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Hon. Eddie Joyce

Hon. Eddie Joyce

Minister of Municipal Affairs
Minister of Service NL
Minister Responsible for Fire and Emergency Services - Newfoundland and Labrador
Minister Responsible for the Government Purchasing Agency
Minister Responsible for WorkplaceNL and Registrar General
Member for Humber – Bay of Islands

Eddie Joyce first started serving constituents in the Bay of Islands in 1989. He was re-elected in 1999, and appointed Parliamentary Assistant to Premier Roger Grimes in 2001. After being returned to the House of Assembly in the 2003 election, he served as the Opposition Critic for the Department of Natural Resources, Tourism, and other important portfolios. In 2011 Mr. Joyce again won election to represent the people of the Bay of Islands. In 2013, he served as the interim Leader of the Liberal Party and the Official Opposition.

In addition to politics, Mr. Joyce has had a long and successful career in sports. In 1975, he won a bronze medal in boxing at the Canada Winter Games. He was inducted into the soccer hall of fame and was twice named Corner Brook’s athlete of the year. In addition to being active as a player in various sports, he has also served as a coach in the Corner Brook region. He has had a longtime involvement with the Canadian Paraplegic Association, including executive positions on the board.

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