Allan MacMaster

Allan MacMaster


Public Accounts Committee Chair

Critic Portfolios:
Community Services
Attorney General and Justice
Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations
Gaelic Affairs
Residential Tenancies Act
Retail Business Closing Act
Human Rights Act
Regulations Act
Aboriginal Affairs



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

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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...

Aug 28 2014

Choose the right CT Scanner for Inverness Hospital

Inverness Hospital Chief of Staff Dr. Pillai, community organizer John MacDonald, and MLA Allan MacMaster are calling on the government to buy the most advanced, ultra-low radiation CT Scanner for the Inverness Hospital. 

"There is an opportunity to purchase a more advanced scanner through a service agreement that would save the government over $1 million, and save communities in...

Jul 28 2014

INVERNESS, NS- Progressive Conservative MLA for Inverness Allan MacMaster offers his congratulations for the planned startup of LNG Terminal at Strait.

“The jobs that will come with the startup of the Bear Head LNG terminal will be a real help for our local economy,” says MacMaster.

An Australia based company announced an agreement to acquire Bear Head LNG Corporation from Anadarko Petroleum.  The new owners have already developed a gas supply and...

May 23 2014

Liberals must come clean about their position

INVERNESS, NS – Progressive Conservative Municipal Affairs critic Allan MacMaster says the McNeil Liberals must come clean about any hidden plans to remove the property assessment cap.

“Families and seniors deserve to know now if the Liberals intend to raise their property taxes,” says MacMaster. “This could seriously impact the family budget of people living in rural and coastal communities.”


May 01 2014

HALIFAX, NS – Progressive Conservative MLAs and St. Francis Xavier University alumni, Allan MacMaster and Pat Dunn, say the Liberals’ decision to remove the Bishop of the Diocese of Antigonish as the school’s Chancellor was done without broad consultation.

“I can’t imagine why the Liberal government would want to take responsibility for dumping the Bishop,” said MacMaster. “Very few members of the St. FX family are even aware of this...

Apr 29 2014

More than 40 people affected

HALIFAX, NS – Today in the Question Period, Inverness MLA Allan MacMaster asked the Minister responsible for Service Nova Scotia, Mark Furey, about the surprise eviction of residents at the Troy Trailer Court.

The Minister committed to enforcing the law that requires the landlord to give up to 12 months’ notice and government will also help residents file an appeal.

“We learned late yesterday that more than 40 people...

Feb 18 2014
PCs call for expanded ankle bracelet program 
HALIFAX, NS - Progressive Conservative Justice critic Allan MacMaster is calling on the Liberal government to stand up for our most vulnerable and protect our children.
Today, a Halifax music therapist facing charges of accessing, possessing and making available child pornography was released on bail.
An ankle bracelet was not part...