Government of Nova Scotia News
Press releases from the Government of Nova Scotia. Distributed by Communications Nova Scotia.
Updated: 3 min 11 sec ago
Status of Women -- Community groups can now apply for grants to help develop and test new ways to prevent domestic violence and support victims and their families.
Communities, Culture and Heritage / Invest Nova Scotia -- A new culture hub in Halifax will strengthen small business development, drive economic growth in the culture sector and be a place for artists to gather and perform.
Human Rights Commission -- Recipients of the 2018 Nova Scotia Human Rights Awards were honoured at a ceremony today, Dec. 10, at the Halifax Central Library.
Human Rights Commission -- Une formation en ligne novatrice et gratuite lancée par la Commission des droits de la personne en mars 2017 a été adaptée à un public national.
Human Rights Commission -- An innovative free online training course launched by the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission in March 2017 has now been adapted to serve a national audience.
Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal -- NEW WORK
Invest Nova Scotia -- The Invest Nova Scotia Fund is helping more start-up companies scale their operations and raise money through a program based out of Dalhousie University.
Restorative Inquiry -- The Nova Scotia Home for Colored Children Restorative Inquiry Council of Parties has released its third public report today, Dec. 7.
Premier's Office -- Nova Scotia is making it easier to do business, reach new markets and increase consumer choice as a result of significant measures announced today, Dec. 7, by Premier Stephen McNeil.
Nova Scotia Business Inc. -- The pilot program, Scale-Up Hub: Cambridge, in Massachusetts, designed to help high-tech innovative companies tap into northeastern U.S. markets has concluded its one-year period.
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- On the 101st anniversary of the Halifax explosion, government is making repairs to the only vessel still afloat to have survived the event, the historic CSS Acadia. The province will also continue repair work to the Nova Scotia Museum of Industry.
Fisheries and Aquaculture -- New changes announced today, Dec. 6, will make it easier for harvesters, producers and members of the fishing and aquaculture industries to grow their businesses.
Labour and Advanced Education -- Government is making changes to support Nova Scotia parents and their families and victims of domestic violence.
Municipal Affairs -- A transition co-ordinator has been appointed to manage the consolidation of the Windsor and West Hants municipalities.
Health and Wellness -- Government and the IWK Health Centre announced plans today, Dec. 4, to double the size of the emergency department and replace an aging MRI scanner.
Labour and Advanced Education -- Today, Dec. 4, the Research Nova Scotia Act was proclaimed, its regulations enacted, and the 12 members of the inaugural board appointed.
Premier's Office -- Four heroes were honoured with a Medal of Bravery at a ceremony held today, Dec. 4, at Province House in Halifax.
Nova Scotia Gaming Corporation (from July 2018) -- Lottery tickets are go-to stocking stuffers for many Nova Scotians during the holidays, but parents, caregivers, family members and friends are reminded not to gift lottery tickets or encourage lottery play with minors.
Status of Women -- Government will work with Mi’kmaw and African Nova Scotian organizations to develop new supports for survivors of gender-based violence and their families.
Finance and Treasury Board -- Les gens de la Nouvelle-Écosse peuvent contribuer à l'amélioration du Programme d'exclusion volontaire des casinos en soumettant leurs commentaires.