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....

As Nova Scotians reel from the effects of last month’s record floods and prepare for more potential flooding this weekend, the Nova Scotia Liberal Party is once again calling on the Houston government to act on emergency housing in the province. Whether it's flooding in British...

Yesterday, Premier Houston chastised the Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation (NSLC)’s vaccine mandate, saying it’s “completely unacceptable” that their policy isn’t in-step with the Province’s. What’s also unacceptable to Nova Scotians is the Houston government’s piecemeal approach to their public service vaccine policy. And now because of...

While Nova Scotia now has one of the highest unemployment rates in the country, today the auditor general has revealed what we all suspected: the Houston government has no plan for economic recovery from COVID-19. How does the Houston government expect to pay for the healthcare...

After the Houston government re-announced a Liberal long term care project this week, the Nova Scotia Liberal Party wants to know if Premier Houston has any original ideas for Nova Scotians. “The Houston government was elected on a promise – our promise – to build or...

In 2019, the Liberal government implemented a historic moratorium to ban street checks — ensuring Black and racialized communities in our province can walk or drive without fear of being illegally checked. During this past House session, I repeatedly called on the Minister of Justice to...

As Nova Scotia communities continue to recover from last week's storm, I know that many first responders, government employees and volunteers have been stepping up to help. But where is funding from the Houston government to assist people with much-needed supports? During the historic Thanksgiving flooding of...