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Thirteen Paramedics Recognized for Exemplary Service

Wed, 02/20/2019 - 13:07
Health and Wellness -- Thirteen Nova Scotia paramedics have been awarded the Emergency Medical Services Exemplary Services Medal for their dedication.

More Opportunities for Apprentices Through Government Construction Projects

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 10:12
Labour and Advanced Education -- Government is encouraging more businesses to hire apprentices in Nova Scotia through an expanded procurement program.

Film Productions Announced

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 09:47
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, Feb. 19.

NSBI Approves Innovation Rebate

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 09:30
Nova Scotia Business Inc. -- Nova Scotia Business Inc. (NSBI) has approved a business development incentive in the form of an innovation rebate for Ocean Crisp Apple Company Incorporated.

Third Quarter Results

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 09:10
Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation -- The Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation (NSLC) released its third quarter results today, Feb. 19, for Oct. 1 to Dec. 30, 2018.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 10:49
Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal -- CONTINUING WORK

Support for Genome Atlantic

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 10:22
Invest Nova Scotia -- The Invest Nova Scotia Fund is helping entrepreneurs and researchers across the province use genomics to innovate and solve problems.

Nova Scotia Welcomes Record Number of Newcomers

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 09:22
Immigration -- Nova Scotia welcomed more immigrants in 2018 than any previous year.

Call for Nominations for 2019 Provincial Volunteer Awards

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 08:37
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- Nova Scotians can recognize outstanding volunteers in their communities by nominating them for a 2019 Provincial Volunteer Award.

Nova Scotians Encouraged to Tune in to Canada Games Opening Ceremony

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 11:05
Team Nova Scotia -- A sea of blue will fill the Centrium arena in Red Deer, Alta. on Friday, Feb. 15, when Team Nova Scotia athletes march in the opening ceremony of the 2019 Canada Winter Games.

Chemotherapy Preparation Lab Relocating

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 11:59
Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal / Health and Wellness -- Government and Nova Scotia Health Authority are improving cancer care by relocating the province’s busiest lab where chemotherapy treatment is prepared.

Storm Updates

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 11:39
Communications Nova Scotia -- Some provincial government offices in Nova Scotia are now closed, today, Feb. 13, due to weather conditions.

Maud Lewis Honoured on Heritage Day

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 09:53
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- Nova Scotian folk artist Maud Lewis is being honoured on Heritage Day, Monday, Feb. 18.

Government Offices Open, Feb. 13

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 05:06
Executive Council -- There are no provincial government office closures, today, Feb. 13, in Nova Scotia.

Visitor Experience Strategy Coming for Halifax Harbour Islands

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 09:31
Tourism Nova Scotia / Develop Nova Scotia -- The province announced today, Feb. 12, it is developing a visitor experience strategy for the Halifax Harbour islands, at a cost of about $100,000. The focus will be on Georges and McNabs Islands.

200th Anniversary of Province House Celebrated at Official Ceremony

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 13:06
Speaker's Office -- Lt.-Gov. Arthur J. LeBlanc, together with Premier Stephen McNeil and House of Assembly Speaker Kevin Murphy, commemorated the 200th anniversary of Province House in Halifax today, Feb. 11, during an official ceremony in the legislative chamber.

Funding Puts More Buses on Road in Cape Breton Regional Municipality

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 11:17
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- Cape Breton Regional Municipality will purchase three buses to add to its existing public transportation fleet with $250,000 provided by the province.

Government Continues to Invest in QEII New Generation Project

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 10:46
Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal / Health and Wellness -- Government continues to invest in Nova Scotia’s largest health redevelopment project that will improve access to care for Nova Scotians for many years to come.

Nova Scotia Employment at Record High, Unemployment at Record Low

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 09:04
Finance and Treasury Board -- Employment in Nova Scotia reached an all-time high in January, while unemployment reached an all-time low.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 11:01
Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal -- CONTINUING WORK