• Nova Scotians will have more options to access the care they need under a new agreement with pharmacists. Under the agreement the province will cover the costs of prescribing more medication and refilling certain prescriptions. Two agreements between the government and the Pharmacy Association of......

  • The province has reached new agreements with Doctors Nova Scotia that invest $135 million more in heath care over the next four years, making doctors’ compensation more competitive and improving access to care for patients. Under these new agreements, family, emergency and anesthesia doctors will......

  • Community information sessions on adoption records will be held in November and December to ask Nova Scotians what they think about open adoption records. Currently in Nova Scotia, a birth parent or an adult who was placed for adoption as a child can request the......

  • Home heating costs can be difficult for low-income Nova Scotians to afford, which is why the Heating Assistance Rebate Program (HARP) is once again available. Applications are now open for the 2019-20 heating season. The program provides a rebate of up to $200 to low-income......


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 @patriciaarabCongratulations @HFXThunderbirds on a fantastic home opener. Can’t wait to see how far this team goes #lacrosse #Canadasnationalsport #sports #halifax #action #suportlocal hours ago 0 1
Patricia ArabPatricia Arab @patriciaarabHad so much fun visiting our department staff from the Customer Contact and Collection Services Division. Special shout out to my friend @williamsdavidt the first person I worked with when elected in 2013 #customerservice #customerappreciation #clientexperience #publicservice weeks ago 0 0
Patricia ArabPatricia Arab @patriciaarabRT @fairviewhfx: Tomorrow night, Fairview Community Association AGM. 7PM at the Mosaic Church on Willett street. ⁦@patriciaarab⁩ ⁦@Fairview…3 weeks ago 4 0
Patricia ArabPatricia Arab @patriciaarabRT @MikeSavageHFX: Congratulations to Look Ho Ho Restaurant on 60 years of business. Great food and outstanding service! @patriciaarab http…4 weeks ago 7 0
Patricia ArabPatricia Arab @patriciaarabPharmacist Rebecca Fares saves the day! Here we are mid-November and I still haven’t gotten a flu shot. Thanks to FCP resident (and mom to my favourite, baby Ava) Rebecca and owner Ghada Gabr I was able to go in… weeks ago 0 1
Patricia ArabPatricia Arab @patriciaarabRT @HeislerFHES: My absolute favourite day of the month! High Five day 🙌 time to celebrate success @FhesHeights ! Starting with a read alou…1 month ago 3 0
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…3 months ago 8 0
Patricia ArabPatricia Arab @patriciaarabRT @FairviewFRC: Excellent program “Handle With Care” being offered in #Fairview . For parents to support resiliency and mental wellness in…3 months 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…4 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…5 months ago 20 0