• The Home Energy Assistance Top-up (HEAT) Fund will soon be open for the 2020 season. For 20 years, the former Good Neighbour Energy Fund (the GNEF), now called the HEAT Fund, has helped keep thousands of individuals and families across Nova Scotia warm during the......

  • Government will provide drinking water to 324 public schools in January, until lead testing in all schools can be completed. These include 284 schools not yet tested for lead and 40 schools that have been tested and require drinking water. “We don’t want families to......

  • 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......


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 @patriciaarabSquare Roots Fairview/Clayton Park bundle pick up is happening tomorrow - bring your reusable bag and shop for Apples, Carrots, Onions, Parsnip, Potatoes & Turnip Location is Magic Beings 65 Sunnybrae Ave 1:00-2:30p #squareroots #foodsecurity #foodwaste #foodinsecurity #produce days ago 2 3
Patricia ArabPatricia Arab @patriciaarabthank you to the entire Chamber for hosting me at the 2020 Halifax Business Awards last night. Room was electric and all of the nominees more than deserving. Thank you for making Halifax the home for your business. We appreciate you. #business #hba2020 #businessawards #hcc days ago 1 7
Patricia ArabPatricia Arab @patriciaarabWas pleased to be able to present Robert Rockwell of the Parent-Child Guide with the Members Statement I read in the Legislature this fall. The statement was in celebration of this family run newspapers 24th… days ago 0 1
Patricia ArabPatricia Arab @patriciaarabLove being the community of Bayers Westwood. My pop up Office travels to different parts of the constituency each month making it easier for our community members to reach us. We are in the Bayers Westwood area the… days ago 0 0
Patricia ArabPatricia Arab @patriciaarabFairview Clayton Park Seniors, get your applications in for the Age-Friendly Community Grant Program! Deadline is Monday Jan 20 #halifax #seniors #seniorsgrants #fairview #claytonpark #NovaScotia weeks ago 0 2
Patricia ArabPatricia Arab @patriciaarabReally an incredibly special day. Happy we can all join together in celebration weeks ago 0 4
Patricia ArabPatricia Arab @patriciaarabRT @ns_servicens: The province is very proud to be part of the HEAT Fund helping individuals and families with emergency home heating costs2 weeks ago 5 0
Patricia ArabPatricia Arab @patriciaarabRT @thestarhalifax: His family had made chocolates in Syria for more than 20 years, but their factory was destroyed in a bombing that force…2 weeks ago 31 0
Patricia ArabPatricia Arab @patriciaarabRT @TareqHadhad: A great start to a big day here at @globalhalifax! Thanks for hosting me to share my excitement about taking the Oath of C…2 weeks ago 105 0