Every spring, as the snow banks recede, piles of trash are exposed. Much of this is litter distributed along our roadways and in our parking lots. I have looked at what jurisdictions across Canada and abroad are doing to address this problem. Some jurisdictions enact significant...

As 2017 comes to a close, it is fitting to reflect on the past year - and what a year it was! It has only been 7 months since I began my new role as your MLA for Chester-St. Margaret’s, and so many exciting things have...

"I rise today to recognize and thank the people of Chester-St. Margaret's for electing me as their MLA. Chester-St. Margaret's is a beautiful and diverse riding. I believe it is truly the most beautiful riding in the province. Perhaps 50 other members might take exception...

Hammonds Plains youth will help create bicycle racks with support from the province's sustainable transportation grant program, Connect2. Chester-St. Margaret's MLA Hugh MacKay, on behalf of Energy Minister Geoff MacLellan, announced today, Nov. 29, $18,000 for GPI Atlantic to support their Connecting Community program and the...

November 16, 2017 There are many great discussions taking place today at the Nova Scotia Sino-Canadian Trade Summit today at Saint Mary’s University, Sobey School of Business. I was fortunate to meet with Mr. Xia Xiang, Trade Counsellor, Embassy of China and to better understand how the...

Sobeys Pharmacy Dietitian services are available in many stores throughout HRM, Nova Scotia, and has recently been added to the Sobeys Pharmacy in Tantallon. Focused on promoting healthy living, many of the programs are free in a group education format in our community room, and cover...

Highway 103, from the Lunenburg County/Halifax Regional Municipality line, easterly for nine kilometres will be reduced to one lane for repaving, shoulder work, gravelling and guardrail work...

I was recently invited, along with my colleague Bernadette Jordan, MP for South Shore-St. Margaret's and my son Kevin, to spend a very memorable evening with the Chester Volunteer Fire Department. It was an invitation to "take a walk in our boots." I learned very...

I am happy to report that on August 1st my new office will open in Hubbards at Suite 209, 9977 St. Margaret's Bay Road. We worked hard to find a good space that would meet our communities' needs. Chester-St. Margaret's is geographically large as far as...