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Government Invests in Trail Bridge Repairs

Mon, 03/21/2022 - 15:43
Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage -- The government is investing $1.2 million in a 10-kilometre multi-use woodland and lakeside trail outside Mahone Bay.

Premier Houston Hosts Council of Atlantic Premiers Meeting

Mon, 03/21/2022 - 14:20
Premier's Office -- The Council of Atlantic Premiers (CAP) met today, March 21, in Halifax to discuss regional approaches to healthcare, economic recovery, the cost of living, immigration and energy security.

Province Invests in Sport and Recreation

Mon, 03/21/2022 - 10:11
Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage -- Sport and recreation organizations can continue to promote healthy living, improve their infrastructure, and provide more inclusive and accessible programming with a $10.1-million investment from the Province.

La 3e phase commence le 21 mars, le port du masque est maintenu dans les écoles

Fri, 03/18/2022 - 14:20
COVID - 19 / Health and Wellness -- Le 21 mars, la plupart des restrictions provinciales en matière de santé publique seront levées, y compris les limites concernant les rassemblements, l’éloignement physique et le port du masque. Certaines mesures resteront en vigueur dans les milieux à risque élevé, comme les établissements de soins de santé et de soins de longue durée

Phase 3 Begins March 21; Masks to Stay in Schools

Fri, 03/18/2022 - 14:11
COVID - 19 / Health and Wellness -- On March 21, most province-wide public health restrictions will be lifted, including gathering limits, physical distancing and mask requirements. Some measures will remain in place for high-risk settings, such as healthcare and long-term care.

Study Recommends Options to Protect National Trade Corridor

Fri, 03/18/2022 - 13:35
Public Works -- A transportation study has recommended three options to help preserve the flow of goods and services between New Brunswick and Nova Scotia.

Government Invests in Cape Breton Sport and Recreation

Fri, 03/18/2022 - 12:09
Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage -- Sport and recreation organizations in Cape Breton will benefit from a $2.7 million investment from the Province, aimed at promoting physical activity and creating opportunities to draw visitors and host events.

Rapport hebdomadaire des données sur la COVID-19

Fri, 03/18/2022 - 11:23
COVID - 19 / Health and Wellness -- Le rapport épidémiologique sur la COVID-19 indique cette semaine que le virus est toujours présent et qu’il continue d’y avoir transmission communautaire. Le nombre de nouvelles hospitalisations demeure élevé. L’âge et le profil vaccinal continuent d’être les deux grands indicateurs de maladie grave et de décès liés à la COVID-19.

Covid-19 Weekly Data Report

Fri, 03/18/2022 - 11:22
COVID - 19 / Health and Wellness -- This week’s COVID-19 epidemiology report reflects continued virus activity and community spread. The number of new hospital admissions remains high. Age and vaccination status continue to be the two strongest indicators of severe disease and death from COVID-19.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Fri, 03/18/2022 - 09:09
Public Works -- CONTINUING WORK

Bilan des consultations sur la protection du littoral

Fri, 03/18/2022 - 08:08
Environment and Climate Change -- Les gens de la Nouvelle-Écosse ont soumis leurs commentaires au sujet du règlement proposé qui contribuera à protéger le littoral de la province, ainsi que les nouvelles constructions près du littoral, contre les dommages causés par le changement climatique.

Input on Coastal Protection Released

Fri, 03/18/2022 - 08:04
Environment and Climate Change -- Nova Scotians have shared their input on the proposed regulations which will help protect the province’s coastline, and new construction on it, from the damaging impacts of climate change.

Province Invests in Hearing Health

Thu, 03/17/2022 - 13:31
Health and Wellness -- The government is investing $1.3 million in new hearing and speech technology that will benefit newborns, children and other Nova Scotians.

Lieutenant-Governor Recognizes Excellence in Public Administration

Thu, 03/17/2022 - 12:38
Lieutenant-Governor -- James (Jim) Stewart has been named the 2021 recipient of the Lieutenant-Governor’s Medal for Excellence in Public Administration.

Des changements à la loi sur le rôle parental et les pensions alimentaires renforcent le droit de la famille

Thu, 03/17/2022 - 11:56
Justice -- Des changements législatifs visant à mieux aider les familles qui vivent une séparation entreront en vigueur le 1er avril.

Parenting and Support Act Changes Strengthen Family Justice

Thu, 03/17/2022 - 11:55
Justice -- Legislative changes to better support families dealing with family separation will come into effect on April 1.

Le gouvernement invite les commentaires au sujet de la réforme du système pour la petite enfance

Wed, 03/16/2022 - 14:21
Education and Early Childhood Development -- La Province crée une nouvelle table de consultation sur la petite enfance et invite les personnes intéressées à présenter une demande pour devenir membres.

Government Invests in New Food Bank

Wed, 03/16/2022 - 13:11
Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage -- The government is investing $651,000 in a new food bank to be built in River John, Pictou County.

Enhanced Funding for Research and Innovation

Wed, 03/16/2022 - 12:29
Advanced Education -- The government is adding $25 million to the Research Opportunities Fund to invest in more research and innovation happening across Nova Scotia.

Government Invests in Richard Preston Centre of Excellence

Wed, 03/16/2022 - 12:12
African Nova Scotian Affairs -- The government is investing $1.7 million to support the expansion of an important community hub serving the African Nova Scotian community of Halifax’s north end.

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