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Weekly Traffic Advisories

Fri, 12/17/2021 - 10:18
Public Works -- CONTINUING WORK

Successful Atlantic Immigration Pilot Made Permanent

Fri, 12/17/2021 - 09:44
Labour, Skills and Immigration / Premier's Office -- After five years as a highly successful pilot program, the Atlantic Immigration Program is now a permanent pathway for designated employers to hire skilled workers. The Province of Nova Scotia and the Government of Canada announced the permanent program today, December 17.

287 nouveaux cas de COVID-19

Thu, 12/16/2021 - 14:02
COVID - 19 / Health and Wellness -- Aujourd'hui 16 décembre, la Nouvelle-Écosse signale 287 nouveaux cas de COVID-19.

287 New Cases of COVID-19

Thu, 12/16/2021 - 14:01
COVID - 19 / Health and Wellness -- Today, December 16, Nova Scotia is reporting 287 new cases of COVID-19.

Nova Scotia Reaches One Million Population Milestone

Thu, 12/16/2021 - 11:55
Premier's Office -- Nova Scotia marks a major population milestone as the province surpasses one million people, following record growth since July 2021.

Trial to Reduce Surgery Waitlists at IWK

Thu, 12/16/2021 - 10:59
Health and Wellness -- Children and youth will soon have shorter wait times for some surgeries thanks to a new partnership between the IWK Health Centre and Scotia Surgery.

Hammonds Plains Consolidated to Move to At-Home Learning Due to COVID-19

Wed, 12/15/2021 - 20:00
COVID - 19 / Education and Early Childhood Development -- Based on a recommendation from public health, Hammonds Plains Consolidated in Hammonds Plains will close to students and move to at-home learning to contain the spread of COVID-19.

L'école Hammonds Plains Consolidated passe à l'apprentissage à la maison en raison de la COVID-19

Wed, 12/15/2021 - 20:00
COVID - 19 / Education and Early Childhood Development -- Selon une recommandation de la Santé publique, l'école Hammonds Plains Consolidated à Hammonds Plains sera fermée afin de contenir la propagation de la COVID-19, et les élèves feront l'apprentissage à la maison.

Mise à jour sur les restrictions imposées dans la province

Wed, 12/15/2021 - 14:48
COVID - 19 / Health and Wellness -- D’autres décisions concernant les restrictions liées à la pandémie de COVID-19 ont été prises pour assurer la santé des gens de la Nouvelle-Écosse durant cette période où le nombre de cas est relativement élevé et en fonction de la présence du variant Omicron.

Update to Provincewide Restrictions

Wed, 12/15/2021 - 14:47
COVID - 19 / Health and Wellness -- Further decisions on COVID-19 pandemic-related restrictions have been made to help keep Nova Scotians safe during this time of relatively high cases and the presence of the Omicron variant.

Le congé des fêtes dans les écoles publiques débutera plus tôt pour la plupart des élèves, les centres d'apprentissage demeurent ouverts

Wed, 12/15/2021 - 13:42
Education and Early Childhood Development -- La plupart des élèves des écoles publiques seront en congé dès la fin des classes le vendredi 17 décembre.

Public School Holiday Break Begins Early for Most Students; Learning Centres Remain Open

Wed, 12/15/2021 - 13:41
Education and Early Childhood Development -- Most public school students will start their holiday break after classes end Friday, December 17.

178 nouveaux cas de COVID-19

Wed, 12/15/2021 - 13:36
COVID - 19 / Health and Wellness -- Aujourd'hui 15 décembre, la Nouvelle-Écosse signale 178 nouveaux cas de COVID-19.

178 New Cases of COVID-19

Wed, 12/15/2021 - 13:34
COVID - 19 / Health and Wellness -- Today, December 15, Nova Scotia is reporting 178 new cases of COVID-19.

New MRI for Halifax Infirmary

Wed, 12/15/2021 - 12:16
Public Works / Health and Wellness -- Patients at the Halifax Infirmary site of the QEII Health Sciences Centre will soon have access to a new state-of-the-art magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanner.

Minister’s Statement on the Mi'kmaw Native Friendship Centre

Wed, 12/15/2021 - 11:42
Community Services -- NOTE: The following is a statement from L’nu Affairs and Community Services Minister Karla MacFarlane. Our first concern as a Department is always the safety and well-being of the clients we serve, and that will not change. Our work in supporting those experiencing homelessness is a priority.

114 nouveaux cas de COVID-19, cas du variant Omicron, éclosion dans un établissement de soins de longue durée

Mon, 12/13/2021 - 14:15
COVID - 19 / Health and Wellness -- Aujourd'hui 13 décembre, la Nouvelle-Écosse signale 114 nouveaux cas de COVID-19.

Retour des restrictions pour toute la province

Mon, 12/13/2021 - 14:10
COVID - 19 / Health and Wellness -- En raison des récentes éclosions de cas de COVID-19 et du nouveau variant Omicron, les exigences en matière d'éloignement physique et les restrictions sur les rassemblements entreront de nouveau en vigueur afin de protéger les gens de la Nouvelle-Écosse et le système de soins de santé au cours des prochaines semaines. Les exigences liées au port du masque sont également resserrées et des mesures plus rigoureuses seront en vigueur dans les écoles.

Restrictions Return Provincewide

Mon, 12/13/2021 - 14:06
COVID - 19 / Health and Wellness -- In light of recent COVID-19 outbreaks and the threat of the new Omicron variant, physical distance and gathering limits are returning to help protect Nova Scotians and the health system over the next few weeks. Mask requirements are also being tightened and there are enhanced measures at schools.

114 New Cases of COVID-19, Omicron Variant Cases, Long-Term Care Outbreak

Mon, 12/13/2021 - 13:57
COVID - 19 / Health and Wellness -- Today, December 13, Nova Scotia is reporting 114 new cases of COVID-19.

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