Karen is a lifelong resident of Colchester North and currently lives in Valley, Colchester County, N.S. with husband, Glen. Two grown sons: Shawn in Truro and Kevin in Halifax.








  • Graduate of the Nova Scotia Teachers College

  • Bachelor of Arts - Mount Saint Vincent University

  • Bachelor of Education - Mount Saint Vincent University

  • Master of Education - Saint Mary's University (Administration)

Employment History

Career in Education:

  • Retired school board administrator (assistant superintendent) Chignecto-Central Regional School Board

  • Former school principal (North River Elementary School)

  • Former chair of the Colchester East Hants Health Authority.

Political Career

Elected to the Legislative Assembly in June 2006. She has served as:

  • Former Minister responsible for the Youth Secretariat Act

  • Former Minister responsible for the Apprenticeship and Trades Qualifications Act

  • Former Minister of Health

  • Minister of Education



2016 Home Warming Program

Home Warming is a new program for low income families made available through Efficiency Nova Scotia.


Back to School - 2016

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Contact Karen

30 Duke Street, Suite 10

Truro, Nova Scotia

B2N 2A1

Phone: (902) 893-2180

Fax: (902) 893-3064

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