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CBC – Privatization of Registries: interview with Joan is at 7:30 mark

Global – Privatization of Registries: interview with Joan is at 5:21 mark

Private sector asked for interest in N.S. motor vehicle, land registries – Herald

Government looking to privatize some services

NSGEU Press Release: Employees Blindsided by Closure of Dayspring in Bridgewater

Nova Scotia creates lean Department of Business – Herald – April 9

Nova Scotia axes Economic and Rural Development, replaced by ‘leaner’ Business Department,-replaced-by-%26lsquo%3Bleaner%26rsquo%3B-Business-Department/1

Nova Scotia cuts funds to health and wellness community groups – CBC – April 21

Health, seniors funding among many grants facing axe – Herald – April 21

Rally held in Whycocomagh in support of park workers – Inverness Oran – April 20

NSGEU holds rally at Canso Causeway to protest budget cuts – Herald – April 20

N.S. sets ‘critical’ list for film industry needs – Herald – April 21

Communities lose satellite courts – the Reporter – April 14

Budget 2015: Assistance freeze and job cuts at Community Services – Media Coop – April 9

Nova Scotia Budget 2015 ignores real problems and lacks vision – CCPA – April 9

NSGEU Press Release – Bad news budget for people of Nova Scotia, public services

Op-Ed in Herald by Charlene Porter: Machines Cannot Give Tourists What They Want – March 27

Pay attention private sector: Public sector wages are higher because the gender gap is much smaller – March 27

New tourism agency to be “more nimble”, says CEO – March 26

Workers rally outside Nova Scotia legislature to protest tourism cuts – Global – March 27

Protesters Oppose Cuts to Parks – Port Hawkesbury Reporter – March 24

No, Fraser Institute. Public sector pay isn’t “skyrocketing.” – March 26

Whalen on N.S. budget: Prepare to ‘feel some pain’ – March 26

EDITORIAL: Facing up to public/private pay gap – March 25

5 charts show math doesn’t add up in new public sector wage attack by CFIB – Press Progress – March 25

About 130 people take part in Whycocomagh park rally – CB Post – March 24

Feds to spend $85m on Parks Canada sites in Cape Breton – March 23

Why Canada’s ‘bloated’ public sector is a good thing – March 23

Rallies planned to protest park cuts (Herald) – March 20

Diana Whalen says to expect ‘difficult decisions’ in budget (CBC) – March 20

Closing Pictou Visitor Information Centre a Costly Blunder – March 17

Liberals see chance for savings in privatization – March 12

Nova Scotia looks at privatizing registries – March 12

Nova Scotia offers Royal Bank up to $22M to open financial services centre – March 11

For Canadian Taxpayers Federation, $8 billion is less than $1.9 billion (NUPGE) – March 11

Bad Times are Coming to Rural Nova Scotia – March 9

The Shelburne County Coast Guard: Nova Scotia union campaigning against park changes, VIC closures – March 6,-VIC-closures/1

President Jessome on Rick Howe Show on News 95.7 regarding cuts to parks and Visitor Information Centres – March 4

President Jessome on Sheldon MacLeod Show on News 95.7 regarding cuts to parks and Visitor Information Centres – March 3

NSGEU Press Release on Government Cuts to Tourism and Parks – March 3

CBC report: NSGEU opposes cuts to parks and visitor centres  – March 3

Cape Breton Post article: Cuts to parks could hurt tourism – says Cape Breton worker – March 4,-says-Cape-Breton-worker/1

58 seasonal staff laid off, two visitor centres closed in Nova Scotia

NSGEU Press Release: Cuts to child welfare services hurt the most vulnerable – January 29, 2015

Halifax Media Coop: Cuts to community services in rural Nova Scotia only the beginning – January 29, 2015

Zero mechanism for public service layoffs – Sept 23, 2014

Editorial: Nova Scotia public pay restraint a good idea, so apply to all – Sept 16, 2014

Liberals urge public sector wage restraint – Sept 5, 2014

NS Premier Stephen McNeil takes aim at public sector costs – Sept 25, 2014

Nova Scotia faces wage, program restraint to control spending in 2015: premier – Dec. 30, 2014

Nova Scotia premier takes aim at bonuses for exiting civil servants – Dec. 16, 2014