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PCs will call a judicial inquiry

Baillie: Rehtaeh’s parents deserve answers

HALIFAX, NS – A Progressive Conservative government will convene a judicial inquiry to examine the failures of the criminal justice system in the case of Rehtaeh Parsons.

PC leader Jamie Baillie made the announcement with Rehtaeh’s parents Leah Parsons and Glen Canning, at Mr. Canning’s Halifax home. 

He said the tragedy and the...

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Orrell touts Progressive Conservative plan for Early Learning Program

NORTH SYDNEY, NS – Northside-Westmount Progressive Conservative candidate and education critic Eddie Orrell says parents can look forward to a new early learning program under a Jamie Baillie government and to having a province-wide comprehensive learning program in place over the next decade.

As outlined in the party’s platform, Change that Works, the PCs will commit $20...

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Progressive Conservative investments help seniors

Baillie expands Seniors Property Tax Rebate and Caregiver Benefit

HALIFAX, NS — A Progressive Conservative government will help more seniors stay in their homes with investments in the Seniors Property Tax Rebate and the Caregiver Benefit program.

PC leader Jamie Baillie made the announcement at the Halifax home of Judith Wright.

“After contributing to our province all their...

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Baillie’s income tax cut gives Nova Scotians a fighting chance to get ahead

For every step forward, Nova Scotians are taking a step back with “bracket creep”

HALIFAX, NS - For most Canadians, getting a raise is good news. But in Nova Scotia, gains made in a cost-of-living pay raise can be eaten up by so called “bracket creep.” The bottom line: even after the cost-of-living raises, workers’ buying power...

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Orrell: Tory plan will put special needs students first

NORTH SYDNEY, NS – A Progressive Conservative government will ensure special needs students get the education they deserve.

The Progressive Conservative platform, Change that Works, commits a Baillie government to making life easier for families raising children with special needs by ensuring support is there when they need it.

“A PC government would guarantee in law that...

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