Meet Lorelei

Lorelei was elected MLA for Cole Harbour-Dartmouth in August 2021. Prior to entering provincial politics, she was on HRM Council for twelve years, was Deputy Mayor in 2015, and served on numerous Boards and Committees including the Halifax Partnership, Halifax Water, Trade Centre Limited, Destination Halifax, and the Canadian Urban Transit Association.

Lorelei is currently the Liberal Caucus critic for Municipal Affairs and the Office of Emergency Management and serves on the Community Services Standing Committee and the Private and Local Bills Standing Committee.

She has introduced numerous private members bills related to her critic areas, including Ruby’s Law, passed in the 2023 Spring sitting, providing for improved bereavement leave for parents suffering from pregnancy loss. Most recently, in her role as Emergency Management critic, Lorelei introduced Bill 202 An Act to Create a Registry of Vulnerable Persons to help ensure the safety and security of individuals throughout the province who may have special challenges in the event of an emergency situation.

A full list of Lorelei’s legislative activities and her full contact information can be found on her profile page on the Nova Scotia Legislature web site at Nova Scotia Legislature – MLA Profile (

Lorelei has been an active member of her community, serving on various school advisory committees and local boards and community groups. She brings this level of engagement to the residents of Cole Harbour-Dartmouth and invites residents to contact her through her constituency office with any concerns, issues, ideas, or questions. Lorelei is always ready to listen.