Several business sectors across the province are adding their names to the list of those who are calling on the Houston government to expand eligibility for the Sector Impact Support Program. Many in the arts community, including musicians, feel neglected by the government’s support program. They...

On Monday, applications opened for the Sector Impact Support Program, nearly one month after Omicron began to surge in the province. Although this long-awaited program will provide short-term relief to some Nova Scotians, self-employed business owners, such as cosmetology professionals, are calling on the Houston government...

The Houston government's pandemic strategy is corroded in deficiencies but the biggest flaw of all is that the reported case counts don't reflect the true status of COVID-19 in Nova Scotia. Under Premier Houston, our province’s pandemic response has veered off course with a strategy of...

Every day, thousands of our youngest Nova Scotians not yet vaccinated against COVID-19 walk through the doors of daycares. But the Houston government has once again created a glaring deficiency in their Omicron response by ending contact tracing for childcare and not providing rapid test kits. “Daycares...

As Omicron blows through the province, so too will a snowstorm tomorrow afternoon – leaving many Nova Scotians scrambling to find shelter without any help from the Houston government. “Addressing homelessness has to be part of the Houston government’s pandemic response,” says Maguire. “People are being...

Nova Scotia’s pandemic response has gone from being the envy of the world to an embarrassment on Premier Houston’s watch. The Nova Scotia Liberal Party has been calling on the Houston government to make decisive, proactive decisions for months, but Premier Houston dragged his heels. “From business...

"Last year was a rollercoaster for all of us. Personally, my life went through many changes. Given the pace of 2021 and all the changes, this holiday season was my first chance to slow down, pause, and reflect. I had time to spend with my...