Life is becoming more expensive everywhere Nova Scotians turn right now. That’s why on the first day of the Legislature’s spring session, the Nova Scotia Liberal caucus will be introducing three bills today to help make life more affordable for the people of our province. Municipal Affairs...

In an about face, the Houston government has approved an application that will have devastating environmental implications for the surrounding communities of the Otter Lake landfill. Since opening in 1999, the Otter Lake landfill has operated with a front-end processor and waste stabilization facility (FEP/WSF) -– allowing for the removal...

Premier Houston’s promise to deliver universal mental health care in Nova Scotia seems far-fetched without a specific plan to recruit more mental health professionals. According to a recent Freedom of Information request, there are eight vacant psychiatric positions in the Eastern Zone, forcing residents in Cape...

With the cost of living skyrocketing, the Houston government must provide relief for Nova Scotian families who are struggling to make ends meet. Food insecurity is a growing issue in the province, affecting 1 in 6 households in Nova Scotia. To combat this issue, the previous...

As gas prices near two dollars, the Houston government must take action to make life more affordable for Nova Scotians by helping to temporarily remove public transit fees. “In an affordability crisis, free bus rides can have a significant benefit on people’s wallets,” says Lorelei Nicoll,...

A recent report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warns that detrimental impacts of climate change will be felt in Nova Scotia without urgent action from the Houston government. Above-average sea level rise is expected in Atlantic Canada, lending to severe challenges for the...

Yesterday’s Public Accounts meeting revealed that 2,800 low-income seniors are waiting for affordable housing under the Houston government. Older Canadians are one of the fastest-growing populations in the country and with life becoming increasingly unaffordable these days, it’s incumbent on the government to ease the pressure...

With Nova Scotia’s workforce growing slower than any other province, an economic recovery plan from the Houston government is needed more than ever. Recent figures from the Department of Finance show that under the Houston government, Nova Scotia has the lowest number of paid workers in...

Premier Houston’s decision to eliminate all COVID-19 restrictions by March 21 will leave Nova Scotians without critical information they have come to rely on over the past two years. COVID-19 reporting will shift from a daily to weekly schedule, making it almost impossible to know...