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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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Oct 01 2014

HALIFAX, NS – The McNeil Liberals on the House of Assembly’s Law Amendments committee have rejected a Progressive Conservative proposal to ensure rural Nova Scotians have a say in health care delivery.

Progressive Conservative Health critic Chris d’Entremont today moved a constructive amendment to Bill 1 that would create three District Health Authorities – one for the capital district and one for the rest of Nova Scotia, plus the IWK Centre for Children, Women...

Sep 30 2014

d‎'Entremont urges Liberals divide bill for proper debate

HALIFAX, NS – Progressive Conservative Health critic Chris d’Entremont says the McNeil Liberals’ Health Authorities Act should be divided in order to allow proper debate of the issues.

d’Entremont presented a resolution in the Legislature today calling on the McNeil Liberals to split the Bill and consider the amalgamation of health authorities separately from labour relations.

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Sep 28 2014

HALIFAX, NS - ‎The Progressive Conservatives are encouraging Nova Scotians to add their name to the growing list of people who oppose the McNeil Liberals' plans for a four-day workweek for MLAs.

"We need the House of Assembly focused on ways to rebuild our economy and create jobs, not on ways to give MLAs more time off," said Progressive Conservative House Leader Chris d'Entremont....
Sep 26 2014

d’Entremont calls on Liberals to support changes

HALIFAX, NS – Progressive Conservative House leader Chris d’Entremont is calling on all MLAs to support a more open and productive House of Assembly.

Today in the Legislature, d’Entremont introduced a resolution to make the House of Assembly more responsive to Nova Scotians.

“We want to see improvements to the rules that would make the House dealings more accessible and relevant to Nova...

Sep 24 2014

d’Entremont to put forward a petition in the House of Assembly

ARGYLE, NS - Chris d’Entremont, MLA for Argyle – Barrington, is concerned about the condition of Route 3 in Argyle. He is calling on the Liberal Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal, Geoff MacLellan, to commit to putting the route on the Five-Year Highway Improvement Plan.

On September 4, d’Entremont sent a letter to the Minister requesting he repave and rebuild the road and...

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...