The province is creating more affordable housing options for Nova Scotians by investing $197.1 million as part of a federal-provincial agreement to strengthen housing programs. "We continue to address the specific housing needs for Nova Scotians because everyone deserves a safe, suitable and affordable place to...

Earlier this week I rose in this House to congratulate Ms. Maria Kirby-Breen from Chester, who was recently awarded the 2019 Nova Scotia Youth Volunteer Award.   Today I rose to congratulate Mr. Lloyd Publicover of Blandford, who was recently presented with the Nova Scotia Volunteer Award,...

I rose today in the House of Assembly to congratulate 17 year old Maria Kirby-Breen, from Chester, who was recently awarded the 2019 Nova Scotia Youth Volunteer Award. Ms. Kirby-Breen’s love of people, wildlife and the environment are demonstrated through her active and diverse volunteer engagements....

Today I rose in the House of Assembly to welcome Dan McDougall, who recently joined the Municipality of Chester as their Chief Administrative Officer. Mr. McDougall has a deep knowledge of municipal government, with 12 years of experience as CAO in other Nova Scotia municipalities. Provincially...

Yesterday I rose in the House of Assembly to to recognize, to celebrate and to thank a tireless supporter for the communities and people of Chester St. Margarets. Ms. Geraldine Pauley started her political career and community activism working on Pierre Trudeau’s 1967 campaign. Subsequently, she...

This week I rose in the House of Assembly to congratulate BayRides on the recent addition of a full time driver and fleet manager, which reflects the growing demand for this affordable, reliable and accessible transportation service.   Rural HRM communities around the St. Margaret’s Bay area...

Earlier this week our Premier introduced North America's most progressive organ and tissue donation legislation, The Human Organ and Tissue Donation Act . I applaud the efforts of those families affected by this and as well the medical community who worked so hard to make...

Yesterday I rose in the Legislature to congratulate Skip Chad Stevens, who once again led the Chester Volunteer Firefighters Curling Team to first place in the Nova Scotia firefighters’ competition, held in Bridgewater this past January. Skip Chad Stevens, with lead Dave Richardson, 2nd Daniel Jessome,...

On Tuesday, I rose in the Legislature  to commend the members of the Village Green Recreation Society who have volunteered over many years to create a park and community hall for the residents of East Dover, McGraths Cove and Scotts Branch. Incorporated in 1994, the Society began...