Government of Nova Scotia News
Press releases from the Government of Nova Scotia. Distributed by Communications Nova Scotia.
Updated: 1 hour 59 min ago
Lands and Forestry -- Three staff from the Department of Lands and Forestry will be departing Wednesday, Jan. 15, to join a Canadian team travelling to Australia to help battle ongoing wildfires.
Justice -- The public can help solve a missing persons case through a unique partnership between the Nova Scotia Medical Examiner Service, RCMP, National Research Council and the New York Academy of Arts.
Lieutenant Governor -- Nova Scotians are invited to attend the 2020 Winter Evenings at Government House series hosted by Lt.-Gov. Arthur J. LeBlanc.
Lieutenant Governor -- Les Néo-Écossais sont invités à assister à la série d’hiver 2020 des Soirées à la Résidence du gouverneur tenues par le lieutenant-gouverneur, Arthur J. LeBlanc.
Nova Scotia Business Inc. -- Nova Scotia Business Inc. (NSBI) announced three newly approved productions through the Nova Scotia Film and Television Production Incentive Fund today, Jan. 14.
Community Services -- With government support of $500,000, the Flower Cart Group in New Minas will help more persons with diverse abilities access employment training.
Nova Scotia Business Inc. -- Nova Scotia Business Inc. (NSBI) has approved a business development incentive in the form of an innovation rebate for den Haan Enterprises Limited, operating as den Haan Greenhouses, based near Middleton, Annapolis Co. Den Haan is a high-technology greenhouse business operating since 1963 by three den Haan generations.
Council of Atlantic Premiers -- Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Dwight Ball, chair of the Council of Atlantic Premiers, hosted a meeting of the council today, Jan. 13 in St. John’s.
Finance and Treasury Board -- Nova Scotia experienced the fastest employment growth and labour force growth since 2004 last year.
Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal -- CONTINUING WORK
Environment -- REMARQUE : Une liste des aires protégées proposées est présentée à la fin du communiqué. Aujourd'hui, 10 janvier, Gordon Wilson, ministre de l'Environnement, a lancé des consultations publiques concernant six nouvelles aires protégées.
Environment -- NOTE: A list of proposed protected areas follows the release. Environment Minister Gordon Wilson launched public consultations on six new protected areas today, Jan.10.
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- Residents of Stellarton and New Glasgow will have access to full-service public transit this spring.
Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal / Health and Wellness -- Government is another step closer to construction of the Cape Breton Regional Hospital’s new emergency department, cancer centre and critical care department.
Environment -- Northern Pulp has informed the Department of Environment that it will continue the environmental assessment process for its proposed effluent treatment plant.
Emergency Management Office -- Les gens de la Nouvelle-Écosse qui ont subi des pertes non assurables en raison de l'ouragan Dorian peuvent présenter une demande d'aide financière à compter d'aujourd'hui 8 janvier.
Emergency Management Office -- Nova Scotians who suffered uninsurable losses as a result of Hurricane Dorian can now apply for the disaster financial assistance program beginning today, Jan. 8.
Justice -- Renovations to the Digby Justice Centre and the Amherst Supreme Court will improve accessibility for those attending courts.
Premier's Office / Intergovernmental Affairs -- A confidential, toll-free line is now open to help anyone in need of emotional support as a result of the pending closure of the Northern Pulp mill. Government is partnering with Morneau Shepell to deliver the service.
Intergovernmental Affairs -- NOTE: The following is a statement from Kelliann Dean, deputy minister of Intergovernmental Affairs and Trade, and forestry transition team lead. The forestry transition team was formed to collaborate on ways to support the forestry sector and the workers and businesses connected to the industry. This is not a table to discuss the future of Northern Pulp. That is the company’s issue. Robin Wilber is focused on options for Northern Pulp. That is not part of the transition team’s mandate therefore he is no longer part of the transition team.