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Baillie to McNeil: Put Nova Scotians first

PC leader wants assurances on Muskrat Falls project HALIFAX, NS – Progressive Conservative leader Jamie Baillie wants Premier McNeil to get some firm commitments about the troubled Muskrat Falls project from Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Dwight Ball to make sure Nova Scotia taxpayers are protected. The Council of Atlantic Premiers met today in Annapolis Royal. The project...
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Baillie to McNeil: Release hydraulic fracturing regulations

FOIPOP: Consultation on draft regs abandoned last summer HALIFAX, NS – Plans to consult Nova Scotians about draft regulations on hydraulic fracturing last summer were abandoned by the McNeil government, a freedom of information request shows. “Premier McNeil is dragging his feet on developing Nova Scotia’s natural resources and creating jobs,” says Progressive Conservative leader Jamie Baillie....
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Bring Nova Scotians home, says Baillie

PC leader asks Premier McNeil for a plan to help people come home HALIFAX, NS - Progressive Conservative leader Jamie Baillie wants the McNeil government to help Nova Scotians come home from Fort McMurray. “Some Nova Scotians have lost everything in the fires in Fort McMurray,” says Baillie. “We need to stick together. Charities are doing their...
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PCs reject McNeil’s visionless budget

More debt. Higher taxes. No jobs plan. No additional help for mental health, among reasons HALIFAX, NS - Progressive Conservative MLAs voted today to reject the McNeil government’s complete lack of fiscal planning for Nova Scotia. “This budget is proof that Premier McNeil has no vision or plan for our future,” says PC leader Jamie Baillie. “Instead,...
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Improved mental health support services for mothers and families needed

PCs introduce the Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Act HALIFAX, NS – Raylene McPherson's whole world was turned upside down after the loss of her unborn son and she doesn't want families to suffer in silence anymore. Today, Progressive Conservative MLA Tim Houston, introduced the Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Act in the Legislature. “Every day, a family...
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