Department of Energy and Mines

The Department of Energy and Mines promotes energy and mineral resources to help support jobs, grow the economy and create social benefits. We work towards fighting climate change by helping people reduce greenhouse gas emissions and save money on their energy bills. We also regulate exploration within the energy and mining industries to promote sustainable development.

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Karen Gatien
Deputy Minister

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Department of Energy and Mines
PO Box 2664
Halifax, NS B3J 3P7