Chris d'Entremont

Chris d'Entremont


House Leader

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

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


Constituency Office:
PO Box 94
Tusket, NS B0W 3M0
Tel:(902) 648-2020
Fax:(902) 648-2001


Nov 23 2015


HALIFAX, NS – Progressive Conservative House Leader Chris d’Entremont has issued the following statement:

“This morning, the Progressive Conservative Caucus obtained a more fulsome audio recording of the February 12 conversation between the MLA for Dartmouth East and the Premier’s Chief of Staff. The audio file was promptly...

Nov 23 2015

Tories press for honesty from the Premier’s Office

HALIFAX, NS – The Progressive Conservatives have called on the Auditor General to investigate the cloud of scandal that hangs over the Premier’s Office and have made it clear they want Stephen McNeil’s Chief of Staff to appear before a Legislative Committee.

Today, Progressive Conservative House, Leader Chris’ d’Entremont, wrote the Auditor General and asked him to use his powers to...

Nov 20 2015

Liberals refuse to be transparent

HALIFAX, NS –Stephen McNeil and the Liberals refuse to produce documents that would help get to the bottom of the McVicar-Younger scandal.

This morning the Progressive Conservative Caucus brought forward a resolution in the House of Assembly that would compel the Premier to produce all correspondence held in his office and on government servers and electronic devices regarding ongoing discussions between Andrew Younger and Kirby McVicar,...

Sep 25 2015

Health and safety of patients and staff at risk

HALIFAX, NS - Progressive Conservative Health critic Chris d'Entremont is calling on the McNeil Liberals to provide an update on when the government plans to replace the crumbling Victoria General (VG) Hospital.

The Victoria General Hospital is vital to the health and wellbeing of Nova Scotians. Any reduction in its services have immediate impacts. Early this morning, it was reported that two floors had been affected by ...

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’...