/serviceCanadian Forces
RankSub-Lieutenant

Darrell Dexter (born September 10, 1957)[1] is a Canadian lawyer, journalist and former naval officer. He was the 27th Premier of the Canadian province of Nova Scotia from 2009 to 2013. Dexter was a part of the Nova Scotia New Democratic Party. He was the first NDP premier in Atlantic Canada.

References[change | change source]

  1. [1], Canadaeast.com, April 12, 2010