Suzanne Lohnes-Croft

MLA Lunenburg

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The Honourable Member for Lunenburg, Suzanne Lohnes-Croft – Deputy Speaker

A long-time resident of Mahone Bay,Suzanne attended the “old” Mahone Bay School, and later Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax. As an Early Childhood Educator, She taught at Point Pleasant Child Care Centre and the Mount Saint Vincent Child Study Centre. In 1989, she returned to Mahone Bay with her husband Ken and together they raised their three sons Dan, Sam and Jake in rural Nova Scotia. Suzanne and Ken are also grandparents to their grandaughters Roni and Rosie.

Over the years, Suzanne has taught Nursery School and has served as a Library Clerk/Story Teller. Presently, she is on leave as a Program Support Assistant for the South Shore Regional School Board.

In 2010 she received a provincial volunteer award recognizing her years of service to the community and beyond. In 2010 she also received the Representative Volunteer award for the Town of Mahone Bay/Province of Nova Scotia.

Suzanne has served as the MLA for Lunenburg since October 2013.

Services in the community

  • Chair, Town of Mahone Bay Sustainability Steering Committee
  • Secretary, Board of Directors, Mahone Bay Centre
  • Chair, Church Council, Trinity United Church, Mahone Bay
  • Director, Mahone Bay Tennis Club
  • President, Home & School, Bayview Community School
  • Committee Member, Mahone Bay Seniors Project
  • Member-at-large of the Three Churches Foundation

Standing Comittees

  • Human Resources (Vice Chair)
  • Public Accounts
  • Law Amendments
  • Health Committee (Vice Chair)
  • Natural Resources and Economic Development (Chair)

Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne

62nd General Assembly, Third Session

Dated: Oct. 18, 2016


Updates and News

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As of today, Dec. 3, Nova Scotia has 119 active cases of COVID-19. Eleven new cases were identified Wednesday, Dec. 2.

Nine of the new cases are in Central Zone. The other two cases are in Northern Zone.

"As we get closer to another weekend under tighter restrictions, I want to remind all Nova Scotians that we need to continue limiting our social contacts and travel so we can contain the virus," said Premier Stephen McNeil. "We have the ability to slow the spread of COVID-19 in our province if we follow all the public health measures."

Nova Scotia Health Authority's labs completed 2,047 Nova Scotia tests on Dec. 2.

Yesterday there were 338 tests administered at the rapid-testing pop-up site in Halifax and 148 tests administered at the rapid-testing pop-up site in Wolfville. There were no positive test results identified at either site.

Since Oct. 1, Nova Scotia has completed 71,631 tests. There have been 254 positive COVID-19 cases and no deaths. No one is currently in hospital. Cases range in age from under 10 to over 70. One hundred and thirty-five cases are now resolved. Cumulative cases may change as data is updated in Panorama.
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As of today, Dec. 3, Nova Scotia has 119 active cases of COVID-19. Eleven new cases were identified Wednesday, Dec. 2. 
 
Nine of the new cases are in Central Zone. The other two cases are in Northern Zone.
 
As we get closer to another weekend under tighter restrictions, I want to remind all Nova Scotians that we need to continue limiting our social contacts and travel so we can contain the virus, said Premier Stephen McNeil. We have the ability to slow the spread of COVID-19 in our province if we follow all the public health measures.
 
Nova Scotia Health Authoritys labs completed 2,047 Nova Scotia tests on Dec. 2.
 
Yesterday there were 338 tests administered at the rapid-testing pop-up site in Halifax and 148 tests administered at the rapid-testing pop-up site in Wolfville. There were no positive test results identified at either site.
 
Since Oct. 1, Nova Scotia has completed 71,631 tests. There have been 254 positive COVID-19 cases and no deaths. No one is currently in hospital. Cases range in age from under 10 to over 70. One hundred and thirty-five cases are now resolved. Cumulative cases may change as data is updated in Panorama.

Today is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. This is a time to reflect on the barriers and challenges individuals living with disabilities face at home, at work, and in our communities. Today is a reminder that we must face these challenges together.

In Canada, this year’s theme is Not All Disabilities are Visible, in recognition of all those who live with invisible challenges. Many Canadians live with various afflictions you can't see- such as cognitive disabilities, hearing impairments, post-traumatic stress disorder, mental illness and numerous other health related conditions.

Today, we stand with all those who defy stereotypes and overcome stigma and barriers and recommit ourselves to building a more inclusive Nova Scotia, based on equality and human rights for all.
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Today is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. This is a time to reflect on the barriers and challenges individuals living with disabilities face at home, at work, and in our communities. Today is a reminder that we must face these challenges together. 

In Canada, this year’s theme is Not All Disabilities are Visible, in recognition of all those who live with invisible challenges. Many Canadians live with various afflictions you cant see- such as cognitive disabilities, hearing impairments, post-traumatic stress disorder, mental illness and numerous other health related conditions. 

Today, we stand with all those who defy stereotypes and overcome stigma and barriers and recommit ourselves to building a more inclusive Nova Scotia, based on equality and human rights for all.

Saturday Nov 28th and Saturday Dec 5th from noon to 3pm! Help us make this a successful event by stopping by the parking lot at the back of the Mahone Bay Centre with a mask on and a minimum donation of $5 cash. You'll stay in your vehicle in drive by fashion, pull up near the Abriel Room door with your mask on and roll your window down, and we'll deliver a Gingerbread kit and tiny tree to you to decorate at home. All baking and prep volunteers wore masks and gloves and were very careful in order to help keep your family safe. More event info here: fb.me/e/XtF2w7ke
Proceeds support the Mahone Bay Museum.
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Government is committed to supporting transportation options for Nova Scotians. The province is investing $707,674 to help 11 organizations purchase accessible vehicles to make health care, food, employment and education easier for people to access.

Two grants, totaling $117,685, support the launch of the Eskasoni Transit Service - the first transit service operated by a Mi'kmaw community in Nova Scotia. The funding helps with the purchase of two vehicles: a nine-passenger van offering door-to-door service in the community and a 20-passenger bus providing fixed-route service between Eskasoni and Sydney.

The investment comes from the Accessible Transportation Assistance Program, designed to help organizations buy or modify accessible buses or vans: beta.novascotia.ca/apply-funding-operating-costs-community-based-transportation-service-community....
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To recognize the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women,
Province House will be illuminated in purple light, this week.
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To recognize the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, 
Province House will be illuminated in purple light, this week.
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