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Unifying the party and Preparing for the Next Election are Priorities for New PC Leader

Pictou East MLA Tim Houston is the new leader of the Nova Scotia PC party after the party’s

Pictou East MLA Tim Houston

leadership convention over the weekend.

The Pictou East MLA said it was a long campaign and he and his team decided to stick with a handful of ideas which are doable but yet substantial around topics such as education, the economy, and health care. He called the election an exciting time and a good day for the party.

As for what’s next, Houston said the plan is to make sure the party is united and ready to move towards a general provincial election in two to three years.



Houston said over 11,000 people signed up to vote in the leadership race, with 9,000 people voting.