The Houston government is touting the importance of this week’s spotlight on Red Tape Reduction, all while having turfed the Economic Growth Council without presenting any real plan for our province’s post-COVID economy. The cross-sector advisory council came in last spring with an aggressive target of...

After a commitment from the Houston government to make the waitlist for long-term care publicly available, the information remains a secret. In response to growing concerns that the waitlist had not been updated since taking office in August, Houston’s minister of Long Term Care committed to...

Friends, This message is to inform you of staffing changes at the Nova Scotia Liberal Party office. Executive Director Michael Mercer has departed the organization. On behalf of the Provincial Board, I would like to thank Mike for his seven and a half years of service and...

After a controversial change to the judicial appointment process by the Houston government, the Advocates' Society is calling for a reversal in the decision, citing concerns of political interference. The Houston government announced changes to the committee on judicial appointments, giving an overwhelming level of discretion...

As Nova Scotians are set to embark on Phase 1 of the re-opening plan today, members of the cosmetology industry say they still aren’t on equal footing to rebound after Omicron. After a meeting with Houston’s Minister of Economic Development, the Cosmetology Association expressed their disappointment...

As Nova Scotia starts to reopen next week, the Houston government is still stuck in neutral on pillar campaign promises to jump-start the economy. Premier Houston mandated that his ministers start work on key promises within 90 days of the new government coming in. The Nova...

This morning, Premier Houston committed to passing legislation and regulations to stop Nova Scotia Power from making detrimental changes to the Net Metering Program. This is a positive first step, and I commend the Premier for seeing the need to do it. The impacts to the...

Liberal Leader Iain Rankin is calling on the Houston government to intervene if the Nova Scotia Utility Review Board (UARB) approves Nova Scotia Power’s new rate hike. Yesterday’s proposed rate increase means people will see their power bill go up an extra 10 per cent over...