Rapid testing has been a critical component of Nova Scotia’s pandemic response but has been focused in the Central Zone. Now, as the Houston government implements a more stringent testing policy, many rural Nova Scotians will be left without a valuable tool in their toolbox...

With winter now in full force, the Nova Scotia Liberal Party is calling on the Houston government to provide swift action to help those experiencing homelessness due to the delayed opening of modular units in HRM. The first modular housing project was set to open in...

Saskatchewan announced yesterday it’ll be the latest province to open booster shot eligibility to those 18 years of age and over. On the heels of that announcement were yesterday’s COVID-19 case numbers in Nova Scotia – a record-high 287. Yet in comments to media, Premier Houston...

As COVID-19 cases skyrocket in Nova Scotia, our province continues to move at a snail’s pace in its booster shot roll-out under the Houston government. Leading epidemiologists, including NACI, have advised that a booster dose is crucial against the highly-transmissible Omicron variant and most provinces and...

On the eve of new COVID-19 restrictions coming into effect, businesses are still left without any support from the Houston government. Cancellations and staff shortages amid the busiest time of the year is likely to result in a wave of business closures across the province. Restaurants...

As Nova Scotia returns to tighter COVID-19 restrictions starting Friday, small businesses are being left without help from the Houston government to cushion the blow. There’s no doubt that enhanced measures are needed to curb a new wave of the pandemic, but the Houston government must...

Three weeks after a severe storm caused extensive damage to Cape Breton and surrounding areas, the Houston government has finally announced a funding program to help Nova Scotians impacted by the disaster. “My first question is – what took so long?” says Sydney-Membertou MLA Derek Mombourquette....