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L'année scolaire se termine sur une note positive pour le personnel et les élèves

Thu, 06/30/2022 - 11:16
Education and Early Childhood Development -- Becky Druhan, ministre de l'Éducation et du Développement de la petite enfance, félicite les élèves et le personnel pour une autre année scolaire réussie, aujourd'hui 30 juin, le dernier jour d'école.

Housing Developments Approved in Halifax Regional Municipality

Thu, 06/30/2022 - 10:51
Municipal Affairs and Housing -- The Province is taking action to increase housing supply in Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) faster.

Premier Houston Hosts Council of Atlantic Premiers Meeting

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 13:40
Premier's Office -- The Council of Atlantic Premiers (CAP) met today, June 29, in Pictou to discuss regional approaches to healthcare, economic growth, inflation and affordability, immigration and renewable energy.

Increase to Nova Scotia Child Benefit

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 07:59
Community Services -- The Province is helping Nova Scotian families with lower incomes by increasing their Nova Scotia Child Benefit effective Friday, July 1.

Halifax Homicide Case Added to Rewards Program

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 11:01
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 26-year-old Brandon Reginald Polegato last year.

2022 Pride Flag Raising in Halifax

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 10:44
Public Service Commission -- A symbol of Pride is waving over Province House today, June 28, in Halifax.

Lifeguard Supervision Starts July 1

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 10:30
Natural Resources and Renewables -- Lifeguard supervision at many Nova Scotia beaches will begin on Friday, July 1.

Government Launches Nova Scotia Loyal Prototyping

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 10:02
Economic Development / Premier's Office -- The government is taking the next step in its commitment to create a new provincial buy local program and encouraging Nova Scotians to offer ideas and opinions on its development.

Premier Pays Tribute to Dr. Charles ‘Chuck’ MacNeil

Mon, 06/27/2022 - 16:13
Premier's Office -- Today, June 27, Premier Tim Houston paid tribute to the life of former cabinet minister Dr. Charles “Chuck” MacNeil. Dr. MacNeil passed away on June 18.

Premier Houston Congratulates Nathan MacKinnon

Mon, 06/27/2022 - 13:52
Premier's Office -- Premier Tim Houston is congratulating Nova Scotian Nathan MacKinnon on his Stanley Cup victory with the Colorado Avalanche on Sunday, June 26.

Mise à jour sur la dose de rappel contre la COVID-19 pour les 50 ans et plus

Mon, 06/27/2022 - 13:09
COVID - 19 / Health and Wellness -- Les gens de 50 à 69 ans en Nouvelle-Écosse pourront prendre rendez-vous pour recevoir une deuxième dose de rappel du vaccin contre la COVID-19 dès la semaine prochaine, même si la Santé publique recommande d'attendre à l'automne.

Update on COVID-19 Booster Doses for 50+

Mon, 06/27/2022 - 13:04
COVID - 19 / Health and Wellness -- Starting next week, adults 50 to 69 years of age in Nova Scotia will be eligible to book a second booster dose of COVID-19 vaccine, though public health is recommending that people wait until fall.

2022 Property Tax Rebate for Seniors

Mon, 06/27/2022 - 12:38
Service Nova Scotia and Internal Services -- Applications for the Property Tax Rebate for Seniors, which helps low-income seniors with their municipal residential property taxes, open Friday, July 1. The program offers eligible seniors a rebate of half of their property taxes, up to $800.

Funding for Eskasoni First Nation Green Energy Project

Mon, 06/27/2022 - 11:23
Natural Resources and Renewables -- The Province is funding a solar energy generation system for the lobster storage facility at Eskasoni Cold Logistics.

Premier Offers Condolences on Passing of Former Cabinet Minister

Mon, 06/27/2022 - 10:44
Premier's Office -- Today, June 27, Premier Tim Houston expressed sadness at the passing of former cabinet minister John Leefe, who died on June 25 after a life of dedicated public service.

Minister’s Statement on Support for Long-Term Care Workers

Mon, 06/27/2022 - 06:00
Seniors and Long-Term Care -- NOTE: The following is a statement from Seniors and Long-Term Care Minister Barbara Adams. Nova Scotians deserve to know they will have the level of care they need as they age, and they will.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Fri, 06/24/2022 - 10:54

Les données du plan d'action pour la santé sont maintenant publiées

Fri, 06/24/2022 - 09:44
Health and Wellness -- Les gens de la Nouvelle-Écosse ont maintenant accès à des données importantes et mises à jour régulièrement au sujet des soins de santé.

Action for Health Data Now Publicly Available

Fri, 06/24/2022 - 09:43
Health and Wellness -- Nova Scotians will now have access to important, regularly updated healthcare data.

Exhibitions Program Expanded to Assist Reopenings

Fri, 06/24/2022 - 07:42
Agriculture -- Nova Scotia’s agricultural exhibitions can get help reopening this year through an expanded provincial infrastructure program.