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Amplification des voix locales dans le système d’éducation public

Thu, 12/01/2022 - 14:45
Education and Early Childhood Development -- La Province sollicite l’avis de la population néo-écossaise – élèves, employés, famille et grand public – alors qu’elle prend les premières mesures pour tenir compte davantage du point de vue des collectivités sur le système scolaire de la Nouvelle-Écosse.

Strengthening Local Voices in Public Education

Thu, 12/01/2022 - 14:44
Education and Early Childhood Development -- The Province wants input from Nova Scotians – students, staff, families and the public – as it takes initial steps to strengthen local voices in Nova Scotia’s school system.

Province to Seek Operator for Lunenburg Foundry Shipyard

Thu, 12/01/2022 - 12:03
Build Nova Scotia / Public Works -- The government will soon begin looking for an operator for the historic Lunenburg Foundry to continue supporting the region’s shipbuilding and maintenance industry – a key component of its thriving waterfront.

New Crown Corporations Launched to Drive Economic Growth

Thu, 12/01/2022 - 10:00
Economic Development / Public Works -- Today, December 1, the Province launched two new organizations that modernize the government’s approach to economic development and improve accountability to Nova Scotians.

Emergency Overnight Winter Shelter in Lower Sackville

Thu, 12/01/2022 - 09:24
Community Services -- The Province will contribute $378,000 to support a new emergency shelter in Lower Sackville this winter to serve people experiencing homelessness.

Consultation publique au sujet de la stratégie sur les aliments et les boissons de la Nouvelle-Écosse

Thu, 12/01/2022 - 09:14
Agriculture -- On encourage les gens de la Nouvelle-Écosse à soumettre leurs commentaires sur ce que le gouvernement peut faire pour permettre aux gens d'avoir accès à des aliments plus sains et locaux.

Nova Scotia Recognizes World AIDS Day

Thu, 12/01/2022 - 08:53
Health and Wellness -- NOTE: A video of the World AIDS Day ceremony and raising of the AIDS ribbon flag at Province House is available at: https://youtu.be/GuMxkUZgsjQ A red ribbon flag is flying at Province House to mark World AIDS Day today, December 1. The theme of this year’s event, chosen by the United Nations, is Equalize.

Satellite Program Expands to Ensure Internet for Everyone

Wed, 11/30/2022 - 12:44
Economic Development -- The Satellite Internet Service Rebate program is expanding once again to help more Nova Scotians get access to internet service faster.

Province Introduces New Approach to Foster Care

Wed, 11/30/2022 - 10:01
Community Services -- The Province is introducing a new approach to foster care as it works on redesigning the system.

One-time Grant Provides Financial Relief for Post-Secondary Students

Tue, 11/29/2022 - 10:14
Advanced Education -- Today, November 29, the Province is announcing additional funding to help post-secondary students with the rising cost of living. About 11,000 students who receive Nova Scotia student assistance in the 2022-23 academic year will receive a one-time payment of $550.

Halifax Missing Persons Case Added to Rewards Program

Tue, 11/29/2022 - 09:12
Justice -- The missing persons case of Devon Sinclair Marsman has been added to the government’s major crimes reward program.

Province Seeks Feedback on Racism, Discrimination in Healthcare

Tue, 11/29/2022 - 08:27
Health and Wellness -- The Province is asking diverse groups to share their experiences in order to improve Nova Scotia’s healthcare system.

Réduction des frais de garde d’enfants en Nouvelle-Écosse

Mon, 11/28/2022 - 10:37
Acadian Affairs and Francophonie / Education and Early Childhood Development -- Les familles de la Nouvelle-Écosse paieront bientôt moins cher pour la garde des enfants dans le cadre des efforts du gouvernement pour rendre la vie plus abordable en réduisant les frais et en améliorant l’accès aux services de garde d’enfants.

Lower Child-Care Fees for Nova Scotians

Mon, 11/28/2022 - 10:32
Education and Early Childhood Development -- Families across Nova Scotia will soon be paying less for child care as part of the government’s efforts to make life more affordable by reducing fees and improving access to affordable child care.

Cultural Connections, Trade and Healthcare Focus of Premier’s Visit to Boston, Washington, D.C.

Mon, 11/28/2022 - 09:10
Premier's Office -- Premier Tim Houston will visit Boston and Washington, D.C. from November 30 to December 7 to advance Nova Scotia’s interests in cultural connections, trade and healthcare innovation.

Government Urges Safety as Southwestern Lobster Season Starts

Fri, 11/25/2022 - 14:50
Labour, Skills and Immigration / Fisheries and Aquaculture -- Lobster fishing season begins Monday, November 28, in Southwestern Nova Scotia. Dumping Day, as it is known in lobster fishing areas 33 and 34, brings excitement and opportunity – but also great risk.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Fri, 11/25/2022 - 13:08
Public Works -- NOTE: For the most up-to-date traffic notices, follow @511ns on Twitter at https://twitter.com/511ns , call 511 or visit: https://511.novascotia.ca/en/mobile/ CONTINUING WORK

Mise à jour des données du Plan d'action pour la santé

Fri, 11/25/2022 - 11:11
Acadian Affairs and Francophonie / Health and Wellness -- Les gens de la Nouvelle-Écosse peuvent maintenant voir des données mises à jour au sujet des soins de santé sur le site Web du Plan d'action pour la santé.

Action for Health Data Updated

Fri, 11/25/2022 - 11:07
Health and Wellness -- Nova Scotians can now see updated healthcare data on the Action for Health website.

Financement pour les fournisseurs de services de transport en commun dans la province

Fri, 11/25/2022 - 10:25
Public Works -- REMARQUE : Une liste des récipiendaires du financement suit le présent communiqué. Afin d'aider à compenser la perte de revenus causée par l'isolement des gens pendant la pandémie de COVID-19, le gouvernement verse 10,9 millions de dollars aux fournisseurs de services de transport en commun à l'échelle de la province.

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