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Premier Pays Tribute to Gerald Regan
Premier Stephen McNeil offered condolences to the family of former Nova Scotia Premier Gerald Regan, who died Tuesday, Nov. 26.
Mr. Regan served as premier from 1970-78. He was also a member of Parliament from 1963-65 and again from 1980-84, holding several cabinet portfolios.
“Gerald Regan believed in the potential of Nova Scotia, with a vision for our future prosperity. He governed with a true sense of liberal values – investing in people, creating economic development and ensuring fiscal responsibility,” said Premier McNeil.
“He was a dedicated public servant to his constituents, all Nova Scotians and Canadians. I extend my sincerest condolences to his wife Carole, children Jerry, Geoff, Miriam, Nancy, David, Laura and loved ones.”
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