Truro Bible Hill MLA Lenore Zann was named as ministerial assistant involving issues pertaining to the environment, climate change and flood control.
Colchester-Musquodoboit Valley MLA Gary Burrill was appointed ministerial assistant for seniors concerns.
"Ministerial assistants are instrumental in helping to ensure that government policies and programs address the key priorities of government and make life better for Nova Scotia families," Dexter said, in a news release.
"I want to welcome the appointees to their new roles and thank them for
accepting this important responsibility."
Ministerial assistants do not receive additional pay for their roles, and
the positions are not full-time