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...

We need to do things differently as a province if we expect to grow our economy and address our population challenges. Our experience and our research show that strong places are essential to economic development.  Strong places support Nova Scotia’s strategic sectors like tourism, ocean...

Issues regarding roadways represent the largest volume of calls that my office receives throughout the year. I am always pleased to update residents on roadways of interest. Nova Scotia’s Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal (TIR) is responsible for building and maintaining the provincial roadway infrastructure...

I hope that the beginning of Spring has brought renewed confidence and enthusiasm to you for the days ahead! That is certainly how I felt on Tuesday March 20th when my colleague, Finance Minister, Karen Casey, presented the 2018-19 Budget for the Province of Nova Scotia. Minister...

Applications for the Youth Ambassadors Program with Canada, a three-week summer exchange program in the United States for highly motivated students and responsible adult mentors, are now open. The Youth Ambassadors Program with Canada brings together youth (aged 15 to 18 years old) and adult mentors from Canada...

“We will cut taxes for young families, the middle class, and those who need it the most,” says Liberal Leader Stephen McNeil. “We believe cutting taxes will keep people living, working here, and raising families here.”...

A re-elected Liberal government will invest $1.5 million over three years in a new beautification and streetscaping program. The fund will be project based – and designed in such a way that projects will be able to leverage additional funding from other levels of government...