1 min read

NS lawmakers debate: red room or Zoom for public input on new laws?

NS lawmakers debate: red room or Zoom for public input on new laws?
The Law Amendments Committee meeting on 18 October 2021. King Edward the III and Queen Charlotte look on. (Photo: Legislative Television)

For the last year, Nova Scotians have been able to speak to a committee of Nova Scotia MLAs on Zoom whenever a new bill was making its way through the House of Assembly. On Monday night, the Law Amendments Committee held its first in-person meeting. There was no option to make virtual presentations. Opposition MLAs resisted the change.

In this episode, we follow the disagreement that began at Monday night's committee meeting, landed on the floor of the legislature on Wednesday afternoon, and came to some resolution in a scrum with reporters and Premier Tim Houston on Thursday.

Listen to the podcast here:

You can also listen to The Times Keeper in your preferred podcast listening app:

Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Spotify | Podcast Addict | Amazon Music | Listen Notes | Radio Public | Breaker | Player FM | I Heart Radio | Overcast | Pocket Casts | Castbox | Stitcher


If you enjoyed this program and want to hear more programs like it, support The Times Keeper.