Dear Minister Hines, I’ve had the great fortune of knocking on thousands of doors in my community since my election as MLA for Halifax Chebucto in October 2013. These conversations with my constituents have enabled me to hear their concerns directly, to communicate these concerns to our Government,...

Halifax-Chebucto MLA Joachim Stroink has announced $119,571.75 in funding for 2b theatre association through the Creative Industries Fund. Administered by the Department of Communities, Culture and Heritage, the fund is designed to help both businesses and non-profits expand and improve export activity, and global competitiveness. “This funding will enhance our...

Halifax-Chebucto MLA Joachim Stroink has announced $53,000 in funding for Music Nova Scotia through the Creative Industries Fund. Administered by the Department of Communities, Culture and Heritage, the fund is designed to help both businesses and non-profits expand and improve export activity, and global competitiveness. “Creativity and innovation are...

The province will provide $1.875 million to purchase new mammography systems to support high-quality breast screening across Nova Scotia. "It is important that people have access to this technology, we know early detection saves lives," said Halifax Chebucto MLA Joachim Stroink. "I'm happy to see that...

And we're into another week, I spent most of Monday the 28th canvassing but I did make my way to the Quinpool Road Mainstreet District Association's Holiday Party at Blue Olive; it was great chatting with Tiffany from Freeman's Pizza, Gerry from East Coast Bakery,...

On Monday the 21st I met with Wendy Keen, CEO of New Start Counselling, to learn more about the programs and services they offer and canvassed with one of our many dedicated volunteers, Lynne Hines. Monday also marked the launch of the Quinpool Road Mainstreet District Association...

I started the week with a day trip to Ottawa with my mother, Maartje. We visited the House of Commons, got a tour, bumped into Nova Scotia's Speaker, Kevin Murphy, snapped a photo with Speaker Geoff Regan and watched Question Period from the Speaker's Gallery...