Government is reminding Nova Scotians of current public health guidelines and providing specific advice around Halloween as the holiday approaches. Please follow public health guidelines to allow our community to celebrate Halloween safely while keeping our COVID-19 case numbers low: - People can continue to gather in...

Yesterday, Premier Stephen McNeil announced changes to his Cabinet. I would like to extend a heartfelt congratulations to my colleagues: -Leo Glavine -Lena Metlege Diab -Derek Mombourquette & -Suzanne Lohnes-Croft, on assuming their new portfolios. I am so proud of Suzanne Lohnes-Croft, who has been my seatmate for the last three years...

Today marks Nova Scotia's first annual Provincial Day of Recognition for the Non-Profit Sector. These organizations play a vital role in building healthy, vibrant, and sustainable communities. Nova Scotians depend on non-profit organizations to deliver valuable programs that serve, enrich, and connect. Share in the comments which non-profit...

Over the last month, our team of MLA’s have been visiting local attractions, destinations and landmarks across the province. There is no question that this year has been unlike any other. We have had to face challenges we never thought possible. Our friends, families, neighbours...

I want to wish a very Happy Thanksgiving to all my constituents in #ClaytonParkWest! Thanksgiving is a time to connect with friends and family and to reflect on our many blessings. People can celebrate virtually this year if they are in isolation and socialize via Zoom or...

This year’s World Mental Health Day comes at a time when our lives and the world around us have changed considerably due to COVID-19. The challenges faced by essential workers, for vulnerable people, for students and teachers, parents and kids, have left many of us...

Yesterday was World Teachers' Day. This year’s theme was “Teachers: Leading in crisis, reimagining the future.” This is a day to recognize and celebrate the contributions of teachers around the world and here at home. Teachers play an invaluable role in shaping the future of students and...

Fifteen African Nova Scotians and people of African descent will be hired at Nova Scotia Works employment services centres across the province as career practitioners to ensure service providers better reflect the communities they serve. Funded through the Canada-Nova Scotia Labour Market Development Agreement, the Diversity...

Thanksgiving celebrations may look different in 2020 and government is reminding Nova Scotians of the current public health measures as the holiday approaches. People can continue to gather in close social groups of up to 10 without physical distancing. Nova Scotians are strongly encouraged to celebrate...

Older Nova Scotians are leaders in our province. They are business owners and entrepreneurs, volunteers, mentors, caregivers and have a wealth of knowledge and expertise to share with other generations. Seniors' Week, Oct. 1-7, is a time to celebrate older Nova Scotians and recognize the unique...