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The province had been criticized for its abortion-access barriers.
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Nova Scotia took a big step toward reclaiming their province. The much-preferred option would have been to see the government of Stephen McNeil defeated or reduced to a minority, but cutting his Liberal Party to a razor-thin, one-seat majority will force it to listen more closely to the needs and wants of the people.
It wasn't immediately clear if it was to be a second majority government.
Matthew MacKnight allegedly sent the tweet in 2013.
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HALIFAX — The leader of Nova Scotia's Progressive Conservative party is demanding an apology from the premier, saying Stephen McNeil has made "thoughtless and dismissive comments" about women candidat...
The government is hoping for a second majority.
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This comes after O'Leary sent an "open letter" to the premier.
"It's time you start doing a better job for the people in Nova Scotia."
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Nova Scotia has appointed the first Mi'kmaq woman and the third black woman to the provincial and family courts.
Reading between the lines of its public messaging, the McNeil Liberals seem to think that budgetary deficits hamper economic growth, that the provincial debt-load will crush future generations of Nova Scotians and that one potent method of slaying the deficit is to freeze public sector employee compensation. Is this true?
"Our fundamental goal is to increase the number of good paying jobs and opportunities here."
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"Denials, denials ... To say many of us are disgusted by this act is an understatement."
Canada's first ministers emerged from two days of talks this week with an agreement on a plan to develop a framework for climate policy action.
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Meanwhile, Brad Wall remains Canada's most popular premier.
The chief of staff gave several media interviews saying a MLA had a brain tumour and PTSD.
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"They bring a shock to our society that we badly need."
The problem with establishing a Federal Cannabis Tax Fund is that somebody needs to ask for it, now, before the legislation is drafted. Mayors and councils across Canada may be reluctant to raise this publicly while marijuana is still illegal and because there is no formal recognition of municipal governments in our constitution.
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The city's founder offered a reward for the murder of Mi'kmaq people in the 18th century.
Brian Gallant and Stephen McNeil see fortunes rise after win by federal Liberals.
" I am disappointed and surprised by the premier's decision."
Harper, Mulcair, and Trudeau may want to be seen with some of these folks. Others? Not so much.
Are you ready, Nova Scotians?
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