The Minister responsible for the Francophonie is one of three ministers currently associated with the Department of Foreign Affairs. A similar position exists at the provincial level in the government of Quebec.
It is traditional that the minister be from Quebec or from a Francophone community outside Quebec. In all cases, they usually speak French fluently.
Past ministers include:
(*)Secretary of State responsible for La Francophonie and not a member of Cabinet.
Fage, Hon. Ernest (Cumberland North) Minister of Economic Development, Minister Responsible for Nova Scotia Business Incorporated, Minister Responsible for the Innovation Corporation Act, Minister Responsible for Communications Nova Scotia, Minister Responsible for the Emergency Measures Act, Minister Responsible for the Liquor Control Act, and Minister Responsible for the Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation
Jan 01, 2005; FAGE,HON. ERNEST (Cumberland North) Minister of Economic Development, Minister responsible for Nova Scotia Business Incorporated,...