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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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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...

May 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...

Jun 11 2015

Obstetrician shortages causing concerns for expectant mothers in rural NS

HALIFAX, NS – Progressive Conservative Health critic Chris d’Entremont wants the Liberal government to immediately release a plan to ensure adequate obstetric services and protect rural mothers.

A shortage of obstetricians at St. Martha’s Regional Hospital in Antigonish means pregnant mothers are unable to deliver their babies at the Angtisonish hospital from 7 a.m. Tuesday to 11 a.m....

Jun 08 2015

d’Entremont wants answers

HALIFAX, NS – Progressive Conservative Health critic Chris d’Entremont wants to know if the Liberals are continuing to fund money-losing hospital retail operations instead of putting those tax dollars into frontline care.

Last week, Health Minister Leo Glavine said it was up to the new health authority to make those decisions.

"The Liberals certainly had a problem with this practice when they were in...

Jun 03 2015

PCs want answers

HALIFAX, NS – Progressive Conservative Health critic Chris d’Entremont says the McNeil Liberals must answer for a $300 million discrepancy in the Nova Scotia Health Authority budget.

Today, the Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) released its business plan with a budget of over $1.82 billion. The budget passed by the Liberals in April only budgeted $1.52 billion for the NSHA. The Liberals have been unable to provide a good explanation for the...

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...