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Domestic Violence Prevention Grants Now Available

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 12:29
Status of Women -- Community groups can now apply for grants to help develop and test new ways to prevent domestic violence and support victims and their families.

Government Invests in Innovative Arts and Culture Centre

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 11:39
Communities, Culture and Heritage / Invest Nova Scotia -- A new culture hub in Halifax will strengthen small business development, drive economic growth in the culture sector and be a place for artists to gather and perform.

2018 Human Rights Awards Presented

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 09:05
Human Rights Commission -- Recipients of the 2018 Nova Scotia Human Rights Awards were honoured at a ceremony today, Dec. 10, at the Halifax Central Library.

Une campagne d'éducation nationale

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 12:12
Human Rights Commission -- Une formation en ligne novatrice et gratuite lancée par la Commission des droits de la personne en mars 2017 a été adaptée à un public national.

Education Campaign Goes National

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 12:07
Human Rights Commission -- An innovative free online training course launched by the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission in March 2017 has now been adapted to serve a national audience.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 10:52
Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal -- NEW WORK

Support for Creative Destruction Lab

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 10:00
Invest Nova Scotia -- The Invest Nova Scotia Fund is helping more start-up companies scale their operations and raise money through a program based out of Dalhousie University.

Council of Parties Releases Third Public Report

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 09:17
Restorative Inquiry -- The Nova Scotia Home for Colored Children Restorative Inquiry Council of Parties has released its third public report today, Dec. 7.

Nova Scotia Removes Barriers to Interprovincial Trade

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 08:54
Premier's Office -- Nova Scotia is making it easier to do business, reach new markets and increase consumer choice as a result of significant measures announced today, Dec. 7, by Premier Stephen McNeil.

Pilot Program Records Positive Results for High-growth Companies

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 08:17
Nova Scotia Business Inc. -- The pilot program, Scale-Up Hub: Cambridge, in Massachusetts, designed to help high-tech innovative companies tap into northeastern U.S. markets has concluded its one-year period.

Government Making Repairs to CSS Acadia and Nova Scotia Museum of Industry

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 11:11
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- On the 101st anniversary of the Halifax explosion, government is making repairs to the only vessel still afloat to have survived the event, the historic CSS Acadia. The province will also continue repair work to the Nova Scotia Museum of Industry.

Updated Loan Board Regulations Support Fishery and Aquaculture Businesses

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 09:44
Fisheries and Aquaculture -- New changes announced today, Dec. 6, will make it easier for harvesters, producers and members of the fishing and aquaculture industries to grow their businesses.

Support for Families and Victims of Domestic Violence

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 10:49
Labour and Advanced Education -- Government is making changes to support Nova Scotia parents and their families and victims of domestic violence.

Transition Co-ordinator for Windsor-West Hants Consolidation

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 10:03
Municipal Affairs -- A transition co-ordinator has been appointed to manage the consolidation of the Windsor and West Hants municipalities.

Government Invests in IWK Emergency Department Expansion, Replacement MRI

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 12:05
Health and Wellness -- Government and the IWK Health Centre announced plans today, Dec. 4, to double the size of the emergency department and replace an aging MRI scanner.

Research Nova Scotia Inaugural Board Appointed

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 10:33
Labour and Advanced Education -- Today, Dec. 4, the Research Nova Scotia Act was proclaimed, its regulations enacted, and the 12 members of the inaugural board appointed.

2018 Medal of Bravery Recipients Honoured

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 10:10
Premier's Office -- Four heroes were honoured with a Medal of Bravery at a ceremony held today, Dec. 4, at Province House in Halifax.

Nova Scotia Gaming Reminds People Lottery Tickets Are Not Gifts for Minors

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 09:03
Nova Scotia Gaming Corporation (from July 2018) -- Lottery tickets are go-to stocking stuffers for many Nova Scotians during the holidays, but parents, caregivers, family members and friends are reminded not to gift lottery tickets or encourage lottery play with minors.

Support for Mi’kmaw and African Nova Scotian Survivors of Gender-Based Violence

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 13:40
Status of Women -- Government will work with Mi’kmaw and African Nova Scotian organizations to develop new supports for survivors of gender-based violence and their families.

Consultation sur le Programme d'exclusion volontaire des casinos

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 12:03
Finance and Treasury Board -- Les gens de la Nouvelle-Écosse peuvent contribuer à l'amélioration du Programme d'exclusion volontaire des casinos en soumettant leurs commentaires.