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Minister of Finance and Treasury Board Karen Casey gave an update on the 2018-2019 provincial budget, which continues to show a surplus for the year, while investing more in healthcare. The budget is projecting a surplus of $34.5 million, while increasing health care spending by $70.8m. Liberals...

Your Liberal government is launching a pilot project, starting Oct.1, in six communities to enhance trail connections for off-highway vehicles. The pilot will enable them to use the shoulders of roadways, and the roadway itself where necessary, in order to safely travel in select areas from...

In 2017, your Liberal government passed historic legislation that will make the province accessible to all by 2030. That was the easy part. Today we start the heavy lifting, as today is the first day in a journey to have Nova Scotia become a truly accessible...

We continue to work on different ways to recruit and retain both family doctors and specialists. Just the other day, the Speech from the Throne noted that since April of last year, 160 family doctors and specialists have started working in Nova Scotia. We know there...

Your Liberal government has introduced legislation to prohibit the use of a discriminatory and harmful therapy that attempts to change the sexual orientation or gender identity of young people who identify as 2SLGBTIQ+. Our province does not condone sexual orientation or gender identity change efforts or...

Your Liberal government’s solid, sustainable fiscal plan has allowed investments in foundational programs like pre-primary, the largest income tax in our province’s recent history, and once-in-a-generation health infrastructure projects in Cape Breton and Halifax. Work continues to provide Nova Scotians with timely access to primary health...

Minister of Health and Wellness Randy Delorey has appointed an expert advisory panel to look at ways to improve the quality of long-term care in Nova Scotia. "We want to make sure people living in our long-term care homes are getting the best care possible," said...

We want all Nova Scotians to have the dignity, self-esteem, and self-confidence they need to enjoy productive and fulfilling lives. And now, students who are looking to gain work experience, earn wages, and explore careers within their community, have more opportunities to do so, through the...

Your Liberal government is looking for ways to modernize provincial healthcare to help make our system more efficient and accessible. That’s why we’re investing more than $4 million to support family doctors interested in communicating with patients by telephone and through e-health services. Family doctors who...

As Liberals, we know our young people are key to Nova Scotia’s success. We also know that we need the new ideas, fresh perspectives and diversity that young people and new residents bring to our province and workplaces. Young people and new Nova Scotians in the...