• 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 @patriciaarabThere are three wildfires currently burning in Nova Scotia. The provincewide fire ban has been extended to include backyard firepits as well as bush and other open fires. The fire risk is high because of dry… days ago 2 1
Patricia ArabPatricia Arab @patriciaarabEid Mubarak to all of my friends, family and community of Fairview Clayton Park. Stay safe and well days ago 0 0
Patricia ArabPatricia Arab @patriciaarabSocial gatherings remain limited to five people or less – and those individuals must maintain a physical distance of 2m or 6ft apart. Things like age, occupation, and health condition of the people you interact with… days ago 0 0
Patricia ArabPatricia Arab @patriciaarabThe next organization in our thank you series, the YMCA Centre for Immigrant Programs. Staff have changed to a “work at home” model and are offering live and online programming, an amazing way to ensure people stay… days ago 0 0
Patricia ArabPatricia Arab @patriciaarabWeek 8 of Square Roots Fairview / Clayton Park Produce Bundles Initiative is happening this weekend. Bundles will be available on Saturday, May 23rd from 10:30am-11:30am at Fairview Citadel - The Salvation Army, 50… week ago 0 0
Patricia ArabPatricia Arab @patriciaarabAnother great organization for our thank you series, the Fairview Citadel - The Salvation Army. Their donation of staff, facility space and supplies for the Square Roots food program has helped countless Nova… week ago 0 1
Patricia ArabPatricia Arab @patriciaarabWishing you all a Happy Victoria Day week ago 0 1
Patricia ArabPatricia Arab @patriciaarabThe first in our thank you series, Square Roots Fairview / Clayton Park! With a small group of volunteers organizing over 15,000lbs of food donations over seven weeks is no small feat!  They working hard for our… weeks ago 0 0
Patricia ArabPatricia Arab @patriciaarabRT @mohammad_ehsan: Thanks a lot to Chef Abod Cafe and Catering! Seniors who received the meals were very happy though it took a lot longer…2 weeks ago 1 0
Patricia ArabPatricia Arab @patriciaarabRT @StanKutcher: The parks options in #Halifax are amazing. From seaside to deep forest and everything in between. Encourage all to get out…2 weeks ago 3 0