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Deliver mental health support in schools, says PC leader

Baillie introduces the Healthier Schools Act HALIFAX, NS - Progressive Conservative leader Jamie Baillie wants school-based adolescent mental health services and programming in all schools in the province. Today, he introduced the Healthier Schools Act, which will provide access to in-school health services, including mental health services, by qualified health professionals to all students. It also makes...
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Liberals break promise for fixed election date

PCs introduce amendment to Elections Act, Liberals vote it down HALIFAX, NS – Progressive Conservative House Leader Chris d’Entremont says the McNeil government broke its promise on setting a fixed election date for Nova Scotia. Today at the Law Amendments Committee, PC MLAs Karla MacFarlane and Chris d’Entremont put forward an amendment to legislation changing the Elections...
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Baillie wants tax relief for those with psychiatric service dogs

PCs introduce Service Dogs Tax Credit Act, call on McNeil government to support it HALIFAX, NS - Progressive Conservative leader Jamie Baillie says the McNeil Liberals should support tax relief for people who rely on a psychiatric service dog. The Service Dogs Tax Credit Act creates a $250 direct tax rebate for Nova Scotians who, through a...
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Liberals refuse to rule out cap on Chase the Ace jackpots

Important community fundraisers at risk under Liberals’ watch HALIFAX, NS – Today in the House of Assembly, the Liberal government refused to rule out putting a cap on Chase the Ace jackpots in Nova Scotia. Progressive Conservative MLA Eddie Orrell put the question directly to Liberal Gaming Minister Mark Furey – twice. On both occasions, Minister Furey...
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