June 19, 2018
Liberals eliminate public input from school site selection process
HALIFAX – The NDP is concerned the Liberals’ new Education Act regulations have completely removed the public from the school site selection process for new schools. The revised regulations only say the Regional Executive...
June 18, 2018
NDP Leader Gary Burrill, statement on the death of James (Buddy) McEachern
HALIFAX– NDP Leader Gary Burrill made the following statement in response to the news that former NDP MLA Buddy McEachern has died:
“Buddy McEachern was a lifelong member of the NDP and...
June 15, 2018
Nursing home inspection records should be publicly available
Transparency and accountability required
HALIFAX – The NDP Caucus is calling on the Liberal government to make the results of routine nursing home inspections public. Following numerous stories about the declining state of care in nursing...
June 6, 2018
Coming doctors shortage in Truro must be addressed
Seven doctors set to leave community
TRURO – Lenore Zann, NDP MLA for Truro-Bible Hill-Millbrook-Salmon River, is raising concerns that the Liberals have no plan to deal with a doctors shortage on the horizon in the Truro area...
June 1, 2018
MLA Susan Leblanc extends donation drive for residents affected by Dartmouth fires
DARTMOUTH – Susan Leblanc, NDP MLA for Dartmouth North is extending the deadline to accept donations for residents of 81 Primrose St. and 23 Brule St, who were affected by fires two weeks ago. The deadline...
May 30, 2018
Statement from Lenore Zann about the Truro Daily News
TRURO – NDP MLA for Truro-Bible Hill-Millbrook-Salmon River, Lenore Zann made the following statement today in response to news that the Truro Daily News will become a weekly newspaper:
“The decision to turn the...
May 28, 2018
Statement from Tammy Martin about continued safety concerns at Donkin Mine
HALIFAX – NDP Labour spokesperson and MLA for Cape Breton Centre, Tammy Martin made the following statement today in response to safety concerns at the Donkin mine:
“I am deeply concerned about the continued...
May 25, 2018
Donation drive launched for residents affected by Primrose and Burle street fires
HALIFAX – Dartmouth North MLA Susan Leblanc has launched a donation and gift card drive to help those affected by apartment fires over the Victoria Day weekend. Fires at 81 Primrose St. and 23 Brule St have...
May 24, 2018
Burrill announces NDP caucus role shuffle
HALIFAX – Today, NDP Leader Gary Burrill announced the following changes to the spokesperson roles for the NDP Caucus:
Susan LeBlanc, MLA for Dartmouth North becomes spokesperson for African Nova Scotian Affairs, and LGBTQ...
May 22, 2018
NDP Leader in Lunenburg and Chester area Tuesday and Wednesday
LUNENBURG – NDP Leader Gary Burrill will visit the Lunenburg and Chester area on May 22 and 23. Burrill will hold a number of meetings on issues related to health care, Lyme disease, and home-based...
May 17, 2018
Duchesne focused on health care, environment in Cumberland South byelection
SPRINGHILL-- NDP Cumberland South candidate, Larry Duchesne, is ready to take on the Liberals and Conservatives. Premier McNeil announced today that the Cumberland South byelection will be June 19,...
May 15, 2018
Job Opportunity: Policy and Communications Intern
The Nova Scotia NDP Caucus seeks a motivated person based in Halifax to fulfill the position of Policy and Communications Intern on a full-time basis for a three-month period this summer.
The Policy and Communications...