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Chris d'Entremont

Chris d'Entremont

ARGYLE-BARRINGTON

House Leader

Critic Portfolios:
Health
Emergency Management
Energy
Utility and Review Board
Acadian Affairs
Communications Nova Scotia
Elections Act
Gaming and Control Act Part I

Committees:
House of Assembly Management Committee

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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Sep 18 2014

Onshore ban affects offshore employers too

HALIFAX, NS – Progressive Conservative Energy critic, Chris d’Entremont, is concerned about the potential impact of the McNeil Liberals’ irresponsible ban on hydraulic fracturing will have on Nova Scotia's offshore energy industry.

In 2012, Shell Canada and BP Exploration collectively bid nearly $2 billion for the rights to explore offshore Nova Scotia for oil and gas. The ...

Sep 09 2014

d’Entremont files letter with UARB

HALIFAX, NS – Today, Progressive Conservative Energy Critic, Chris d’Entremont submitted a letter to the Chair of the Utility and Review Board (UARB) about Nova Scotia Power’s (NSPI) service standard and communication failures in the wake of post-tropical storm Arthur.

On July 10, after six days of inaction from the Liberal government, the Progressive Conservative Caucus lodged a...

Aug 27 2014

YARMOUTH, NS – Progressive Conservative MLA for Argyle-Barrington Chris d’Entremont is concerned a shortage of firewood will mean a cold winter for many Nova Scotians and he is calling on the Minister of Natural Resources to address the anticipated shortage.

The shortage of firewood is being felt across the province. A number of factors are contributing to the shortage, including the inability to access Crown land, existing mill contracts, the exportation of wood, the...

Aug 20 2014

Government removes My-Play without providing alternative

HALIFAX, NS – Progressive Conservative Gaming Control critic Chris d’Entremont says incompetent Liberal planning is leaving vulnerable Nova Scotians at risk. The Liberals announced today that they are cutting the My-Play System from the province's video lottery terminals (VLTs) without providing a new plan to help problem gamblers.

The Liberals announced they would be removing the My-Play system today...

Aug 19 2014

d'Entremont wants answers from Liberal Minister

SYDNEY, NS - Progressive Conservative Health critic Chris d'Entremont is demanding answers from Health Minister Leo Glavine about a rat outbreak at the Cape Breton Regional Health Authority.

Visits by exterminators have doubled this summer. ‎Even though most of the rats have been sighted outside, there was one sighted inside the hospital's receiving entrance corridor and one in the basement.

"What is...

Jul 30 2014

Liberals snub tobacco laws
Eliminate tobacco control unit

HALIFAX, NS – Progressive Conservative Health critic Chris d’Entremont is calling on Premier Stephen McNeil and Health and Wellness Minister Leo Glavine to come clean on reports that they’re gutting the province’s successful tobacco control unit.

Under Nova Scotia’s first comprehensive tobacco control strategy launched by former Premier John Hamm in 2001, several...

Jul 11 2014

Will investigate NSPI’s response to recent storm

HALIFAX, NS – Yesterday, the Progressive Conservative Caucus lodged a formal complaint with UARB regarding Nova Scotia Power’s delayed response and communications failure in the wake of post-tropical storm Arthur.

Today, it was announced the UARB will formally examine NSPI’s response.

PC Energy critic Chris d...

Jul 10 2014

Liberals continue to finger-wag

HALIFAX, NS -  After six days of continued inaction from the Liberal government towards Nova Scotia Power, the Progressive Conservative Caucus lodged a formal complaint with the UARB on behalf of the thousands of frustrated customers still without power.

Chris d’Entremont, PC Energy critic said it was time for someone to take action and hold the utility accountable for this latest service failure.

“The Liberals may be...

Jul 07 2014

Liberals must hold NSP accountable after post-tropical storm Arthur

HALIFAX, NS - Progressive Conservative Energy Critic, Chris d’Entremont, says Nova Scotia Power’s profit should be penalized when acceptable standards of service are not met.

On Saturday, July 5, up to 140,000 customers were without power following post tropical storm Arthur....

Apr 29 2014

PC MLA tables petition in NS legislature

HALIFAX, NS – Today in the Legislature, Chris d’Entremont, Progressive Conservative MLA for Argyle-Barrington, tabled two petitions on behalf of residents of Pubnico Head, East Pubnico, Wood’s Harbour and surrounding communities in support of faster broadband internet speeds.

The petition includes the names of more than 700 frustrated residents.

In 2014, d’Entremont believes it’s unacceptable that...