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Allan MacMaster

Allan MacMaster

INVERNESS

Public Accounts Committee Chair

Critic Portfolios:
Red Tape Reduction
Attorney General and Justice
Service Nova Scotia
Gaelic Affairs
Elections Act
Residential Tenancies Act
Retail Business Closing Act
Human Rights Act
Regulations Act

 

 
Email: 
mlamacmaster@bellaliant.com

Constituency Office:
15759 Central Avenue
Inverness, Nova Scotia
B0E 1N0
Tel:(902) 258-2216
Fax:(902) 258-3231

 

Jul 21 2015

HALIFAX, NS – Progressive Conservative MLA for Inverness and Service Nova Scotia critic, Allan MacMaster, says the Liberal government owes taxpayers a more detailed analysis of Service Nova Scotia’s potential delivery model.

The McNeil government is exploring the option of having private industry provide services for various registries in the province, including land, motor vehicle and joint stock. MacMaster says that while there may be potential savings for taxpayers, the...

Jun 29 2015

More incidents under Diab’s watch

HALIFAX, NS – Progressive Conservative Justice critic Allan MacMaster says the McNeil Liberals must finally call for an independent review of Burnside jail.

The Supreme Court of Nova Scotia has criticized the facility for withholding mental health medication from a female inmate while she served time. The drugs were in the dispensary and the courts had even recommended the medication for the inmate's bipolar disorder and ADHD...

Jun 12 2015

INVERNESS, NS – Progressive Conservative MLA for Inverness, Allan MacMaster, is pleased that Beach Road will be repaved this summer. 

“This is a very busy road that is used by beach goers, and fishermen & fisherwomen,” said MacMaster. “Inverness is a significant tourism destination for Nova Scotia and we need this kind of investment to have Inverness looking its best.”

Weeks Construction was awarded the tender for repaving. They will...

Jun 10 2015

HALIFAX, NS - Progressive Conservative Justice critic, Allan MacMaster, says the recent sex-related charges involving a 15-year-old victim should make the Liberals rethink their position on ankle bracelets.

This week, a judge granted bail for a 45-year-old Hammonds Plains man, charged with crimes he allegedly committed against a teenage boy. The man faces charges of sexual interference, sexual exploitation and forcible confinement.

“The judge in this case should have had...

Jun 02 2015

HALIFAX, NS - Progressive Conservative Service Nova Scotia critic Allan MacMaster says the Liberals’ expensive gasoline tracking system is a waste.

Today, the Liberals announced a request for expressions of interest for a petroleum price and volume tracking system. The Liberals said last December that it would cost Nova Scotians $1.25 million.

“Rural communities depend on their local gas station. The Liberals are using expensive schemes to find out what we already...

May 28 2015

INVERNESS, NS – Progressive Conservative MLA for Inverness, Allan MacMaster, congratulates the Mabou and District Community Development Association on being chosen to receive the Lieutenant Governor’s Community Spirit Award. Mabou is one of four Nova Scotian communities to win the award.

“People in Mabou care about each other because they share so much of their lives together. At community events, you can hear the Gaelic language and traditional music made famous by...

May 15 2015

Helps offset Liberal cuts to rural infrastructure

INVERNESS, NS – Progressive Conservative MLA for Inverness, Allan MacMaster, says he’s pleased to see the federal government funding initiatives in small communities, something the McNeil government failed to do in its recent budget.

Today, while in Truro, the Prime Minister announced the new Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program, which will provide significant support for existing community and cultural...

May 12 2015

Unfair budget will place more hardship on rural NS

HALIFAX, NS – Progressive Conservative MLA for Inverness, Allan MacMaster, voted against the McNeil government’s 2015-16 budget as the spring sitting of the Legislature came to a close last night. 

"This budget was full of bad decisions for rural Nova Scotia," said MacMaster. "People have lost jobs, recreation facilities will lose funding, and road maintenance funding is down 25 per cent from...

May 08 2015

Single parents want better maintenance enforcement

HALIFAX, NS – Progressive Conservative MLA for Inverness and Justice critic, Allan MacMaster, called on the Minister of Justice to release a report on maintenance enforcement before the Legislature ends its spring sitting.

In the Legislature yesterday, MacMaster spoke on behalf of concerned single parents who have been waiting to see the results of the report. One of the specific concerns MacMaster outlined is the case in...

Apr 28 2015

HALIFAX, NS – Progressive Conservative MLA for Inverness, Allan MacMaster, tabled a petition in the Legislature, on behalf of people concerned about the state of Deepdale Road, near Inverness.

“The Deepdale Road really needs a complete reconstruction that is expected to cost roughly $300,000,” MasMaster said. “That would use up almost the entire road maintenance budget for the northern part of Inverness County.  If the government will not set aside enough...