Tim Houston new leader of PC Party

HALIFAX — Pictou East MLA Tim Houston has a new job. He was elected leader of the Nova Scotia Progressive Conservatives at a leadership convention Saturday at the Halifax Exhibition Centre after one ballot. Houston was perceived as the front-runner in the election and following the first ballot results, the remaining four candidates — including...

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MacLarlane leading PC Party of Nova Scotia

Pictou West MLA Karla MacFarlane has become the interim leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Nova Scotia. The announcement was made Wednesday following the sudden resignation of Jamie Baillie as leader. A joint statement on behalf of Tara Miller, president, Progressive Conservative Party of Nova Scotia and MacFarlane, Caucus chair stated:  “This morning, the...

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Time to ‘win with Tim’

Sunday was a big day for Tim Houston, Pictou East MLA, as he officially announced his candidacy for the Progressive Conservative Party leadership of Nova Scotia. The lyrics, “Put me in coach” from the song Centerfield played as Houston and his family made their way on stage to an at-capacity crowd at Glasgow Square to...

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