Premier Stephen McNeil has temporarily reassigned the portfolios of Andrew Younger, the minister of Energy, Communications Nova Scotia and Part I of the Gaming Control Act, effective immediately.
Mr. Younger has informed the premier he has personal matters that require his full attention, and he has requested a temporary leave from his cabinet responsibilities.
Economic and Rural Development and Tourism Minister Michel Samson will take over Mr. Younger’s portfolios temporarily. Mr. Younger remains the MLA for Dartmouth East.