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2022 Immigration Targets Set Stage for Population Growth

Thu, 06/16/2022 - 08:51
Labour, Skills and Immigration -- Nova Scotia is ready to welcome even more new Nova Scotians, helping grow its population, fill labour and skills gaps and enrich diversity in communities.

39 Projects Approved for Beautification and Community Works Programs

Wed, 06/15/2022 - 08:35
Municipal Affairs and Housing -- Funding from two provincial programs will help municipalities create beautiful, inviting spaces and provide opportunities for people to work within their communities.

Owls Head Provincial Park Designation

Tue, 06/14/2022 - 11:29
Natural Resources and Renewables -- The Province is designating Owls Head as Nova Scotia’s next provincial park.

Traffic Advisory, Yarmouth County

Tue, 06/14/2022 - 10:56
Public Works -- NEW WORK

Grade 12 Students Awarded Scholarships for Excellence in Creative Arts

Tue, 06/14/2022 - 10:10
Education and Early Childhood Development -- Nova Scotia high school students showcased their creativity and skill today, June 14, at a ceremony for the Minister’s Awards for Creative Excellence in the Arts.

Bourses pour l'excellence dans la créativité artistique remises à des élèves de la 12e année

Tue, 06/14/2022 - 10:10
Education and Early Childhood Development -- Des élèves du secondaire de la Nouvelle-Écosse ont mis en évidence leur créativité et leurs compétences aujourd’hui 14 juin lors d’une cérémonie pour la remise des Prix du ministre pour l'excellence dans la créativité artistique.

Year-End Results

Tue, 06/14/2022 - 09:19
Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation -- The Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation (NSLC) released its year-end financial results today, June 14.

Sustainable Forestry for Nova Scotia, Op-ed

Mon, 06/13/2022 - 14:03
Natural Resources and Renewables -- NOTE: The following is an op-ed from Natural Resources and Renewables Minister Tory Rushton. Nova Scotians care deeply about their natural environment and about our collective efforts to ensure a sustainable, prosperous future for generations to come.

Government Covers Planned School Milk Price Increase

Mon, 06/13/2022 - 13:23
Education and Early Childhood Development / Agriculture -- Amid rising food costs, the government will cover a planned price increase in the School Milk Program to ensure milk stays affordable for families when students return to classrooms in September.

Le gouvernement prend en charge l'augmentation du prix du lait consommé dans les écoles

Mon, 06/13/2022 - 13:23
Education and Early Childhood Development / Agriculture -- En raison de la croissance du coût de la nourriture, le gouvernement prendra en charge une augmentation prévue des coûts liés au Programme lait-école de la Nouvelle-Écosse afin que le lait reste abordable pour les familles à la rentrée scolaire en septembre.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Fri, 06/10/2022 - 11:03

Small Option Home in Dartmouth Ready to Welcome Residents

Fri, 06/10/2022 - 10:12
Community Services -- The Province continues to move people in the Disability Support Program into communities with the establishment of a new small option home in Dartmouth.

COVID-19 Weekly Data Report for June 9, 2022

Thu, 06/09/2022 - 13:50
COVID - 19 / Health and Wellness -- Nova Scotia is reporting 1,474 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 49 hospitalizations during the seven-day period ending June 6. The number of new PCR-positive tests has decreased; however, hospital admissions have increased.

Rapport hebdomadaire des données sur la COVID-19, le 9 juin 2022

Thu, 06/09/2022 - 13:50
COVID - 19 / Health and Wellness -- La Nouvelle-Écosse signale 1 474 nouveaux cas de COVID-19 confirmés en laboratoire et 49 hospitalisations au cours de la période de sept jours se terminant le 6 juin. Le nombre de nouveaux cas confirmés par un test PCR a diminué, mais le nombre d'hospitalisations a augmenté.

Nouveau projet pilote de modèle de rémunération des médecins de famille

Thu, 06/09/2022 - 12:47
Health and Wellness -- Un nouveau modèle de rémunération des médecins de famille a été conçu pour encourager davantage les équipes de soins et permettre aux patients d’obtenir plus facilement les soins dont ils ont besoin, là et au moment où ils en ont besoin.

New Family Doctor Funding Model Pilot Project

Thu, 06/09/2022 - 12:46
Health and Wellness -- A new funding model for family doctors is designed to encourage more team-based care and to make it easier for patients to get the care they need, when and where they need it.

Province Invests in Verschuren Centre Expansion

Thu, 06/09/2022 - 10:18
Economic Development -- The Province is investing in Nova Scotia’s clean technology sector by supporting the Verschuren Centre for Sustainability in Energy and the Environment in Sydney to expand into a national biomanufacturing centre.

Province Provides Funding to Seniors Initiatives

Thu, 06/09/2022 - 08:36
Seniors and Long-Term Care -- NOTE: A list of funded projects is at the end of this news release. The government is providing funding for 12 innovative projects to support seniors in their homes and communities.

New Program to Help Attract and Retain Young Skilled Workers

Wed, 06/08/2022 - 11:33
Premier's Office -- Young skilled trades workers in Nova Scotia will be the first to benefit from the More Opportunity for Skilled Trades (MOST) program, aimed at attracting and retaining young people in key sectors and shaping the workforce of tomorrow.

Nova Scotia Marking Clean Air Day With Action

Wed, 06/08/2022 - 09:07
Environment and Climate Change -- The Province is making regulatory changes to help ensure the air Nova Scotians breathe is clean and healthy and that industrial noise does not impact people’s well-being.