PANS News - Media

Jun, 2011
PC Response to Tariff Negotiation Breakdown
"Government should keep its word and treat pharmacists fairly," reads the press release issued by Progressive Conservative Health and Wellness critic Chris d’Entremont.
To read the full statement, please click here.
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May, 2011
Bill 17 (Fair Drug Pricing Act) Passed

On May 13, 2011 the government of Nova Scotia passed Bill 17 (Fair Drug Pricing Act).

Liberal MLA Diana Whalen introduced a Hoist Motion to delay third reading of the Bill. All Liberal, Progressive Conservative and Independent MLAs supported Ms. Whalen’s motion. The NDP MLAs did not.

In a rare move, the NDP also shut down debate on third reading and forced a vote.

Bill 17 still has to be proclaimed to become law.

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