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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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MLA Chuck Porter pleased government is reopening second operating room at Hants Community Hospital

The Government and Nova Scotia Health Authority announced plans today, April 21, to address the aging Victoria General Hospital (VG) site of the QEII Health Sciences Centre in Halifax.

Part of the plan includes performing more surgeries by re-opening a second operating room at Hants Community Hospital in Windsor.

"We know the healthier Nova Scotians are, the stronger our communities and our economy will become," said Premier Stephen McNeil. "We want a health system that better connects Nova Scotians to the care they need.

The health authority, along with Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal, provided an update on work completed to date and plans moving forward.

"This plan will help improve access to care and over time reduce waits in our communities and across the region", said Porter

As one part of the first parts of the plan, some services will begin to be relocated in late 2016 to a newly renovated OR in the Hants Community Hospital.

There will be opportunities for health providers and employees, physicians, patients and the public to stay informed and engaged with regular project updates, public information sessions, and online at

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


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