News

Mar 03 2015

 

HALIFAX, NS – Progressive Conservative MLA for Inverness and Justice critic Allan MacMaster says he is grateful that Fenwick MacIntosh is finally behind bars in Nepal. 

On Sunday, well-known sex offender Fenwick MacIntosh was jailed in Nepal for seven years. MacIntosh was convicted of 17 counts of abusing four boys in the Strait area in the 1970s, but those convictions were subsequently overturned by a higher court that ruled it took too long to take the...

Mar 02 2015

Liberal incompetence putting patients and taxpayers at risk

HALIFAX, NS - Progressive Conservative leader Jamie Baillie is calling on Premier McNeil to fix the mess his government has made of healthcare reform and make sure taxpayers won’t be on the hook for millions in court challenges.

As reported in allnovascotia.com this morning, the British Columbia government had to pay $85 million in settlement to unions and former employees after it lost a court battle in 2007....

Mar 02 2015

MacFarlane demanding to see tourism plan from the Liberals before the end of March

PICTOU, NS - Progressive Conservative MLA for Pictou West, Karla MacFarlane,is deeply troubled by the news of the closure of a visitor centre in Pictou.

Friday, the Liberal government announced the Visitor Information Centres in Pictou and Digby would not be reopening this year. There was absolutely no consultation with the community and no alternative plan provided.

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Feb 26 2015

MacFarlane to Whalen: don't tax literacy

 
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Feb 26 2015
Leaking roofs, falling tiles and mouldy air concerns
 
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Feb 25 2015
Liberal incompetence continues to cause confusion in the healthcare system
 
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Feb 25 2014
Net debt per capita sees highest increase in five years under McNeil
 
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Feb 20 2015

Still no ruling on nurses, Dorsey reject Liberals’ regulation change

ARGYLE, NS – Progressive Conservative Health critic Chris d’Entremont says today’s ruling from health arbitrator James Dorsey may lead to further instability in Nova Scotian health care.

d’Entremont says the ongoing lack of clarity is proof that the initial legislation introduced by the McNeil government was rushed and poorly planned. They rammed it through and promised it would...

Feb 23 2015

Dialysis unit needed in Barrington Passage

BARRINGTON PASSAGE, NS – Progressive Conservative MLA for Argyle-Barrington and Health critic Chris d’Entremont is urging the McNeil government to establish a dialysis unit in Barrington Passage. d’Entremont has written to Health Minister Leg Glavine urging him to put machines in the existing Barrington Passage Health clinic. 

“There are a number of residents in Shelburne County who need to make the trip to...

Feb 24 2015

Make office responsible to legislature, not government

HALIFAX, NS – Progressive Conservative MLA and Human Resources Committee member Eddie Orrell is once again calling on the McNeil Liberal government to make the FOIPOP Officer an independent Officer of the Legislature.

The PCs put forward legislation in the fall, to make this change. Today at the legislative committee, the new FOIPOP Officer, Catherine Tully, said she’s expressed her desire to be an Officer of...