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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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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...
Feb 25 2015
Liberal incompetence continues to cause confusion in the healthcare system
 
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Feb 20 2015

Still no ruling on nurses, Dorsey reject Liberals’ regulation change

ARGYLE, NS – Progressive Conservative Health critic Chris d’Entremont says today’s ruling from health arbitrator James Dorsey may lead to further instability in Nova Scotian health care.

d’Entremont says the ongoing lack of clarity is proof that the initial legislation introduced by the McNeil government was rushed and poorly planned. They rammed it through and promised it would...

Feb 23 2015

Dialysis unit needed in Barrington Passage

BARRINGTON PASSAGE, NS – Progressive Conservative MLA for Argyle-Barrington and Health critic Chris d’Entremont is urging the McNeil government to establish a dialysis unit in Barrington Passage. d’Entremont has written to Health Minister Leg Glavine urging him to put machines in the existing Barrington Passage Health clinic. 

“There are a number of residents in Shelburne County who need to make the trip to...

Feb 17 2015

HALIFAX, NS – Progressive Conservative Health and Wellness critic Chris d’Entremont says the McNeil Liberals have no competent plan to actually address issues related to care for seniors.

Today, the Liberals released revisions to provincial long term care policies that change the assessment and deferral process, but d’Entremont says it will not help anyone get better access to care.

“Care for seniors is in crisis in Nova Scotia. Today’s...