"Children-at-risk deserve better than they are getting from the Dexter NDP government," Progressive Conservative leader Jamie Baillie in Wednesday news release
The Department of Community Services responded to the recommendations Wednesday by Auditor General Jaques Lapointe by committing to “submit these recommendations for consideration by the Government, when the Children and Family Services Act is next amended”.
Conservative MP Scott Armstrong (Cumberland-Colchester-Musquodoboit Valley) is one of nine candidates visited by senator Peter Duffy, who is accused of double-billing on expense claims for sopme of those campaign visits, according to The Hill Times on Wednesday
The province is teaming up with businesses to help recent graduates stay in Nova Scotia through student employment programs, according to a news release Wednesday from the Department of Economic development.
"We all want our graduates to have the opportunity to stay and build their futures here in Nova Scotia," said Education Minister Ramona Jennex.eele.
“There appears to be an incomprehensive and pervasive attitude among government senior managers, CEOS and deputy ministers that there is no sense of urgency in correcting identified problems in their departments or agencies.”
Nova Scotians have another reason to celebrate this coming holiday weekend, as several provincial parks open to visitors. Parks opening Friday, May 17 include Thomas Raddall Park (Queens Co), Ellenwood Lake (Yarmouth Co.), Rissers Beach (Lunenburg, Co.).
The federal Finance Department alone plans to spend $10-million on its own over the next 12 months on the federal government’s ‘Economic Action Plan’ budget advertisements, which will bring total costs for the controversial ad campaign to a minimum of $104.8-million over four years, according to a report in the Hill Times.