February 21, 2018
Nova Scotia deserves accountability in our health care system
NDP bill would require open NSHA meetings
Halifax – Today the NDP Caucus announced plans to introduce health care accountability legislation in the upcoming spring session. The legislation would require the Nova Scotia...
February 14, 2018
Chender: Teachers rightly concerned that Glaze Report changes will not help our students
Halifax – NDP Education and Early Childhood Development Spokesperson Claudia Chender made the following statement after meeting with the president of the Nova Scotia Teachers Union this...
February 13, 2018
Burrill: NSTU action shows disastrous state of Liberal government relationship with teachers
HALIFAX – NDP Leader Gary Burrill made the following statement about potential job action by the NSTU:
“It is a huge step for the teachers’ union to consider this job...
February 13, 2018
Petite Rivière school saved, a win for rural schools
HALIFAX – A decision today by the Nova Scotia Supreme Court has blocked the closure of Petite Rivière school which the community has been fighting to keep, for years.
“I’m very happy for the families of Petite...
February 13, 2018
Liberal upcoming consultation on education changes falls short
Not all SAC chairs allowed to attend meeting with Minister Churchill
HALIFAX – The NDP Caucus has learned a consultation meeting with Education Minister Zach Churchill is being limited to a random selection of School...
February 5, 2018
NDP calls for expansion of midwifery services across Nova Scotia
HALIFAX – The Liberal government has given in to pressure in support of the midwifery program in the province and added an additional midwife at both the South Shore and Antigonish sites.
February 2, 2018
Statement from NDP Education Spokesperson on the NSTU leaving the Council to Improve Classroom Conditions
Halifax – NDP Spokesperson for Education and Early Childhood Development, Claudia Chender, made the following statement in reaction to the NSTU’s decision to end its participation on...
January 31, 2018
Statement from NDP Leader Gary Burrill on minimum wage announcement
Nova Scotia remains a 15 cent jurisdiction in a $15 world
Halifax – NDP Leader Gary Burrill made the following statement in reaction to today’s announcement that minimum wage will increase by 15 cents this...
January 30, 2018
Statement by NDP Justice spokesperson Claudia Chender on cannabis retail locations
Halifax – NDP Justice spokesperson Claudia Chender made the following statement about today’s announcement on where cannabis will be sold in Nova Scotia:
“The Liberal government’s approach to...
January 29, 2018
Bloomfield decision wrong direction by Liberal government
Province tells HRM it won't buy the vacant property
HALIFAX – The decision by the Liberal government to pass on buying the Bloomfield property is a loss for the community.
“We know that public...
January 25, 2018
Job Opportunity: Outreach Assistant
Will report to Susan Leblanc, MLA Dartmouth North
POSITION SUMMARY: Work closely with the MLA in the Dartmouth North community. To develop partnerships with established community organizations. To assist with Social Media. To oversee projects from start to...
January 24, 2018
Liberals to remove school boards, abandon local decision-making
Governemnt plans to implement Glaze report
HALIFAX – The Liberals are planning to implement all recommendations of the Glaze Report, including the elimination of local decision-making in education.