• 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......

  • 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......


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 @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 days ago 0 0
Patricia ArabPatricia Arab @patriciaarabRT @fairviewhfx: Tomorrow night, Fairview Community Association AGM. 7PM at the Mosaic Church on Willett street. ⁦@patriciaarab⁩ ⁦@Fairview…4 days 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…1 week 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… week 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…3 weeks 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…2 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…2 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…4 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