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HRM Shelter, Supportive Housing Update

Thu, 01/25/2024 - 08:17

Exemplary Service Medals Awarded

Wed, 01/24/2024 - 13:24

Lung Screening Program Announcement

Fri, 01/19/2024 - 14:16

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Fri, 01/19/2024 - 12:29

Lung Screening Program Launches

Fri, 01/19/2024 - 09:09

Medal of Bravery Nominations Open

Thu, 01/18/2024 - 09:06

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Fri, 01/05/2024 - 12:05
Public Works -- NOTE: The projects listed below are planned road and bridge work. For the most up-to-date provincial traffic notices follow @511ns on the X platform, formerly Twitter, at https://twitter.com/511ns , call 511 or visit: https://511.novascotia.ca/ CONTINUING WORK

New Emergency Medical Responders Will Improve Care

Fri, 01/05/2024 - 09:00
Health and Wellness -- Nova Scotia will train up to 200 emergency medical responders – a new role that will help improve emergency care in the province – over the next two years.

New Survey Shows Nova Scotians Support Local Food

Thu, 01/04/2024 - 12:01
Agriculture -- Nova Scotians are supporting the province’s farmers and enjoying local food, using about a third of their food budget on locally grown or produced agri-food and dairy products.

Nova Scotia to Advance Cancer Care Research, Treatment

Thu, 01/04/2024 - 11:03
Health and Wellness / Premier's Office -- Cancer patients in Nova Scotia will be some of the first to access new technology and innovative programs developed in the fight against the disease over the next decade.

Funding Supports Newcomer Skilled Trades Assessments, Building Officials Training

Thu, 01/04/2024 - 09:32
Municipal Affairs and Housing -- Newcomers and Nova Scotians now have more access to training and certification in construction trades.

Minimum Wage Increasing on April 1

Wed, 01/03/2024 - 12:27
Labour, Skills and Immigration -- Nova Scotia’s minimum wage will increase to $15.20 per hour on April 1.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Fri, 12/29/2023 - 10:35
Public Works -- NOTE: The projects listed below are planned road and bridge work. For the most up-to-date provincial traffic notices follow @511ns on the X platform, formerly Twitter, at https://twitter.com/511ns , call 511 or visit: https://511.novascotia.ca/ CONTINUING WORK

Top Baby Names in Nova Scotia in 2023

Fri, 12/29/2023 - 07:54
Service Nova Scotia -- NOTE: A list of the top baby names for 2023 follows this release; the 2023 information is current as of Thursday, December 28. Henry is Nova Scotians’ favourite baby name for 2023.

Adoption of Proposed Building Code Amendments Extended

Thu, 12/28/2023 - 13:00
Municipal Affairs and Housing -- Nova Scotians planning new construction or renovation projects will have more time to adapt to pending new building code requirements in the province.

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