Art and sport are vital to our physical, mental and social well-being. That’s why our government announced yesterday that effective Oct. 1, the number of people who can participate in sports and performing arts activities without physical distancing, will increase from 10 to 50. For most...

Today, September 19th, is World Clean Up Day! World Clean Up Day began in Estonia in 2008 when community volunteers mobilized to clean up their country. The event is particularly important this year as lockdown and social distancing policies prevented some clean ups during the spring. Between...

Today, Nova Scotia celebrates our second annual Military Family Appreciation Day. This year has been particularly challenging for members of our armed forces – and many are unaware of the sacrifices our military families make while their loved ones are on missions abroad – and...

We had such an incredible afternoon today at MedMira Inc. Laboratory in #ClaytonParkWest! #MedMira has come out with a patent for #COVID19 that can detect if you have antibodies within minutes, and will show the results for days to follow (which is something that is not...

This weekend, September 18-20, is the Italian Canadian Cultural Association of Nova Scotia’s Italian Weekend To-Go! Individuals can choose to order fresh or frozen Italian meals online or by phone and then pick up your food via curbside pickup. There are many delicious meals to choose...

We were blessed with beautiful weather this past Labour Day Weekend. I hope many of my constituents were able to get outdoors and enjoy our beautiful province! My husband, John, and I took two days cycling with another couple to explore a different area of Nova...

Today, students in all four schools in my riding – Park West School, Grosvenor Wentworth Park Elementary School, École Rockingham School, and Halifax West High School- went back to school! I spoke with some parents today and they shared that their kids were very excited to...

Students and staff will return to school in the coming days. While this year will be unlike any other we’ve seen, it is important that we all work together to do our part and create a safe learning environment. We each have a role to play...

I am excited to share information about an important program encouraging female political participation. Daughters of the Vote, organized by Equal Voice, is an event that began in 2017 to mark the 100th anniversary of white women earning the right to vote in Canada (Asian women...

Yesterday, during Coffee & Conversation, we were visited by Dhaba Express owner, Faizal Junus & his eldest daughter — Katelyn Junus. Katelyn has an incredible personal story; she was diagnosed with kidney failure at the Halifax Infirmary’s ICU due to a genetic condition on July...