One of my favourite times of the month is when I get the chance to sit down with my constituents for 'Coffee & Conversation,' which takes place at the Basin Cafe and Bistro next to my office. Coffee and Conversation is an opportunity for me to...

I was pleased to attend the grand opening of Art Zone Gallery at Humani-T Cafe on Young St. Mr. Mohammad Ahmad, the owner of Art Zone was gracious enough to extend an invitation to me for this wonderful event. Art Zone was previously on Barrington St. and has now found...

The best way of protecting yourself from the flu, and the many complications that come with it, is by getting vaccinated. I encourage all Nova Scotians to get their annual flu shot. I got mine this past weekend from one of my favourite pharmacists at Lawtons...

Knowing all the information regarding breast density is a very important component of breast cancer screening, and necessary to help early treatment. Breast density will now be automatically included in a woman's screening mammography report. Knowing your breast density is essential because women with a higher breast...

I was happy to help MLA Suzanne Lohnes-Croft and Nicole Arsenault, Assistant Clerk and Secretary to the CWP local representatives, coordinate the Canadian Women Parliamentarians #SheShouldRun Tea Cup Challenge this morning at Province House. The ‘She Should Run’ Tea Cup Challenge specifically is an opportunity to reach out...

In honour of Small Business Week in Nova Scotia, our office stopped into Fredie’s Fantastic Fish House, which is a staple in the Clayton Park West community. The restaurant has been in operation for fourteen years, and Nadia Junus took ownership of the restaurant just last year. Nadia is the...

It is always so nice when we are visited by constituents and their families. This week, we were visited by Dr. Brian Joseph, who said a quick hello and gave us a laugh with his daughter Rochelle. Rochelle is a constituent and an educator in our...

Countless people endure health complications each year because of the flu. The best way of protecting yourself is by getting vaccinated. All Nova Scotians are encouraged to get their annual flu shot.   It is not only safe, but free of charge and available from most: -Family doctors -Family practice nurses -Nurse...

It was an honour to announce the launch of the 2019-2020 Heating Assistance Rebate Program (HARP) on behalf of Patricia Arab, Minister of Service Nova Scotia and Internal Services, at the Keshen Goodman Library this morning. We all know that home heating costs can be hard...

I was honoured to speak on behalf of the Minister of Environment, Gordon Wilson, at the Recycle My Electronics collection event this morning at IKEA in Dartmouth. The RME programs have partnered with IKEA to collect end-of-life electronics from communities across the Halifax Regional Municipality – and beyond! Not only...