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Tory leader says premier engaged in a cover-up of Michelle Coffin's story

Premier Stephen McNeil is changing his tune about the rehiring of Kyley Harris, nearly four months after The Coast first reported Michelle Coffin's story. Progressive...

Campaign endorsements are getting political

Ex-MLA Maureen MacDonald is also supporting Smith, along with Waye Mason in District 7. Meanwhile, Mike Savage has an entire caucus of political supporters in...

Emergency meeting needed to investigate hiring practices, says MLA

(blog) (blog)Progressive Conservative leader Jamie Baillie issued a release calling on McNeil to fully release all the currently-redacted emails between communications staff and senior...

Filmmaker Paul Kimball goes for PC nomination after NDP snub

Kimball says he originally put his name forward with the NDP to run for Maureen MacDonald's vacant seat in the Legislature, but was disqualified as...

The justice system after Ghomeshi

Jamie Baillie, leader of the opposition Progressive Conservatives, recently tabled two private members' bills looking to reform the justice system's treatment of sexual assault survivors.

Environmental bill of rights proposed by NDP

Given that the NDP at Province House now has two fewer members in attendance (after Maureen MacDonald's retirement and Denise Peterson-Refuse's medical leave), this new...

Jamie Baillie calls for more support for survivors of sexual assault

Nova Scotia Progressive Conservative leader Jamie Baillie is trying to tighten the province's sexual assault legislation. The PC Caucus is introducing two bills this week...

Quiet on the set a year after Stephen McNeil's fateful budget

Last April, after the Liberal budget killed the film funding program that had been luring major productions to the province for years, Furey joined premier...

One-on-one with Stephen McNeil

Earlier this month premier Stephen McNeil joined other Canadian premiers on the other side of the country for the much-publicized first ministers conference in Vancouver...

Thursday's 8 things you really should know

Jamie Baillie wants a public inquiry into Nova Scotia's mental health system. The opposition leader called on the Liberal Government yesterday during a Province House...

4 in 10 Nova Scotians aren't satisfied with the government

Preference for acting NDP leader Maureen MacDonald also shot up from 12 to 20 percent. The PC Party remains relatively unchanged, with support at 19...