Inverness Conservative MLA Allan MacMaster says it’s an example of confusion that still exists in the Nova Scotia Health Authority, five years after it was created. Recently in the Legislature, MacMaster pointed out Inverness County Municipality has been waiting to be paid by the province for fire services and water fees for hospitals in Cheticamp and Inverness dating back to 2012. The total amounts to $500,000. MacMaster says the situation has made it difficult for the municipality to obtain loans for upgrades on these buildings.
After raising the issue in the house, MacMaster says Service Nova Scotia Minister Geoff MacLellan promised the taxes owed would be paid