Hon. Christopher Mitchelmore
Minister of Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation
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
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
Department of Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation
P.O. Box 8700
Tel: (709) 729-4728
Fax: (709) 729-0654