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Oct 29 2013

More scrutiny required to vet most recent Maritime Link submission

HALIFAX, NS – Progressive Conservative leader Jamie Baillie says it's time for the new Liberal government to get to work and protect ratepayers, just as they said they would when in opposition, starting with supporting a timeline extension to review the most recent Emera/NSPML submission to the UARB.

When in opposition, Liberal leader Stephen McNeil complained the then-NDP government was...

Oct 24 2013

HALIFAX, NS - Northside-Westmount MLA Eddie Orrell has asked the new Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal to step in and help put an end to the ongoing protest at the site of the Sydney River bridge reconstruction project.

“I’ve asked Minister Geoff MacLellan to set up a meeting between the two sides and a meeting has been scheduled for tomorrow,” said Orrell. “Hopefully this demonstration will be brought to an end once and for all.”...

Oct 24 2013

WINDSOR, NS – Chuck Porter was sworn-in for his third term as Hants West MLA today and he says he is eager to get to work as the Official Opposition’s critic for Health and Wellness and bring forward issues that are important to Hants West and Nova Scotia.

“It’s an honour to be asked to hold this position. I’m looking forward to working with the new Minister on some issues and to hold him accountable for the quality of health care in Nova Scotia,”...

Oct 24 2013

HALIFAX, NS – Today, Chris d’Entremont took the oath of office and was officially sworn-in as the MLA for the new constituency of Argyle-Barrington.

“I’m deeply honoured to be afforded the opportunity again to represent the people of Argyle and now Barrington,” said d’Entremont. “I am humbled by the support of my constituents, my family and my friends.” 

d’Entremont says the new Progressive Conservative team will hold...

Oct 24 2013

HALIFAX, NS – Today, Cumberland South MLA Jamie Baillie was officially sworn-in as the new leader of the Official Opposition.

“I am humbled and honoured to represent Cumberland South in the Legislature and be sworn-in as the leader of the Official Opposition,” said Baillie. “I appreciate the continued support of my constituents, my family and my friends.”

Baillie says the new PC team will hold the Liberal government to account in the days ahead. He...

Oct 24 2013

HALIFAX, NS – Today, John Lohr took the oath of office and was officially sworn-in as the MLA for Kings North.

“It’s an honour to represent Kings North and I’m excited for the opportunity to help people,” said Lohr. “I am humbled by the support of my constituents, my family and my friends.” 

Lohr says the new Progressive Conservative team will hold the Liberal government to account in the days ahead. Yesterday, PC leader Jamie...

Oct 24 2013

HALIFAX, NS – Today, Larry Harrison took the oath of office and was officially sworn-in as the MLA for Colchester-Musquodoboit Valley.

“I am humbled by the support from the people of Colchester-Musquodoboit Valley, my family and my friends, and I am excited for the opportunity to help my constituents,” said Harrison. “I am deeply grateful to be afforded this opportunity.” 

Harrison says the new Progressive Conservative team will hold the...

Oct 24 2013

HALIFAX, NS – Today, Cape Breton’s three veteran Progressive Conservative MLAs-elect took the oath of office and were officially sworn-in to their new roles as members of the Official Opposition shadow cabinet.

“It is an honour to have been re-elected and to have the support of my constituents as I look forward to the years ahead,” said Northside-Westmount MLA Eddie Orrell. “As...

Oct 24 2013

HALIFAX, NS – Today, Pictou County’s three Progressive Conservative MLAs-elect took the oath of office and were officially sworn-in to their new roles as members of the Official Opposition shadow cabinet.

“It is an honour to have been elected MLA and to have the support of my constituents looking forward to the years ahead,” said Pictou West MLA Karla MacFarlane. “One thing that...

Oct 23 2013

Strong team will work with new government, hold them accountable

HALIFAX, NS – Today, Progressive Conservative leader Jamie Baillie announced the Official Opposition shadow cabinet.

Baillie says the new team of PC critics will work with the new cabinet where possible and hold them accountable to the people of Nova Scotia when necessary.

“We are eager to get to work,” said Baillie. “We have a great team from across the province. They have...