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Elizabeth Smith-McCrossin calls on Health Minister to support new mothers

Progressive Conservative MLA for Cumberland North, Elizabeth Smith-McCrossin, today called on the Minister of Health and Wellness to support new mothers with postpartum depression. “New mothers who are suffering with postpartum depression don’t have access to the support they need,” said Smith-McCrossin. “There are new mothers in my constituency who don’t know who to go to...
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By-elections should be called within 30 days says Houston

Progressive Conservative leader Tim Houston will introduce a bill today that would require by-elections to be called quickly so constituents don’t go without representation. The amendment to the House of Assembly Act requires the Premier to call a by-election within 30 days when an MLA vacates their seat. “Giving Nova Scotians a voice in the Legislature should...
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Elizabeth Smith-McCrossin raises long ambulance wait times

Cumberland North MLA Elizabeth Smith-McCrossin says long ambulance times and waiting for an ambulance that never comes has become the norm for Nova Scotians. Lora Sonier of Fort Lawrence, Cumberland County welcomed the birth of a baby boy on August 21, 2019 at 8:55 a.m. at Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre. Shortly after his birth, it...
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Colton LeBlanc asks Health Minister to help family

A mother in Barrington, Nova Scotia is desperately looking for help for her son whose complications with autism spectrum disorder have resulted in being unable to eat enough. Olsson Maxwell is seven-years-old and weighs only 38 pounds. Sensory difficulties as a result of his autism have resulted in an inability to focus on eating more than...
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Brad Johns introduces bill to keep Sackville Landfill closed

Sackville-Beaver Bank MLA  Brad Johns today introduced legislation that would ensure the Sackville Landfill remains closed. “Many residents of Sackville and Lucasville area have been worried that the landfill could someday reopen,” said Johns. “If the McNeil Liberals pass our bill, we can put those ideas to rest.” The new bill, entitled the Sackville Landfill Closure Act,...
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