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Press releases from the Government of Nova Scotia. Distributed by Communications Nova Scotia.
Updated: 8 hours 33 min ago
Municipal Affairs and Housing / Community Services -- New initiatives will help ensure the safety and well-being of those experiencing homelessness in Nova Scotia.
Long-Term Care Facilities / Seniors and Long-Term Care -- Seniors in the Tatamagouche area in need of long-term care will have access to modern spaces with the replacement of Willow Lodge home for special care.
Health and Wellness -- More patients will see better communication around referrals with the addition of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and ultrasound tests to the e-referral system.
Long-Term Care Facilities / Seniors and Long-Term Care -- Seniors in the Sherbrooke area who need long-term care will have access to modern spaces with the replacement of the local nursing home.
Education and Early Childhood Development -- Two new child-care programs announced today, December 5, will help create more child-care spaces in licensed not-for-profit child-care centres and family homes across the province.
Long-Term Care Facilities / Seniors and Long-Term Care -- Seniors in the Annapolis Royal area will have more access to long-term care with the replacement and expansion of the Annapolis Royal Nursing Home.
Auditor General -- Auditor General Kim Adair released her 2023 Financial Report today, December 5.
Natural Resources and Renewables -- NOTE: The following is a joint statement from Tory Rushton, Minister of Natural Resources and Renewables, and Jonathan Wilkinson, federal Minister of Energy and Natural Resources. Today, we notified the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board of our shared decision to veto the fundamental decision to issue Exploration Licence 2437. This licence would have provided Inceptio Limited the exclusive right to explore, subject to regulatory authorization, in a shallow water parcel on the Sable Bank of the Scotian Shelf.
Seniors and Long-Term Care / Health and Wellness / Premier's Office -- A change to how the Province employs travel nurses will help create more stability in healthcare and long-term care in Nova Scotia.
Justice / Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission -- The Province of Nova Scotia and the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission are recognizing the 75th anniversary of the United Nations’ Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a groundbreaking global commitment to protect the rights of all people.
Long-Term Care Facilities / Seniors and Long-Term Care -- Seniors in the Port Hawkesbury area will have access to new, modern long-term care rooms with the replacement and expansion of the local nursing home.
Public Works -- NOTE: The projects listed below are planned road and bridge work. For the most up-to-date provincial traffic notices follow @511ns on the X platform, formerly Twitter, at https://twitter.com/511ns , call 511 or visit: https://511.novascotia.ca/ CONTINUING WORK
Natural Resources and Renewables -- Many large-scale electricity customers will be able to save money and reach their climate change goals with clean power thanks to the new Green Choice Program.
Education and Early Childhood Development -- Nova Scotia is increasing transparency in the public school system and strengthening the voices of local families, students and school advisory councils (SACs).
Education and Early Childhood Development -- La Province augmente la transparence au sein du système des écoles publiques et donne plus de poids aux voix des familles, des élèves et des comités d’école consultatifs (CEC).
Health and Wellness -- At Province House today, December 1, Nova Scotia joins organizations across the planet marking World AIDS Day by flying a white flag with a red ribbon.
Finance and Treasury Board -- Nova Scotians can share their ideas for the provincial budget during the Province’s annual budget consultation.
Finance and Treasury Board -- Les gens de la Nouvelle-Écosse peuvent soumettre leurs idées au sujet du budget provincial lors de la consultation annuelle prébudgétaire organisée par la Province.
Seniors and Long-Term Care -- More seniors in the Musquodoboit Valley and surrounding communities will have access to needed long-term care with a new, expanded facility.
Advanced Education / Education and Early Childhood Development -- Two new, accelerated bachelor of education (B.Ed.) programs at Cape Breton University will help get more teachers into Nova Scotia’s classrooms faster.