Chris d’Entremont is a proud Acadian from Nova Scotia. Originating from West Pubnico, he now resides in Belleville with his family. He was first elected on August 5, 2003 as MLA for Argyle-Barrington under the Progressive Conservative banner and held his seat in the Nova Scotia House of Assembly until 2019 having won four consecutive elections.
During his 17 years in provincial politics, Chris held several positions in the cabinet. He has served as Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Aquaculture, Acadian Affairs, Health and Community Services and was the Parliamentary Leader of the Official Opposition during his last six years.
His energy, motivation, dedication, involvement and creativity have all had a significant and positive impact on his former provincial riding of Argyle-Barrington and on the entire province of Nova Scotia as a whole.
As Minister of Health, he introduced Nova Scotia’s first Continuing Care Strategy, which provided the best possible care for our seniors and launched the largest long-term care home building program in our province’s history. Chris also introduced Canada’s first family drug insurance program, helping Nova Scotians with catastrophic drug coverage.
As of October 21, 2019, Chris is now the federal Member of Parliament for the riding of West Nova and is in fact the only Conservative representative elected in the entire province. Chris is very proud to represent and support the population West Nova through his vast experience and parliamentary background.
When the Leader of the Official Opposition formed his cabinet, Chris was appointed as Minister responsible for Official Languages and the Atlantic Canada Economic Promotion Agency, chair of the Conservative Social Affairs Caucus and vice-chair of the Standing Committee on Official Languages.
Chris has been married to his wife Anne for 25 years; they have two sons Alec and André.
As the Member of Parliament for West Nova, Chris appreciates all the comments, questions and concerns from the citizens he represents. He remains available to meet with his constituents, groups and organizations on issues of federal interest.