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Chuck Porter, MLA Hants West


Welcome to my website and thanks for visiting Hants West. We have lots of information available to you which is updated regularly to keep on top of current events and other things happening around the constituency. I hope you find it useful and helpful.

The constituency of Hants West consists of the Town of Windsor, the Town of Hantsport and the Municipality of West Hants serving a total population of approximately 20,000 people.

I encourage you to personally visit our area as we have lots to offer, after all we are the home of the Birthplace of Hockey, High Tides along the Minas Basin, King's Edgehill - Canada's First Independent School and where else could you row across a lake in a Giant Pumpkin during our annual Pumpkin Regatta.

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Porter: New Jobs for Windsor

December 16, 2014

For immediate release

WINDSOR, NS – An expected 80 new jobs over the next seven years through BioVectra’s recent expansion announcement is welcome news for the Windsor area and the local economy. “I’m very excited that BioVectra has chosen our community for their expansion,” Hants West MLA Porter says. “The announcement couldn’t come at a better time when people need to hear a ‘Good News’ story that will put much needed funds back into the local economy.”

Read more: BioVectra


 New Law Further Supports Our Military Veterans

November 7, 2014

WINDSOR – Hants West MLA Chuck Porter has successfully passed a private members bill which expands the class of veterans who are to be given preference for appointment to the Civil Service. “Our veterans deserve all the support we can offer them,” Porter said.

The new definition of “veteran” honours the service of our modern veterans, those veterans of peacekeeping missions, and the Canadian mission in Afghanistan, alongside our veterans of the Second World War and the Korean War.

“Helping our new generation of veterans transition to civilian life through increased opportunities in the civil service is a win-win,” said Porter. “The veterans are offered positions they are qualified for and the civil service gets great employees.”


School Review

After a comprehensive study, the Government of Nova Scotia has introduced a new school review process.

The new school review process is grounded in a school board’s long-range outlook and focuses on public engagement and collaborative action.

Amendments to the Education Act to support and outline the new process were introduced in spring 2014 and took effect on October 17, 2014.

The School Review Policy can be found below.

School Review Policy

Politique sur l’examen des écoles

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