The Leaders

Students from across Nova Scotia had the opportunity to submit questions to the party leaders. We shared the five selected questions with all the registered political parties running candidates in the 2017 provincial election.

Posted below are videos of each student question as well as the party leader responses.


Question 1: The Economy

    • “How does your party plan to grow the economy while keeping the books balanced without raising taxes?”

Brookland Elementary
Sydney
[YouTube]

Stephen McNeil
Liberal
[YouTube]

Jamie Baillie
PC
[YouTube]


Gary Burrill
NDP
[YouTube]

Thomas Trappenberg
Green
[YouTube]


Jonathan Dean
Atlantica
[YouTube]


Question 2: Education

    • “What are your plans to help the education system become better?”

Cavalier Drive School
Lower Sackville
[YouTube]

Stephen McNeil
Liberal
[YouTube]

Jamie Baillie
PC
[YouTube]


Gary Burrill
NDP
[YouTube]

Thomas Trappenberg
Green
[YouTube]


Jonathan Dean
Atlantica
[YouTube]


Question 3: Health Care

    • “How will you put an end to emergency department overcrowding?”

Dr. John Hugh Gillis Regional High
Antigonish
[YouTube]

Stephen McNeil
Liberal
[YouTube]

Jamie Baillie
PC
[YouTube]


Gary Burrill
NDP
[YouTube]

Thomas Trappenberg
Green
[YouTube]


Jonathan Dean
Atlantica
[YouTube]


Question 4: Safety

    • “What’s something that you can do to make our community safer?”

St. Joseph’s-A. McKay Elementary
Halifax
[YouTube]

Stephen McNeil
Liberal
[YouTube]

Jamie Baillie
PC
[YouTube]


Gary Burrill
NDP
[YouTube]

Thomas Trappenberg
Green
[YouTube]


Jonathan Dean
Atlantica
[YouTube]


Question 5: Priorities

    • “What is the main area that needs improvement in Nova Scotia?”

Joseph Giles Elementary
Cole Harbour
[YouTube]

Stephen McNeil
Liberal
[YouTube]

Jamie Baillie
PC
[YouTube]


Gary Burrill
NDP
[YouTube]

Thomas Trappenberg
Green
[YouTube]


Jonathan Dean
Atlantica
[YouTube]