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Northern Pulp Now Has Terms of Reference for Focus Report

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 13:59
Environment -- The Department of Environment provided Northern Pulp with the terms of reference for its focus report today, April 23.

Traffic Advisory, Queens County

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 10:41
Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal -- QUEENS COUNTY: Mill Village Bridge

$1.5 Million Investment in Lunenburg’s Iconic Working Waterfront

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 13:07
Tourism Nova Scotia / Develop Nova Scotia -- The province and the Government of Canada are investing $1.5 million to revitalize and enhance the Big Boat Shed on Nova Scotia’s iconic Lunenburg waterfront to ensure it continues to be a place where Nova Scotians and visitors can experience and participate in traditional shipbuilding.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 11:19
Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal -- CONTINUING WORK

Government Supports Emission Reduction Project in Cape Breton

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 10:25
Energy and Mines -- Cape Breton communities leading a project to help fight climate change by reducing emissions are getting support from the province.

Art Gallery of Nova Scotia Moving to Halifax Waterfront

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 09:29
Premier's Office / Communities, Culture and Heritage -- The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia will move to a new, modern space on Halifax’s waterfront. The move, announced today, April 18, will enhance the province’s position as a leader in the visual arts, inviting the world to celebrate our culture.

Another Construction Contract Awarded for QEII New Generation Project

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 08:45
Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal / Health and Wellness -- Government has awarded the construction contract for relocating the QEII Health Sciences Centre’s chemotherapy preparation lab to a Bedford company.

Profitez du plein air en toute sécurité en faisant attention aux tiques

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 08:15
Health and Wellness -- Avec le printemps qui amène des températures plus chaudes en Nouvelle-Écosse, on encourage tout le monde à faire attention aux tiques après toute activité en plein air.

Enjoy the Outdoors Safely by Doing Tick Checks

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 08:14
Health and Wellness -- Spring means warmer temperatures in Nova Scotia, which means everyone is encouraged to do tick checks after spending time outdoors.

Artists and Culture Industry Representatives Joining Second Culture Trade Mission

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 08:01
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- Communities, Culture and Heritage Minister Leo Glavine is leading a second culture trade mission to China and Japan, April 23 – May 4. The trip will also include stops in Germany and England.

Moratorium Placed on Street Checks of Pedestrians, Vehicle Passengers

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 12:28
Justice -- Attorney General and Justice Minister Mark Furey today, April 17, directed police across the province to suspend street checks of pedestrians and passengers in motor vehicles until further notice.

Better Public Transportation in Bridgewater

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 13:06
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- The community of Bridgewater will have access to better public transportation through a $350,000 investment from the province to purchase a new bus.

NSBI Approves Innovation Rebate

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 09:07
Nova Scotia Business Inc. -- Nova Scotia Business Inc. (NSBI) has approved a business development incentive in the form of an innovation rebate for Kenney and Ross Limited.

Total Allowable Catch Levels for Northern Shrimp to Remain

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 08:32
Fisheries and Aquaculture -- NOTE: The following is a statement from Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture Keith Colwell. The Province of Nova Scotia is pleased with the federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans decision to maintain the total allowable catch levels for Northern Shrimp at 2018 levels.

Higher-spending Visitors Drive Nova Scotia’s Tourism Revenue Growth

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 08:02
Tourism Nova Scotia -- Last year was Nova Scotia’s best tourism revenue year on record despite a modest decline in visitation.

Pleins feux sur l’excellence en matière d’inclusion scolaire

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 13:03
Education and Early Childhood Development -- La Semaine de l’éducation rend hommage aux enseignants, aux administrateurs, aux éducateurs de la petite enfance, aux membres du personnel de soutien des écoles et aux partenaires du système éducatif qui œuvrent dans le domaine de l’inclusion scolaire.

Celebrating Excellence in Inclusive Education

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 13:02
Education and Early Childhood Development -- This year’s Provincial Education Week honours teachers, administrators, early childhood educators, school support staff and education partners in the area of inclusive education.

Rapport final publié

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 12:35
Electoral Boundaries Commission -- La Commission de délimitation des circonscriptions électorales, une commission indépendante, a publié son rapport final aujourd'hui 15 avril.

Final Report Available

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 12:34
Electoral Boundaries Commission -- The independent Nova Scotia Electoral Boundaries Commission released its final report today, April 15.

Renewed Species at Risk Recovery Teams

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 11:27
Lands and Forestry -- New and revitalized recovery teams for wildlife and species at risk will help guide the creation of recovery plans.