New Order of Nova Scotia Advisory Council Appointed

first_img Sister Dorothy Moore, Sydney Mines, Cape Breton Regional Municipality, chair Joseph Kennedy, Halifax, chief justice of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia Robert Fowler, clerk of the executive council Colin Dodds, Halifax, president of Saint Mary’s University Dr. Ronald Stewart, Halifax (Sydney Mines) member of the Order of Nova Scotia Irene Swindells, Halifax Helen MacDonald, Little Bras d’Or, Cape Breton Regional Municipality Joseph Hickman, Port Williams, Kings Co. The new advisory council’s term begins on Nov. 21 and ends Nov. 21, 2010. New members of the council will attend the 2007 Order of Nova Scotia ceremony on Wednesday, Oct. 3, at Province House. Premier Rodney MacDonald announced the new advisory council for the Order of Nova Scotia, today, Oct. 2. The Order of Nova Scotia Advisory Council is an independent group tasked with recommending recipients that will receive the Order of Nova Scotia from nominations received each year. Members of the eight-member council are appointed for a three-year term. Robert Fowler, clerk of the executive council, and Joseph Kennedy, chief justice of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia, are members by virtue of office and Helen MacDonald has been reappointed. “Members of the Order of Nova Scotia Advisory Council have a tough job,” said Premier MacDonald. “The high calibre of nominations received each year makes choosing the recipients a challenging task. I am confident that the members will rise to the challenge and their combination of experience and expertise will bring valuable insight to the decision-making process.” Council members are:last_img read more