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Press releases from the Government of Nova Scotia. Distributed by Communications Nova Scotia.
Updated: 12 hours 41 min ago
Executive Council / Premier's Office -- Two Crown corporations are being created to oversee strategic infrastructure, support businesses from start-up to commercialization and drive the province’s economic growth.
Municipal Affairs and Housing -- The governments of Canada and Nova Scotia are investing more than $13 million through the Community Housing Infrastructure and Repair Program to help seven community housing organizations transform their operations and complete repairs to existing units.
Education and Early Childhood Development -- Young students in Nova Scotia are combining learning and fun this summer through camps offered across the province, including the Summer Literacy program, the Learning with Wskitqamu program for Mi’kmaw and Indigenous youth and the Africentric Summer Scholar program for African Nova Scotian youth.
Education and Early Childhood Development -- Les jeunes élèves de la Nouvelle-Écosse combinent l'apprentissage et le plaisir cet été grâce à des camps offerts à l'échelle de la province, notamment Les camps de littératie, le programme Learning with Wskitqamu à l'intention des jeunes mi'kmaw et autochtones, et le programme Africentric Summer Scholar, à l'intention des jeunes afro-néo-écossais.
Environment and Climate Change -- The Province released its first annual report today, July 22, on the work being done to address climate change and drive the province towards a healthy, clean and sustainable future.
Public Works -- CONTINUING WORK
Justice -- The government is offering a reward of up to $150,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or people responsible for the homicide of Sheila Patricia Madore.
Health and Wellness -- Starting today, July 20, the Province is removing barriers and cutting wait times for Nova Scotians seeking gender-affirming surgery.
Natural Resources and Renewables -- NOTE: This release is issued on behalf of the Forestry Innovation Transition Trust. Four more projects, totalling $6.2 million, have been approved by the trustees of the Forestry Innovation Transition Trust.
Natural Resources and Renewables -- The Province is providing $7.4 million as part of a nearly $20-million investment in energy efficiency upgrades and a new active transportation corridor in Antigonish County.
Speaker's Office -- The first session of the 64th general assembly will resume Tuesday, July 26, at 2 p.m.
Premier's Office -- Premier Tim Houston has written to the Speaker of the House of Assembly asking him to reconvene the legislature to deal with the recommendations of the MLA remuneration review panel released today, July 19.
Speaker's Office -- Keith Bain, Speaker of the Nova Scotia House of Assembly, has received the report of the independent panel appointed to review and make recommendations about the indemnity or base salary payable to all MLAs and the additional salaries payable to the Speaker, the deputy Speaker, the leader of the Opposition, leaders of recognized parties, and the Premier and other members of Executive Council.
Fisheries and Aquaculture -- Nova Scotia sportfishing is once again garnering international attention. The popular show The New Fly Fisher is in Cape Breton this week filming an episode on summer salmon fishing in the Margaree River.
Health and Wellness -- Effective today, July 18, the Province will pay for the cystic fibrosis drug Trikafta for children aged six to 11.
Premier's Office -- Legislation to recognize Mi’kmaw as Nova Scotia’s first language was proclaimed today, July 17, by the Province and affirmed by the Mi’kmaq during a ceremony in Potlotek First Nation in Richmond County.
L'nu Affairs -- NOTE: The following is a statement from Karla MacFarlane, Minister of L’nu Affairs. On Sunday, community members and participants will gather in Potlotek, Richmond County, for the opening ceremonies of the Mi’kmaw Summer Games.
Public Works -- CONTINUING WORK
Labour, Skills and Immigration -- Newcomers to Nova Scotia are invited to participate in a job fair Wednesday, July 20, at the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 in Halifax.
COVID - 19 / Health and Wellness -- Parents and guardians of children aged six months to four years old will soon be able to book their child’s COVID-19 vaccine appointment.