Endorsements for Tim Houston

Pat DUNN
MLA for Pictou Centre, Deputy Leader of the PC Party of NS
A leader should be assertive, and Tim can certainly be assertive. A leader should be aggressive, if necessary, and certainly Tim can be aggressive if he has to be. A leader should be able to give and take and negotiate, and Tim has demonstrated he can do this. A leader should be a good debater — once again, Tim can match anyone in the House of Assembly.
Barbara ADAMS
MLA for Cole Harbour-Eastern Passage
Tim has displayed countless times his ability to bring people together and collectively find solutions. I think he is the best person to help lead our province greater prosperity.
Tim HALMAN
MLA for Dartmouth East, Deputy PC Caucus Chair
Tim has proven he cares about the grassroots of this party and has the skills needed to be the next leader of the PC Party of Nova Scotia. Tim has always made an effort to engage with my community and cares deeply about bringing new people into the PC Party.
Peter MacKAY
Former MP, Central Nova, Federal Cabinet Minister, Co-founder, Conservative Party of Canada
We can build a better future for everyone in this great province of ours with great committed leadership. That leadership comes in the form of Tim Houston, the next leader and the next Premier of Nova Scotia.

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Senator Tom McInnis
Canadian Senator, former MLA for Halifax Eastern Shore
Nova Scotians are clearly looking for an alternative to Stephen McNeil, and they want to see each candidate’s references – Tim’s got them tenfold.

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Larry HARRISON
MLA, Colchester-Musquodoboit Valley
I have a high respect for Tim's knowledge and Tim's energy. As he moves into that leadership role, I think he will be a very solid leader.

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Brad JOHNS
MLA for Sackville-Beaver Bank
Tim has all the skills, the background, and the knowledge to not only make a wonderful leader for our party but he will be one of the best Premiers this province has ever seen.
Kim MASLAND
MLA, Queens-Shelburne
Tim is honest, upfront, solution-oriented, and makes people a priority – he puts people above politics. He represents what I value in politics. He listens, fights for what is right, shows up and follows through.

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Allan MacMASTER
MLA, Inverness
I believe Tim will represent our party well and be the choice of Nova Scotians for Premier in the next provincial election. He will offer the kind of change people are looking for with the stability we need as a province.

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Neil LeBLANC
Former Nova Scotia Minister of Finance
Tim’s had to become well-versed on the complex issues within every government department; there will be no steep learning curve for him as leader, he knows the files and he knows the players, he’s ready to take charge.

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Keltie JONES
PC Candidate of Record, Truro-Bible Hill-Millbrook-Salmon River
Tim Houston doesn’t just say he’s the type of leader we need, he demonstrates it. I've watched him seek out input from others, from all levels, and use what he learns from them to create proposals for improving our province.

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Peter McCREATH
Former Member of Parliament, Parliamentary Secretary and Federal Cabinet Minister
Bright, personable, approachable and well experienced, Tim has the qualities not only to become a successful Premier, but is the candidate to defeat the McNeil Government... Tim is ready to step into the Premier's Office...

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John LEEFE
Former PC Cabinet Minister & MLA for Queens and Former Mayor, Region of Queens Municipality
Competent leadership that listens and responds rather than dictates and divides are essential ingredients for success. I am confident that Tim Houston is the right person with the right vision at the right time to make this reality.

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Rob WOLF
PC Candidate of Record, Guysborough-Eastern Shore-Tracadie
Tim has the experience, diligence, attention to detail and character to lead the party into the next election and back into power.


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Chris PALMER
PC Candidate of Record, Kings West
As the Candidate of Record and past President of Kings West PC Association, I know Tim listens to learn, is empathetic, a great communicator and has a great team behind him, including his wife Carol and children


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John WHITE
PC Candidate of Record, Glace Bay
I am proud that Glace Bay is my home town but I've heard people saying they want change. I am extremely happy to introduce a leader who cares about people. A new type of government that listens to the people and is driven by concern for their well being.

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Sylvia GILLARD
PC Candidate of Record, Halifax Armdale
Tim asks the right questions to find out what is on the minds of Nova Scotians and has the skill to build a team to make things happen. I know Tim will work hard to deliver results and bring the Progressive Conservative Party to power.


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Norm CORMIER
PC Candidate of Record, Clare-Digby
I had the honour and opportunity to receive Mr. Houston in my home...If he can stand as tall as he did that night to anything that is brought on to him, I can say hello not just to the next leader of our party, but the next Premier of Nova Scotia.


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Dan MCNAUGHTON
PC Candidate of Record, Waverley-Fall River-Beaver Bank
I believe from the bottom of my heart that the right person, at the right time, for the right reason can make a difference. That's what I entered politics, and that's why I'm supporting Tim Houston.

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Ray MATTIE
PC Candidate of Record, Antigonish
Tim has a rapport with people that I have not seen in a very long time. you are engaging directly with the person before the politician. That is pivotal, and that just doesn't come by chance.


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Patricia AUCHNIE
PC Candidate of Record, Eastern Shore
As the 2017 Candidate of Record for the Eastern Shore, it has been important to me to take my time and choose the leader who I believe will hear our concerns, who sees our value and will support each corner of our province to reach our full potential. Tim Houston is that leader.

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Tim KOHOOT
PC Candidate of Record, Timberlea-Prospect
Nova Scotia needs a Premier who will listen and then act wisely, and Tim has shown these attributes as MLA... I will be voting for Tim Houston.

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John GIANNAKOS
PC Candidate of Record, Sackville-Cobequid
Tim Houston is a champion for the people. It was a pleasure to work with him in the last election. Tim will be an excellent leader of the PC Party and a great Premier for Nova Scotia.

John A. MacDONALD
PC Candidate of Record, Hants East
Nova Scotia needs a Premier who is approachable and will answer the tough questions with respect. This is why I will be supporting Tim Houston as the next Leader of the party and the new Premier for Nova Scotia.


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Chris MONT
PC Candidate of Record, Cole Harbour-Portland Valley
Tim understands the importance of being competitive... Whether attracting business, people or doctors, Nova Scotia needs to compete and WIN. I believe Tim has the skills and drive to fight for Nova Scotia and to win.

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Matthew DONAHOE
PC Candidate of Record, Halifax Needham
Tim wants to bring people in and let them have a seat at the table, not keep them out. We need change within the PC Party to set us up for success in the next election campaign. Tim Houston is the leader to do this.

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Ruby BLOIS
Healthcare Professional and Community Leader
I believe Tim can bring a different approach to healthcare governance which will translate into better care where it counts.

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Regan OLIVER
Member, Sackville-Beaver Bank PC Association
Having talked with Tim numerous times, it is clear that he possesses all the skills needed to be an effective leader and I look forward to the day he is sworn in as Nova Scotia’s next Premier.

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Julia KENNEY
Member, Dartmouth East PC Association
When Tim called me and said he was considering a run for the leadership of the party, it put my mind at ease about the future of the party. I was reassured knowing that such a qualified person, and proven leader was interested in leading our party, and in time leading our province.

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David NANTES
Former MLA, Cabinet Minister, professional engineer and businessman
Tim can bring his innovative business background and combine this with his strong social skills to lead a dynamic Nova Scotia future.



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Aaron SOPHOCLEOUS
President, Dalhousie University Campus Conservative Society
Since the first day of meeting Tim, I have observed him continuously listening to the thoughts and ideas of the younger generation. He strives to understand the issues of Nova Scotians across the province so that he can voice our concerns as member in the Legislature.

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Riley HILL-PETTIPAS
Youth Representative, Sackville-Beaverbank PC Association
Tim has made me feel like I belong and that my opinion matters, which is sometimes hard for youth in politics. Many people brush off our opinions as though they do not matter. Tim does not. Tim is a leader, a role model and someone who I now look up to.

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Brianna TITUS
Past President, Nova Scotia Young PCs
Tim is a phenomenal representative, a proven leader, and an accomplished businessman. He’ll do Nova Scotia proud as Premier. Most importantly though, no matter who you are, you can trust him always to make you feel heard. That’s why I’m voting for Tim.

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Doug SYMONDS
Member, Kings South
I couldn't say it any better than one of my Provincial/Federal Conservative Party colleagues, Mr. John Trites: “...Tim is the right person to lead our party and attract members, and lead our province on a better path.”

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Brody HASKELL
President, St. FX Campus Conservatives, President & Founder – Campus Conservative Association of Nova Scotia
Tim Houston has been the only candidate to put an emphasis on supporting our younger generation... With Tim as our leader, we WILL form government in the next provincial election.

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William BURNS
Member, Bedford PC Association
Tim is bringing innovative and realistic ideas to the table that will improve this province. Tim is the authentic voice we need representing our province.

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Hughie and Roseanne MacISAAC
Lifelong PC Members, Truro-Bible Hill-Millbrook-Salmon River PC Association
Tim has been an outstanding member of the PC caucus since been elected in 2013 and has demonstrated strong leadership skills while working effectively for the good of all Nova Scotians.

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Tyler CAMERON
President, Truro-Bible Hill-Millbrook-Salmon River PC Association
A tireless worker, Tim shows up, listens, learns and represents his constituents well at home and in the Legislature. With his broad appeal, innovative social media reach, proven electoral success, and the strong, new and fresh team he is building in this campaign, Tim will not only make a great leader for our party, but Premier for our Province. I am proud to support Tim Houston in Progressive Conservative leadership race. Its time to win, it’s time for Tim.


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Tristan SHAW
President, Saint Mary's University Tories
Strategically, as we look forward to the next election, Tim Houston is the best choice for us as a Party. When it comes to cracking the Metro area, Tim has something no other candidate has or will have; the endorsement of all three Metro MLA’s. These representatives know their constituencies and the wider area well, and these speedy endorsements are hard to ignore.


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Mack FRANKLIN
St. FX Campus Conservatives
Tim Houston will become a breath of fresh air in the next provincial election

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Travis Price
Co-Founder, Pink Shirt Day and Former PC Candidate for Fairview-Clayton Park
I can say without question that having had the opportunity to meet with Premiers across our country over past ten years, Tim is my choice to sit at that table and make the tough choices our province needs to move forward and become the Nova Scotia we all want.

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Bruce MacCHARLES
Member, Fairview-Clayton Park
Tim understands the value of family and community and understands and values how they are such critical components of the culture and social fabric of Nova Scotia.

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Rob BELLIVEAU
President, Halifax Citadel-Sable Island PC Association
It’s easy to help Tim because he’s involved in politics for all the right reasons; to help Nova Scotia be a better place to live, work and do business.

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Leah SMITH
New Member, Truro-Bible Hill-Millbrook-Salmon River PC Association
I joined the PC Party for the first time to vote for Tim Houston. Tim's honesty, compassion, and knowledge make me proud to be supporting him. I look forwardt to casting my vote and helping make Tim our next leader and Premier.
Dr. Jim Rafferty
Rural Physician
As a Doctor in a rural community, I appreciate Tim's approach and his willingness to work with medical professionals to fix our healthcare system.

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Shawn RYAN
President, Pictou West PC Association
[Tim] is dynamic, energetic, cares about people and wants the best for all Nova Scotians. I strongly endorse Tim Houston to be the next Leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Nova Scotia and ultimately the next Premier!

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Charles PATON
President, Pictou East PC Association
Tim is a family man and is impacted the same way as every family in Pictou East. People who do not know Tim personally... will stop him on the street and thank him not only in his constituency but in others across the province.

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Brendan NICHOL
2017 Regional Campaign Coordinator, Central Nova;
2017 Campaign Manager, Guysborough – Eastern Shore – Tracadie
Tim knows that the backbone of a strong province is a strong economy. His business background will be critical to growing the economy. Under his leadership Nova Scotia will create more jobs, which will keep our young people here, look after our seniors, and lessen the burdens on our families.

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John McCABE
President, Dartmouth East PC Association
Tim has the business and legislative experience and skills necessary to lead the Nova Scotia Progressive Conservative Party. I believe that Tim Houston is the only candidate that can defeat Stephen McNeil and the Liberal Party in the next provincial election.

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Nicole LAFOSSE
Vice President, Sydney-Whitney Pier PC Association
If I had to describe Tim in one word, I would say “refreshing”.


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Pam and Spencer OSBORNE
Past Executive Vice President, PC Women’s Caucus & Regional Director, Nova Scotia Young PCs
The candidate we choose has integrity, compassion, and fiscal responsibility. He is a strong communicator not afraid to ask the tough questions, willing to listen and is engaged with our youth. He will bring the fresh new ideas that our party needs! Together we are excited to join the team of TIM HOUSTON!

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Preston OGLEY
Youth President, Glace Bay PC Association
Tim is an active listener with the business experience necessary to turn Nova Scotia’s economy around

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Brad LANGILLE
Engaged Nova Scotian
Tim would have succeeded in anything he did. He is a born leader, smart, hardworking and a caring person. He truly cares about the people around him and wants to help make them better and help them succeed.

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Brontë NORRIS
Halifax Citadel-Sable Island
I have believed in Tim Houston since the first time I met him, and I am so excited and optimistic about the idea of him becoming Leader of the PC Party and, in time, of our province.

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Todd McDOUGALL
President, Glace Bay PC Association
Tim is a man who will listen to your concerns and fight for you. He WANTS to hear YOU! To me, that is a leader.

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Ryan SHARPE
President, Pictou Centre PC Association
I’m backing Tim because of his strong business background, his solid understanding of our economy, and the fact that he always has time to listen to the concerns of his constituents and fellow Nova Scotians.


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Murdoch BUCHANAN
Member, Hammonds Plains-Lucasville PC Association
As a son of one of the longest serving Premiers of Nova Scotia, I have witnessed the attributes required to lead this province and this party... Tim Houston I believe has these attributes. I endorse him.


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Willie CURRIE
Vice President, Glace Bay PC Association
Tim is a proven problem solver, listener and wants what's best for Nova Scotia... He will be ready to govern from day one, with people focused decisions and a very welcoming, fresh new approach.

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Ally GARBER
Owner, Allison Garber Communications
I am supporting Tim Houston for leader of Nova Scotia’s PC Party because he represents what I’ve always valued in politics. It matters to me that he is not a career politician. It matters to me that he isn’t a member of the proverbial “old guard”. Most importantly, it matters to me that he has continually shown that he will always put people over politics.


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Frank BROWN
Teacher and Member of the Dartmouth East PC Association
I am supporting Tim Houston because he is approachable, an excellent listener and is proactive in addressing concerns of Nova Scotians in the house of assembly. He is a proven leader who wants to bring positive change to our province.


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Dan BOYD
Director, Hants West PC Association
Our party must look toward the future with Tim Houston as the next Progressive Conservative Leader of Nova Scotia and without a doubt in my mind, Nova Scotia’s next premier...

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Sabrina FENYVESI
Vice President, Dartmouth East PC Association
Tim Houston has everything the Nova Scotia Progressive Conservative Party needs in a leader. Furthermore, Tim Houston has everything Nova Scotia needs in a Premier.

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Hannah PORTER
Secretary, Dalhousie Campus Conservatives
Tim is one of a kind when it comes to empowering youth and getting the public engaged with political issues. Tim Houston's leadership abilities are needed to get our province back on track.
Thomas BETHELL
Member, Glace Bay PC Association
Tim Houston is my choice for leader. He really cares about all Nova Scotians. His experience will help the province grow to where it needs to be.
Roger MacKAY
Mayor of Westville
Tim understands the importance of municipal government and the challenges small towns and communities face... With Tim as leader, Nova Scotia’s best days will be ahead of us.

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John TRITES
President, Hants West PC Association, President Kings-Hants Conservative Association
Tim has new and innovative ideas... Combined with his focus and incredible attention to detail, Tim is the right person to lead our party and attract members, and lead our province on a better path.



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Sherry BLINKHORN
New PC Party Member, Pictou West
With Tim as leader and then Premier, I think we have a chance to get things on the right track.

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Marek VIEZNER
Past President, St. FX Campus Conservatives
[Tim] cares about the youth in such a way I have not seen before. He takes the time to write down our ideas and even has the pragmatism to debate and discuss them, ensuring that we as youth may learn as well.

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Irene SWINDELLS
Former PC Party President
Tim will rejuvenate our Party. He knows how to listen, and he knows how to lead. He has the right experience in the private sector and as MLA to be a great leader and our next Premier.

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Nicole MOSHER
Vice President and Secretary, Fairview-Clayton Park PC Association
In each handshake, Tim is genuine in a way that is rare in politics. When you talk with him you know he is listening... I believe Tim will be the next leader of the PC Party and will be Nova Scotia’s next great Premier.

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Guy LeBLANC
Former PC Cabinet Minister and MLA, Clare
Since I first entered politics in 1984 before finishing 9 years later, I have recognized what it takes to be Premier of our great province and I sincerely believe Tim Houston has those abilities and skills.

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Jason CROWELL
Business owner, Member, Waverley - Fall River - Beaver Bank PC Association
Tim Houston has the right combination of business and government experience to ensure we win seats across Nova Scotia and secure a majority government in the next election.

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Jennifer MacLEOD
Former Chair of the PCNS Fund
Former VP Bedford-Birch Cove PC Association
Tim has already proven that he will be a proactive leader instead of a reactive one by looking for new ways to fix old problems. Tim's experience in business and accounting brings a much-needed skillset to the leader's chair.

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Sarah McINNES
Member, Halifax Needham
Tim's extensive experience in business will be a huge asset to our Party as leader and as Premier. He knows how to read a spreadsheet, and he knows how to find efficiencies.

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Marv ROBBINS
Pictou East
I’m not an overly partisan person but this race and our provinces' future is too important... With Tim at the helm our best days are ahead of us.

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