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Ryan named PC candidate in Northside-Westmount

Today, Progressive Conservative leader Tim Houston removed Danny Laffin as the PC candidate for Northside-Westmount in the upcoming by-election for failure to comply with the disclosure process. “The PC Party sets a high standard for those who can run under our banner,” Houston said. “I look forward to working to elect Murray Ryan as the next...
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Liberals flip flop on university president pay out

The McNeil Liberals used to think it was unacceptable to pay the salaries of university presidents for a full year after they retired. Labour and Advanced Education Minister Labi Kasoulis now says paying presidents not to work is none of his business. “This Liberal flip flop is a slap in the face to every Nova Scotian...
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Pre-Primary Delays are Unacceptable for Parents, Educators, and Children

Progressive Conservative Education critic Tim Halman says the sloppy rollout of the new pre-primary program at Duc d’Anville Elementary School means parents are unable to secure daycare alternatives for their children. The Liberals announced in April that the pre-primary program would start at Duc d’Anville Elementary on Sept. 6 [include link]. Last week, parents learned that...
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Healthcare Ombudsman would force Liberals to admit crisis and act

In the face of a deepening health crisis and a McNeil Liberal government that refuses to listen to the concerns of Nova Scotians, the province needs a healthcare ombudsman, says Progressive Conservative leader Tim Houston. “Many people are worried that the system won’t be there when they need it and many others have concerns about their...
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Smith-McCrossin to lead meeting on “Exceeding the Vision” in Cumberland North

Cumberland North MLA, Elizabeth Smith-McCrossin is gathering business leaders and industry stakeholders together to plan for Cumberland’s future prosperity. The meeting, called ‘Exceeding the Vision’ will take place in Amherst on Thursday, August 15th. “It is my mission as MLA to promote sustainable economic growth for this region and throughout our province,'' said Smith-McCrossin. “To keep our...
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