October 19, 2017
Transparency needed on school construction decisions
AG report criticizes school builds in Premier, Deputy Premier's ridings
HALIFAX – NDP Transportation & Infrastructure Renewal spokesperson Susan Leblanc will introduce legislation this afternoon that would compel the government to release...
October 18, 2017
Nova Scotia being left behind on minimum wage
Province has lowest minimum wage in Canada
HALIFAX – This afternoon, NDP Labour spokesperson Tammy Martin will introduce legislation to increase the minimum wage to $15 over a period of three years. Three provinces – Ontario, Alberta, and British...
October 17, 2017
Bill sets clear guidelines to protect tenants and stop rapidly increasing rents
NDP legislation introduced on International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
Halifax – NDP Community Services spokesperson Susan Leblanc will introduce legislation today, the International Day for the Eradication of...
October 14, 2017
Liberal cash-for-access club to meet today
Party selling exclusive access to Premier and cabinet
HALIFAX – The Liberal’s cash-for-access donor club will meet today at 5:00 pm at the Westin hotel.
“Tonight, Stephen McNeil will hold a reception...
October 13, 2017
Liberal cash-for-access scheme goes deeper
Donors eligible for club include registered lobbyists
HAILFAX – While Stephen McNeil called criticism of his cash-for-access club “silly,” Liberal donors eligible for the club include registered lobbyists, business owners with government contracts, and...
October 12, 2017
Martin: Negotiations impossible under Liberals' Bill 148
NSHA and IWK have filed for conciliation
Halifax - NDP Labour spokesperson Tammy Martin made the following statement in reaction to news that the Nova Scotia Health Authority and IWK have filed for conciliation:
October 12, 2017
Liberal government must stop clawing back child support
Single parents on income assistance are penalized
HALIFAX – Despite making enforcement of child support payments a priority, the McNeil government continues to claw back social assistance from single parents who receive child...
October 11, 2017
NDP Voluntary Blood Donation bill would ban for-profit collection centres in Nova Scotia
Province singled out as target market by Canadian Plasma Resources
HALIFAX – The Nova Scotia NDP Caucus presented evidence today in the legislature supporting the need to ban for-profit blood collection...
October 10, 2017
NDP to introduce legislation to ban P3 contracts for public infrastructure builds
Bill to prevent government from repeating costly mistake
HALIFAX – NDP Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal spokesperson Susan Leblanc will introduce legislation today that would stop the government from building...
October 6, 2017
NDP to introduce UN-recommended environmental racism bill
Legislation would establish all-party committee
HALIFAX - Lenore Zann, NDP Environment spokesperson, will introduce legislation this afternoon to work towards an end to environmental racism. Environmental racism is the practice of locating...
October 5, 2017
Someone's not telling the truth about the proposed New Waterford health centre
MLA Tammy Martin concerned residents are being misled
NEW WATERFORD – Tammy Martin, MLA for Cape Breton Centre and NDP Health and Wellness spokesperson is concerned that residents of New Waterford are being misled...
October 5, 2017
NDP to introduce Environmental Bill of Rights
Legislation would ensure citizen voice in environmental issues
HALIFAX - NDP Environment spokesperson Lenore Zann will introduce an Environmental Bill of Rights this afternoon in the legislature. If passed, the bill would ensure citizens have a voice in...