PC Fact Check: What are the Liberals hiding?

February 05, 2019 at 11:58 am

In 2013, Stephen McNeil promised to make Nova Scotia the most open and transparent province in Canada.

Once the Liberals got elected, they abandoned that promise and began to establish a disturbing pattern of secrecy.

What were the Liberals hiding when they blocked officials from the Internal Services Department from answering questions at the Public Accounts committee about a privacy breach that exposed the personal information of hundreds of Nova Scotians?

What were the Liberals hiding when they used their majority to change the rules of the Public Accounts committee and turn a once powerful committee into a toothless exercise?

What were the Liberals hiding when the they limited the legislature’s Health Committee to a 90-minute per month schedule?

What were the Liberals hiding when they prevented Justice Department staff from answering questions following a scathing report from the Auditor General about Nova Scotia jails?

What were the Liberals hiding when they blocked doctors from talking to the Health Committee?

What were the Liberals hiding when they refused to disclose the secret ferry deal, even after the Privacy Commissioner told them to make it public?

What were the Liberals hiding when they refused to discuss the mental health crisis in Cape Breton at the Public Accounts Committee?

There are a lot of things the Liberals don’t want you to know.

It kind of makes you wonder: What are the Liberals hiding?