• Students and families in schools need access to mental health services and supports no matter where they live. To help increase access, SchoolsPlus is now available to all students and families provincewide. SchoolsPlus helps children, youth and families connect to a range of programs by......

  • Public school students across the province will now have access to free menstrual products when they need them. “No student should have to go to school worrying where or how they will access menstrual products,” Zach Churchill, Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development. “Students......

  • Government is improving access to small claims court and simplifying the process, including waiving fees for low-income Nova Scotians. The following changes will come into effect on Tuesday, Sept. 3: — the costs to file and counter a claim will be waived entirely for low-income......

  • The province is creating more affordable housing options for Nova Scotians by investing $197.1 million as part of a federal-provincial agreement to strengthen housing programs. “We continue to address the specific housing needs for Nova Scotians because everyone deserves a safe, suitable and affordable place......


Patricia was first elected MLA for Fairview-Clayton Park in 2013 and was re-elected in 2017. She has served in various committee roles and is a member of the provincial cabinet serving as Minister of Internal Services and Communications Nova Scotia.


Fairview-Clayton Park is a new district, formed as part of the Electoral Boundary Review in 2012. It consists of areas previously a part of Halifax Fairview, Halifax Chebucto, and Halifax Clayton Park. Patricia is the first elected member to serve this constituency.


Patricia ArabPatricia Arab @patriciaarabRT @Sadobson_87: Hi Twitter✨ Looking for the current contact information for some former NS MLA's for a project. Former NDPs: Pam Birdsa…4 weeks ago 9 0
Patricia ArabPatricia Arab @patriciaarabRT @FairviewFRC: Excellent program “Handle With Care” being offered in #Fairview . For parents to support resiliency and mental wellness in…1 month ago 5 0
Patricia ArabPatricia Arab @patriciaarabRT @marcusTWC: If you know anyone who needs to a suit or professional clothing come to to @TEAMWork1997 next Friday August 9th from 11am-3p…2 months ago 9 0
Patricia ArabPatricia Arab @patriciaarabRT @FairviewFRC: Dear friends we are in urgent need of a double stroller and a baby carrier for a family. If we can’t find a double strolle…3 months ago 20 0
Patricia ArabPatricia Arab @patriciaarabGreat day at the doors yesterday in Mount Royale subdivision. Thanks to all who welcomed me into their homes and for the engaging and informative conversation. @ Mount Royale Community months ago 0 1
Patricia ArabPatricia Arab @patriciaarabRT @FairviewFRC: Thank you @ATLCAN_EH for your generous donation ! Enterprise is a leader in giving back to the community. Thanks @patrici3 months ago 2 0
Patricia ArabPatricia Arab @patriciaarabRT @AndyFillmoreHFX: Marhaba! Here at the 18th @LebFestHalifax, a celebration of the many contributions the Lebanese community in #Halifax3 months ago 4 0
Patricia ArabPatricia Arab @patriciaarabRT @tashclarke73: Great meetup today with our new Minister @patriciaarab and her EA Karley. #TeamSNSIS #NSDigital #AEFT…3 months ago 1 0
Patricia ArabPatricia Arab @patriciaarabProductive day in the constituency office even after this little cutie showed up to have lunch. 💕🤗 🐶 #Arlo #dogs #dogsofinstagram #puppies #puppy #puppiesofinstagram #puppylove #toypoodle #dogstagram months ago 0 1