Nova Scotia general election, 2017 – Questions to ask your candidate

1. How does your party plan to address sexualized violence in Nova Scotia?
2. What will your party do to ensure sexual assault services like those provided at Avalon Sexual
Assault Centre have long-term, sustainable funding/secure futures?
3. How would your party ensure victims of sexualized violence have the services they need to heal?
4. How will women’s health be a priority for your party if elected?
5. How will your party address barriers to access to services and increased risk of violence faced by
marginalized and racialized Nova Scotians?
6. Does your party advocate for tougher sexual assault laws?
7. What steps is your party taking to ensure existing laws are enforced? What other supports within
the legal system will you implement?
8. What policies/strategies aimed at reducing the high rates of sexual assault in N.S. will your party
implement or support?