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Advance Requests – Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID)

Some of you may be following Audrey Parker’s heartbreaking story in the media. My heart goes out to Audrey and her family. And I commend Audrey for her advocacy. Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) was an arduous piece of legislation to pass. As you can imagine, it was extremely complicated to study and move [...]

2018 Dartmouth-Cole Harbour Canada Day BBQ – PHOTOS!

2018 Dartmouth-Cole Harbour Canada Day BBQ - PHOTOS! The 2018 Dartmouth-Cole Harbour Canada Day Barbecue was a huge success! Over 400 folks from Dartmouth-Cole Harbour celebrated our incredible country at the Cole Harbour Heritage Farm with us. Thank you to all of the wonderful volunteers who made this event possible. We couldn't do [...]

Dartmouth to Host 2022 Canoe Sprint World Championships!

Now this is incredible news for Dartmouth! Dartmouth’s Lake Banook just won the right to host the Canoe Sprint World Championships in 2022 under the theme “Come Paddle with Us”. Congratulations to Mayor Savage, the folks at Colour, and CanoeKayak Canada Atlantic for this successful bid. Paddling is a proud Dartmouth tradition and I [...]

What we’re up to! #Youth4Youth

Hey everybody! It’s been awhile but we’re finally ready to talk about our major project! We’re hosting a mental health town hall at Dartmouth High School on April 4th! The event will run from 6:30 to 8:30pm in the auditorium! We’ll be focusing on discussing youth mental health and allowing people from the audience [...]

A few thoughts on Budget 2018.

Well folks, Budget 2018 is out and it’s good news for Nova Scotia and Atlantic Canada. This morning, I thought I'd mention a few things that stood out to me. From improving the Working Income Tax Benefit, to making Employment Insurance more responsive and effective, to taking the first step toward implementing National Pharmacare [...]

Remembering Mona Parsons on Nova Scotia Heritage Day

Remembering Mona Parsons on Nova Scotia Heritage Day Over Canada’s 150 years as a nation we have seen a number of incredibly brave and heroic individuals who make us proud to be Canadian. One of the lesser known examples of these heroes is Nova Scotia’s own Mona Louise Parsons. Born 117 years ago on [...]

FACT CHECK – Trudeau Government on Canada’s Veterans

✔ Fact Check on our government's commitment to Veterans. We’ve been working hard to restore and improve services for Canada’s Veterans since the past decade of Conservative closures and cuts. In 2.5 years we’ve made historic investments to ensure that veterans and their families have the support they need to ease into their transition [...]