With record case numbers in the province, Liberal Leader Iain Rankin is calling on Premier Houston to schedule a COVID briefing as soon as possible, as well as a return to daily data reporting, including case counts, and hospitalizations. Two weeks after the premier lifted nearly...

Municipal Affairs and Housing critic Lorelei Nicoll will be tabling an amendment to the Emergency Management Act today that would require the government to respond to applications for disaster relief within 72 hours. After a severe storm this past November, residents of Antigonish and Cape Breton...

In order to get a move on the Nova Scotia Affordable Housing Commission’s top priority, Municipal Affairs and Housing critic Lorelei Nicoll will be introducing the Nova Scotia Housing Corporation Act today. This bill would create an independent housing entity operating at arm’s length from the...

Just one week after calling it quits on public health restrictions in the province, the Houston government is looking to reinstate them – but only in their place of work. After a case of COVID-19 was confirmed in the legislature, the Speaker’s Office announced a change...

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...