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MLA Rushton pleased Isle Haute becomes National Wildlife Area

Cumberland South MLA Tory Rushton says cooperation from all levels of government will help preserve Isle Haute for generations to come. Yesterday, the three-kilometers long island was designated as the 12th National Wildlife Area in Atlantic Canada. “It was an honour to say a few words at the ceremony and to attend the Cliffs of Fundy Aspiring...
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MASLAND: Local roads putting motorists at risk

Queens-Shelburne MLA Kim Masland says the Liberal government is putting motorists at risk by not fixing numerous unsafe roads in the area. “The Minister for Transportation must immediately address these roads. With the last few days of rain, we’ve had roads overflow due to collapsed culverts, potholes, parts wash away and shoulders break away. This is...
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Yarmouth Regional may no longer deliver babies

Argyle-Barrington MLA Chris d’Entremont says when expectant families can no longer count on the Yarmouth Regional Hospital to deliver their babies, the health system is truly in crisis and the Liberal government must be accountable. “This is what a health crisis looks like,” d’Entremont said. “When a regional hospital turns pregnant women away, our system is...
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Liberals owe Cape Bretoners an apology for doctor recruitment foul up

Chaos at the Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) has destroyed an opportunity to bring young family doctors to Cape Breton, Progressive Conservative MLAs said today. Next weekend, second- and third-year Dalhousie medical students, who have expressed an interest in family medicine, were supposed to visit Sydney. Planning for the important recruiting opportunity began in October. Unfortunately,...
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PC Caucus commends government decision to suspend street checks

Progressive Conservative Leader Tim Houston says the Liberal government has done the right thing by suspending street checks. On March 27, the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission released an independent report that revealed ongoing, systematic discrimination towards African Nova Scotians and other minorities during police street checks. “That report was a harsh reminder that deep inequalities exist...
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