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Nova Scotia Sending Crews to Help Newfoundland and Labrador Battle Wildfires

lun, 08/15/2022 - 07:28
Natural Resources and Renewables -- Nova Scotia has answered the call to help fight large wildfires in Newfoundland.

Déclaration du ministre à l’occasion de la Fête nationale de l’Acadie

lun, 08/15/2022 - 07:00
Acadian Affairs and Francophonie -- REMARQUE : Voici une déclaration du ministre des Affaires acadiennes et de la Francophonie, Colton LeBlanc, pour souligner la Fête nationale de l’Acadie aujourd'hui, le 15 août. La Fête nationale de l’Acadie est l'occasion de reconnaître plus de 400 ans d'histoire et de célébrer la culture et les traditions acadiennes qui font partie du riche patrimoine de la Nouvelle-Écosse.

Minister’s Statement on National Acadian Day

lun, 08/15/2022 - 07:00
Acadian Affairs and Francophonie -- NOTE: The following is a statement from Acadian Affairs and Francophonie Minister Colton LeBlanc recognizing National Acadian Day today, August 15. National Acadian Day is an opportunity to recognize more than 400 years of history and to celebrate the Acadian culture and traditions that are part of Nova Scotia’s rich heritage.

Week 2 Athletes Headed to Niagara Canada Games

dim, 08/14/2022 - 09:03
Team Nova Scotia -- While one group of Nova Scotia athletes is homeward bound after a successful week at the 2022 Canada Summer Games, another contingent from across the province is travelling to Ontario’s Niagara region for competition.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

ven, 08/12/2022 - 10:54
Public Works -- NEW WORK

2022 Pesticide Spraying Approvals Issued

ven, 08/12/2022 - 10:11
Environment and Climate Change -- The Department of Environment and Climate Change has issued three new approvals for pesticide spraying, covering 2,306 hectares.

Funding for Truro Amateur Athletic Club Revitalization Project

ven, 08/12/2022 - 09:05
Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage -- The Province is investing $2.67 million toward major renovations and accessibility upgrades at the historic Truro Amateur Athletic Club grounds.

Satellite Internet Program Expansion

jeu, 08/11/2022 - 13:35
Economic Development -- The recently announced Satellite Internet Service Rebate program is expanding to help more Nova Scotians get access to internet services faster.

Funding for Glace Bay Youth and Community Centre

jeu, 08/11/2022 - 10:08
Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage -- A $6-million investment by the Province will help bring a new community hub to life in Glace Bay.

Increasing Emergency Shelter Services in New Glasgow

jeu, 08/11/2022 - 09:30
Community Services -- The Province is providing more than $430,000 to Viola’s Place in New Glasgow to hire an additional housing support worker, expand shelter services and add shelter beds.

Soutien pour le Congrès mondial acadien de 2024

mer, 08/10/2022 - 13:16
Acadian Affairs and Francophonie -- Le gouvernement investit 2,5 millions de dollars pour aider les régions d’Argyle et de Clare à accueillir le Congrès mondial acadien, un grand rassemblement de la communauté acadienne du monde entier organisé tous les cinq and depuis 1994.

Support for Congrès mondial acadien 2024

mer, 08/10/2022 - 13:16
Acadian Affairs and Francophonie -- The government is investing $2.5 million to support the Argyle and Clare regions in hosting Congrès mondial acadien, an international gathering of Acadian communities held every five years since 1994.

Wildlife Habitat Conservation Grants Announced

mer, 08/10/2022 - 11:33
Natural Resources and Renewables -- Conservation groups, community-led associations and universities are receiving grants to help protect Nova Scotia’s wildlife and habitat.

Homicide of Lee’Marion Cain Added to Rewards Program

mer, 08/10/2022 - 10:38
Justice -- The government is offering the largest reward ever in its unsolved crimes program in the case of eight-year-old Lee’Marion Cain of North Preston.

Statement on Invest Nova Scotia Executive Chair

mer, 08/10/2022 - 08:00
Premier's Office -- NOTE: The following is a statement from Premier Tim Houston. Today, Tom Hickey notified me of his resignation as Executive Chair of Invest Nova Scotia. I have reluctantly accepted his resignation.

Province Increases Funding to Newcomer Health Clinic

mar, 08/09/2022 - 11:15
Health and Wellness -- The government announced today, August 9, a major increase in funding for the Newcomer Health Clinic in Halifax to support the care needs of current and future patients.

Public Consultation on Aquaculture Regulations

mar, 08/09/2022 - 10:41
Fisheries and Aquaculture -- Nova Scotians are invited to share their feedback on the Province’s aquaculture regulations during four weeks of public consultation.

Funding Available for Ocean, Shoreline Cleanup

lun, 08/08/2022 - 14:12
Fisheries and Aquaculture -- Community groups, fishing-related organizations and others can once again access funding to support ocean and shoreline cleanup projects throughout Nova Scotia.

Mira Gut Bridge Officially Opens

ven, 08/05/2022 - 12:29
Public Works -- Residents and visitors in the Mira River area no longer have to take a 20-kilometre detour thanks to the completion of the Mira Gut Bridge, a major link in Cape Breton’s road network, which officially opened today, August 5.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

ven, 08/05/2022 - 10:38