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Annonce de productions cinématographiques

Tue, 01/07/2020 - 09:08
Nova Scotia Business Inc. -- Nova Scotia Business inc. (NSBI) a annoncé, aujourd’hui 7 janvier, deux nouvelles productions approuvées dans le cadre du Fonds d’incitation à la production télévisée et cinématographique en Nouvelle-Écosse.

Film Productions Announced

Tue, 01/07/2020 - 09:07
Nova Scotia Business Inc. -- Nova Scotia Business Inc. (NSBI) announced two newly approved productions through the Nova Scotia Film and Television Production Incentive Fund today, Jan. 7.

Information Sessions Planned for Forestry Sector

Mon, 01/06/2020 - 15:09
Premier's Office -- NOTE: A list of dates for upcoming Nova Scotia Works open houses follows the release. Workers and business owners affected by the announced closure of Northern Pulp will have access to information that will help them make decisions about their future.

Premier Announces Forestry Transition Team Members

Fri, 01/03/2020 - 14:09
Premier's Office -- Premier Stephen McNeil announced today, Jan. 3, the government and forestry sector members of the transition team created to support sector workers and businesses affected by the announced closure of the Northern Pulp mill in Abercrombie, Pictou Co.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Fri, 01/03/2020 - 11:26
Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal -- NEW WORK

Le vaccin antirotavirus est maintenant offert

Thu, 01/02/2020 - 08:57
Health and Wellness -- Le vaccin antirotavirus est maintenant offert pour les bébés nés à partir du 1er novembre 2019.

Rotavirus Vaccine Now Available

Thu, 01/02/2020 - 08:57
Health and Wellness -- The rotavirus vaccine is now available to babies born on or after Nov. 1, 2019.

Premier Reflects on Nova Scotia’s Progress and Future

Tue, 12/31/2019 - 10:27
Premier's Office -- NOTE: The following is an op-ed from Premier Stephen McNeil. As 2019 comes to an end and a new year, a new decade begins, it is hard not to take a pause and reflect on why I am optimistic about the future of this province.

New Requirements for Massage Therapists

Mon, 12/30/2019 - 11:54
Health and Wellness -- Starting Wednesday, Jan. 1, anyone who wants to use the title massage therapist or registered massage therapist has to meet new requirements first.

Immigration Numbers Setting Records

Mon, 12/30/2019 - 10:05
Immigration / Health and Wellness -- Nova Scotia has broken immigration records again in 2019 as the province finds new ways to target workers in sectors with the greatest need.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Fri, 12/27/2019 - 11:20
Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal -- CONTINUING WORK

Most Popular Baby Names in Nova Scotia

Fri, 12/27/2019 - 10:59
Service Nova Scotia and Internal Services -- NOTE: A list of the top baby names for 2019 follows this release. The 2019 information is current as of today, Dec. 27. Charlotte is Nova Scotians’ favourite baby name for 2019.

Winter Sportfishing Season Opens New Year’s Day

Fri, 12/27/2019 - 08:41
Fisheries and Aquaculture -- Anglers in the province or visiting can enjoy Nova Scotia’s 2020 winter fishing season, beginning Jan. 1.

Le sondage au sujet des dossiers d'adoption est toujours en ligne

Mon, 12/23/2019 - 10:40
Community Services -- Les gens de la Nouvelle-Écosse qui souhaitent exprimer leur opinion au sujet des dossiers d'adoption peuvent répondre au sondage en ligne jusqu'au 3 janvier.

Online Survey on Adoption Records Still Open

Mon, 12/23/2019 - 10:40
Community Services -- Nova Scotians who would like to voice their opinion about adoption records have until Jan. 3 to complete the online survey.

Bridge Opens in Nappan with New Name

Mon, 12/23/2019 - 10:16
Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal -- Residents from Nappan, Cumberland Co., were the first in Nova Scotia to drive over a new bridge that bears the name of Roger Bacon, former premier of the province.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Fri, 12/20/2019 - 11:36
Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal -- CONTINUING WORK

Human Rights Award Rescinded

Fri, 12/20/2019 - 11:30
Human Rights Commission -- The Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission has formally rescinded the Human Rights Award presented to Rana Zaman of Halifax on Dec. 10.

Boat Harbour Act Deadline Remains in Place

Fri, 12/20/2019 - 09:46
Premier's Office -- Northern Pulp in Pictou County will be forced to stop pumping effluent into Boat Harbour on Jan. 31, 2020.

Réception du jour de l’An

Fri, 12/20/2019 - 08:32
Lieutenant Governor -- Le mercredi 1er janvier, de 11 h à 12 h 30, les gens de la Nouvelle-Écosse sont invités à assister à la réception du jour de l’An donnée par le lieutenant-gouverneur à la Résidence du gouverneur située au 1451 de la rue Barrington, à Halifax.