The Nova Scotia Legislature

The House adjourned:
October 26, 2017.

HANSARD14-27

DEBATES AND PROCEEDINGS

Speaker: Honourable Kevin Murphy

Published by Order of the Legislature by Hansard Reporting Services and printed by the Queen's Printer.

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First Session

MONDAY, APRIL 14, 2014

TABLE OF CONTENTSPAGE

PRESENTING REPORTS OF COMMITTEES:
Law Amendments Committee,
1799
TABLING REPORTS, REGULATIONS AND OTHER PAPERS:
Justice: Civil Procedure Rules - Amendment [Rule 49.04(2)],
1800
Justice: Court of Appeal Rules - Amendment [90.13(2)],
1800
GOVERNMENT NOTICES OF MOTION:
Res. 1059, Natl. Pub. Safety Wk. (04/13 - 04/19/14):
911 Call Takers - Thank, Hon. M. Furey »
1800
Vote - Affirmative
1801
Res. 1060, Smith, Irene: Retirement - Congrats.,
1801
Vote - Affirmative
1801
INTRODUCTION OF BILLS:
No. 51, Municipal Government Act,
1801
NOTICES OF MOTION:
Res. 1061, Rozee, Seth et al: Dragon's Den - Presentation,
1802
Vote - Affirmative
1802
Res. 1062, Dart. & Dist. Pipe Band: Commun. Contributions
- Congrats., Mr. A. Rowe »
1802
Vote - Affirmative
1803
Res. 1063, Col. Hist. Soc. Fundraising - Luck Wish,
1803
Vote - Affirmative
1804
Res. 1064, Chester Girls U-18 Curling Team: Accomplishment
1804
Vote - Affirmative
1805
Res. 1065, CBC: Cuts - Outrage Express,
1805
Res. 1066, MacDonald, Mrs. Elsie: Pictou Food Bank Volunteering
- Congrats., Ms. K. MacFarlane »
1806
Vote - Affirmative
1806
Res. 1067, Millbrook's Legends Gaming Ctr.: Commun. Support
- Congrats., Ms. L. Zann »
1806
Vote - Affirmative
1807
Res. 1068, Bayview Bobcats JH Basketball Teams: Achievements
- Congrats., Ms. S. Lohnes-Croft »
1807
Vote - Affirmative
1808
Res. 1069, Kings Co. Home Hardware - Anna. Valley C of C Award,
1808
Vote - Affirmative
1808
Res. 1070, Seaside Elem. Sch.: Anne of Green Gables Musical
- Success Wish, Ms. J. Treen »
1808
Vote - Affirmative
1809
Res. 1071, MacDonald, Dr. Kent: Pres./Vice-Chancellor
- Appt. Congrats., Hon. P. Dunn « »
1809
Vote - Affirmative
1810
Res. 1072, Sackville Heights Elem. Breakfast Prog.:
Volunteers - Recognize, Mr. S. Gough »
1810
Vote - Affirmative
1811
Res. 1073, Ellis, Ryan: Truro Harness Horse Owners Assoc
- Driver of Yr., Mr. L. Harrison « »
1811
Vote - Affirmative
1811
Res. 1074, Nova Star Ferry: Arrival - Welcome,
1812
Vote - Affirmative
1812
Res. 1075, Foote's Farm Market - Anna. Valley C of C Award,
1812
Vote - Affirmative
1813
Res. 1076, Wisen, Danielle: Vol. Efforts - Thank,
1813
Vote - Affirmative
1814
Res. 1077, Borden, Blair: NOW Prog. - Completion Congrats.,
1814
Vote - Affirmative
1814
Res. 1078, Dunbrack Soccer Club: Inclusive Prog. - Congrats.,
1815
Vote - Affirmative
1815
Res. 1079, Human Rights Interact Club/Members:
Endeavours - Congrats., Hon. J. Bernard « »
1815
Vote - Affirmative
1816
Res. 1080, Cobequid Veterans Mem. Park - Communities In Bloom Award,
1816
Vote - Affirmative
1817
GOVERNMENT BUSINESS:
GOVERNMENT MOTIONS:
HOUSE RESOLVED INTO CWH ON SUPPLY AT 4:40 P.M
1817
HOUSE RECONVENED AT 8:45 P.M
1817
ADJOURNMENT, House rose to meet again on Tue., Apr. 15th at 2:00 p.m
1818
NOTICES OF MOTION UNDER RULE 32(3):
Res. 1081, Chignecto Reg. Sch. Bd. - School Closures,
1819
Res. 1082, Lloy, Douglas: Q.C. Designation - Congrats.,
1819
Res. 1083, Pictou Co. Crime Prevention/Crime Stoppers:
Seniors - Safety Thank, Mr. T. Houston « »
1820
Res. 1084, Greedy, Ian - Soccer Accomplishments,
1820
Res. 1085, Antigonish Mental Health & Awareness Support Group
- Anniv. (1st), Hon. R. Delorey »
1821
Res. 1086, Proj. ARC: Members - Congrats.,
1821
Res. 1087, Salter, Marg - Sackville Heights Elem:
Breakfast Prog. - Dedication Recognize, Mr. S. Gough « »
1822
Res. 1088, Cox, Avila - Sackville Heights Elem:
Breakfast Prog. - Dedication Recognize, Mr. S. Gough « »
1822
Res. 1089, Spears, Wendy - Sackville Heights Elem:
Breakfast Prog. - Dedication Recognize, Mr. S. Gough « »
1823
Res. 1090, Miller, Tom - Sackville Heights Elem:
Breakfast Prog. - Dedication Recognize, Mr. S. Gough « »
1823
Res. 1091, Monahan, Pat - Sackville Heights Elem:
Breakfast Prog. - Dedication Recognize, Mr. S. Gough « »
1824
Res. 1092, Beaver, Krista - Sackville Heights Elem:
Breakfast Prog. - Dedication Recognize, Mr. S. Gough « »
1824
Res. 1093, Banks, Mary - Sackville Heights Elem:
Breakfast Prog. - Dedication Recognize, Mr. S. Gough « »
1825
Res. 1094, Gillis, Valerie - Sackville Heights Elem:
Breakfast Prog. - Dedication Recognize, Mr. S. Gough « »
1825
Res. 1095, Hunter, Cindy - Sackville Heights Elem:
Breakfast Prog. - Dedication Recognize, Mr. S. Gough « »
1826
Res. 1096, Arnold, Jason - Sackville Heights Elem:
Breakfast Prog. - Dedication Recognize, Mr. S. Gough « »
1827
Res. 1097, Daykin, Amelie: Barrington Mun. -
Commun. Dedication, Hon. C. d'Entremont »
1827
Res. 1098, Stewart, Betty: Barrington Mun. -
Commun. Dedication, Hon. C. d'Entremont « »
1828
Res. 1099, Ross, Cindy: Clark's Hbr. -
Commun. Dedication, Hon. C. d'Entremont « »
1828
Res. 1100, Mitchell, Dawn: Clark's Hbr. -
Commun. Dedication, Hon. C. d'Entremont « »
1829
Res. 1101, Smith, Janice: Clark's Hbr. -
Commun. Dedication, Hon. C. d'Entremont « »
1829
Res. 1102, Morton, Jim: Clark's Hbr. -
Commun. Dedication, Hon. C. d'Entremont « »
1830
Res. 1103, Ross, Meredith: Clark's Hbr. -
Commun. Dedication, Hon. C. d'Entremont « »
1830
Res. 1104, May, Ruby & Wes: Clark's Hbr. -
Commun. Dedication, Hon. C. d'Entremont « »
1831
Res. 1105, Friends of the Cape Lighthouse: Clark's Hbr. -
Commun. Dedication, Hon. C. d'Entremont « »
1831
Res. 1106, Reashore, William: Barrington Mun. -
Commun. Dedication, Hon. C. d'Entremont « »
1832
Res. 1107, Nickerson, Debbie: Clark's Hbr. -
Commun. Dedication, Hon. C. d'Entremont « »
1832
Res. 1108, Thomas, Ruth: Barrington Mun. -
Commun. Dedication, Hon. C. d'Entremont « »
1833
Res. 1109, Wickens, Quent: Barrington Mun. -
Commun. Dedication, Hon. C. d'Entremont « »
1833
Res. 1110, McCarthy, Drew: Barrington Mun. -
Commun. Dedication, Hon. C. d'Entremont « »
1834
Res. 1111, Swim, Joyce: Barrington Mun. -
Commun. Dedication, Hon. C. d'Entremont « »
1834
Res. 1112, Fry, Jack: Barrington Mun. -
Commun. Dedication, Hon. C. d'Entremont « »
1835
Res. 1113, Needler, Alex/Hfx. Hawks - Atom AA
Prov. Championship (2014), Hon. L. Diab « »
1835
Res. 1114, Mercer, Benjamin/Hfx. Hawks - Atom AA
Prov. Championship (2014), Hon. L. Diab « »
1836
Res. 1115, Laaouan, Gabrielle/Hfx. Hawks - Atom AA
Prov. Championship (2014), Hon. L. Diab « »
1836
Res. 1116, Goss, Gregory/Hfx. Hawks - Atom AA
Prov. Championship (2014), Hon. L. Diab « »
1837
Res. 1117, Clothier, Jacob/Hfx. Hawks - Atom AA
Prov. Championship (2014), Hon. L. Diab « »
1837
Res. 1118, Henneberry, Joseph/Hfx. Hawks - Atom AA
Prov. Championship (2014), Hon. L. Diab « »
1838
Res. 1119, O'Connor, Joshua/Hfx. Hawks - Atom AA
Prov. Championship (2014), Hon. L. Diab « »
1838
Res. 1120, Keith, Kaden/Hfx. Hawks - Atom AA
Prov. Championship (2014), Hon. L. Diab « »
1839
Res. 1121, Apold, Liam/Hfx. Hawks - Atom AA
Prov. Championship (2014), Hon. L. Diab « »
1839
Res. 1122, MacGregor, Peter/Hfx. Hawks - Atom AA
Prov. Championship (2014), Hon. L. Diab « »
1840
Res. 1123, Iatrou, Theo/Hfx. Hawks - Atom AA
Prov. Championship (2014), Hon. L. Diab « »
1840
Res. 1124, MacDonald, William/Hfx. Hawks - Atom AA
Prov. Championship (2014), Hon. L. Diab « »
1841
Res. 1125, Welsh, Zachary/Hfx. Hawks - Atom AA
Prov. Championship (2014), Hon. L. Diab « »
1841
Res. 1126, DiMattia, Giovacchino/Hfx. Hawks - Atom AA
Prov. Championship (2014), Hon. L. Diab « »
1842
Res. 1127, Gillham, Peter/Hfx. Hawks - Atom AA
Prov. Championship (2014), Hon. L. Diab « »
1842
Res. 1128, Kraitzek, Robert/Hfx. Hawks - Atom AA
Prov. Championship (2014), Hon. L. Diab « »
1843
Res. 1129, Lorette, Zachary/Hfx. Hawks - Atom AA
Prov. Championship (2014), Hon. L. Diab « »
1843

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HALIFAX, MONDAY, APRIL 14, 2014

Sixty-second General Assembly

First Session

4:00 P.M.

SPEAKER

Hon. Kevin Murphy

DEPUTY SPEAKER

Ms. Margaret Miller

MR. SPEAKER » : Order, please. We'll begin the daily routine.

PRESENTING AND READING PETITIONS

PRESENTING REPORTS OF COMMITTEES

MR. SPEAKER « » : The honourable Minister of Justice.

HON. LENA DIAB « » : Mr. Speaker, as Chairman of the Committee on Law Amendments, I am directed to report that the committee has met and considered the following bills:

Bill No. 32 - Forestry Agreement Statutes Repeal (2014) Act.

Bill No. 33 - Fair Registration Practices Act.

Bill No. 34 - Notaries and Commissioners Act.

and the committee recommends all three bills to the favourable consideration of the House, each without amendment.

MR. SPEAKER « » : Ordered that these bills be referred to the Committee of the Whole House on Bills.

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TABLING REPORTS, REGULATIONS AND OTHER PAPERS

MR. SPEAKER « » : The honourable Minister of Justice.

HON. LENA DIAB « » : Mr. Speaker, I have two to table this afternoon. First, amendments to the Nova Scotia Civil Procedure Rules from the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia, and second, amendments to the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal Rules.

MR. SPEAKER « » : The reports are tabled.

STATEMENTS BY MINISTERS

GOVERNMENT NOTICES OF MOTION

MR. SPEAKER « » : The honourable Minister of Municipal Affairs.

RESOLUTION NO. 1059

HON. MARK FUREY « » : Mr. Speaker, I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas 911 call takers play a critical role in protecting the health, safety, and property of Nova Scotians; and

Whereas Nova Scotia's well-trained 911 call takers handle more than 240,000 calls per year; and

Whereas April 13th to April 19th is National Public Safety Telecommunications Week;

Therefore be it resolved that all members of this House offer a well-deserved thank you to the hundreds of 911 call takers who work tirelessly to preserve the health and safety of Nova Scotians.

Mr. Speaker, I request waiver of notice and passage without debate.

MR. SPEAKER « » : There has been a request for waiver.

Is it agreed?

It is agreed.

Would all those in favour of the motion please say Aye. Contrary minded, Nay.

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The motion is carried.

The honourable Minister of Community Services.

RESOLUTION NO. 1060

HON. JOANNE BERNARD « » : Mr. Speaker, I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas sexual assault is a heartbreaking, violent crime that affects many individuals and families; and

Whereas Irene Smith and the team at Avalon Sexual Assault Centre have been working for 19 years to help survivors and their families and to increase awareness, education, and prevention of sexual violence; and

Whereas no one can eliminate sexual violence on their own, yet with leadership and commitment we can work together to respond to sexual violence and improve our response to the needs of survivors;

Therefore be it resolved that all members of this House of Assembly do hereby recognize Irene Smith on her retirement, and acknowledge the work of Avalon and all the community-based organizations and caring professionals who have tirelessly and passionately worked to address this issue - for their strength, courage, and commitment to creating a world where we can all live safely from sexual violence.

Mr. Speaker, I request waiver of notice and passage without debate.

MR. SPEAKER « » : There has been a request for waiver.

Is it agreed?

It is agreed.

Would all those in favour of the motion please say Aye. Contrary minded, Nay.

The motion is carried.

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

Bill No. 51 - Entitled an Act to Amend Chapter 18 of the Acts of 1998. The Municipal Government Act. (Hon. Mark Furey)

MR. SPEAKER « » : Ordered that this bill be read a second time on a future day.

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NOTICES OF MOTION

MR. SPEAKER « » : The honourable member for Pictou Centre.

RESOLUTION NO. 1061

HON. PAT DUNN « » : Mr. Speaker, I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas on March 25, 2014, two New Glasgow residents, Seth Rozee and Jeff Davis, flew to Toronto to tape their business pitch for season nine of the CBC program Dragon's Den; and

Whereas a third partner, Jonah Brotman of Toronto, joined them as they faced and presented their business plan to a panel of venture capitalists known as the dragons; and

Whereas the three entrepreneurs remained cool under pressure and proceeded to deliver a stellar performance;

Therefore be it resolved that all members of this House of Assembly congratulate Seth, Jeff, and Jonah for their excellent business pitch, seeking a large investment for their business, StashBelt, which produces a unique travel security accessory while also creating sustainable jobs in Kenya.

Mr. Speaker, I request waiver of notice and passage without debate.

MR. SPEAKER « » : There has been a request for waiver.

Is it agreed?

It is agreed.

Would all those in favour of the motion please say Aye. Contrary minded, Nay.

The motion is carried.

The honourable member for Dartmouth South.

RESOLUTION NO. 1062

MR. ALLAN ROWE « » : Mr. Speaker, I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas in 1965 the first Dartmouth Boys Pipe Band was formed by Gordon Sutherland and has since grown into the Dartmouth & District Pipe Band and school; and

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Whereas since its inception the Dartmouth & District Pipe Band school has trained hundreds of bagpipers and drummers, some of whom continue to perform and compete locally and others across the world, promoting Celtic traditions, music, and culture; and

Whereas the Dartmouth & District Pipe Band practises throughout the warmer months of the year in outdoor spaces like the Dartmouth Common, where the band participated in Clean Nova Scotia's Great Nova Scotia Pick-Me-Up event this past Saturday, April 12th, to honour April as Earth Month;

Therefore be it resolved that the members of this House of Assembly recognize the valuable and far-reaching community contributions of the Dartmouth & District Pipe Band and their commitment to promoting Celtic heritage in Nova Scotia and abroad.

Mr. Speaker, I request waiver of notice and passage without debate.

MR. SPEAKER « » : There has been a request for waiver.

Is it agreed?

It is agreed.

Would all those in favour of the motion please say Aye. Contrary minded, Nay.

The motion is carried.

The honourable member for Colchester-Musquodoboit Valley.

RESOLUTION NO. 1063

MR. LARRY HARRISON « » : Mr. Speaker, I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas the Colchester Historical Society's mandate is to preserve and exhibit the social, cultural, and natural history of our county for present and future generations; and

Whereas the society is working to raise $800,000 to acquire specialized equipment required to display their new Life in the Heart of Nova Scotia exhibition at the Colchester Historeum, which will tell the complete story of our Colchester history; and

Whereas thanks to the contribution of many generous residents, along with the $50,000 donation from the federal government, presented by Member of Parliament Scott Armstrong, the Colchester Historical Society is approximately halfway to their fundraising target and hopes to complete their monumental task within the next 12 months;

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Therefore be it resolved that all members of the House of Assembly wish the Colchester Historical Society the best of luck with their continuing fundraising efforts and in building the Life in the Heart of Nova Scotia.

Mr. Speaker, I request waiver of notice and passage without debate.

MR. SPEAKER « » : There has been a request for waiver.

Would all those in favour of the motion please say Aye. Contrary minded, Nay.

Is it agreed?

It is agreed.

Would all those in favour of the motion please say Aye. Contrary minded, Nay.

The motion is carried.

The honourable member for Chester-St. Margaret's.

RESOLUTION NO. 1064

HON. DENISE PETERSON-RAFUSE « » : Mr. Speaker, I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas the Girls Under-18 Curling team out of Chester, Nova Scotia, are this year's provincial champions and represented Nova Scotia at the Atlantic championships in Oromocto, New Brunswick, on April 3rd of this year; and

Whereas these girls are not only competing for the Atlantic championships but are also hoping for a spot on the Canada Winter Games team; and

Whereas the team members are Taylour Stevens, Rachel Crouse, Megan Brown, and Cassie Cocks, and have many significant accomplishments together over the past three years of being together as a team;

Therefore be it resolved that the Nova Scotia Legislature congratulate the Chester Girls Under-18 Curling team for their significant accomplishments, and wish them the best of luck in their upcoming tournaments.

Mr. Speaker, I request waiver of notice and passage without debate.

MR. SPEAKER « » : There has been a request for waiver.

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Is it agreed?

It is agreed.

Would all those in favour of the motion please say Aye. Contrary minded, Nay.

The motion is carried.

The honourable member for Halifax Atlantic.

RESOLUTION NO. 1065

MR. BRENDAN MAGUIRE « » : Mr. Speaker, I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas the CBC is part of what makes us Canadian, reaching us from coast to coast to coast and promoting our country's values, history, and heritage; and

Whereas our Prime Minister has decided to gut the CBC with massive cuts and put over 600 of our fellow Canadians, friends, and family members out on the street without the means to support themselves; and

Whereas each and every member of this House should recognize the hard work of all those CBC employees and the service they provide to our amazing country;

Therefore be it resolved that the members of this House acknowledge the importance of this issue and encourage their constituents to express their outrage at the federal government's attack on our culture and heritage by getting out during the next federal election and expressing their democratic given right to vote.

Mr. Speaker, I request waiver of notice and passage without debate.

MR. SPEAKER « » : There has been a request for waiver.

Is it agreed?

I hear several Noes.

The notice is tabled.

The honourable member for Pictou West.

RESOLUTION NO. 1066

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MS. KARLA MACFARLANE « » : Mr. Speaker, I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas Mrs. Elsie MacDonald, of Pictou, Nova Scotia, upon retirement from her paid job, decided to fill her days with volunteer work; and

Whereas Mrs. MacDonald has continued to faithfully serve the Pictou Food Bank for over 23 years, recently stepping down as coordinator but remaining as treasurer; and

Whereas Mrs. MacDonald and the Pictou Food Bank provide an invaluable service to families from all of Pictou West, three days per week, all year long;

Therefore be it resolved that all members of this House of Assembly congratulate and thank Mrs. Elsie MacDonald for her many years of volunteering with the Pictou Food Bank, and wish her continued good health and happiness.

Mr. Speaker, I request waiver of notice and passage without debate.

MR. SPEAKER « » : There has been a request for waiver.

Is it agreed?

It is agreed.

Would all those in favour of the motion please say Aye. Contrary minded, Nay.

The motion is carried.

The honourable member for Truro-Bible Hill-Millbrook-Salmon River.

RESOLUTION NO. 1067

MS. LENORE ZANN « » : Mr. Speaker, I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas Millbrook's Legends Gaming Centre in Truro has successfully raised $28,537 for local charities in the past year; and

Whereas charity recipients are chosen by application and all money is being donated back to the local communities through Legends' 50/50 draw; and

Whereas Legends Gaming Centre will continue to donate money back into local communities which benefit local organizations;

Therefore be it resolved that the Nova Scotia Legislature congratulate Millbrook's Legends Gaming Centre on their strong community support and wish it continued success.

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Mr. Speaker, I request waiver of notice and passage without debate.

MR. SPEAKER « » : There has been a request for waiver.

Is it agreed?

It is agreed.

Would all those in favour of the motion please say Aye. Contrary minded, Nay.

The motion is carried.

The honourable member for Lunenburg.

RESOLUTION NO. 1068

MS. SUZANNE LOHNES-CROFT « » : Mr. Speaker, I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas Bayview Community School, my school, has a reputation as a school that fosters extracurricular activities; and

Whereas the school's basketball teams, through hard work by the players and coaches with the support of parents, have long been among the most competitive in Lunenburg County; and

Whereas both the junior high boys and girls teams won their regional and district championships;

Therefore be it resolved that all members of this House of Assembly congratulate the Bayview Bobcats junior high basketball teams on their hard work and tremendous achievements in representing the school and the county.

Mr. Speaker, I request waiver of notice and passage without debate.

MR. SPEAKER « » : There has been a request for waiver.

Is it agreed?

It is agreed.

Would all those in favour of the motion please say Aye. Contrary minded, Nay.

The motion is carried.

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The honourable member for Kings North.

RESOLUTION NO. 1069

MR. JOHN LOHR « » : Mr. Speaker, I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas on February 18th, the Annapolis Valley Chamber of Commerce handed out the 2014 Valley's Best awards; and

Whereas Kings County Home Hardware in Kentville was named Best Hardware Store; and

Whereas Kings County Home Hardware is well known for its old-fashioned customer service;

Therefore be it resolved that all members of this House of Assembly congratulate Kings County Home Hardware for being awarded Annapolis Valley Chamber of Commerce Valley's Best Hardware Store for 2014.

Mr. Speaker, I request waiver of notice and passage without debate.

MR. SPEAKER « » : There has been a request for waiver.

Is it agreed?

It is agreed.

Would all those in favour of the motion please say Aye. Contrary minded, Nay.

The motion is carried.

The honourable member for Cole Harbour-Eastern Passage

RESOLUTION NO. 1070

MS. JOYCE TREEN « » : Mr. Speaker, I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas the Seaside Elementary School in Eastern Passage conducts annual musicals for their community, with this year's performance being Anne of Green Gables; and

Whereas these musicals run over a two-day period and are attended by hundreds of people within the community; and

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Whereas there are numerous dedicated volunteers who contribute countless hours to ensure these musicals are a great success;

Therefore be it resolved that the members of this House of Assembly join me in congratulating Seaside Elementary School for their past successful musicals, and wish them the very best with Anne of Green Gables.

Mr. Speaker, I request waiver of notice and passage without debate.

MR. SPEAKER « » : There has been a request for waiver.

Is it agreed?

It is agreed.

Would all those in favour of the motion please say Aye. Contrary minded, Nay.

The motion is carried.

The honourable member for Pictou Centre.

RESOLUTION NO. 1071

HON. PAT DUNN « » : Mr. Speaker, I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas New Glasgow native Dr. Kent MacDonald was recently appointed by the St. F.X. Board of Governors as the university's 18th president and vice-chancellor; and

Whereas Dr. Kent MacDonald is an alumnus of St. F.X., where he received a Master's Degree in Education, a Bachelor of Science, and went on to complete his doctorate at the University of Pennsylvania, as well as an MBA from the University of Ottawa; and

Whereas with his passion for higher education and for his alma mater, as well as extensive experience and credentials, Dr. MacDonald is certainly the person to lead St. F.X. into the future;

Therefore be it resolved that all members of the House of Assembly congratulate Dr. Kent MacDonald on the occasion of the great honour of being named the 18th president and vice-chancellor of St. Francis Xavier University, and wish him well as he takes on this new challenge.

Mr. Speaker, I request waiver of notice and passage without debate.

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MR. SPEAKER « » : There has been a request for waiver.

Is it agreed?

It is agreed.

Would all those in favour of the motion please say Aye. Contrary minded, Nay.

The motion is carried.

The honourable member for Sackville-Beaver Bank.

RESOLUTION NO. 1072

MR. STEPHEN GOUGH « » : Mr. Speaker, I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas for the past four years Sackville Heights Elementary School, in Middle Sackville, has been offering the breakfast program, and the greatest challenge has been to secure dedicated volunteers to give 45 minutes of their time; and

Whereas volunteers Frances Hammond, Wendy Spears, Margaret Salter, Valerie Gillis, Mary Banks, Ferne Joudrey, Avila Cox, Pat Monahan, Jason Arnold, Tom Miller, Cindy Hunter, and Krista Beaver, give of their time to make sure the breakfast food items, such as bagels, toast, cereal, milk, juice, fresh fruit, and yogurt, in different combinations, are ready for the 7:45 a.m. rush on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays and with an average of 50 students served each day of the program, preparation, serving, and cleanup can be challenging; and

Whereas a nutritious breakfast is key to a successful day, academically and socially, without the dedication of these individuals the breakfast program at Sackville Heights Elementary could not be offered;

Therefore be it resolved that the members of this House of Assembly recognize these volunteers for their dedication and support to the Sackville Heights Elementary School Breakfast Program.

Mr. Speaker, I request waiver of notice and passage without debate.

MR. SPEAKER « » : There has been a request for waiver.

Is it agreed?

It is agreed.

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Would all those in favour of the motion please say Aye. Contrary minded, Nay.

The motion is carried.

The honourable member for Colchester-Musquodoboit Valley.

RESOLUTION NO. 1073

MR. LARRY HARRISON « » : Mr. Speaker, I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas the Truro Harness Horse Owners Association honoured the 2013 harness racing achievement at their annual banquet and awards ceremony held on March 29th at the Truro Horsemen's Club; and

Whereas with a record of 45 wins in 160 races in 2013, Ryan Ellis of Brookfield was named the Driver of the Year with more than 100 starts, for the third consecutive year; and

Whereas Ryan is a relative newcomer to harness racing, having received his licence in 2007, his reputation as a strong competitor is further demonstrated by the fact that he wins more than anyone else, despite the fact that he often misses races while working as a pilot for Air Canada Jazz;

Therefore be it resolved that all members of this House of Assembly congratulate Ryan Ellis for being named Driver of the Year by the Truro Harness Horse Owners Association for three straight years, and wish him the best of luck in the future.

Mr. Speaker, I request waiver of notice and passage without debate.

MR. SPEAKER « » : There has been a request for waiver.

Is it agreed?

It is agreed.

Would all those in favour of the motion please say Aye. Contrary minded, Nay.

The motion is carried.

The honourable member for Clare-Digby.

RESOLUTION NO. 1074

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MR. GORDON WILSON « » : Mr. Speaker, I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas the Nova Star ferry, Nova Scotia's newest transportation link between this province and the United States, will make its first North American port of call to Yarmouth tomorrow; and

Whereas a month from now, on May 15th, the Nova Star, equipped with its multiple dining options, onboard casino, live entertainment and more, will begin accepting passengers, beginning a new era of ferry transportation between New England and Nova Scotia; and

Whereas the return of the ferry service to southern Nova Scotia is a great economic boost and benefit to not just the surrounding area but the Province of Nova Scotia as a whole, one that this government campaigned hard for and has delivered on;

Therefore be it resolved that all members of this House of Assembly welcome and celebrate the arrival of the Nova Star ferry along with the great benefits it brings to this province.

Mr. Speaker, I request waiver of notice and passage without debate.

MR. SPEAKER « » : There has been a request for waiver.

Is it agreed?

It is agreed.

Would all those in favour of the motion please say Aye. Contrary minded, Nay.

The motion is carried.

The honourable member for Kings North.

RESOLUTION NO. 1075

MR. JOHN LOHR « » : Mr. Speaker, I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas on February 18th the Annapolis Valley Chamber of Commerce handed out the 2014 Valley's Best awards; and

Whereas Foote's Farm Market was awarded as Best Farm Market; and

Whereas Foote's Farm Market has long been known for its good quality and great prices for fish, fruit, vegetables and much more;

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Therefore be it resolved that all members of this House of Assembly congratulate Foote's Farm Market for being awarded Annapolis Valley Chamber of Commerce Valley's Best Farm Market for 2014.

Mr. Speaker, I request waiver of notice and passage without debate.

MR. SPEAKER « » : There has been a request for waiver.

Is it agreed?

It is agreed.

Would all those in favour of the motion please say Aye. Contrary minded, Nay.

The motion is carried.

The honourable member for Waverley-Fall River-Beaver Bank.

RESOLUTION NO. 1076

MR. BILL HORNE « » : Mr. Speaker, I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas Acadia University hosts the Acadia Global Brigades, a chapter of the world's largest student-led global health and sustainable development organization; and

Whereas upon hearing of this program, Danielle Wisen, a 2013 graduate of Lockview High School in Fall River in her first year of studies at Acadia, knew she wanted to be part of this program, now says she expects to learn much more than she will be able to give - the brigade will be contributing to sustainable change by helping construct eco stoves, lanterns, water storage units, showers, concrete floors as well as helping set up local clinics to diagnose and treat the patients; and

Whereas Danielle has always been involved in a variety of volunteer activities and finds that she learns a great deal from volunteerism;

Therefore be it resolved that all members of this House of Assembly thank Danielle for her past and continuing volunteer efforts, and appreciate the contributions of our youth volunteers.

Mr. Speaker, I request waiver of notice and passage without debate.

MR. SPEAKER « » : There has been a request for waiver.

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Is it agreed?

It is agreed.

Would all those in favour of the motion please say Aye. Contrary minded, Nay.

The motion is carried.

The honourable member for Guysborough-Eastern Shore-Tracadie.

RESOLUTION NO. 1077

MR. LLOYD HINES « » : Mr. Speaker, I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas Blair Borden of Sunnyville completed a new Opportunities to Work program at Guysborough County Adult Learning Association; and

Whereas all participants completed in-depth assessments under a current skill level and a plan was developed for each individual, they were able to work at their own pace and covered material that contributed to advancement of their individual learning and a return to work plan; and

Whereas through hard work and commitment, Blair was able to improve his employability skills while gaining work experience through volunteer placements throughout the community;

Therefore be it resolved that all members of the House of Assembly recognize and congratulate Blair on successfully completing the NOW Program, and express our support for the importance of adult learning and the differences it can make in people's lives.

Mr. Speaker, I request waiver of notice and passage without debate.

MR. SPEAKER « » : There has been a request for waiver.

Is it agreed?

It is agreed.

Would all those in favour of the motion please say Aye. Contrary minded, Nay.

The motion is carried.

The honourable member for Fairview-Clayton Park.

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RESOLUTION NO. 1078

MS. PATRICIA ARAB « » : Mr. Speaker, I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas the Dunbrack Soccer Club was first established in 1993 to serve primarily the residents of Fairview, Clayton Park, Rockingham, and other west-side areas of Halifax; and

Whereas Dunbrack Soccer Club has started a new initiative, entitled Everyone Plays; and

Whereas the Everyone Plays initiative is designed to allow all children the chance to play soccer, regardless of economic status or ability;

Therefore be it resolved that the members of this House of Assembly congratulate the Dunbrack Soccer Club for their inclusive program, and commend the club on promoting equality and community unity.

Mr. Speaker, I request waiver of notice and passage without debate.

MR. SPEAKER « » : There has been a request for waiver.

Is it agreed?

It is agreed.

Would all those in favour of the motion please say Aye. Contrary minded, Nay.

The motion is carried.

The honourable Minister of Community Services.

RESOLUTION NO. 1079

HON. JOANNE BERNARD « » : Mr. Speaker, I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas 23 members of the Human Rights Interact Club from Dartmouth High School travelled to the Dominican Republic during their recent March break; and

Whereas during their visit the students assisted with outreach activities and supplied school supplies, children's clothing, and medical supplies for residents of remote villages; and

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Whereas students stayed with local families during their trip and saw a world quite apart from their own, giving them the experience of a lifetime;

Therefore be it resolved that members of this House of Assembly join me in congratulating members of the Human Rights Interact Club and teachers Heather Hughes and Heather Kent on their conscientious efforts, and wish them well in all their future humanitarian endeavours.

Mr. Speaker, I request waiver of notice and passage without debate.

MR. SPEAKER « » : There has been a request for waiver.

Is it agreed?

It is agreed.

Would all those in favour of the motion please say Aye. Contrary minded, Nay.

The motion is carried.

The honourable Minister of Education.

RESOLUTION NO. 1080

HON. KAREN CASEY « » : Mr. Speaker, I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas the Cobequid Veterans Memorial Park in Bass River, Colchester North, was named the top Garden of Remembrance in Canada by the national Communities in Bloom program at a ceremony in Ottawa; and

Whereas the park, a vision of Dr. Karen Ewing, was established in 2008 by a committee with financial support of government and community-raised funds to remember and honour Canadian military who gave their lives, who have served or are serving, and their families; and

Whereas the park features eight themed granite stones bearing the names of military personnel, three themed gardens, benches to honour family members who support those who serve, a monument to animals who have served, and red maples, one planted for each Nova Scotian solider who was killed in Afghanistan;

Therefore be it resolved that all members of this House of Assembly congratulate the Cobequid Veterans Memorial Park for being named the top Garden of Remembrance in Canada, for receiving the $1,500 which accompanies the award, for keeping us aware of the selfless contributions that our military have made, and for providing a beautiful spot to relax and reflect.

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Mr. Speaker, I request waiver of notice and passage without debate.

MR. SPEAKER « » : There has been a request for waiver.

Is it agreed?

It is agreed.

Would all those in favour of the motion please say Aye. Contrary minded, Nay.

The motion is carried.

ORDERS OF THE DAY

GOVERNMENT BUSINESS

MR. SPEAKER « » : The honourable Deputy Government House Leader.

MR. TERRY FARRELL » : Mr. Speaker, would you please call the order of business, Government Motions.

GOVERNMENT MOTIONS

MR. SPEAKER « » : The honourable Deputy Government House Leader.

MR. TERRY FARRELL « » : Mr. Speaker, I move that you do now leave the Chair and the House resolve itself into a Committee of the Whole on Supply unto Her Majesty.

MR. SPEAKER « » : The motion carried.

We'll now recess the House for one minute while we set up for Committee of the Whole House on Supply.

[4:40 p.m. The House resolved itself into a CWH on Supply with Deputy Speaker Ms. Margaret Miller in the Chair.]

[8:45 p.m. CWH on Supply rose and the House reconvened with Deputy Speaker Ms. Margaret Miller in the Chair.]

MADAM SPEAKER « » : The Chairman of the Committee of the Whole House on Supply reports:

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THE CLERK » : That the committee has met and made progress and begs leave to sit again.

MADAM SPEAKER « » : Is it agreed?

It is agreed.

The honourable Deputy Government House Leader.

MR. TERRY FARRELL « » : Madam Speaker, I move that the hours for tomorrow would be from 2:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. The order of business will be Government Motions and Committee of the Whole House on Supply unto Her Majesty. If time permits we will call second reading of Bill Nos. 35, 40, 43, 44, 45, and 49.

I move that the House do now rise to meet again from 2:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. tomorrow.

MADAM SPEAKER « » : The motion is that the House now rise to meet again tomorrow at the hour of 2:00 p.m.

Is it agreed?

It is agreed.

Would all those in favour of the motion please say Aye. Contrary minded, Nay.

The motion is carried.

We stand adjourned until 2:00 p.m. tomorrow.

[The House rose at 8:46 p.m.]

NOTICES OF MOTION UNDER RULE 32(3)

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RESOLUTION NO. 1081

By: Ms. Karla MacFarlane « » (Pictou West)

I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas concerned parents of students at River John Consolidated and Highland Middle School lobbied Chignecto Regional School Board to keep their respective schools open; and

Whereas the parents have the support of community members and many local politicians; and

Whereas the parents and community members have many valid points for keeping their local schools open, including classroom size, the benefits for children to remain in their home communities, and the cost to retrofit a school to accommodate the displaced students;

Therefore be it resolved that all members of this House of Assembly acknowledge the efforts of the parents and community members in trying to keep their schools open and the students in their home communities.

RESOLUTION NO. 1082

By: Mr. Tim Houston « » (Pictou East)

I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas Douglas Lloy, a lawyer with Nova Scotia Legal Aid, recently received word from the province's Auditor General that he will be awarded the prestigious appointment to Queen's Council; and

Whereas this appointment will be made at the Lieutenant Governor's home later this Spring; and

Whereas this designation is a reflection of his 23-year long career;

Therefore be it resolved that all members of this House of Assembly congratulate Douglas Lloy on receiving his QC and wish him continued success in his career.

RESOLUTION NO. 1083

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By: Mr. Tim Houston « » (Pictou East)

I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas Pictou County Crime Prevention and Pictou County Crime Stoppers came together to show how these two volunteer groups combine in a common cause; and

Whereas both of these groups offer programs that are designed to meet the needs of seniors in their homes and community to keep them safe; and

Whereas this meeting informed seniors about the use of the tipster number so they can report a crime while remaining anonymous;

Therefore be it resolved that all members of the House of Assembly thank the Pictou County Crime Prevention and Pictou County Crime Stoppers for making our seniors safer and more comfortable in their homes.

RESOLUTION NO. 1084

By: Hon. David Wilson « » (Sackville-Cobequid)

I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas Ian Greedy from Lower Sackville is in his fourth year of Business Administration studies at Cape Breton University; and

Whereas Ian plays soccer for the Cape Breton University Capers and was presented with the Atlantic University Sport 2013 Most Valuable Player award; and

Whereas Ian was one of two soccer players from Cape Breton University who have been named Canadian Interuniversity Sport first-team all-stars for 2013;

Therefore be it resolved that this Nova Scotia Legislature congratulate Lower Sackville's Ian Greedy on being recognized for his accomplishments in soccer by both Atlantic University Sport and Canadian Interuniversity Sport and wish him future success.

RESOLUTION NO. 1085

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By: Hon. Randy Delorey « » (Environment)

I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas the Antigonish Mental Health and Awareness Support Group celebrated their first anniversary on March 7, 2014; and

Whereas the group was started to increase awareness and acceptance of the many ways mental health can affect individuals and their families; and

Whereas the group meets once a month, gathering to provide support, assistance, and encouragement to those who are affected by this illness;

Therefore be it resolved that all members of this House of Assembly congratulate the Antigonish Mental Health and Awareness Support Group for celebrating their first year of coming together.

RESOLUTION NO. 1086

By: Hon. Kelly Regan « » (Labour and Advanced Education)

I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas Project ARC, a troupe of talented young students aged 12 - 18, has created an inspiring musical by youth and for youth about human rights and responsibilities; and

Whereas Project ABC uses music, drama, and dance to educate its audiences about the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and has presented its show in numerous schools in Nova Scotia, asking only that the schools donate directly to partner charities chosen by Project ARC; and

Whereas Project ARC stands for Action, Responsibility and Choice, illuminating the need for responsible, empathetic choice in an increasingly insecure world;

Therefore be it resolved that all members of this House of Assembly congratulate the members of Project ARC on their innovative project.

RESOLUTION NO. 1087

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By: Mr. Stephen Gough « » (Sackville-Beaver Bank)

I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas for the past four years Sackville Heights Elementary School in Middle Sackville has been offering the Breakfast Program, and the greatest challenge has been to secure dedicated volunteers to give 45 minutes of their time; and

Whereas Middle Sackville resident Marg Salter, one of five ladies from Sackville United Baptist Church, has risen early on Wednesdays to prepare and serve breakfast to any child who wants to attend the Breakfast Program where each morning an average of 50 students are served varying combinations of toast, bagels, juice, fresh fruit, cheese and yogurt; and

Whereas a nutritious breakfast is key to a successful day academically and socially, and without the dedication of volunteers like Ms. Salter, the Breakfast Program at Sackville Heights Elementary could not be offered;

Therefore be it resolved that the members of this House of Assembly recognize Marg Salter for her dedication and support to the Sackville Heights Elementary Breakfast Program.

RESOLUTION NO. 1088

By: Mr. Stephen Gough « » (Sackville-Beaver Bank)

I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas for the past four years Sackville Heights Elementary School in Middle Sackville has been offering the Breakfast Program, and the greatest challenge has been to secure dedicated volunteers to give 45 minutes of their time; and

Whereas Avila Cox, a parent of three boys attending SHES, has risen early on Monday to prepare and serve breakfast to any child who wants to attend to prepare and serve breakfast to any child who wants to attend the Breakfast Program where each morning an average of 50 students are served varying combinations of toast, bagels, juice, fresh fruit, cheese and yogurt; and

Whereas a nutritious breakfast is key to a successful day academically and socially, and without the dedication of volunteers like Ms. Cox, the Breakfast Program at Sackville Heights Elementary could not be offered;

Therefore be it resolved that the members of this House of Assembly recognize Avila Cox for her dedication and support to the Sackville Heights Elementary Breakfast Program.

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RESOLUTION NO. 1089

By: Mr. Stephen Gough « » (Sackville-Beaver Bank)

I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas for the past four years Sackville Heights Elementary School in Middle Sackville has been offering the Breakfast Program, and the greatest challenge has been to secure dedicated volunteers to give 45 minutes of their time; and

Whereas Middle Sackville resident Wendy Spears, one of five ladies from Sackville United Baptist Church, has risen early on Fridays to prepare and serve breakfast to any child who wants to attend the Breakfast Program where each morning an average of 50 students are served varying combinations of toast, bagels, juice, fresh fruit, cheese and yogurt; and

Whereas a nutritious breakfast is key to a successful day academically and socially, and without the dedication of volunteers like Ms. Spears, the Breakfast Program at Sackville Heights Elementary could not be offered;

Therefore be it resolved that the members of this House of Assembly recognize Wendy Spears for her dedication and support to the Sackville Heights Elementary Breakfast Program.

RESOLUTION NO. 1090

By: Mr. Stephen Gough « » (Sackville-Beaver Bank)

I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas for the past four years Sackville Heights Elementary School in Middle Sackville has been offering the Breakfast Program, and the greatest challenge has been to secure dedicated volunteers to give 45 minutes of their time; and

Whereas Tom Miller, a parent of children attending Sackville Heights Elementary School, has risen early on Mondays to prepare and serve breakfast to any child who wants to attend the Breakfast Program where each morning an average of 50 students are served varying combinations of toast, bagels, juice, fresh fruit, cheese and yogurt; and

Whereas a nutritious breakfast is key to a successful day academically and socially, and without the dedication of volunteers like Mr. Miller, the Breakfast Program at Sackville Heights Elementary could not be offered;

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Therefore be it resolved that members of this House of Assembly recognize Tom Miller for his dedication and support to the Sackville Heights Elementary Breakfast Program.

RESOLUTION NO. 1091

By: Mr. Stephen Gough « » (Sackville-Beaver Bank)

I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas for the past four years Sackville Heights Elementary School in Middle Sackville has been offering the Breakfast Program, and the greatest challenge has been to secure dedicated volunteers to give 45 minutes of their time; and

Whereas Pat Monahan has risen early on Fridays to prepare and serve breakfast to any child who wants to attend the Breakfast Program where each morning an average of 50 students are served varying combinations of toast, bagels, juice, fresh fruit, cheese and yogurt; and

Whereas a nutritious breakfast is key to a successful day academically and socially, and without the dedication of volunteers like Mr. Monahan, the Breakfast Program at Sackville Heights Elementary could not be offered;

Therefore be it resolved that the members of this House of Assembly recognize Pat Monahan for his dedication and support to the Sackville Heights Elementary Breakfast Program.

RESOLUTION NO. 1092

By: Mr. Stephen Gough « » (Sackville-Beaver Bank)

I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas for the past four years Sackville Heights Elementary School in Middle Sackville has been offering the Breakfast Program, and the greatest challenge has been to secure dedicated volunteers to give 45 minutes of their time; and

Whereas Krista Beaver, Cafeteria Manager at Sackville Heights Elementary School, gives of her time to make sure the breakfast food items are available for Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays; and with an average of 50 students served each day of the program, purchasing the bread, bagels, juice, fresh fruit, cheese and yogurt, to ensure there is enough but not too much on hand requires careful planning;

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Whereas a nutritious breakfast is key to a successful day academically and socially, and without the dedication of volunteers like Ms. Beaver, the Breakfast Program at Sackville Heights Elementary could not be offered;

Therefore be it resolved that the members of this House of Assembly recognize Krista Beaver for her dedication and support to the Sackville Heights Elementary Breakfast Program.

RESOLUTION NO. 1093

By: Mr. Stephen Gough « » (Sackville-Beaver Bank)

I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas for the past four years Sackville Heights Elementary School in Middle Sackville has been offering the Breakfast Program, and the greatest challenge has been to secure dedicated volunteers to give 45 minutes of their time; and

Whereas Sackville resident Mary Banks, one of five ladies from Sackville United Baptist Church, has risen early on Mondays to prepare and serve breakfast to any child who wants to attend the Breakfast Program, where each morning an average of 50 students are served varying combinations of toast, bagels, juice, fresh fruit, cheese and yogurt; and

Whereas a nutritious breakfast is key to a successful day academically and socially, and without the dedication of volunteers like Ms. Banks, the Breakfast Program at Sackville Heights Elementary could not be offered;

Therefore be it resolved that the members of this House of Assembly recognize Mary Banks for her dedication and support to the Sackville Heights Elementary Breakfast Program.

RESOLUTION NO. 1094

By: Mr. Stephen Gough « » (Sackville-Beaver Bank)

I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas for the past four years Sackville Heights Elementary School in Middle Sackville has been offering the Breakfast Program, and the greatest challenge has been to secure dedicated volunteers to give 45 minutes of their time; and

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Whereas Sackville resident Valerie Gillis, one of five ladies from Sackville United Baptist Church, has risen early on Wednesdays to prepare and serve breakfast to any child who wants to attend the Breakfast Program, where each morning an average of 50 students are served varying combinations of toast, bagels, juice, fresh fruit, cheese and yogurt; and

Whereas a nutritious breakfast is key to a successful day academically and socially, and without the dedication of volunteers like Ms. Gillis, the Breakfast Program at Sackville Heights Elementary could not be offered;

Therefore be it resolved that the members of this House of Assembly recognize Valerie Gillis for her dedication and support to the Sackville Heights Elementary Breakfast Program.

RESOLUTION NO. 1095

By: Mr. Stephen Gough « » (Sackville-Beaver Bank)

I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas for the past four years Sackville Heights Elementary School in Middle Sackville has been offering the Breakfast Program, and the greatest challenge has been to secure dedicated volunteers to give 45 minutes of their time; and

Whereas Cindy Hunter, Custodian at Sackville Heights Elementary School, gives of her time on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays to make sure the table and chairs are set up for the Breakfast Program and everything is neat and tidy when breakfast is over; with an average of 50 students served each day of the program, cleanup is no small task; and

Whereas a nutritious breakfast is key to a successful day academically and socially, and without the dedication of volunteers like Ms. Hunter, the Breakfast Program at Sackville Heights Elementary could not be offered;

Therefore be it resolved that the members of this House of Assembly recognize Cindy Hunter for her dedication and support to the Sackville Heights Elementary Breakfast Program.

RESOLUTION NO. 1096

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By: Mr. Stephen Gough « » (Sackville-Beaver Bank)

I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas for the past four years Sackville Heights Elementary School in Middle Sackville has been offering the Breakfast Program, and the greatest challenge has been to secure dedicated volunteers to give 45 minutes of their time; and

Whereas Jason Arnold, a parent with children attending Sackville Heights Elementary School, has risen early on Monday to prepare and serve breakfast to any child who wants to attend the Breakfast Program, where each morning an average of 50 students are served varying combinations of toast, bagels, juice, fresh fruit, cheese and yogurt;

Whereas a nutritious breakfast is key to a successful day academically and socially, and without the dedication of volunteers like Mr. Arnold, the Breakfast Program at Sackville Heights Elementary could not be offered;

Therefore be it resolved that the members of this House of Assembly recognize Jason Arnold for his dedication and support to the Sackville Heights Elementary Breakfast Program.

RESOLUTION NO. 1097

By: Hon. Christopher d'Entremont « » (Argyle-Barrington)

I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas volunteers are the cornerstone of Nova Scotia's communities who generously give their time and talents while expecting nothing in return; and

Whereas on Wednesday April 16th, the Royal Canadian Legion in Clark's Harbour will host the annual Volunteer Banquet for the Municipality of Barrington and Town of Clark's Harbour; and

Whereas among the volunteers to be honoured is Amelie Daykin, nominated by the Balmoral Rebekah Lodge #39 for her devotion of time and her many contributions to her community;

Therefore be it resolved that all members of this House of Assembly congratulate Amelie Daykin on being honoured by the Municipality of Barrington and thank her for her dedication to her community.

RESOLUTION NO. 1098

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By: Hon. Christopher d'Entremont « » (Argyle-Barrington)

I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas volunteers are the cornerstone of Nova Scotia's communities who generously give their time and talents while expecting nothing in return; and

Whereas on Wednesday April 16th, the Royal Canadian Legion in Clark's Harbour will host the annual Volunteer Banquet for the Municipality of Barrington and Town of Clark's Harbour; and

Whereas among the volunteers to be honoured is Betty Stewart, nominated by the Barrington and Area Lions Club for her devotion of time and her many contributions to her community;

Therefore be it resolved that all members of this House of Assembly congratulate Betty Stewart on being honoured by the Municipality of Barrington and thank her for her dedication to her community.

RESOLUTION NO. 1099

By: Hon. Christopher d'Entremont « » (Argyle-Barrington)

I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas volunteers are the cornerstone of Nova Scotia's communities who generously give their time and talents while expecting nothing in return; and

Whereas on Wednesday April 16th, the Royal Canadian Legion in Clark's Harbour will host the annual Volunteer Banquet for the Municipality of Barrington and Town of Clark's Harbour; and

Whereas among the volunteers to be honoured is Cindy Ross, nominated by the Town of Clark's Harbour for her devotion of time and contributions to her community;

Therefore be it resolved that all members of this House of Assembly congratulate Cindy Ross on being honoured by the Town of Clark's Harbour and thank her for her dedication to her community.

RESOLUTION NO. 1100

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By: Hon. Christopher d'Entremont « » (Argyle-Barrington)

I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas volunteers are the cornerstone of Nova Scotia's communities who generously give their time and talents while expecting nothing in return; and

Whereas on Wednesday April 16th, the Royal Canadian Legion in Clark's Harbour will host the annual Volunteer Banquet for the Municipality of Barrington and Town of Clark's Harbour; and

Whereas among the volunteers to be honoured is Dawn Mitchell, nominated by the Canadian Legion #148 for her devotion of time and her many contributions to her community;

Therefore be it resolved that all members of this House of Assembly congratulate Dawn Mitchell on being honoured by the Town of Clark's Harbour and thank her for her dedication to her community.

RESOLUTION NO. 1101

By: Hon. Christopher d'Entremont « » (Argyle-Barrington)

I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas volunteers are the cornerstone of Nova Scotia's communities who generously give their time and talents while expecting nothing in return; and

Whereas on Wednesday April 16th, the Royal Canadian Legion in Clark's Harbour will host the annual Volunteer Banquet for the Municipality of Barrington and Town of Clark's Harbour; and

Whereas among the volunteers to be honoured is Janice Smith, nominated by the Cape Sable Island New Horizons for her devotion of time and her many contributions to her community;

Therefore be it resolved that all members of this House of Assembly congratulate Janice Smith on being honoured by the Town of Clark's Harbour and thank her for her dedication to her community.

RESOLUTION NO. 1102

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By: Hon. Christopher d'Entremont « » (Argyle-Barrington)

I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas volunteers are the cornerstone of Nova Scotia's communities who generously give their time and talents while expecting nothing in return; and

Whereas on Wednesday April 16th, the Royal Canadian Legion in Clark's Harbour will host the annual Volunteer Banquet for the Municipality of Barrington and Town of Clark's Harbour; and

Whereas among the volunteers to be honoured is Jim Morton, nominated by the Town of Clark's Harbour for his devotion of time and his many contributions to his community;

Therefore be it resolved that all members of this House of Assembly congratulate Jim Morton on being honoured by the Town of Clark's Harbour and thank him for his dedication to his community.

RESOLUTION NO. 1103

By: Hon. Christopher d'Entremont « » (Argyle-Barrington)

I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas volunteers are the cornerstone of Nova Scotia's communities who generously give their time and talents while expecting nothing in return; and

Whereas on Wednesday April 16th, the Royal Canadian Legion in Clark's Harbour will host the annual Volunteer Banquet for the Municipality of Barrington and Town of Clark's Harbour; and

Whereas among the volunteers to be honoured is Meredith Ross, nominated by the Town of Clark's Harbour for her devotion of time and her many contributions to her community;

Therefore be it resolved that all members of this House of Assembly congratulate Meredith Ross on being honoured by the Town of Clark's Harbour and thank her for her dedication to her community.

RESOLUTION NO. 1104

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By: Hon. Christopher d'Entremont « » (Argyle-Barrington)

I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas volunteers are the cornerstone of Nova Scotia's communities who generously give their time and talents while expecting nothing in return; and

Whereas on Wednesday April 16th, the Royal Canadian Legion in Clark's Harbour will host the annual Volunteer Banquet for the Municipality of Barrington and Town of Clark's Harbour; and

Whereas among the volunteers to be honoured are Ruby and Wes May, nominated by the New Horizons for devoting their time and for their many contributions to their community;

Therefore be it resolved that all members of this House of Assembly congratulate Ruby and Wes May on being honoured by the Town of Clark's Harbour and thank them and all the volunteers for their dedication to their community.

RESOLUTION NO. 1105

By: Hon. Christopher D'Entremont « » (Argyle-Barrington)

I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas volunteers are the cornerstone of Nova Scotia's communities who generously give their time and talents while expecting nothing in return; and

Whereas on Wednesday, April 16th, the Royal Canadian Legion in Clark's Harbour will host the annual Volunteer Banquet for the Municipality of Barrington and Town of Clark's Harbour; and

Whereas among the volunteers to be honoured are the Friends of the Cape Lighthouse, nominated by the Town of Clark's Harbour for their devotion of time and many contributions to their community;

Therefore be it resolved that all members of this House of Assembly congratulate the Friends of Cape Lighthouse on being honoured by the Town of Clark's Harbour and thank them and all the volunteers for their dedication to their community.

RESOLUTION NO. 1106

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By: Hon. Christopher D'Entremont « » (Argyle-Barrington)

I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas volunteers are the cornerstone of Nova Scotia's communities who generously give their time and talents while expecting nothing in return; and

Whereas on Wednesday, April 16th, the Royal Canadian Legion in Clark's Harbour will host the annual Volunteer Banquet for the Municipality of Barrington and Town of Clark's Harbour; and

Whereas among the volunteers to be honoured is William Reashore, nominated by the Barrington Ground Search and Rescue for devoting his time and his many contributions to his community;

Therefore be it resolved that all members of this House of Assembly congratulate William Reashore on being honoured by the Municipality of Barrington and thank him for his dedication to his community.

RESOLUTION NO. 1107

By: Hon. Christopher D'Entremont « » (Argyle-Barrington)

I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas volunteers are the cornerstone of Nova Scotia's communities who generously give their time and talents while expecting nothing in return; and

Whereas on Wednesday, April 16th, the Royal Canadian Legion in Clark's Harbour will host the annual Volunteer Banquet for the Municipality of Barrington and Town of Clark's Harbour; and

Whereas among the volunteers to be honoured is Debbie Nickerson, nominated by the Town of Clark's harbour for her devotion of time and tireless efforts of contribution to her community;

Therefore be it resolved that all members of this House of Assembly congratulate Debbie Nickerson on being honoured by the Town of Clark's Harbour and thank her for her dedication to her community.

RESOLUTION NO. 1108

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By: Hon. Christopher D'Entremont « » (Argyle-Barrington)

I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas volunteers are the cornerstone of Nova Scotia's communities who generously give their time and talents while expecting nothing in return; and

Whereas on Wednesday, April 16th, the Royal Canadian Legion in Clark's Harbour will host the annual Volunteer Banquet for the Municipality of Barrington and Town of Clark's Harbour; and

Whereas among the volunteers to be honoured is Ruth Thomas, nominated by both the Clark's Harbour and Cape Sable Island Elementary schools for her devotion of time and tireless efforts of contribution to her community;

Therefore be it resolved that all members of this House of Assembly congratulate Ruth Thomas on being honoured by the Municipality of Barrington and thank her for her dedication to her community.

RESOLUTION NO. 1109

By: Hon. Christopher D'Entremont « » (Argyle-Barrington)

I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas volunteers are the cornerstone of Nova Scotia's communities who generously give their time and talents while expecting nothing in return; and

Whereas on Wednesday, April 16th, the Royal Canadian Legion in Clark's Harbour will host the annual Volunteer Banquet for the Municipality of Barrington and Town of Clark's Harbour; and

Whereas among the volunteers to be honoured is Quent Wickens, nominated by the Barrington Recreation Department for his devotion of time and tireless efforts of contribution to his community;

Therefore be it resolved that all members of this House of Assembly congratulate Quent Wickens on being honoured by the Municipality of Barrington and thank him and all the volunteers for their dedication to their community.

RESOLUTION NO. 1110

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By: Hon. Christopher D'Entremont « » (Argyle-Barrington)

I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas volunteers are the cornerstone of Nova Scotia's communities who generously give their time and talents while expecting nothing in return; and

Whereas on Wednesday, April 16th, the Royal Canadian Legion in Clark's Harbour will host the annual Volunteer Banquet for the Municipality of Barrington and Town of Clark's Harbour; and

Whereas among the volunteers to be honoured is Drew McCarthy, nominated by the Barrington Municipal High School for his devotion of time and tireless efforts of contribution to his community;

Therefore be it resolved that all members of this House of Assembly congratulate Drew McCarthy on being honoured by the Municipality of Barrington and thank him for his dedication to his community.

RESOLUTION NO. 1111

By: Hon. Christopher D'Entremont « » (Argyle-Barrington)

I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas volunteers are the cornerstone of Nova Scotia's communities who generously give their time and talents while expecting nothing in return; and

Whereas on Wednesday, April 16th, the Royal Canadian Legion in Clark's Harbour will host the annual Volunteer Banquet for the Municipality of Barrington and Town of Clark's Harbour; and

Whereas among the volunteers to be honoured is Joyce Swim, nominated by the Barrington-Clark's Harbour Terry Fox Run Committee for her devotion of time and may contributions to her community;

Therefore be it resolved that all members of this House of Assembly congratulate Joyce Swim on being honoured by the Municipality of Barrington and thank her for her dedication to her community.

RESOLUTION NO. 1112

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By: Hon. Christopher D'Entremont « » (Argyle-Barrington)

I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas volunteers are the cornerstone of Nova Scotia's communities who generously give their time and talents while expecting nothing in return; and

Whereas on Wednesday, April 16th, the Royal Canadian Legion in Clark's Harbour will host the annual Volunteer Banquet for the Municipality of Barrington and Town of Clark's Harbour; and

Whereas among the volunteers to be honoured is Jack Fry, nominated by the Barrington-Clark's Harbour Terry Fox Run Committee for his devotion of time and tireless efforts of contribution to his community;

Therefore be it resolved that all members of this House of Assembly join me in congratulating Jack Fry on being honoured by the Municipality of Barrington and thank him for his dedication to his community.

RESOLUTION NO. 1113

By: Hon. Lena Diab « » (Justice)

I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas on Sunday, March 23, 2014, the Halifax Hawks hockey team won first place in the 2014 Atom AA Provincial Tournament; and

Whereas the Halifax Hawks hosted the Provincial Tournament this year at the Centennial Arena and put together a wonderful opening ceremony welcoming all of the players and families of participating teams; and

Whereas Alex Needler, jersey number 3, has dedicated so much time with the help of coaches, parents and loved ones to be part of this exciting team;

Therefore be it resolved that all members of the House of Assembly congratulate Alex Needler and the Halifax Hawks on their outstanding performance and victory of the 2014 Atom AA Provincial Championship.

RESOLUTION NO. 1114

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By: Hon. Lena Diab « » (Justice)

I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas on Sunday, March 23, 2014, the Halifax Hawks hockey team won first place in the 2014 Atom AA Provincial Tournament; and

Whereas the Halifax Hawks hosted the Provincial Tournament this year at the Centennial Arena and put together a wonderful opening ceremony welcoming all of the players and families of participating teams; and

Whereas Benjamin Mercer, jersey number 9, has dedicated so much time with the help of coaches, parents and loved ones to be part of this exciting team;

Therefore be it resolved that all members of the House of Assembly congratulate Benjamin Mercer and the Halifax Hawks on their outstanding performance and victory of the 2014 Atom AA Provincial Championship.

RESOLUTION NO. 1115

By: Hon. Lena Diab « » (Justice)

I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas on Sunday, March 23, 2014, the Halifax Hawks hockey team won first place in the 2014 Atom AA Provincial Tournament; and

Whereas the Halifax Hawks hosted the Provincial Tournament this year at the Centennial Arena and put together a wonderful opening ceremony welcoming all of the players and families of participating teams; and

Whereas Gabrielle Laaouan, jersey number 2, has dedicated so much time with the help of coaches, parents and loved ones to be part of this exciting team;

Therefore be it resolved that all members of the House of Assembly congratulate Gabrielle Laaouan and the Halifax Hawks on their outstanding performance and victory of the 2014 Atom AA Provincial Championship.

RESOLUTION NO. 1116

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By: Hon. Lena Diab « » (Justice)

I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas on Sunday, March 23, 2014, the Halifax Hawks hockey team won first place in the 2014 Atom AA Provincial Tournament; and

Whereas the Halifax Hawks hosted the Provincial Tournament this year at the Centennial Arena and put together a wonderful opening ceremony welcoming all of the players and families of participating teams; and

Whereas Gregory Goss, jersey number 5, has dedicated so much time with the help of coaches, parents and loved ones to be part of this exciting team;

Therefore be it resolved that all members of the House of Assembly congratulate Gregory Goss and the Halifax Hawks on their outstanding performance and victory of the 2014 Atom AA Provincial Championship.

RESOLUTION NO. 1117

By: Hon. Lena Diab « » (Justice)

I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas on Sunday, March 23, 2014, the Halifax Hawks hockey team won first place in the 2014 Atom AA Provincial Tournament; and

Whereas the Halifax Hawks hosted the Provincial Tournament this year at the Centennial Arena and put together a wonderful opening ceremony welcoming all of the players and families of participating teams; and

Whereas Jacob Clothier, jersey number 8, has dedicated so much time with the help of coaches, parents and loved ones to be part of this exciting team;

Therefore be it resolved that all members of the House of Assembly congratulate Jacob Clothier and the Halifax Hawks on their outstanding performance and victory of the 2014 Atom AA Provincial Championship.

RESOLUTION NO. 1118

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By: Hon. Lena Diab « » (Justice)

I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas on Sunday, March 23, 2014, the Halifax Hawks hockey team won first place in the 2014 Atom AA Provincial Tournament; and

Whereas the Halifax Hawks hosted the Provincial Tournament this year at the Centennial Arena and put together a wonderful opening ceremony welcoming all of the players and families of participating teams; and

Whereas Joseph Henneberry, jersey number 15, has dedicated so much time with the help of coaches, parents and loved ones to be part of this exciting team;

Therefore be it resolved that all members of the House of Assembly congratulate Joseph Henneberry and the Halifax Hawks on their outstanding performance and victory of the 2014 Atom AA Provincial Championship.

RESOLUTION NO. 1119

By: Hon. Lena Diab « » (Justice)

I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas on Sunday, March 23, 2014, the Halifax Hawks hockey team won first place in the 2014 Atom AA Provincial Tournament; and

Whereas the Halifax Hawks hosted the Provincial Tournament this year at the Centennial Arena and put together a wonderful opening ceremony welcoming all of the players and families of participating teams; and

Whereas Joshua O'Connor, jersey number 11, has dedicated so much time with the help of coaches, parents and loved ones to be part of this exciting team;

Therefore be it resolved that all members of the House of Assembly congratulate Joshua O'Connor and the Halifax Hawks on their outstanding performance and victory of the 2014 Atom AA Provincial Championship.

RESOLUTION NO. 1120

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By: Hon. Lena Diab « » (Justice)

I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas on Sunday, March 23, 2014, the Halifax Hawks hockey team won first place in the 2014 Atom AA Provincial Tournament; and

Whereas the Halifax Hawks hosted the Provincial Tournament this year at the Centennial Arena and put together a wonderful opening ceremony welcoming all of the players and families of participating teams; and

Whereas Kaden Keith, jersey number 1, has dedicated so much time with the help of coaches, parents and loved ones to be part of this exciting team;

Therefore be it resolved that all members of the House of Assembly congratulate Kaden Keith and the Halifax Hawks on their outstanding performance and victory of the 2014 Atom AA Provincial Championship.

RESOLUTION NO. 1121

By: Hon. Lena Diab « » (Justice)

I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas on Sunday, March 23, 2014, the Halifax Hawks hockey team won first place in the 2014 Atom AA Provincial Tournament; and

Whereas the Halifax Hawks hosted the Provincial Tournament this year at the Centennial Arena and put together a wonderful opening ceremony welcoming all of the players and families of participating teams; and

Whereas Liam Apold, jersey number 4, has dedicated so much time with the help of coaches, parents and loved ones to be part of this exciting team;

Therefore be it resolved that all members of the House of Assembly congratulate Liam Apold and the Halifax Hawks on their outstanding performance and victory of the 2014 Atom AA Provincial Championship.

RESOLUTION NO. 1122

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By: Hon. Lena Diab « » (Justice)

I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas on Sunday, March 23, 2014, the Halifax Hawks hockey team won first place in the 2014 Atom AA Provincial Tournament; and

Whereas the Halifax Hawks hosted the Provincial Tournament this year at the Centennial Arena and put together a wonderful opening ceremony welcoming all of the players and families of participating teams; and

Whereas Peter MacGregor, jersey number 10, has dedicated so much time with the help of coaches, parents and loved ones to be part of this exciting team;

Therefore be it resolved that all members of this House of Assembly congratulate Peter MacGregor and the Halifax Hawks on their outstanding performance and victory of the 2014 Atom AA Provincial Championship.

RESOLUTION NO. 1123

By: Hon. Lena Diab « » (Justice)

I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas on Sunday, March 23, 2014, the Halifax Hawks hockey team won first place in the 2014 Atom AA Provincial Tournament; and

Whereas the Halifax Hawks hosted the Provincial Tournament this year at the Centennial Arena and put together a wonderful opening ceremony welcoming all of the players and families of participating teams; and

Whereas Theo Iatrou, jersey number 7, has dedicated so much time with the help of coaches, parents and loved ones to be part of this exciting team;

Therefore be it resolved that all members of this House of Assembly congratulate Theo Iatrou and the Halifax Hawks on their outstanding performance and victory of the 2014 Atom AA Provincial Championship.

RESOLUTION NO. 1124

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By: Hon. Lena Diab « » (Justice)

I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas on Sunday, March 23, 2014, the Halifax Hawks hockey team won first place in the 2014 Atom AA Provincial Tournament; and

Whereas the Halifax Hawks hosted the Provincial Tournament this year at the Centennial Arena and put together a wonderful opening ceremony welcoming all of the players and families of participating teams; and

Whereas William MacDonald, jersey number 6, has dedicated so much time with the help of coaches, parents and loved ones to be part of this exciting team;

Therefore be it resolved that all members of this House of Assembly congratulate William MacDonald and the Halifax Hawks on their outstanding performance and victory of the 2014 Atom AA Provincial Championship.

RESOLUTION NO. 1125

By: Hon. Lena Diab « » (Justice)

I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas on Sunday, March 23, 2014, the Halifax Hawks hockey team won first place in the 2014 Atom AA Provincial Tournament; and

Whereas the Halifax Hawks hosted the Provincial Tournament this year at the Centennial Arena and put together a wonderful opening ceremony welcoming all of the players and families of participating teams; and

Whereas Zachary Welsh, jersey number 12, has dedicated so much time with the help of coaches, parents and loved ones to be part of this exciting team;

Therefore be it resolved that all members of this House of Assembly congratulate Zachary Welsh and the Halifax Hawks on their outstanding performance and victory of the 2014 Atom AA Provincial Championship.

RESOLUTION NO. 1126

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By: Hon. Lena Diab « » (Justice)

I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas on Sunday, March 23, 2014, the Halifax Hawks hockey team won first place in the 2014 Atom AA Provincial Tournament; and

Whereas the Halifax Hawks hosted the Provincial Tournament this year at the Centennial Arena and put together a wonderful opening ceremony welcoming all of the players and families of participating teams; and

Whereas Giovacchino Dimattia, jersey number 31, has dedicated so much time with the help of coaches, parents and loved ones to be part of this exciting team;

Therefore be it resolved that all members of this House of Assembly congratulate Giovacchino Dimattia and the Halifax Hawks on their outstanding performance and victory of the 2014 Atom AA Provincial Championship.

RESOLUTION NO. 1127

By: Hon. Lena Diab « » (Justice)

I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas on Sunday, March 23, 2014, the Halifax Hawks hockey team won first place in the 2014 Atom AA Provincial Tournament; and

Whereas the Halifax Hawks hosted the Provincial Tournament this year at the Centennial Arena and put together a wonderful opening ceremony welcoming all of the players and families of participating teams; and

Whereas Peter Gillham, jersey number 16, has dedicated so much time with the help of coaches, parents and loved ones to be part of this exciting team;

Therefore be it resolved that all members of this House of Assembly congratulate Peter Gillham and the Halifax Hawks on their outstanding performance and victory of the 2014 Atom AA Provincial Championship.

RESOLUTION NO. 1128

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By: Hon. Lena Diab « » (Justice)

I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas on Sunday, March 23, 2014, the Halifax Hawks hockey team won first place in the 2014 Atom AA Provincial Tournament; and

Whereas the Halifax Hawks hosted the Provincial Tournament this year at the Centennial Arena and put together a wonderful opening ceremony welcoming all of the players and families of participating teams; and

Whereas Robert Kraitzek, jersey number 18, has dedicated so much time with the help of coaches, parents and loved ones to be part of this exciting team;

Therefore be it resolved that all members of this House of Assembly congratulate Robert Kraitzek and the Halifax Hawks on their outstanding performance and victory of the 2014 Atom AA Provincial Championship.

RESOLUTION NO. 1129

By: Hon. Lena Diab « » (Justice)

I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas on Sunday, March 23, 2014, the Halifax Hawks hockey team won first place in the 2014 Atom AA Provincial Tournament; and

Whereas the Halifax Hawks hosted the Provincial Tournament this year at the Centennial Arena and put together a wonderful opening ceremony welcoming all of the players and families of participating teams; and

Whereas Zachary Lorette, jersey number 17, has dedicated so much time with the help of coaches, parents and loved ones to be part of this exciting team;

Therefore be it resolved that all members of this House of Assembly congratulate Zachary Lorette and the Halifax Hawks on their outstanding performance and victory of the 2014 Atom AA Provincial Championship.