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Vaccins contre la COVID-19 pour les enfants de 6 mois à 4 ans

Thu, 07/14/2022 - 13:27
COVID - 19 / Health and Wellness -- Les parents et les tuteurs des enfants de six mois à quatre ans pourront bientôt prendre rendez-vous pour faire vacciner leurs enfants contre la COVID-19.

2022 Award for Culinary Excellence

Wed, 07/13/2022 - 13:02
Lieutenant-Governor -- Six culinary graduates from Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) have been selected to receive the 2022 Lieutenant-Governor’s Award for Culinary Excellence.

Prix pour l’excellence culinaire 2022

Wed, 07/13/2022 - 13:02
Lieutenant-Governor -- Six finissants et finissantes en arts culinaire du Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) ont été choisis pour recevoir le Prix du lieutenant-gouverneur pour l'excellence culinaire de 2022.

New Lending Program Supports Affordable Housing

Wed, 07/13/2022 - 10:18
Municipal Affairs and Housing -- The Province is introducing a new lending program to help non-profit organizations keep and increase affordable housing units. This is the first provincial lending program that helps non-profit organizations purchase existing rental units.

Summer Events in Provincial Parks

Wed, 07/13/2022 - 08:10
Natural Resources and Renewables -- Summer events at parks around the province are starting on Canada Parks Day, Saturday, July 16.

Council of the Federation Meeting Concludes

Tue, 07/12/2022 - 18:39
Premier's Office -- The Council of the Federation’s two-day summer meeting ended today, July 12, in Victoria, B.C.

Premier Houston at Council of the Federation Meeting

Tue, 07/12/2022 - 12:22
Premier's Office -- The Council of the Federation is continuing its two-day summer meeting today, July 12, in Victoria, B.C., to discuss healthcare funding, economic renewal and affordability.

Improving Accessibility for the Built Environment

Tue, 07/12/2022 - 10:46
Justice -- The Province has reached another milestone in developing the accessibility standard for the built environment to prevent and remove barriers in the spaces where Nova Scotians live, work, learn and play.

Government Invests in More Nursing Seats

Tue, 07/12/2022 - 08:30
Health and Wellness -- The government is continuing to invest in healthcare with the addition of 200 new nursing seats at post-secondary institutions across the province.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Fri, 07/08/2022 - 13:16

Tenders Awarded for New Waterford School, Community Wellness Centre

Fri, 07/08/2022 - 12:53
Public Works / Education and Early Childhood Development / Health and Wellness -- New Waterford is a step closer to a new school and community wellness centre.

Lifting COVID-19 Restrictions

Mon, 07/04/2022 - 11:06
COVID - 19 / Health and Wellness -- Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, announced today, July 4, that Nova Scotia will remove all remaining COVID-19 restrictions in the community on Wednesday, July 6.

Levée des restrictions liées à la COVID-19

Mon, 07/04/2022 - 11:06
COVID - 19 / Health and Wellness -- Le Dr Robert Strang, médecin-hygiéniste en chef de la Nouvelle-Écosse, a annoncé aujourd’hui 4 juillet que la Nouvelle-Écosse allait lever les dernières restrictions liées à la COVID-19 le mercredi 6 juillet.

Traffic Advisory, Annapolis County

Mon, 07/04/2022 - 10:52
Public Works -- NEW WORK

Applications Open for Antlerless Deer Draw

Mon, 07/04/2022 - 10:00
Natural Resources and Renewables -- Starting at noon today, July 4, hunters can apply for one of 4,785 antlerless deer hunting stamps for the 2022 hunting season.

Premier Hosts Meeting of Mi’kmaw Chiefs, Cabinet

Thu, 06/30/2022 - 15:10
Premier's Office -- Premier Tim Houston, cabinet ministers and Nova Scotia Mi’kmaw Chiefs held their first joint meeting today, June 30, discussing a wide range of issues and building relationships.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Thu, 06/30/2022 - 12:32
Public Works -- NEW WORK

Rapport hebdomadaire des données sur la COVID-19, le 30 juin 2022

Thu, 06/30/2022 - 12:03
COVID - 19 / Health and Wellness -- La Nouvelle-Écosse signale 1 491 nouveaux cas de COVID-19 confirmés en laboratoire, 28 hospitalisations et 4 décès liés à la COVID-19 au cours de la période de sept jours se terminant le 27 juin. Le nombre de nouveaux cas confirmés par un test PCR a légèrement augmenté comparativement à la semaine dernière, mais le nombre d'éclosions dans les établissements de soins de longue durée, d'hospitalisations et de décès a diminué.

COVID-19 Weekly Data Report for June 30, 2022

Thu, 06/30/2022 - 12:02
COVID - 19 / Health and Wellness -- Nova Scotia is reporting 1,491 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19, 28 hospitalizations and four deaths during the seven-day period ending June 27. The number of new PCR-positive tests has increased slightly compared to the previous reporting period; however, long-term care outbreaks, hospital admissions and deaths have decreased.

School Year Ends on High Note for Staff, Students

Thu, 06/30/2022 - 11:16
Education and Early Childhood Development -- Becky Druhan, Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development, congratulated students and staff on another successful school year today, June 30, the last day of classes.