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Budget 2017

Budget 2017 puts people first and delivers the help Nova Scotians – and all Canadians – need now, not a decade from now. It is an essential step to restore prosperity to the middle class. With Budget 2017, a number of key measures are specifically focused on Nova Scotia, including: ✓ A major transfer of... Read More
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Canada invests $325 million in the fish and seafood sector

News Release From Fisheries and Oceans Canada Halifax, Nova Scotia — Canada’s fish and seafood sector is an integral part of the economic and social fabric of so many coastal communities across the country, especially in Atlantic Canada—that’s why the Government of Canada is today investing $325 million in this important part of the economy... Read More
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So we meet again

On Wednesday I was pleased to meet with my our Central Nova Youth Council for our second meeting. The group, which is comprised of 22 talented and bright high school and post-secondary students from throughout the riding, meet to explore two very important topics: youth employment and the environment. I always enjoy connecting with youth... Read More
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Community Volunteer Income Tax Program –Tax Clinics

Through the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (CVITP), community organizations host free tax preparation clinics and arrange for volunteers to prepare income tax and benefit returns for eligible individuals who have a modest income and a simple tax situation. Many clinics are hosted by community organizations throughout the riding. Our office worked with the CVITP... Read More
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Hector Arena Scores Infrastructure Upgrades

February 24, 2017 – Pictou, NS – Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency The Hector Arena recently underwent some much-needed renovations and upgrades, generating more than $60,000 in opportunities for local contractors and trades people. Sean Fraser, Member of Parliament for Central Nova, was in Pictou today to see the enhancements and announce a $30,942 contribution to... Read More

Pink Shirt Day

It’s #pinkshirtday – a movement developed by two Nova Scotian teenagers David Shepard, Travis Price and their friends who organized a protest to wear pink in sympathy with a Grade 9 boy who was bullied for wearing pink. Today I’m wearing pink as a reminder that we can work together to combat bullying. Thank you... Read More

ParticipACTION 150 Play List

Are you digging out today? If you are, you could win a prize! In honour of Canada’s 150th birthday and to get Canadians moving, ParticipACTION has developed the Canada 150 Play List- a list of 150 activities that define our land and our people like ultimate frisbee, snowshoeing, roller derby and snow shoveling – yes,... Read More