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Time for McNeil Liberals to lift the veil of secrecy

It’s time for the McNeil Liberals to come clean about the management fee government pays to Bay Ferries Limited, the operator of the high-speed ferry between Yarmouth and Maine, PC leader Tim Houston said today. The Progressive Conservative Caucus submitted a Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy request about the management fees more than two...
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Bain, MacLeod and Orrell call for more support for new doctors

PC MLAs Keith Bain, Alfie MacLeod and Eddie Orrell say the McNeil Liberals should be doing more to retain doctors in Cape Breton. Yesterday, media reported that Nova Scotia had successfully recruited 18 new doctors from their recent trip to the United Kingdom. Victoria-The Lakes MLA Keith Bain says it is hard to see this as a...
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Statement from Progressive Conservative Acadian Affairs critic Chris d’Entremont on the appointment of Dr. Stan Kutcher

Progressive Conservative Acadian Affairs critic Chris d’Entremont is disappointed the Trudeau Liberals have abandoned the practice of appointing an Acadian senator for Nova Scotia. On Wednesday, the Prime Minister named mental health advocate Stan Kutcher to the senate, ending the longstanding tradition of appointing a Nova Scotian Acadian senator that stretches back to Sir Wilfred Laurier,...
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‘How’s Work going?’ report paints a troubling picture of the public sector

The Liberals are failing public sector workers. A 2017 survey entitled ‘How’s Work Going?’ paints a troubling picture of dissatisfaction and inadequate leadership in Nova Scotia’s public service. The survey shows that government employees are dissatisfied when it comes to the working culture. Only nine out of the 25 departments scored a passing grade. Today at a...
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