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Traffic Advisory, Inverness County

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 08:21
Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal -- INVERNESS COUNTY: Highway 105, Whycocomagh

Gem and Mineral Show at Fundy Geological Museum in Parrsboro

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 10:51
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- Nova Scotian and visiting rockhounds and geoscience enthusiasts will gather this weekend in Parrsboro for one of the oldest gem and mineral shows in Canada.

Government Approves Funding for Inverness CT Scanner

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 09:26
Health and Wellness -- Soon, patients in Inverness will be able to get CT scans close to home.

Accessing Government Services with 10-Digit Dialing

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 09:16
Internal Services -- Three-digit numbers used for emergencies and other services will not be affected by the change to 10-digit dialing that comes into effect on Saturday, Aug. 23.

Premier Offers Condolences on Passing of Purdy Crawford

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 18:07
Premier's Office -- Premier Stephen McNeil offered condolences today, Aug. 12, to the family and friends of the late Purdy Crawford.

Tentative Donkin Mine Agreement Encouraging

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 12:34
Natural Resources / Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal -- Glencore has reached a tentative agreement with a company that could see the Donkin coal mine in Cape Breton brought into production.

Traffic Advisories - Halifax Regional Municipality, Pictou County, Hants County

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 12:32
Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal -- HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Highway 102, Exit 0 Ramp Closures

Holland v. Tri-County Regional School Board and CUPE Remedy Hearing

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 10:56
Human Rights Commission -- An independent human rights board of inquiry will conduct a followup hearing Friday, Aug. 15, on the remedy the Tri-County Regional School Board and the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) owes to James Holland for discrimination based on age.

Government Announces Sites for New Schools

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 09:30
Education and Early Childhood Development -- Sites have been chosen and approved for new, state-of-the-art schools in Tatamagouche and Bible Hill.

Traffic Advisory, Richmond County

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 14:00
Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal -- RICHMOND COUNTY: Highway 4

Government Improves Social Housing for Seniors in Enfield

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 09:30
Community Services / Housing Nova Scotia -- More seniors will soon be able to live at Enfield Manor as part of a $1.5-million renovation that includes increased accessibility, four new units and the installation of a new elevator.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 10:57
Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal -- NEW WORK ---

Government Invests in Seniors Social Housing

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 09:52
Community Services / Housing Nova Scotia -- NOTE: A list of senior and social housing that will get funding announced today follows this release. Social housing for seniors will be repaired, upgraded and revitalized with a $5-million government investment.

Government Approves Emergency Funding for Capital Equipment

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 11:39
Health and Wellness -- Emergency funding has been approved for two new ultrasound machines at St. Martha's Hospital in Antigonish.

Traffic Advisory, Englishtown Ferry Suspended

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 11:15
Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal -- VICTORIA COUNTY: Englishtown Ferry

Exercise Caution with Surface Water Sources

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 11:04
Environment -- A water quality report on the Annapolis Valley watersheds is a reminder to be careful when using surface water.

Nova Scotians to Benefit from New Affordable Housing Agreement

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 10:31
Community Services -- A new federal-provincial housing agreement means more seniors, families and persons with disabilities in the province will be able to find an affordable place to call home.

Brothers v. Black Educators Association Decision

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 08:43
Human Rights Commission -- A decision by an independent human rights board of inquiry has found that a former employee of the Black Educators Association was discriminated against.

Traffic Advisory, Yarmouth County

Fri, 08/01/2014 - 12:54
Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal -- YARMOUTH COUNTY: Hebron

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Fri, 08/01/2014 - 10:58
Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal -- CONTINUING WORK