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Nova Scotia Premier Darrell Dexter says he’s concerned Ottawa could soon throw off the province’s bid to balance its budget this spring.
Nova Scotia Premier Darrell Dexter says he’s concerned Ottawa could soon throw off the province’s bid to balance its budget this spring.
(Tim Fraser for The Globe and Mail)

Three reasons tongues are wagging about a Nova Scotia election

Nova Scotia’s ruling NDP has launched a TV attack ad against its main opponent and changed course to find $100,000 to combat animal cruelty, while Premier Darrell Dexter has dropped 20 pounds – signs that an election is not far off.

The buzz is that Mr. Dexter is poised to try to win another mandate, with some observers saying the writ could drop by Easter.