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NS Liberals – Acting on our Platform commitments

Dec 16 2013 — Staff — Acting on our Platform Commitments   During the fall session of the House of Assembly, our Liberal Government acted on the priorities set out in our platform, including.  Breaking the power monopoly by bringing competition to the electricity market Creating a new February holiday for all Nova Scotians Restoring balance to first-contract arbitration Banning the […]

NS Liberals – The Road Ahead

Dec 16 2013 — Staff — THE ROAD AHEAD   As we look back and take pride in our success, we also look forward to the road ahead. With your support – your time, your energy, your donations – we have laid the groundwork for a better future for Nova Scotia. Now we need to ensure that we remain strong and […]

NS Liberals – Putting Nova Scotians First

Dec 16 2013 — Staff — Putting Nova Scotians First.   That was the title our government’s first Speech from the Throne. It was the message delivered by our incredible team of Liberal candidates and volunteers during the campaign – and embraced by voters throughout the province.     I would like to thank Suzanne Lohnes-Croft, the MLA for Lunenburg, and Brendan Maguire, […]

NS Liberals – Nova Scotia Liberal Party Policy Conference – January 18, 2014

Dec 5 2013 — Staff — On behalf of the Policy Committee of the Nova Scotia Liberal Party, I am pleased to announce that the 2014 Policy Conference will take place on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at the Holiday Inn Harbourview in Dartmouth.   The topic of this fourth annual policy conference is:    “Transforming the Patient Experience – Innovative Solutions for the […]

NS Liberals – Brendan Maguire on CBC’s The National

Nov 26 2013 — Staff — A different path. That is how some would characterize the commencement of our new Liberal government in Nova Scotia. And while that is true, the truth goes much deeper than that. For Brendan Maguire, new MLA for Halifax Atlantic, this journey is intensely personal. The privilege to sit in the Legislature and represent his constituents […]

NS PCs – Baillie Announces PC Shadow Cabinet

Oct 24 2013 — Staff — Baillie announces PC shadow cabinet – Strong team will work with new government, hold them accountable Today, Progressive Conservative leader Jamie Baillie announced the Official Opposition shadow cabinet. Baillie says the new team of PC critics will work with the new cabinet where possible and hold them accountable to the people of Nova Scotia when […]

Premier-designate McNeil names Chief of Staff

Oct 16 2013 — Staff — Premier-designate Stephen McNeil has appointed Kirby McVicar as the Chief of Staff in the Office of the Premier. McVicar had been Liberal Caucus Office Chief of Staff since January 2011. “Over the last two and a half years, Kirby has played a major role in moving our team from Official Opposition to incoming government – […]

NS Liberals – Thank you! from Stephen McNeil

Oct 9 2013 — Staff — Thank you supporters!   I cannot say it enough. Thank you for your time, your support, your investment and your belief in a better future for Nova Scotia.    I am humbled by this tremendous opportunity to serve as your Premier. And I am proud of our new Liberal team.   We have a lot […]

NS Liberals – Let’s cross the finish line together

Oct 7 2013 — Staff — This is it. Everything that we have worked for together comes down to election day tomorrow. Later this evening, after ten whistlestops along the way, I will arrive in my home community of Granville Ferry, Annapolis. Tomorrow I will cast my ballot in my riding. I ask the same of you. If you haven’t already, […]

NS Liberals – Liberal health plan will put patient needs first

Oct 4 2013 — Staff — (Halifax, NS) Nova Scotia Liberal leader Stephen McNeil says that the Liberal plan for improved and enhanced health delivery is focused on strategic investments and refocusing resources to put the needs of patients first. McNeil says that reducing the number of district health authorities will provide an opportunity to reinvest cost savings back into frontline […]

NS Liberals – McNeil announces ‘race to the finish’ tour

Oct 4 2013 — Staff — (Halifax, NS) With just a few days left in the provincial election, Liberal Leader Stephen McNeil announced today that he will be launching a major tour of the province to take his vision and balanced plan directly to Nova Scotians. Beginning tomorrow, the “Race to the Finish” tour will see the Liberal Leader visit 35 ridings in […]

NS Liberals – Minister abuses power to influence voters, must retract and apologize

Oct 3 2013 — Staff, — (Halifax, NS) Liberal Community Services Critic Kelly Regan is demanding the Minister of Community Services retract the political email campaign distributed under her signature as Minister, and apologize to the email recipients, who are dependent on operational funding from the Department of Community Services. The Minister of Community Services Denis Peterson-Rafuse distributed a highly political […]

NS Liberals – Race to the finish

Oct 3 2013 — Staff — With just days left in the campaign, we’re about to launch our ‘Race to the Finish’ tour.   Beginning tomorrow, Liberal Leader Stephen McNeil will visit over 35 ridings in 72 hours, taking the Liberal message directly to voters across the province.    We want to send a message to Nova Scotians that-no matter what the […]