December 15, 2017
Statement by Lenore Zann on Sexual Violence Prevention Committee's recommendations
HALIFAX – NDP Spokesperson for Advanced Education Lenore Zann made the following statement in response to recommendations made today by the government’s Sexual Violence Prevention Committee to prevent sexual violence on...
December 14, 2017
Statement by NDP Leader Gary Burrill on community-led social assistance reform plan
HALIFAX – NDP Leader Gary Burrill made the following statement in response to the community-led plan for reform of social assistance released today:
“It is very worrying to hear from anti-poverty advocates and...
December 12, 2017
4000 people added to doctor wait list
New numbers released by government
HALIFAX – More than 4000 additional people were added to the official family doctor wait list in November, according to new numbers released by government.
“Just this month, more than 4000 people have called to say they...
December 11, 2017
NDP Feminist Roundtable highlights need for stable and coordinated support
TRURO – Lenore Zann, NDP Spokesperson for the Status of Women, hosted a roundtable discussion today with feminist and women’s organizations. Individuals representing women's centres, Mi'kmaw organizations,...
December 8, 2017
NDP call for update on 2011 Autism Action Plan
Services lacking for families
Halifax– In a letter to Ministers Regan, Delorey, and Churchill sent yesterday, the NDP is calling for action on the serious lack of services for people with autism and an update on the provincial Autism Spectrum Disorder...
December 6, 2017
Statement by Lenore Zann on the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
HALIFAX – NDP Status of Women Spokesperson Lenore Zann made the following statement on the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women:
“Today we stand with survivors of gender-based...
December 6, 2017
Statement by NDP Leader Gary Burrill on 100th Halifax Explosion Anniversary
HALIFAX – NDP Leader Gary Burrill made the following statement on the 100th anniversary of the Halifax Explosion:
NDP Leader Gary Burrill made the following statement on the 100th anniversary of the Halifax Explosion:
December 4, 2017
Statement by NDP Leader Gary Burrill on Doctors Nova Scotia lawsuit
HALIFAX – NDP Leader Gary Burrill made the following statement in response to Doctors Nova Scotia following through on their lawsuit against the province:
“It is disheartening to see the McNeil government put...
December 4, 2017
NDP Leader tours Cumberland County, focused on clear-cutting and access to post-secondary edu.
AMHERST – NDP Leader Gary Burrill with be in Cumberland County Monday December 4 to meet with residents and organizations about local issues including clear-cutting in the Wentworth...
November 28, 2017
More stable funding needed for child care sector
Chender meets with child care stakeholders
HALIFAX – NDP Spokesperson for Education and Early Childhood Claudia Chender hosted a meeting today with child care stakeholders at Province House.
“We heard today that there is...
November 24, 2017
Halifax, Dartmouth, Valley over-represented on doctor wait list
Auditor General's report shows Liberals failing on health crisis
Halifax – New numbers obtained this week by the NDP Caucus show that Halifax, Dartmouth, and Valley residents are more likely to be on the list of patients looking for...
November 23, 2017
PC Leadership candidate listed in Paradise Papers
Houston lived in Bermuda for over 10 years
HALIFAX –The NDP Caucus has learned that PC MLA Tim Houston is listed in the recently released Paradise...