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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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Liberals must clearly disclose trade centre windfall in upcoming budget

Baillie wants federal and municipal money protected for future lease payments HALIFAX, NS – Progressive Conservative leader Jamie Baillie says the McNeil Liberals should disclose the revenue for the Halifax Convention Centre in tomorrow’s budget in an open and honest way so that the funds can be protected for future payments. “The Liberals should not use accounting...
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PCs introduce Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary Appreciation Act

Exempt active volunteers from paying fees under the Motor Vehicle Act HALIFAX, NS – Progressive Conservative MLA Karla MacFarlane introduced a bill today that recognizes the important work of the Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary in Nova Scotia. The Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary Appreciation Act exempts active volunteer members, in good standing, from vehicle registration fees, license plate...
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Baillie says Nova Scotia, not Portland, should call the shots in ferry deal

PC leader says deal should benefit Nova Scotians first HALIFAX, NS – Portland’s mayor is challenging some of the details concerning the ferry service announced by the Liberal government and Bay Ferries Ltd. Progressive Conservative leader Jamie Baillie says it is more proof that Premier McNeil cannot be trusted to negotiate a good deal for Nova...
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