Meet Lorelei

Lorelei was elected MLA for Cole Harbour—Dartmouth in August of 2021, prior to entering provincial politics she was on HRM council for 12 years including serving as Deputy Mayor in 2015. Lorelei is the Liberal Caucus critic for Municipal Affairs and Office of Emergency Management.

While on council, she participated in the Regional Plan Review and promoted the development of the Cole Harbour Basin Open Space Plan. She represented HRM Council on the boards of the Halifax Partnership, Halifax Water, Trade Centre Limited, Destination Halifax, and the Canadian Urban Transit Association. Lorelei was only the second woman to be Deputy Mayor in the Halifax Regional Municipality.

Lorelei was born in the small Acadian fishing village of Petit-de-Grat on Isle Madame in Richmond County, Cape Breton. Lorelei and her husband have called Cole Harbour home for over 36 years. She has always been active in the community.

She has also served as Chair of School Advisory Councils at all three levels of schools, as a board member of the Cole Harbour Outdoor Pool & Tennis Complex, as the founding Chair of the long running Cole Harbour Harvest Festival, and a member of the board of Cole Harbour Place.