Hon. Michel P. Samson, BA, LLB, ECNS

Michel Samson

Cape Breton, Nova Scotia

A bilingual graduate of Dalhousie Law School, Michel P. Samson spent 19 years as a Member of the Nova Scotia Legislature for the riding of Richmond and later Cape Breton-Richmond.

Samson’s cabinet assignments included acting Minister of Justice, Attorney General & Deputy Premier, Minister of Energy, Trade & Acadian Affairs and Francophonie, Minister of Economic and Rural Development & Tourism, Minister of Environment and Government House Leader.

Samson currently serves as counsel in the Cox & Palmer Halifax office where he leads a government relations practice as well as a law practice focused in the areas of fisheries, mining, energy, and natural resources.

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