• Campers should start thinking about their next outdoor adventure at one of Nova Scotia’s 20 camping parks. Reservations for the 2020 camping season will open April 2 and 3. A schedule of which campgrounds open for reservations on which day is posted on the provincial......

  • 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......


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 @patriciaarabThank you to the almost 300 residents who came to our MLA Heritage Day Bowling event Monday at Bowlarama Bayers Road. The Fairview Community Association hosted this event and their volunteers ensured everyone had a… hours ago 0 1
Patricia ArabPatricia Arab @patriciaarabJoin the 2nd Fairview Beavers, Cubs and Scouts for their Shrove Tuesday pancake dinner on Feb 25th at 5:30p. A Silent auction will also be held to raise funds for the Scouts to attend Atlantic Jamboree with items from The Head Shoppe, The Salt Room, Kush’s Quality Cuts, and more days ago 0 2
Patricia ArabPatricia Arab @patriciaarabRT @lee_jjy: The Nova Scotia Digital Service #NSDS is a new organization within the government of Nova Scotia, with a mission to change the…1 week ago 22 0
Patricia ArabPatricia Arab @patriciaarabToday is the International Day of Women and Girls in Science! Today we celebrate the critical role women and girls play in science and technology. I have a lot of these women in my life and am proud to celebrate… week ago 0 0
Patricia ArabPatricia Arab @patriciaarabOur friends @halifaxprep are looking for billet families for the 2020-21 school year. Please spread the word and contact either my office or Halifax Prep directly… week ago 2 1
Patricia ArabPatricia Arab @patriciaarabHas a wonderful time yesterday celebrating #WorldReadAloudDay with my friends at Fairview Heights Elementary School. Thank you to all of the staff, students and volunteers who help make this day so special every… weeks ago 0 2
Patricia ArabPatricia Arab @patriciaarabFREE Income Tax clinic for Newcomers at YMCA Immigrant Centre. By appointment only. Call 902-457-9622 to make an appointment. #taxes #fairview #claytonpark #taxseason weeks ago 0 0
Patricia ArabPatricia Arab @patriciaarabToday is #worldreadaloudday one of my favourite in the year. Celebrate the joy of reading today! I will be with my friends at Fairview Heights Elementary sharing some of my favourite stories! #read #books #literacy weeks ago 0 1