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Municipal police forces deserve cannabis enforcement support

PC Leader Karla MacFarlane says the McNeil government must provide financial support to municipalities that will bear the policing costs for cannabis enforcement. Today, MacFarlane introduced amendments to the Municipal Grants Act that would require the Government of Nova Scotia to provide financial assistance to municipalities for any increased policing costs contributed to the legalization of...
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Dunn calls for more accountability for WCB

Pictou Centre MLA Pat Dunn says Premier McNeil must demand more accountability from Nova Scotia’s Workers’ Compensation Board. Today in the House of Assembly, Dunn introduced an amendment to the Workers’ Compensation Act which would enforce accountability. It would require members of the Board of Directors, Officers and employees of the Workers Compensation board to demonstrate...
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MacMaster introduces bill to protect children from pornography

Today in the House of Assembly, Inverness MLA Allan MacMaster introduced “An Act to Protect Children From Sexual Exploitation on the Internet.” Internet service providers will be required to filter pornography for people who do not want it coming into their homes.  It also must be blocked from areas where children have access to free...
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Cumberland North MLA Elizabeth Smith-McCrossin says off-highway vehicle users deserve answers from the McNeil Liberals

Last April the province announced a series of pilot projects to boost off-highway trail connections. These pilots were supposed to offer increased opportunities for all-terrain vehicle (ATV) and snowmobile users to operate within the right-of-way on select sections of provincial roads. Amherst, Cumberland County was one of nine communities being considered for the pilot project. The...
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Knowledge of breast density can save lives says Adams

Cole Harbour- Eastern Passage MLA Barbara Adams says Nova Scotia needs to use all tools available to detect breast cancer earlier. Today in the Nova Scotia Legislature, Adams introduced the Mandatory Breast Density Reporting Act. This Bill requires radiologists to report breast density to a woman or a family doctor of a woman who has undergone...
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