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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

Investissements dans l'infrastructure réduisant les risques d'inondation

Fri, 08/01/2014 - 10:44
Municipal Affairs -- REMARQUE : Une liste des projets est présentée à la fin du communiqué de presse. Le gouvernement investit 344 275 $ pour aider les municipalités à renforcer et à stabiliser les rues, les rivières, les canaux et les rives en vue de réduire les risques d'inondation.

Investments Help Flood Risk Infrastructure in Municipalities

Fri, 08/01/2014 - 10:42
Municipal Affairs -- NOTE: A list of projects follows this release. Government is investing $344,275 to help municipalities reinforce and stabilize existing streets, rivers, channels, and banks against the risk of floods.

Reduced Hours for Halifax NSLC Stores on Natal Day

Fri, 08/01/2014 - 10:21
Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation -- Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation's retail stores in Halifax Regional Municipality will reduce store hours Monday, Aug. 4, for Natal Day.

Apply Now For Antlerless Deer Hunting Stamp

Fri, 08/01/2014 - 09:58
Natural Resources -- NOTE: A graphic of the 12 hunting zones in Nova Scotia is available on the Communications Nova Scotia website at . Nova Scotia hunters can apply now for an antlerless deer hunting stamp for this fall's hunting season.

Le gouvernement appuie le transport accessible

Fri, 08/01/2014 - 09:21
Municipal Affairs -- REMARQUE--Une liste des projets figure à la fin du communiqué de presse. Les Néo-Écossais des localités rurales auront plus de moyens de transport accessible après un investissement que le gouvernement a annoncé aujourd’hui, 1er août.

Government Supports Accessible Transportation

Fri, 08/01/2014 - 09:18
Municipal Affairs -- NOTE: A list of projects follows this release. Nova Scotians in rural communities will have more accessible transportation after a government investment announced today, Aug. 1.

Archives Online Exhibit Tells Story of First World War Propaganda

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 13:05
Communities, Culture and Heritage -- Nova Scotians will have an opportunity to explore propaganda designed to influence public thought and action during the First World War.

Des améliorations au profit des collectivités rurales du Cap-Breton

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 12:54
Economic and Rural Development and Tourism -- Les résidents d'Inverness et de Chéticamp, et les francophones de la région de Sydney pourront tirer profit de deux projets communautaires qui reçoivent l'appui du gouvernement provincial.

Rural Cape Breton Communities to Benefit from Improvements

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 12:51
Economic and Rural Development and Tourism -- Residents of Inverness and Cheticamp, and French-speaking people in the Sydney area will benefit from two community projects that are receiving support from the provincial government.

Cape Split Trails Reopen

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 10:56
Natural Resources -- Cape Split Provincial Park, one of Nova Scotia's most popular trails systems, reopens to hikers and outdoor enthusiasts today, July 31.

General Manager of Provincial Exhibition Announced

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 10:38
Agriculture -- The Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition in Truro has a new general manager.

2013-14 Public Accounts Released

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 10:18
Finance and Treasury Board -- Government released the public accounts for the last fiscal year today, July 31.