Allan MacMaster

Allan MacMaster


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



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


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...

Apr 23 2015

Urges government to preserve the culture

HALIFAX, NS – In the Legislature, Progressive Conservative MLA for Inverness Allan MacMaster spoke on behalf of Nova Scotians and the vital importance of Gaelic culture in Nova Scotians’ identity. People from the across the Province have reached out with their concerns about the recent cuts to Gaelic Affairs. As part of the Liberal budget, the McNeil government eliminated two of five positions in the Office of Gaelic Affairs.

Mar 27 2015

MacMaster credits hard work of past sexual abuse survivors

HALIFAX, NS – Progressive Conservative MLA for Inverness and Justice critic Allan MacMaster credits the tireless efforts of Bob Martin and his fellow survivors for winning a historic fight for justice against sexual predators in Nova Scotia.

Today, in the House of Assembly, an amendment to the Limitation of Actions Act finally passed. This bill,...

Mar 25 2015

First order of business should be amendment to Limitation of Actions Act

HALIFAX, NS - Progressive Conservative Justice Critic Allan MacMaster says the first order of business when the House of Assembly resumes should be to show that Nova Scotia stands up for survivors instead of protecting predators.

The House of Assembly resumes tomorrow, March 26 in Halifax. Survivor and advocate Bob Martin will be at the legislature tomorrow.

“The Liberals should start this...