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Profits from Gaming Distributed Across the Province

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 10:00
Nova Scotia Gaming Corporation (from July 2018) -- Profits from the Nova Scotia Gaming Corporation, which are used to help fund public services, like health care, education sport and culture, increased this year.

More Support for Home Care, Improved Safety

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 09:20
Health and Wellness -- Government is taking steps to make sure Nova Scotians who want to continue living at home have the support they need, while the people who care for them have the right tools to do their jobs safely.

Award for Culinary Excellence

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 12:59
Lieutenant Governor -- Six top Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) culinary graduates were recognized today, July 16, at the inaugural presentation ceremony for the Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Culinary Excellence at Government House in Halifax.

Prix pour l’excellence culinaire

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 12:52
Lieutenant Governor -- Aujourd’hui, 16 juillet, six diplômés des programmes culinaires du Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC)ont été reçus à la Résidence du gouverneur,à Halifax, pour la toute première cérémonie de remise des Prix du lieutenant-gouverneur pour l’excellence culinaire.

Changes to Restorative Justice will Improve Province’s Criminal Justice System

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 10:09
Justice -- Nova Scotians impacted by crime will now have greater access to restorative justice – a program that focuses on addressing and resolving the harms and needs of all involved.

NSBI Approves Innovation Rebate for Oxford Company

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 08:58
Nova Scotia Business Inc. -- Nova Scotia Business Inc. (NSBI) has approved a business development incentive in the form of an innovation rebate for Oxford Frozen Foods Limited.

Traffic Advisory, Kings County

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 08:42
Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal -- KINGS COUNTY: Highway 101, Deep Hollow Overpass, Greenwich Overpass

Next Steps for Bayers Lake Community Outpatient Centre

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 11:13
Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal -- Government has issued a request for proposals for the QEII New Generation Project, which will allow the three companies vying to win the contract for the new Community Outpatient Centre in Bayers Lake, Halifax Regional Municipality, to develop their bid.

Open Data Portal Adds More Datasets

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 10:29
Service Nova Scotia and Internal Services -- New datasets are being added to government’s open data portal today, July 15.

Expanding Mental Health Supports in Yarmouth Area

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 09:14
Health and Wellness -- More support will be available to teenagers and young adults dealing with mental health issues in the Yarmouth area.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Fri, 07/12/2019 - 10:20
Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal -- NEW WORK

Tidal Permits Issued to Jupiter Hydro

Fri, 07/12/2019 - 10:00
Energy and Mines --

Family Activities on Canada’s Parks Day, July 20

Fri, 07/12/2019 - 08:58
Lands and Forestry --

Regional Priorities Stressed by Atlantic Premiers at Council of the Federation Meeting

Wed, 07/10/2019 - 17:28
Premier's Office -- Atlantic premiers met this morning prior to the annual meeting of the Council of the Federation (COF) in Saskatoon, SK, to discuss shared priorities.

New Bursary Helps Students Learn About Agriculture Careers

Wed, 07/10/2019 - 12:44
Agriculture -- Nova Scotia students interested in agriculture can now apply for a new bursary that will help them learn more about the sector.

Chief Crown Attorney Appointed to Head Appeals and Special Prosecutions

Wed, 07/10/2019 - 07:58
Public Prosecution Service -- Mark Scott, Queen’s Council, has been appointed chief Crown attorney of Appeals and Special Prosecutions.

Human Rights Complaint Settled

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 13:01
Human Rights Commission -- Parties to a human rights complaint have come to a mutually agreeable settlement through a facilitated discussion about the wrong-doing and resulting harms.

NSBI Approves Innovation Rebates

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 09:48
Nova Scotia Business Inc. -- Nova Scotia Business Inc. (NSBI) has approved two business development incentives in the form of an innovation rebate for Van Meekeren Farms Limited and Totally Raw Natural Dog Food Inc.

Film Production Announced

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 09:32
Nova Scotia Business Inc. -- Nova Scotia Business Inc. (NSBI) has announced a newly approved production through the Nova Scotia Film and Television Production Incentive Fund today, July 9.

Nouvelles options pour la mention du genre sur les documents d'identité

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 09:14
Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal / Service Nova Scotia and Internal Services -- La Nouvelle-Écosse continue d'apporter des changements pour mieux refléter la population diversifiée de la province. À compter d'aujourd'hui 9 juillet, le gouvernement provincial offre un plus grand nombre d'options pour indiquer l'identité de genre sur le certificat de naissance, le permis de conduire et la carte d'identité avec photo.