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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

 
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Oct 24 2014

Restore RIM Budget for Inverness Roads 

HALIFAX, NS – Progressive Conservative MLA for Inverness, Allan MacMaster, is asking the Minister of Transportation to restore the Rural Impact Mitigation (RIM) budget for road...
Nov 21 2014

Progressive Conservative justice critic Allan MacMaster says embattled Liberal Justice Minister Lena Diab owed Nova Scotians more than a flimsy one-page note after her department mistakenly released a dangerous offender.

“This is a far cry from a transparent report on the events that lead to the mistaken release,” says MacMaster.

In the wake of the mistaken release, Premier Stephen McNeil defended Minister Diab, telling the House of Assembly “she made it very...

Nov 20 2014

Incompetent management of sex abuse bill necessitates new Minister: MacMaster

November 20, 2014
For immediate release

HALIFAX, NS – The Progressive Conservatives are calling on Justice Minister Lena Diab to do the right thing and tender her resignation in the wake of her incompetent management of issues surrounding protecting victims of sexual abuse.

Yesterday, the Minister and her Liberal caucus colleagues refused to support Progressive Conservative...

Nov 19 2014

Urges Liberals to pass PC Limitation of Actions bill today

HALIFAX, NS – Progressive Conservative Justice critic and MLA for Inverness, Allan MacMaster, says there is more than enough evidence for the Liberal Minister of Justice Lena Diab to pass a bill to remove the statute of limitations for existing victims of sex abuse to pursue civil litigation.

Today in the...

Nov 07 2014

Wants further powers for survivors of abuse

HALIFAX, NS – At the earliest opportunity, Progressive Conservative MLA for Inverness, Allan MacMaster, will put forward an amendment to the Limitation of Actions bill to further protect the rights of those who have suffered sexual assault.

Last week, the Liberal Minister of Justice introduced the Limitation of Actions Act, which eliminates time limits on when a claim by someone who has suffered sexual abuse can be brought...

Oct 29 2014

HALIFAX, NS - Progressive Conservative Justice critic and MLA for Inverness, Allan MacMaster, supports the elimination of time limits for survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence who want to file law suits.

Today in the Legislature, the new Limitations of Actions Act was introduced.

MacMaster says the changes are important to empower survivors of sexual abuse and domestic violence.

“This is an important piece of legislation. Simplifying the process for...

Oct 28 2014

HALIFAX, NS – Inverness MLA Allan MacMaster used his first statement under the new rules of the Legislature to honour the late Alistair MacLeod in Gaelic today.

“Alistair MacLeod and his writing mean a lot to the people of Inverness County,” said MacMaster. “I thought he would have appreciated being paid tribute in the language of his people.”

MacLeod’s words resonated with millions of people of diverse cultural backgrounds and his books were...

Oct 17 2014

Stands up for victims of sexual abuse

HALIFAX, NS – Yesterday in the Legislature, Progressive Conservative MLA for Inverness, Allan MacMaster, spoke on behalf of sexual abuse victims in the Strait of Canso area.

Over the past few years, there have been well-documented cases of sexual abuse in the Strait area. MacMaster’s comments were in reply to the Fall 2014 Speech from the Throne.  

Bob Martin, a complainant in the Fenwick MacIntosh case, was in the...

Oct 07 2014

Receives no commitment from Transportation Minister

INVERNESS, NS – Last week in the Legislature, PC MLA for Inverness, Allan MacMaster, asked the Transportation Minister if the government would pave a package of roads in northern Inverness County, as had been planned by the previous government.

Efforts had been made by local transportation management and MacMaster to make these roads a priority for summer 2014 paving, before the government-owned paving plant was sold....

Sep 12 2014

Community group wants more advanced CT Scanner at best price

September 12, 2014
For immediate release

INVERNESS, NS – The Liberal government has refused to provide the true cost and contract details for the CT scanner they say was purchased last month for the Inverness Hospital.

Liddy LeFort, of Engage Inverness, says the government is not being upfront with the cost of the CT machine. At a public meeting last week, Jim Merkley, Vice President Corporate...