Government of Nova Scotia

  1. Government to Deliver Budget April 9

    Finance and Treasury Board Minister Diana Whalen announced in her pre-budget speech to the Halifax Chamber of Commerce that she will deliver the 2015-16 budget Thursday, April 9.

  2. Labour and Advanced Education Minister Kelly Regan speaks from a podium about the results of the university consultation launched last fall.
    Accountability Legislation Coming for Universities

    Government will introduce legislation this spring to increase universities' financial accountability.

  3. Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil and New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant sign a memorandum of understanding.
    Nova Scotia, New Brunswick to Cut Red Tape

    To make dealing with government easier, faster and less frequent, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick will create a new joint Regulatory and Service Effectiveness Office.

  4. A young immigrant smiles in a school hallway. Last year, 2,661 newcomers settled in the province. This included 717 people coming through the Nova Scotia Nominee Program, the highest number yet for the program.
    More Immigrants Settling, Staying in Nova Scotia

    More immigrants chose to make Nova Scotia their home last year than at any time in the last 10 years. More are also staying, with the highest retention rate in recent history.

  5. Drivers are advised to slow down in rough areas.
    Pothole Repairs Underway

    As spring nears, provincial highway crews are turning their attention from snow clearing to repairing potholes. Motorists can help provide information on problem potholes by calling the province's toll-free number, 1-888-432-3233 or by tweeting @NS_TIR.

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Helpful Websites

  • Tourism

    The official tourism website for Nova Scotia, Canada.


  • If You Need Help

    Rumours, gossip, threats, insults, cruelty, violence are things that you shouldn’t have to deal with.

    There are places to turn to get help

  • Access Nova Scotia

    Renew your vehicle permit, request a birth, death or marriage certificate, apply for a permit and more.

    Visit Access Nova Scotia

  • Immigration

    Immigrants help make Nova Scotia a vibrant, dynamic society. Learn about Immigrating to Nova Scotia or hiring internationally skilled workers

    Nova Scotia Immigration

  • Student Assistance

    Nova Scotia graduates can now apply to have government pay the interest on their provincial student loans.

    Apply Now

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