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More Help For Farmers’ Limestone Trucking Costs

Wed, 05/25/2022 - 12:56
Agriculture -- Nova Scotia’s farmers are receiving more funds to help cover increased trucking costs for limestone. The Department of Agriculture is putting an additional $200,000 into the Limestone Trucking Assistance Program.

Traffic Advisory, Inverness County

Wed, 05/25/2022 - 12:39
Public Works -- NEW WORK

Recreational Trails Receive Funding for Upgrades

Wed, 05/25/2022 - 11:30
Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage -- Nova Scotians will have better access to community trails as 22 sites across the province receive more than $600,000 for upgrades through the Recreational Trails Expansion Fund.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Fri, 05/20/2022 - 09:58
Public Works -- New Work

New Community Pasture for Farmers Largest in Decades

Fri, 05/20/2022 - 08:58
Agriculture -- The Department of Agriculture, through the Nova Scotia Farm Loan Board, is making the largest addition in decades to the province’s community pasture land for farmers.

Création d’une équipe de consultation sur le système de garde d’enfants

Fri, 05/20/2022 - 08:32
Education and Early Childhood Development -- Vingt et une personnes de partout en Nouvelle-Écosse ont été choisies pour participer à la Table de consultation sur la petite enfance de la Nouvelle-Écosse.

Province Creates Team to Advise on Child Care Transformation

Fri, 05/20/2022 - 08:31
Education and Early Childhood Development -- Twenty-one people from across Nova Scotia have been selected to join the Province’s Early Learning and Child Care Engagement Table.

New Youth Council to Advise Minister

Thu, 05/19/2022 - 17:00
Agriculture -- A new Nova Scotia Youth Council for Agriculture will advise the Minister on advancing agriculture and agri-food production as viable career and business opportunities for young people. Council members were announced in Truro today, May 19, and held their first council meeting.

2022 Minister’s Awards of Excellence in Agriculture

Thu, 05/19/2022 - 15:10
Agriculture -- The 2022 Minister’s Awards of Excellence in Agriculture were presented today, May 19, to 13 recipients, including organic farm owners who developed a farm-to-school snack program, a wine producer who highlights Nova Scotia grape growing in international markets and two female farmers who created a network for local farm women.

Rapport hebdomadaire des données sur la COVID-19, le 19 mai 2022

Thu, 05/19/2022 - 12:54
COVID - 19 / Health and Wellness -- La Nouvelle-Écosse signale 2 513 nouveaux cas confirmés en laboratoire, 59 hospitalisations et 24 décès liés à la COVID-19 au cours de la période de sept jours se terminant le 16 mai. Le nombre de nouveaux cas, y compris les cas liés aux établissements de soins de longue durée, et le nombre d'hospitalisations continuent de diminuer depuis depuis le pic de la sixième vague en avril.

COVID-19 Weekly Data Report for May 19, 2022

Thu, 05/19/2022 - 12:51
COVID - 19 / Health and Wellness -- Nova Scotia is reporting 2,513 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19, 59 hospitalizations and 24 deaths during the seven-day period ending May 16. The number of new cases – including those linked to long-term care facility outbreaks – and the number of new hospital admissions continue to decline, as they have since the peak of the sixth wave in April.

Mask Requirement Removed in Public Schools

Thu, 05/19/2022 - 09:51
Education and Early Childhood Development -- The Department of Education and Early Childhood Development will remove the mask requirement in Nova Scotia’s public schools beginning Tuesday, May 24.

Le port du masque ne sera plus requis dans les écoles publiques

Thu, 05/19/2022 - 09:51
Education and Early Childhood Development -- Le ministère de l'Éducation et du Développement de la petite enfance n'exigera plus le port du masque dans les écoles publiques de la Nouvelle-Écosse à compter du mardi 24 mai.

Second Crown Attorney Appointed to Human Trafficking Cases

Wed, 05/18/2022 - 09:31
Public Prosecution Service -- Senior Crown attorney Alicia Kennedy has been appointed to the prosecution team dedicated to human trafficking offences in Nova Scotia.

Traffic Advisories, Guysborough and Pictou Counties

Tue, 05/17/2022 - 13:16
Public Works -- NEW WORK

Community Rinks Receive Funding for Upgrades

Tue, 05/17/2022 - 09:22
Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage -- Twenty-five rinks in need of upgrades and repairs are receiving more than $1 million through the Province’s Rink Revitalization Fund.

Public Education Campaign on Blue-green Algae

Tue, 05/17/2022 - 08:58
Environment and Climate Change -- A new public education campaign will help Nova Scotians become more aware of blue-green algae when enjoying the province’s outdoors with the arrival of warmer weather.

Vérification opérationnelle des services correctionnels communautaires

Tue, 05/17/2022 - 08:07
Auditor General -- C’est aujourd’hui 17 mai que la vérificatrice générale Kim Adair a rendu public sa vérification opérationnelle des services correctionnels communautaires du ministère de la Justice.

Performance Audit of Community Corrections

Tue, 05/17/2022 - 08:06
Auditor General -- Auditor General Kim Adair released her performance audit of community corrections within the Department of Justice today, May 17.

Thousands Receive Seniors Care Grant

Mon, 05/16/2022 - 10:57
Seniors and Long-Term Care -- Almost 24,000 older Nova Scotians have received the Seniors Care Grant since applications opened December 1. The grant of up to $500 helps seniors with everyday household expenses so they can stay in their homes longer.

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