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Community Infrastructure Grant Programs Open

Fri, 12/15/2023 - 11:04
Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage -- Organizations across the province can now apply for funding to make accessibility and other improvements to community facilities.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Fri, 12/15/2023 - 10:43
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

Expansion Provides More Long-Term Care Rooms in New Germany

Fri, 12/15/2023 - 10:09
Long-Term Care Facilities / Seniors and Long-Term Care -- Seniors in the New Germany area who need long-term care will have access to a local modern facility with the replacement and expansion of the Rosedale Home for Special Care.

Province Purchasing New Helicopter Water Bombers

Fri, 12/15/2023 - 08:57
Natural Resources and Renewables -- The Province is taking advantage of federal funding to replace its fleet of four helicopter water bombers.

Province Releases Green Hydrogen Action Plan

Fri, 12/15/2023 - 08:50
Natural Resources and Renewables / Premier's Office -- A new action plan will help grow Nova Scotia’s green hydrogen industry and advance the transition to clean energy.

Province Increases Investment in Roads, Highways

Thu, 12/14/2023 - 12:09
Public Works -- More roads and highways across the province will be improved and made safer for Nova Scotians with increased investment by the government.

Funding to Help End Gender-Based Violence

Thu, 12/14/2023 - 09:25
Status of Women -- A historic funding agreement signed today, December 14, will see the federal government invest $18.3 million over four years to help Nova Scotia end gender-based violence.

Pilot Project Allows Snowmobiles on Roads, Shoulders

Wed, 12/13/2023 - 11:03
Public Works -- A pilot project this winter will allow snowmobilers to access trails and services via snow-covered road shoulders and roadways in parts of Inverness and Lunenburg counties.

New Collaborative Family Practice Clinic in Eastern Passage

Tue, 12/12/2023 - 09:13
Health and Wellness -- More people will have access to primary healthcare with a new collaborative family practice clinic in Eastern Passage.

Atlantic Premiers Discuss Healthcare, Immigration, Housing, Infrastructure

Mon, 12/11/2023 - 15:51
Premier's Office -- Premier Tim Houston met with his Atlantic counterparts to discuss the top priorities for Atlantic Canadians during a virtual meeting of the Council of Atlantic Premiers today, December 11. Prince Edward Island Premier Dennis King chaired the meeting.

Section of Road Along Lawrencetown Beach to be Realigned

Mon, 12/11/2023 - 09:14
Public Works -- A 500-metre section of the road along Lawrencetown Beach on the Eastern Shore will be realigned to help ensure it remains open during and after storms.

Human Rights Awards Presented

Fri, 12/08/2023 - 13:07
Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission -- Four individual Nova Scotians and two groups were recognized with Nova Scotia Human Rights Awards for their work creating a more equitable, inclusive and respectful province at an event today, December 8, in Halifax.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Fri, 12/08/2023 - 10:57
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

Province’s Long-Term Care Plan Includes More Rooms in Glace Bay

Fri, 12/08/2023 - 10:03
Long-Term Care Facilities / Seniors and Long-Term Care -- Seniors in and around Glace Bay in need of long-term care will have more access to modern spaces with the replacement and expansion of Seaview Manor.

More Supports for People Experiencing Homelessness

Thu, 12/07/2023 - 14:03
Municipal Affairs and Housing / Community Services -- New initiatives will help ensure the safety and well-being of those experiencing homelessness in Nova Scotia.

Long-Term Care Expansion in Tatamagouche

Wed, 12/06/2023 - 13:12
Long-Term Care Facilities / Seniors and Long-Term Care -- Seniors in the Tatamagouche area in need of long-term care will have access to modern spaces with the replacement of Willow Lodge home for special care.

Electronic Referral System Expands to Include MRIs, Ultrasounds

Wed, 12/06/2023 - 10:30
Health and Wellness -- More patients will see better communication around referrals with the addition of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and ultrasound tests to the e-referral system.

New Long-Term Care Rooms for Sherbrooke

Tue, 12/05/2023 - 12:16
Long-Term Care Facilities / Seniors and Long-Term Care -- Seniors in the Sherbrooke area who need long-term care will have access to modern spaces with the replacement of the local nursing home.

New Programs to Increase Child Care Spaces

Tue, 12/05/2023 - 11:20
Education and Early Childhood Development -- Two new child-care programs announced today, December 5, will help create more child-care spaces in licensed not-for-profit child-care centres and family homes across the province.

More Long-Term Care Rooms Coming to Annapolis Royal

Tue, 12/05/2023 - 09:12
Long-Term Care Facilities / Seniors and Long-Term Care -- Seniors in the Annapolis Royal area will have more access to long-term care with the replacement and expansion of the Annapolis Royal Nursing Home.

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