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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

 

Aug 20 2015

ARGYLE, NS – Progressive Conservative MLA for Argyle-Barrington, Chris d’Entremont, says the McNeil Liberals’ excuses for month-by-month planning for Yarmouth ferry are completely unacceptable.

The longer the Liberals put this off, the less likely a potential new operator can begin marketing and booking for the next sailing season. For Nova Star, that delay costs Nova Scotians millions.

“Time is ticking. People of Southwest Nova Scotia want to know...

Aug 18 2015

Time for Minister Churchill to resolve fire service dispute

WINDSOR, NS – Progressive Conservative Emergency Management Office (EMO) critic, Chris d’Entremont, says West Hants properties and lives could be at risk if the new Minister of Municipal Affairs and EMO, Zach Churchill, fails to act on the fire services dispute between Windsor and West Hants.

The dispute, which has been ongoing for months, will leave the West Hants municipality without fire services, as...

Aug 14 2015

Throw system already in crisis into more of a downward spiral

HALIFAX, NS – Progressive Conservative Health critic, Chris d’Entremont, says the McNeil Liberals are making incompetent and reckless decisions about mental health that will plunge the system into a deeper crisis.

On Friday morning, it was confirmed by the Department of Health that funding for psychology internships would be cut. The cut means that six internship positions, at a cost of $165,000, will no...

Aug 04 2015

Husband and wife of 62 years separated

HALIFAX,NS – Progressive Conservative Health critic, Chris d’Entremont, says seniors are suffering and families are being forced to pay a high emotional price for the McNeil Liberals’ refusal to deal with the continuing care crisis in the province.

Verna Stone, of Antigonish, is all too familiar with the failures plaguing the continuing care system. Her father and mother, aged 85 and 90 respectively, were both placed in...

Jul 30 2015

d’Entremont says a plan is needed now to deal with the concerns for seniors care

HALIFAX, NS – Progressive Conservative Health critic Chris d’Entremont says the McNeil Liberals are sidestepping the major issues with care for seniors, rather than dealing with them.

On January 30, 2014, Liberal Health Minister, Leo Glavine, launched a 100 day review of the Continuing Care...

Jul 20 2015

 

HALIFAX, NS – Progressive Conservative Health critic, Chris d’Entremont, today wrote Liberal Health Minister Leo Glavine, calling on him to bring forward a real plan to address the crisis in the mental health care system in Nova Scotia.

 As of August 3, Aberdeen Hospital in New Glasgow will be closing the doors to their eight-bed mental health unit.

“This is proof that there is a crisis in our mental health system,” says d’...

Jul 09 2015

PCs call for a plan from Liberals

KENTVILLE, NS - Progressive Conservative Business critic and MLA for Kings North, John Lohr, is calling on the Liberal government to create a plan for rural Nova Scotians who are being forced to live with limited internet services.

As early as August, Eastlink broadband internet packages will be capped at 15 gigabytes for rural Nova Scotians. Every gigabyte over will be an addition $2, up to a maximum of $20 monthly.

“This will...

Jun 29 2015

Continuing Care Strategy delayed until after summer vacation  

HALIFAX, NS – Progressive Conservative Health critic Chris d’Entremont says it is unacceptable that seniors and their families have to wait while the McNeil Liberals delay the unveiling of their Continuing Care Strategy.

In early 2013, Liberal Health Minister Leo Glavine promised to do a 100-day review of all elements of care for seniors....

Jun 26 2015

Dismissive of crisis in women's healthcare

HALIFAX, NS – Progressive Conservative Health critic, Chris d’Entremont says the McNeil government’s dismissive attitude towards women’s health is putting patient safety in jeopardy.

Obstetrician-gynecologists are speaking out in frustration and concern, saying the government’s attitude and treatment of OB/GYNs is putting a strain on doctors still practicing in this province and driving others away....

Jun 17 2015

Liberals lack leadership on these important issues

HALIFAX, NS - Progressive Conservative House Leader Chris d'Entremont says today's Auditor General report reveals the depth of Liberal incompetence in the oversight of responsible gambling and aquaculture in Nova Scotia.

"The lack of leadership on two very important issues sticks out like a sore thumb," says d'Entremont. "The Liberals don't have a plan to get Nova Scotia back on track and it shows...