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Minister
Hon. Christopher Mitchelmore

Hon. Christopher Mitchelmore

Minister of Minister of Business, Tourism, Culture and Rural Development
Minister Responsible for the Research and Development Corporation
Member for St. Barbe - L'Anse aux Meadows

Christopher Mitchelmore was first elected to the House of Assembly in 2011 and was re-elected in November 2015. He is from Green Island Cove, a small fishing village on the Great Northern Peninsula.

Mr. Mitchelmore has a Bachelor of Commerce Honours (Co-op) degree from Memorial University, with international study experience in the United Kingdom and at the University of Economics in the Czech Republic. He worked with the Department of Innovation, Business, and Rural Development; the Newfoundland and Labrador Board of Commissioners of Public Utilities (PUB); and London Offshore Consultants.

Prior to entering politics, Mr. Mitchelmore worked as a client services officer and a youth ventures coordinator with the Community Business Development Corporation (CBDC) Nortip. He has an extensive track record of community involvement, including time as vice president of the Straits – St. Barbe Chronic Care Corporation and director and member of the Canadian Community Economic Development Network. He was appointed Minister of Business, Tourism, Culture and Rural Development on December 14, 2015.

Minister's Contact Information

Minister's Office
Department of Business, Tourism, Culture and Rural Development
P.O. Box 8700
Confederation Building
St. John's, NL A1B 4J6
Tel: (709) 729-4728
Fax: (709) 729-0654

 

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