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Press releases from the Government of Nova Scotia. Distributed by Communications Nova Scotia.
Updated: 3 hours 11 min ago
Auditor General -- Auditor General Kim Adair released her 2023 Financial Report today, December 5.
Natural Resources and Renewables -- NOTE: The following is a joint statement from Tory Rushton, Minister of Natural Resources and Renewables, and Jonathan Wilkinson, federal Minister of Energy and Natural Resources. Today, we notified the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board of our shared decision to veto the fundamental decision to issue Exploration Licence 2437. This licence would have provided Inceptio Limited the exclusive right to explore, subject to regulatory authorization, in a shallow water parcel on the Sable Bank of the Scotian Shelf.
Seniors and Long-Term Care / Health and Wellness / Premier's Office -- A change to how the Province employs travel nurses will help create more stability in healthcare and long-term care in Nova Scotia.
Justice / Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission -- The Province of Nova Scotia and the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission are recognizing the 75th anniversary of the United Nations’ Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a groundbreaking global commitment to protect the rights of all people.
Long-Term Care Facilities / Seniors and Long-Term Care -- Seniors in the Port Hawkesbury area will have access to new, modern long-term care rooms with the replacement and expansion of the local nursing home.
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
Natural Resources and Renewables -- Many large-scale electricity customers will be able to save money and reach their climate change goals with clean power thanks to the new Green Choice Program.
Education and Early Childhood Development -- Nova Scotia is increasing transparency in the public school system and strengthening the voices of local families, students and school advisory councils (SACs).
Education and Early Childhood Development -- La Province augmente la transparence au sein du système des écoles publiques et donne plus de poids aux voix des familles, des élèves et des comités d’école consultatifs (CEC).
Health and Wellness -- At Province House today, December 1, Nova Scotia joins organizations across the planet marking World AIDS Day by flying a white flag with a red ribbon.
Finance and Treasury Board -- Nova Scotians can share their ideas for the provincial budget during the Province’s annual budget consultation.
Finance and Treasury Board -- Les gens de la Nouvelle-Écosse peuvent soumettre leurs idées au sujet du budget provincial lors de la consultation annuelle prébudgétaire organisée par la Province.
Seniors and Long-Term Care -- More seniors in the Musquodoboit Valley and surrounding communities will have access to needed long-term care with a new, expanded facility.
Advanced Education / Education and Early Childhood Development -- Two new, accelerated bachelor of education (B.Ed.) programs at Cape Breton University will help get more teachers into Nova Scotia’s classrooms faster.
Lieutenant-Governor -- The Province’s Deputy Minister of Health and Wellness, Jeannine Lagassé, has been named the 2023 recipient of the Lieutenant-Governor’s Award for Excellence in Public Administration.
Office of Addictions and Mental Health -- Les gens de la Nouvelle-Écosse qui pensent au suicide ou qui s'inquiètent d'une autre personne qui pourrait penser au suicide ont maintenant une autre façon d'obtenir de l'aide.
Office of Addictions and Mental Health -- Nova Scotians thinking about attempting suicide or worried about someone else who may be thinking about suicide now have another place to turn to for help.
Natural Resources and Renewables -- Nineteen students pursuing energy-related studies have been awarded the Nova Scotia Clean Economy Scholarship.
Health and Wellness -- Nova Scotians can now see updated healthcare data on the Action for Health website.
Natural Resources and Renewables -- Carters Beach, one of Nova Scotia’s most beautiful beaches, will soon be designated as a provincial park.