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Apr 8, 2024

Another School Year Wraps Without Houston’s Student Housing Strategy

Despite promising to release a student housing strategy in the spring of 2023, another school year is coming to a close without a plan from the Houston government.

Another School Year Wraps Without Houston’s Student Housing Strategy

Apr 5, 2024

Liberals Finish Spring Session Strong

The Nova Scotia Liberal caucus is finishing another legislative session strong after tabling 26 bills and boosting the provincial budget with its ideas.

Liberals Finish Spring Session Strong

Apr 4, 2024

Houston Conservatives Use Majority to Access Health Records

Hidden in the Financial Measures Act is a clause that would give the Health Minister access to Nova Scotians' medical records without their consent. Today, Liberal amendments aimed at strengthening safeguards of the proposed law were defeated by the Houston Conservatives.

Houston Conservatives Use Majority to Access Health Records

Apr 4, 2024

Liberal Bill Would Reverse Harmful Cuts to Home Heating Program

The Nova Scotia Liberal Caucus will table a bill today to reverse the harmful cuts to the
Heating Assistance Rebate Program (HARP) by the Houston government this year.

Liberal Bill Would Reverse Harmful Cuts to Home Heating Program

Mar 27, 2024

MLA Regan Reintroduces Bill That Would Provide At-Home HPV Testing

Today, Health and Wellness critic Kelly Regan will reintroduce a bill to expand access to at-home HPV tests for all people from age 25 onward who have a cervix.

MLA Regan Reintroduces Bill That Would Provide At-Home HPV Testing

Mar 26, 2024

MLA Jessome Tables Bills to Improve Emergency Preparedness in Nova Scotia

Hammonds Plains-Lucasville MLA and Emergency Management Office critic Ben Jessome will table several bills today in response to community concerns after devastating wildfires swept his riding on May 28th, 2023.

MLA Jessome Tables Bills to Improve Emergency Preparedness in Nova Scotia

Mar 23, 2024

Liberal Bill Would Support Volunteer Firefighters

With emergency healthcare services in dire straits across the province and especially in the Annapolis riding, local MLA Carman Kerr will table a bill to support volunteer firefighters by covering their medical first responder training.

Liberal Bill Would Support Volunteer Firefighters

Mar 21, 2024

Liberal Bills Promote Inclusion on World Down Syndrome Day

Today, on World Down Syndrome Day, the Nova Scotia Liberal Caucus will table bills to
support Nova Scotians living with intellectual disabilities and their families.

Liberal Bills Promote Inclusion on World Down Syndrome Day

Mar 20, 2024

Liberal Bill Would Lower Power Bills for Working Families

Environment and Climate Change critic Iain Rankin will table the Working Families Power Bill Reduction and Indoor Air Quality Act to provide a grant of up to $10,000 to assist middle-class households in increasing the energy efficiency of their homes.

Liberal Bill Would Lower Power Bills for Working Families

Mar 19, 2024

Province Must Negotiate Better Deal with Nova Scotia Farm Wine Sector

Today, representatives and supporters from Nova Scotia's farm wine sector will visit the
legislature to demonstrate the value the industry provides to the local economy and
advocate for a better deal that doesn't punish the Nova Scotia farm wine sector.

Province Must Negotiate Better Deal with Nova Scotia Farm Wine Sector

Mar 19, 2024

More, Faster: Doctors Leaving Healthcare System at an Alarming Rate

According to a freedom of information request, 31 family doctors left the Nova Scotia Health Authority in the first six weeks of 2024. Of the 31 doctors who left the system, 20 retired, leaving a large gap in the system.

More, Faster: Doctors Leaving Healthcare System at an Alarming Rate

Mar 14, 2024

We're Hiring! Administrative Coordinator & Executive Assistant

The Nova Scotia Liberal Caucus is looking for an Administrative Coordinator to join our team.

We're Hiring! Administrative Coordinator & Executive Assistant

Mar 14, 2024

Churchill Calls on Ottawa to Halt Carbon Tax Increase

As Nova Scotians face unprecedented financial pressures, Opposition Leader Zach
Churchill wrote to Prime Minister Trudeau asking his government to forego another increase
to the carbon tax slated for April 1.

Churchill Calls on Ottawa to Halt Carbon Tax Increase

Mar 12, 2024

Liberal Caucus Cautions Decision to Shut Down Elver Fishery

The federal Fisheries minister’s decision to not open the elver fishery for the 2024 season will only lead to more illegal activity and violence.

Liberal Caucus Cautions Decision to Shut Down Elver Fishery

Mar 11, 2024

Cost of Living a Barrier to Many Nova Scotians’ Reproductive Health

The Reproductive Options and Services (ROSE) Clinic has provided free IUDs to those in need, but with donations running out, the clinic staff fear they won’t be able to continue the service for much longer.

Cost of Living a Barrier to Many Nova Scotians’ Reproductive Health

Mar 11, 2024

Unreliable, Expensive Power Will Continue With Houston’s Inaction on NS-NB Intertie

Over 60,000 households in Nova Scotia were in the dark this weekend after a disruption to
Nova Scotia Power’s transmission line, reinforcing the need for the Houston government to
secure funding for the Nova Scotia-New Brunswick Intertie.

Unreliable, Expensive Power Will Continue With Houston’s Inaction on NS-NB Intertie

Mar 8, 2024

Liberal Bill Would Stop Houston Government Over-Budget Spending Spree

After a scathing report from the Auditor General about the Houston government’s
overspending, Opposition Leader Zach Churchill will table a bill that would require any
additional appropriations to go to the legislature to make Nova Scotia in line with all other
provinces in Canada.

Liberal Bill Would Stop Houston Government Over-Budget Spending Spree

Mar 8, 2024

Liberal Bill Would Lower Speed Limits in Daycare Zones

Hammonds Plains-Lucasville MLA Ben Jessome will table amendments to the Motor Vehicle Act today to lower speed limits in daycare areas, similar to speed limits in school zones.

Liberal Bill Would Lower Speed Limits in Daycare Zones

Mar 7, 2024

Liberal Bills Would Address Gaps in Rural Economy

The Nova Scotia Liberal Caucus will table bills today to support the province’s rural economy – something that has been overlooked by the Houston government.

Liberal Bills Would Address Gaps in Rural Economy

Mar 6, 2024

The Find It Early Act Would Enhance Breast Cancer Screening

Today, Clayton Park West MLA, Rafah DiCostanzo, will introduce the Find It Early Act, a bill to help address the barriers to supplementary breast cancer screening for people with dense breasts. 

The Find It Early Act Would Enhance Breast Cancer Screening
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