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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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Baillie calls for tougher sexual assault laws in Nova Scotia

PCs introduce two bills giving greater protection to survivors of sexual assault HALIFAX, NS - Progressive Conservative leader Jamie Baillie wants to strengthen the province’s sexual assault laws. Today, as a first step, the PC Caucus introduced two bills. One ensures victims’ right to be treated with respect when giving evidence about sexual violence. The other creates...
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McNeil Liberals deep-dive into online gambling habits worries PC’s

Teenagers, between 16 and 18, included HALIFAX, NS – Documents from the McNeil government show that the Nova Scotia Lotteries and Casino Corporation recently surveyed 10,000 Nova Scotians about their online gambling habits. The report, accessed through a Freedom of Information request, shows the telephone survey, which also included youth between the ages of 16...
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Bogus budget based on accounting shell game and more taxes

Nova Scotians can’t trust the McNeil budget: Baillie April 19, 2016 For immediate release HALIFAX, NS – Progressive Conservative leader Jamie Baillie says today’s Liberal budget is dishonest and lacks any credible plan for job creation and growth. “Premier McNeil is relying on increasing taxes and a one-time windfall to create a fake surplus,” says Baillie. “A trustworthy budget...
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