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Month: August 2013

FACT CHECK: NDP must address LTC waits now

Aug 26 2013HALIFAX, NS – Today, the Dexter NDP acknowledged our rapidly aging population and lack of long-term care beds is of major concern but PC Health and Wellness critic Chris d’Entremont says they are refusing to do anything about it. FACT: The wait list for a long-term care bed has grown to 2,334 people… Read More ›

Back-to-school will cost Nova Scotians more

Aug 23 2013Prices of everyday items rise, leaving families with less NORTH SYDNEY, NS – Economic and Rural Development and Tourism critic Eddie Orrell says the NDP has driven the price of everyday items for back-to-school higher, leaving Nova Scotia families with less money in their pockets. According to Consumer Price Index numbers released today,… Read More ›

The Goodwill Express: catch it while you can

The following is a copy of an opinion piece from the Chronicle Herald.   Well written, it clearly shows a government in distress, flip-flopping on it’s own ideas and actions.  To add to this, the Liberal Party of Nova Scotia has done the same thing.  Against fracking but supporting it too.  Pro-environment but wanting no… Read More ›

Kraft/TSN Celebration Tour in Bridgewater

Sunday August 18, 2013 is a day that will not be forgotten for a very long time around here.  It’s the day the Kraft/TSN Celebration Tour touched down in our community.  As over 80 volunteers and 40 tour crew worked to unload trucks and set up tents, the excitement built for the live broadcast at… Read More ›

Nova Scotia MLA offices to be fully accessible to disabled people | The Chronicle Herald

I am very pleased to say that our campaign office is wheelchair accessible from King St in Bridgewater.  This is a good news story from today’s Herald and one I’m glad to see all Parties agree on. David Kevin Murphy, co-founder of the James McGregor Stewart Society, said new rules requiring all MLA offices to… Read More ›

Rural Job Loss needs to stop

Baillie: Rural Nova Scotia losing jobs Aug 09 2013 6,500 full-time jobs lost in South West Nova Scotia ARGYLE, NS – Progressive Conservative leader Jamie Baillie says job losses in rural Nova Scotia are devastating families and the economy. Today, Statistics Canada released updated employment numbers, which show 2,400 fewer Nova Scotians have full-time jobs… Read More ›

Baillie government will give families five years of power rate relief

Publish Date  Tuesday, August 06, 2013 PCs release detailed power policy HALIFAX, NS – Nova Scotians can no longer afford annual power rate hikes and as Premier, Progressive Conservative leader Jamie Baillie will provide five years of power rate relief by freezing rates at their current level. Today, Baillie released a policy paper, An energy policy… Read More ›