Catherine Blewett

Catherine Blewett

Deputy Clerk, Privy Council

Catherine Blewett became the Deputy Clerk of the Privy Council on January 7, 2019. Ms. Blewett has held several senior leadership positions in both the provincial and federal public services, including:

  • Deputy Minister, Fisheries and Oceans (2016-2018)
  • Clerk of the Executive Council and Secretary to Cabinet, Government of Nova Scotia (2015-2016)
  • Clerk of the Executive Council and Secretary to Cabinet, Government of Nova Scotia (2015-2016)
  • Deputy Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs and CEO of the Office of Immigration, Government of Nova Scotia (2014-2016)
  • Deputy Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs and CEO of the Office of Aboriginal Affairs, Government of Nova Scotia (2011–2014)
  • Director of Operations for Nova Scotia, Citizenship and Immigration Canada (2009 - 2011)
Ms. Blewett holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a Master of Public Administration from Dalhousie University.

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