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Premier Stephen McNeil visits CBRM to survey storm damage

Two days after a fall storm delivered up to 225 mm of rain on parts of the Cape Breton Regional Municipality, residents were still cleaning...

Premier Stephen McNeil announces date for Halifax Needham ...

HALIFAX — The premier of�Nova Scotia�has announced a byelection in the Halifax Needham district.Premier McNeil announces date for Halifax Needham byelection ...TheChronicleHerald.caall 5 news articles »...

Premier Stephen McNeil announces date for Halifax Needham byelection

“Stephen McNeil has left Halifax Needham behind, but this community has a proven champion in Andy Arsenault,” said PC leader Jamie Baillie. The NDP has...

Baillie: Nova Scotia's problems worsening under Liberal leadership

“The issues have not gotten better, they've gotten worse,” Baillie said. “The Liberals put the one health authority together. Now, we know that our emergency...

Bay Ferries releases average daily passenger counts for first 23 days of Cat ferry service

Nova Scotia's PC opposition party, and its leader Jamie Baillie, have been vocal in their criticism of the ferry deal and what they call a...

Bain attempts comeback

Provincial PC leader Jamie Baillie says he's excited about Bain's candidacy and his return to the Progressive Conservative Caucus. “Keith has been a success in...

Exhibition around for 100 years

The regular organizing committee is made up of Maureen Murphy, Natasha MacDonald, Sandy Shinners, Shirley Jenkins, Pat and Paul King, Yvonne Johnstone, Mamie Johnstone and...

Hail and farewell

Flora MacDonald — North Sydney native who served as member of Parliament for Kingston, Ont. Canada's first female foreign minister and close ally of three...

No simple means to boost the economy

Opposition leader Jamie Baillie says the government is lacking a plan and needs to spur economic growth and create jobs. That would be nice, however,...

Dalhousie student charged in fellow student's death in court for bail hearing

In Nova Scotia Supreme Court, Judge Jamie Baillie ordered a publication ban on the evidence being presented. Sandeson, who appeared in court wearing a blue...

Grits must be smiling

NDP acting leader Maureen MacDonald is in second at 20 per cent (unchanged) and the Conservative's Jamie Baillie stands third with just 12 per cent,...

Stephen McNeil: Unplugged

Cape Breton Post - Regional - Cape Breton PostCape Breton PostNova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil sits at a stone table with a Celtic games etched...

Interim NDP leader comes to Cape Breton

Maureen MacDonald is in Cape Breton until late Monday to knock on doors with NDP candidates in the Cape Breton Centre and Sydney-Whitney Pier. At...

Premier makes pre-byelection stop in Sydney

Last week, Progressive Conservative Leader Jamie Baillie became the first of the three main party leaders to arrive in the Sydney area to help candidates...

Tory leader pounding the pavement with Cape Breton byelection candidates today

He's the first of the three main party leaders to arrive in the Sydney area to give his candidates a helping hand in the first...

Ballot pic

CBC.ca Premier Stephen McNeil summed up pretty well where Cape Breton blogger Parker Donham's tempest-in-a-teapot ballot photo affair should be on the provincial government's radar. “Of...

Nova Scotia Tory ejected from question period after heated exchange over ferry

CBC.ca Chris d'Entremont, whose riding borders Yarmouth, asked whether the government signed a bad deal for taxpayers with Nova Star Cruises. Premier Stephen McNeil then accused...

Native Women's Association of Canada continues call for national inquiry as ...

In fact, the Nova Scotia government is co-hosting the summit alongside the Native Women's Association of Canada, and Premier Stephen McNeil gave a keynote address...

Premier to apologize for alleged abuse at Nova Scotia Home for Colored Children

CBC.ca HALIFAX — Premier Stephen McNeil is expected to apologize today in the provincial legislature to former residents of the Nova Scotia Home for Colored Children...

Demanding justice for Clayton

This is amazing," said Maureen. Joined by their daughter Elizabeth, the Millers walked both sides of Plummer Avenue, taking time to hug and talk with...

Donkin mine highlighted in throne speech

NDP interim leader Maureen MacDonald said failing to take immediate steps to help the economy isn't “in the spirit of the Ivany” report, which made...

North Sydney students harvest crops, enjoy bountiful dinner

Grade 3 students, from left, Lucas Pentecost, Abby Richardson, Gracie Bjornson, Jersey Donovan and Jayden Bisho,p give Jim MacDonald of Thyme Savour Takeaway Food Shoppe...

North Sydney Farmers Market resumes Sunday

Maureen Murphy, operations manager with the Cape Breton Richmond Federation of Agriculture, Jim MacDonald, and Shelly DeCorby of Thyme Savour Takeaway Food Shoppe, are hoping...

Political jabs of a different kind: Justin Trudeau spars with Halifax business ...

Federal Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau, right, boxes Mickey MacDonald, a Halifax-area entrepreneur and philanthropist, at Palooka\'s Gym in Bedford, N.S. on Monday, August 25, 2014.

Cape Breton MLA's left foot removed

TheChronicleHerald.ca Progressive Conservative Leader Jamie Baillie travelled to Sydney to provide encouragement and support to MacLeod who continues to receive treatment at the Cape Breton Regional...

Anderson takes men's open title at Cape Breton Open

Evan Baillie of Sydney bested Vincent MacDonald of Sydney 8-0 in the consolation. ... In doubles play, Anderson teamed up with Duncan Addison of Halifax...

Bloated deficit smells bad

CTV News “This government has no plan,” acting NDP leader Maureen MacDonald said. “This government hasn't created any jobs itself yet.” So, what are the majority...

NS premier says his government is open to helping Michelin if asked

HALIFAX (CP) — Nova Scotia's premier isn't ruling out future help for Michelin Canada but Stephen McNeil says any financial assistance will be free of...

Nova Scotia parties unite in call for inquiry into slain aboriginal women

CTV News Liberal Premier Stephen McNeil said Saunders's death is a tragic reminder of a serious issue. “I commend the federal government for its efforts so...

Satisfaction on the rise for new Liberal government in NS, poll suggests

Half of all respondents opted for Stephen McNeil as their choice of premier, up from 46 per cent in November. Fifteen per cent chose PC...

Monday's community calendar events

Call Maureen at 539-3440 for information. MEMBERTOU. 7 p.m., Gamblers Anonymous mixed meeting, 3 Kateri St. ... 7 p.m., Boularderie Weavers meet at the home...

Monday's community calendar events

Call Maureen at 539-3440 for information. MEMBERTOU. 7 p.m., Gamblers Anonymous mixed meeting, 3 Kateri St. ... 7 p.m., Boularderie Weavers meet at the home...

Nova Scotia Liberals pass disputed home-care legislation in rare weekend sitting

CTV News Progressive Conservative Leader Jamie Baillie said the legislation is vague and doesn't ensure care for seniors, calling it a “one-time, Band-Aid bill.” Organizations: NDP,...

Grits get gritty with organized labour

McNeil is playing hardball with home-support workers, but Progressive Conservative Leader Jamie Baillie suggests McNeil is not being bold enough, and that he should also...

Baillie to speak to chamber

PC Party leader Jamie Baillie appointed his new shadow cabinet on Wednesday. The luncheon will take place Jan. 10 from noon-1:30 p.m. at the Joan...

That old red magic

Globalnews.ca Given those numbers, if the Progressive Conservatives had been elected — on Tory Leader Jamie Baillie's promises to cut taxes and spend more — the...

Tripping up

But within a day or two, Progressive Conservative Leader Jamie Baillie — perhaps after getting a better read of the electorate — was criticizing McNeil...