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November 13, 2019

Scheer lays out Conservative priorities for throne speech in meeting with Trudeau

During a meeting with Justin Trudeau, Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer outlined his priorities for the upcoming speech from the throne. Last week, Scheer called on Trudeau to immediately recall Parliament to deal with four pressing policy areas – keeping Canada strong and united, helping Canadians get ahead, restoring ethics and...

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November 11, 2019

The Hon. Andrew Scheer, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives, issues statement on Remembrance Day

The Hon. Andrew Scheer, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives and of the Official Opposition, today released the following statement on Remembrance Day: To every Veteran across Canada, on this Remembrance Day, I want to say thank you. Thank you for your service, your sacrifice, and for everything you have given in...

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October 19, 2019

What’s the real cost of the Trudeau-NDP Coalition? We took a look at the history books

Justin Trudeau is scheming up a plot to cling to power by forming a coalition with the NDP. This is the coalition that you cannot afford. We know that the Trudeau-NDP coalition will mean: Higher taxes; Bigger deficits; And, fewer good-paying jobs. The last time there was a Liberal-NDP coalition...

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October 19, 2019

The Trudeau-NDP Coalition: Fewer jobs, higher taxes

Both Liberals and NDP say they will halt all new pipeline development Both Justin Trudeau and Jagmeet Singh’s campaigns mused yesterday about cancelling ongoing and future pipeline projects. Singh doubled-down yesterday reminding Canadians that he’s “fully opposed to Trans Mountain”.Meanwhile, Trudeau’s star candidate in Quebec confirmed that under Trudeau’s plan...

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Bruce Holland

Meet The Candidate

Bruce is the son of Bernard and Pauline Holland. His father Bernie was born and raised in Halifax’s Northend and his mother Pauline was originally from Newfoundland. Bruce spent his early childhood in the Northend before moving to Shad Bay, a small fishing village just outside of Halifax. Bruce has seven siblings, 4 brothers and 3 sisters. Educated in the public school system, Bruce attended the old Halifax Regional Vocational School after graduating from Sir John A Mcdonald High School and then went on to attend Dalhousie University. Bruce now resides on Tower Road in Halifax.

During his early working career Bruce spent time in the sales and service sectors prior to a ten year career in the Nova Scotia Attorney General’s Dept.

Having been active in his church, community and various service organizations, Bruce was encouraged to enter political life and was first elected to the Halifax County Council in 1991 and subsequently he was elected MLA in the Provincial Government in 1993 and served as Minister of Science and Technology and Minister Responsible for the Sport and Recreation Commission.

After leaving politics Bruce spent nearly a decade with a National Service Company as regional Marketing and Sales Manager. Wanting to spend more time closer to home with his three children and three grandchildren Bruce accepted a position as Executive Director with a local Business Improvement District.

Throughout his life Bruce has always been active in creating publications of one kind or another and now leads the team at the Parkview News a local monthly community publication.

Bruce continues to serve his church and community and sits on numerous committees and boards including the St. Mary’s Cathedral Basilica Pastoral Council (Chairman), the St. Mary’s Cathedral Basilica Restoration Foundation, the Halifax Northwest Rotary... Read Bio