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PC MLAs concerned for workers after announcement of dairy plant closure

MacLeod, Orrell say job losses piling up in Cape Breton March 23, 2016 For immediate release SYDNEY, NS - Cape Breton Progressive Conservative MLAs Alfie MacLeod and Eddie Orrell are disappointed and concerned about yet another business closure in the Sydney area. Yesterday, Saputo Inc. announced it will close its Sydney plant in June, throwing even more people...
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d’Entremont concerned Yarmouth Ferry will not take transport trucks

Transport industry deserves answers March 21, 2016 ARGYLE, NS - Progressive Conservative MLA for Argyle-Barrington Chris d’Entremont wants Minister Geoff MacLellan to confirm the Yarmouth ferry being considered will accommodate transport trucks. “The Liberal government should tell the trucking industry today if the ferry being considered will take trucks or not,” says d’Entremont. “The local truckers are putting...
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PCs worried Liberals stalling on sale of Digby Pines

Buyers and long-term jobs could be lost due to delays March 16, 2016 For immediate release DIGBY, NS - Progressive Conservative MLA for Argyle-Barrington Chris d’Entremont is concerned the McNeil government is stalling on the sale of Digby Pines. He wants Mark Furey, the Minister of Business, to tell Nova Scotians today what the plan is for the southwest...
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Job losses pile up under Liberals, 10,600 in the last three years

Human cost of Liberal mismanagement takes its toll HALIFAX, NS - Progressive Conservative leader Jamie Baillie says the McNeil Liberals’ mismanagement of Nova Scotia’s economy is taking its toll on the jobs that families rely on. The latest job numbers add to the alarming trend under the McNeil government’s watch. Since February 2013, Nova Scotia has...
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