Tracey Barbrick was appointed Deputy Minister of the Department of Seniors and Long-term Care in September 2023.
Tracey began her Government of Nova Scotia career in 2001 at the Department of Environment and Labour. In 2010, she joined the Department of Health and Wellness where she was appointed associate deputy minister in 2015. In 2017, she became the Associate Deputy Minister of the Department of Labour and Advanced Education.
Before joining the Government of Nova Scotia, Tracey spent time in both the private sector and municipal government in positions including research, manufacturing and quality improvement, and environmental management.
Tracey has a Bachelor of Science from St. Francis Xavier University, a diploma in environmental technology from Holland College, and a Master of Public Administration from Dalhousie University.
Deputy Minister, Department of Seniors and Long-term Care
The Deputy Minister of the Department of Seniors and Long-term Care provides direction and leadership on policy development, oversees the implementation of the department’s mandate and monitors the ongoing performance improvement of departmental operations.
- overseeing day-to-day operations of the department
- leading the development of policy that recognizes and encourages the contributions of seniors
- building relationships with stakeholder groups
- providing a voice for our aging population within government
- representing the department within the community
- Associate Deputy Minister, Department of Community Services
- Associate Deputy Minister, Department of Labour and Advanced Education
- Associate Deputy Minister, Department of Health and Wellness
- Chief of Policy, Department of Health and Wellness
- District Manager, Department of Environment