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PCs worried Liberals stalling on sale of Digby Pines

Buyers and long-term jobs could be lost due to delays March 16, 2016 For immediate release DIGBY, NS - Progressive Conservative MLA for Argyle-Barrington Chris d’Entremont is concerned the McNeil government is stalling on the sale of Digby Pines. He wants Mark Furey, the Minister of Business, to tell Nova Scotians today what the plan is for the southwest...
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Job losses pile up under Liberals, 10,600 in the last three years

Human cost of Liberal mismanagement takes its toll HALIFAX, NS - Progressive Conservative leader Jamie Baillie says the McNeil Liberals’ mismanagement of Nova Scotia’s economy is taking its toll on the jobs that families rely on. The latest job numbers add to the alarming trend under the McNeil government’s watch. Since February 2013, Nova Scotia has...
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More public health details needed on Halifax Water seasonal disinfection program

Environment Minister should address safety concerns HALIFAX, NS – Progressive Conservative Environment critic Karla MacFarlane is calling on the Environment Minister to explain to the public what safeguards are in place during Halifax Water’s pilot project. Halifax Water is testing a seasonal disinfection program for the next two months that will replace the current year-round system of...
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Power rate increases make mockery of McNeil’s electricity promises

Fine print shows hidden 6.4 per cent rate increase in 2020 HALIFAX, NS - Progressive Conservative leader Jamie Baillie says Nova Scotia Power’s rate increases make a mockery of Premier McNeil’s electricity promises. Today, Nova Scotia Power released its power rate plan. It would see power rates for residential customers increase on average 1.4 per cent in...
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Baillie blasts McNeil for repeatedly breaking Nova Scotians trust

PC AGM 2016: Believe in Nova Scotia Baillie blasts McNeil for repeatedly breaking Nova Scotians trust

February 5, 2016 For immediate release HALIFAX, NS –Jamie Baillie kicked off the 2016 annual Tory convention by drawing a stark contrast between the McNeil Liberals and the Progressive Conservatives. Baillie says the Progressive Conservatives believe in Nova Scotia, while the Liberals are...
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