Recent Updates

  • As MLA for Fairview-Clayton Park, I represent a beautifully diverse constituency that includes many cultures, backgrounds, as well as marginalized and less fortunate Nova Scotians. On Friday, I attended a funding announcement supporting second stage housing for indigenous women at the Mi’kmaq Family Resource Centre.......

  • The Chronic Disease Innovation Fund will invest $300,000 in 18 projects across the province. Community groups, in partnership with community health boards, applied for funding for projects that will help people stop smoking, reduce alcohol consumption, get active, and eat better....

  • Government is enhancing the Graduate to Opportunity program to encourage more businesses to hire women, people with disabilities and other diverse graduates. Employers will now receive an additional 10 per cent subsidy in the first year for diverse and international hires....

  • Wildfire risk season is now underway until October 15 and burning restrictions apply. People should check the BurnSafe website at for counties where burning domestic brush or campfires is permitted or restricted. The BurnSafe map is updated daily at 2 p.m. to show if burning of domestic brush and campfires is permitted that day....

Patricia in the Community

Meet Patricia

Meet Patricia

Patricia graduated from Dalhousie University/University of King’s College with a Bachelor of Arts. She completed her Bachelor of Education at Mount Saint Vincent University and worked for a number of years in the HRSB as a teacher. Born and raised in Halifax, from a young age she’s been active in her church communities while also volunteering for various organizations including the IWK, Big Brothers Big Sisters, and the cultural organization, Diman Association Canada.
Fairview-Clayton Park

Fairview-Clayton Park

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 @InspCecchetto: Congratulations to Cst Raylene WAY for winning Police officer of the year. Recognizing her work in Fairview! Well done…17 hours ago 5 0
Patricia ArabPatricia Arab @patriciaarabEnhancing the Graduate to Opportunity program to incentivize businesses to hire more diverse graduates: days ago 0 1
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Thu 30

New Parents Drop-In Group

March 30 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Apr 06

New Parents Drop-In Group

April 6 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Apr 08

Mobile Food Market in Fairview

April 8 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Apr 13

New Parents Drop-In Group

April 13 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Apr 20

New Parents Drop-In Group

April 20 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm