#StudentVote 2019: East Hants students overwhelmingly pick Blois

ELMSDALE: For students who voted in Kings-Hants, there was only one choice they could see representing them in Ottawa and that was Kody Blois. Blois defeated the Green Party’s Brogan Anderson by 97 votes (1,042-945) in the mock vote by students in the riding, whose schools partook in StudentVote 2019. NDP’s Stephen Schneider was third...

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Local first-time voters have their say in Election 2019

ELMSDALE: Three first-time voters in East Hants, Grand Lake, and Stewiacke say they felt it was important for them and their peers to vote in the Oct. 21 election because “today impacts tomorrow.” Phylecia Ferguson of Elmsdale; Abby Carmichael of Grand Lake; and Spencer Osborne of Stewiacke all were voting for the first time in...

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Election 2019: Where you can cast your vote in East Hants

EAST HANTS: Here is a list of the polling locations throughout East Hants for the federal riding of Kings-Hants for the Oct. 21 federal election. Residents will be voting for a new MP to represent them and their concerns in Ottawa at Parliament Hill. Running for that position are: Kody Blois (Liberal); Matt Southall (People’s...

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Community Rider offering free rides to the polls

EAST HANTS: Kings-Hants is a large riding, and the East Hants and Area Community Rider is doing their part to ensure transportation will not be an issue during the upcoming federal election. Phil Laven, the Communications Coordinator with Community Rider said they are proud to offer the service. “We had planned it would be free...

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Candidate Profile: Get to know Matt Southall

Southall running for People’s Party of Canada in Kings Hants Name: Matthew Southall Community: Kentville Family: Mike and Cyndi Southall (Parents), Thomas and Daniel Southall (Brothers). Girlfriend Michelle MacRae. Profession: Telecommunications Technician, Union Representative Why are you running? I do stand-up comedy as a side hobby and take an active role in the discussion online...

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Candidate Profile: Get to know Kings-Hants Green Party’s Brogan Anderson

Name: Brogan Anderson Community: Kentville, Nova Scotia Family: My partner is Peter Gillis, executive director of the Valley Community Learning Association. We have two children ages 16 and 9. Profession: I have worked at the Wolfville branch of the Annapolis Valley library for the past 18 years. The library is one of the few free...

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Kody Blois chosen as Kings-Hants Liberal candidate

KINGS HANTS: The vacancy in the Kings Hants Liberal Party seat has been filled. The Liberal Party of Canada has a new candidate in the riding of Kings-Hants. Kody Blois of Belnan has won the nomination and will represent the liberals in the upcoming federal election. “I can think of no greater privilege than to...

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Blois busy criss-crossing Kings-Hants

KINGS HANTS: Kody Blois has been busy in the past three weeks since announcing his intention to seek the federal Liberal nomination in Kings-Hants. “I keep telling people it feels like a mix of being a telemarketer, a used cars salesman with each day feels like you’re in washing machine, but I have been loving...

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Brison announces leave from Federal Politics

HANTS EAST: Long-serving Liberal MP Scott Brison has announced his leave from politics. Brison has left his role as President of the Treasury Board immediately, and announced he will not be seeking re-election in the upcoming federal election. “It’s very much a family decision, Max and I have four-year-old daughters and I think after 22...

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Open letter to the people of Kings-Hants

Editor’s note: The following was released by Kings Hants MP Scott Brison, we will be updating the story with an interview later today. On June 2nd, 1997, I was first elected as Member of Parliament for Kings Hants. It has been the highest honour of my life to serve you as Member of Parliament for...

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