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Workshops, Talks on Tap at Fundy Geological Museum

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 09:59
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- Fundy Geological Museum in Parrsboro will host workshops and a series of talks about studying Nova Scotia's rich geological past.

Nikita Fraser v. Dragon Buffet King Inc.

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 12:12
Human Rights Commission -- An independent Nova Scotia human rights restorative board of inquiry in the case of Nikita Fraser v. Dragon Buffet King Inc., is scheduled to be heard Friday, Sept. 19.

Online Prenatal and Parenting Program Launched

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 09:33
Health and Wellness -- Nova Scotia Welcome to Parenting was launched today, Sept. 16, to provide prenatal education and parenting support through baby's first year.

Trenton Engineering Firm Receives Loan to Expand Business

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 09:00
Nova Scotia Business Inc. -- Nova Scotia Business Inc. (NSBI) has authorized an interest-bearing, repayable $200,000 loan to Sable Engineering to help expand its business.

Candidatures acceptées au Prix pour le respect citoyen

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 13:03
Education and Early Childhood Development -- AVIS AUX CHEFS DES NOUVELLES : Pour parler à l'un des récipiendaires de l'année dernière, communiquez avec la personne-ressource nommée à la fin du communiqué. Chaque jour, des élèves à l'échelle de la Nouvelle-Écosse interviennent de façon positive dans leur école et leur collectivité, et il est maintenant temps de les reconnaître.

Nominations Open for Student Respectful Citizenship Award

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 13:00
Education and Early Childhood Development -- Every day students across Nova Scotia make positive differences in their schools and communities and now is the time to recognize them.

Province Issues First Forecast Update

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 12:36
Finance and Treasury Board -- The first forecast update shows government is on track to meet its 2014-15 provincial budget targets.

Film Crew Excellence Award Announced

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 11:39
Film and Creative Industries Nova Scotia -- A member of the film industry was recognized for her outstanding contribution to the growth of the audiovisual industry in the province.

Dartmouth Producer Receives Funding for Feature Film

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 11:34
Film and Creative Industries Nova Scotia -- A Dartmouth producer has been given the opportunity to make her first feature film.

Nova Scotia Makes Climate Change a Focus

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 16:11
Environment -- Environment Minister Randy Delorey is applauding a decision by his colleagues to keep climate change at the forefront of the national agenda.

Government to Amend Pension Benefits Regulations

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 14:21
Finance and Treasury Board -- Government has amended pension regulations to allow greater flexibility for people to withdraw from locked-in pensions when facing financial hardship.

Bear, Deer Hunting Seasons Begin

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 13:00
Natural Resources -- With the fall hunting season now underway, hunters are reminded to review regulations to ensure their safety and the safety of others.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 12:51
Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal -- NEW WORK

Funding for First Protected Bike Lane in Halifax

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 12:29
Energy -- Government is supporting a proposed bike lane project, the first of its kind in Halifax.

Harbourside, Nova Scotia Lands to Operate Port Mersey Commercial Park

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 10:03
Economic and Rural Development and Tourism / Internal Services -- Harbourside Commercial Park, a provincial Crown corporation, will acquire the land and assets of ReNova, and Nova Scotia Lands will operate the Port Mersey Commercial Park, located on the former Bowater Mill site.

Les pêcheurs votent au sujet de la représentation désignée

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 12:22
Fisheries and Aquaculture -- Les pêcheurs de la région deux, qui englobe la partie est du Cap-Breton, de la limite des comtés d'Inverness et de Victoria à Port Hawkesbury, passeront au vote pour décider s'ils seront représentés par un organisme désigné en vertu de la loi sur l'appui aux organisations de pêcheurs (Fish Harvesters Organizations Support Act).

Fishermen to Vote on Accredited Representation

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 12:21
Fisheries and Aquaculture -- Fishermen in Region Two, the eastern half of Cape Breton from the Inverness-Victoria County line to Port Hawkesbury, will vote on being represented by an accredited organization under the Fish Harvesters Organizations Support Act.

Les élèves se prononcent contre l'intimidation

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 09:44
Education and Early Childhood Development -- Les élèves, les enseignants et les administrateurs scolaires de toute la province portent du rose et se prononcent contre l'intimidation et la cyberintimidation, aujourd'hui 11 septembre.

Students Celebrate Stand Up Against Bullying Day

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 09:41
Education and Early Childhood Development -- Students, teachers and school administrators across the province are wearing pink and speaking out against bullying and cyberbullying today, Sept. 11.

Community Groups Invited to Propose Projects for Positive Aging

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 09:14
Seniors -- A provincial grant to help improve seniors' health and well-being and make communities more age-friendly is now accepting applications.