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Chris d'Entremont

Chris d'Entremont

ARGYLE-BARRINGTON

House Leader

Critic Portfolios:
Health & Wellness
Emergency Management
Fisheries and Aquaculture
Acadian Affairs
Communications Nova Scotia
Gaming and Control Act Part I

Committees:
House of Assembly Management Committee
Internal Affairs
Assembly Matters
Private and Local Bills

Email: 
PCMLAS@gov.ns.ca

Constituency Office:
PO Box 94
Tusket, NS B0W 3M0
Tel:(902) 648-2020
Fax:(902) 648-2001
E-mail: info@chrisdentremont.com
Website: www.chrisdentremont.com
Twitter: www.twitter.com/ChrisMLA

 

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May 12 2015

d’Entremont says many important issues remain unresolved

ARGYLE, NS – Progressive Conservative MLA for Argyle Barrington, Chris d’Entremont, says he voted against the McNeil government’s budget because it provided no relief for people in rural communities.

The spring session of the Legislature came to a close last night when the Liberals used their majority to ram through their controversial budget. The budget was highlighted by the incompetent handling...

Apr 21 2015

HALIFAX, NS – Progressive Conservative MLA for Argyle Barrington and Fisheries critic Chris d’Entremont says every time Liberal Minister Keith Colwell tries to provide clarity on the lobster levy, he ends up creating more chaos and confusion. There is also concern that the Minister will try to impose contributions by industry and enforce it, something he could not find consensus for.

Among specific concerns in the legislation is how the Minister intends to define what...

Apr 14 2015

Obstetricians resign in Sydney, Antigonish, Truro and Yarmouth

HALIFAX, NS -  Chris d’Entremont, Progressive Conservative Health and Wellness critic says the Liberal government is playing games with women’s health care in rural areas and throwing healthcare into further crisis.

On April 1st, the McNeil Liberals broke their promise to reimburse malpractice insurance fees under the Nova Scotia Physician Master Agreement. Obstetricians were notified by email that...

Apr 02 2015

PC MLA says McNeil Liberals have failed to live up to their promise on accountability

HALIFAX, NS – Progressive Conservative House leader and Argyle-Barrington MLA Chris d’Entremont says the Conflict of Interest Commissioner should be an officer of the legislature, required to table an annual report to the House of Assembly.

Today, d’Entremont will introduce amendments to the Conflict of Interest Act. The bill seeks to enhance accountability and transparency...

Mar 26 2015

d’Entremont to Glavine: Barrington Passage needs a dialysis unit

HALIFAX, NS – Today during Question Period, Progressive Conservative MLA for Argyle Barrington and Health critic Chris d’Entremont asked if the McNeil government plans to establish a dialysis unit in Barrington Passage.

“People in this community face the real possibility of renal failure,” d’Entremont said. “Will the Minister commit to helping my residents...

Mar 24 2015

Six months of ER closures unacceptable     

SHELBURNE, NS – Progressive Conservative MLA for Argyle-Barrington and Health critic Chris d’Entremont is calling on Minister Glavine to provide real solutions to deal with the Emergency Room closures at Roseway Hospital in Shelburne.

d’Entremont spoke at the Roseway Hospital community meeting earlier this evening.

“People in this community feel the McNeil government has...

Mar 13 2015

Incompetent Liberals, “Councils of Unions” will determine the future of healthcare in Nova Scotia

HALIFAX, NS – Progressive Conservative Health critic Chris d’Entremont says that today’s health care bargaining announcement proves the McNeil Liberals cannot be trusted to reform our health care system.

After more than a year of talking tough, today the Liberals announced they would work with four “councils of unions” to determine the...

Mar 06 2015

66 people waiting in Capital Region hospitals for long-term care

HALIFAX, NS – Progressive Conservative health critic Chris d’Entremont says that Health Minister Leo Glavine’s suggestion that the critical backlog in ERs is merely “cyclical” is completely misleading.

The PC Caucus obtained information from the Department of Health that shows that as of February 18, 2015, there are 66 people in Capital District Health Authority waiting in hospital...

Mar 11 2015

Liverpool Curling Club closes early because of expensive power bills

LIVERPOOL, NS – Chris d’Entremont, Progressive Conservative MLA for Argyle Barrington, says community organizations are being forced to close their doors due to high power rates. It’s time for the McNeil government to finally take action and stand up for Nova Scotians.

This week, we learned that the Liverpool Curling Club is being forced to end its season early because they cannot keep up...

Mar 04 2015

Liberal incompetence slowing healthcare reform 

HALIFAX, NS – Progressive Conservative Health critic Chris d’Entremont is very concerned about severe overcrowding at Halifax emergency rooms. 
 
“The Liberals have created chaos and confusion in the system. Patients are the ones who are left to suffer,” said d’Entremont. “People are going to the ER and they are unable to get the care and attention they need...