Premier of Nova Scotia

first minister for the Canadian province of Nova Scotia

The Premier of Nova Scotia is the first minister to the lieutenant governor of the Canadian province of Nova Scotia. They deal over the Executive Council of Nova Scotia. The premier is normally the leader of the political party which has the most seats in the Nova Scotia House of Assembly.

Premier of Nova Scotia
Tim Houston

since August 31, 2021
Government of Nova Scotia
Office of the Premier
StyleThe Honourable
Member of
Reports toLegislative Assembly
SeatHalifax Regional Municipality
AppointerLieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia
Term lengthAt Her Majesty's pleasure
Inaugural holderHiram Blanchard
FormationJuly 4, 1867[1]
Salary$89,234.90 plus $112,791.20 (indemnity and allowances)[1]

The current Premier of Nova Scotia is Tim Houston, who was sworn in on August 31, 2021.[1]