July 31, 2021

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Nova Scotia voters in a referendum on August 17 | Elections Nova Scotia 2021

There is no doubt that summer elections have been called. Since mid-June, the outgoing Liberal government has been issuing more announcements in key sectors such as health, childhood, affordable housing, transportation and the environment.

It was the worst secret in the province, Ian Rankin, was identified when he left the Viceroyal home on Barrington Street just after 10 a.m. (AT).

The Liberal leader believes an election is needed in mid-August to ensure that Nova Scotia’s economic recovery from the COVID-19 epidemic emerges. It’s time, During his press conference in front of the lieutenant-governor’s residence, repeated several times in English and French.

This province is at a turning point. We must continue to make the right decisions for workers, seniors, families and all Nova Scots.

An excerpt from:Ian Rankin, leader of the Nova Scotia Liberal Party

So Ian Rankin tries to lead his forces for the third time.

The elected representative for the Halifax region received a narrow parliamentary majority in February from his predecessor, Stephen McNeil. However, the recent resignations of former Prime Minister and fellow Member of Parliament Margaret Miller The Liberals lost their majority In the legislature.

By calling an election on Saturday, Ian is not only trying to get Rank for the third time, but is also trying to regain a majority of seats before the next parliamentary session.

The game was not won: no government in Nova Scotia has won three consecutive majority seats since the 1980s. In addition, the Liberal Party carries the baggage of Stephen McNeill’s two words, particularly marked by the many conflicts with public service associations.

Ian Rank, 38, is also trying to get behind him Weak driving fees This was before 2003 and 2005, but he did not publicly mention it until ten days before the election was called.

Not so long ago, I was so sorry for the mistake I made at one point in my life, The Liberal leader on Saturday reiterated before hitting his campaign drum again. Every Nova Scotian I speak to wants to tell them about my ideas for the future.

Opposition parties are going on

The main opposition parties also began their campaigns in Halifax on Saturday.

Tim Houston’s progressive Conservative leader has promised access to health care as his main hobby. There is a question to be answered: Who can really fix the health care system? He scored in the first campaign rally on the campus of Dalhousie University.

It would not be unfortunate if pizza could be obtained faster than an ambulance in this province. It is the result of bad judgment and weak leadership.

An excerpt from:Tim Houston, leader of Nova Scotia’s Progressive Conservative Party

The elected representative of Picto County blamed the LiberalsTry to buy [les] Votes As the Nova Scouts Waiting list for a family doctor Is constantly growing and has nearly 70,000 patients.

The housing issue is in the view of Nova Scotia’s New Democrats (NDP) because the province is suffering Severe shortage of affordable housing.

Someone in a dark dress speaks from the podium, surrounded by people holding election posters.

Nova Scotia New Democrat leader Gary Burrell began his campaign on Saturday 17 July 2021 in the presence of a group of activists in Halifax.

Photo: Radio-Canada / Michael Korman

Coach Gary Burrell blames liberals for wanting to cut public spending, which is important for investing in an important social security web.

What is the danger in this election: these are the people who will be forced to leave their homes when the temporary rent restriction is lifted and there is a dramatic increase in rent.

An excerpt from:Gary Burrill, leader of New Democrats in Nova Scotia

NTP promises to impose permanent restrictions on rent increases and raise the minimum wage from 95 12.95 to $ 15 per hour if it forms the next government.

At the time of the dissolution on Saturday morning, the Nova Scotia Assembly had 24 Liberal MPs, 17 Progressive Conservatives, 5 New Democrats and 3 Independents. There were two vacancies.

Agadian rides were re-established

The new election map has 55 constituencies, 4 more than the previous one.

about this Agadian rides by Argyle, Claire and Richmond, And the African Nova Scotian block of Preston, which were re-established after a long court battle.

These small constituencies, which are aimed at preventing the votes of the Akkadian and Afro-Nova Scotian minorities from being diluted, increase the chances of electing members of parliament from these communities.

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Although the number of COVID-19 cases in Nova Scotia is low, the epidemic is still not over. Elections Nova Scotia encourages early and postal voting.

The company wants to prevent that A scene like Newfoundland and Labrador, The general election had to be delayed due to a major explosion.

In addition, more written material may be provided in French and requested by preferred voters.

For its part, Nova Scotia’s Akkadian Federation wants to use the ballot to advance its files. Of course, we will communicate with each party, we will study their sites closely and try our best to influence their sites so that they can join. [nos] Interests, Kenneth Dave, head of the organization, said in a recent interview with Radio-Canada.

Nova Scotia is the only Canadian province not to hold a general election on a fixed date.