Government of Nova Scotia

  1. Ashley Ward polishes remote controls at the Dartmouth Adult Services Centre.
    Support for Social Enterprises

    More social enterprises will be able to start, grow, expand into new markets and strengthen communities as a result of support from Invest Nova Scotia.

  2. Sulaf Kurdi is given a flu shot by nurse Ashley Sharpe in Halifax.
    Nova Scotians Encouraged to Get Flu Shot

    Get your flu shot early to protect yourself and your loved ones.

  3. Premier Stephen McNeil greets international students at the event.
    Program Encourages International Students to Stay in Nova Scotia

    A new pilot program will help international students stay and build a life in Nova Scotia after they graduate.

  4. Drum Day Honours Treaty Education in Truro

    In a first for Nova Scotia's public schools, all elementary school children are learning the Mi'kmaq Honour Song. In celebration of this milestone, a Drum Day performance took place at the Truro Elementary School today, Oct. 17.

  5. Lt-Gov. J.J. Grant inspects the Guard of Honour during the opening ceremony of the 62nd General Assembly of Nova Scotia.
    Speech from the Throne

    Government outlined a progressive plan for a stronger Nova Scotia today, Oct. 13, during the opening of the Third Session of the 62nd General Assembly of the Nova Scotia Legislature. Lt.-Gov. J.J. Grant opened the session with the Speech from the Throne,

  6. Department of Natural Resource firefighters work on a fire in Keji
    Province Extends Fire, Water Services

    The Department of Natural Resources is keeping some seasonal wildfire fighters and burning restrictions in place longer than usual as the risk of wildfires remains high in parts of Nova Scotia.

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Premier Stephen McNeil Preview the new Access Government Services Online The Nova Scotia Legislature

Helpful Websites

  • QEII Redevelopment

    Health care needs are evolving and it’s time to change. In order to meet patient needs, the QEII redevelopment involves moving out of the Centennial and Victoria buildings and into different locations. These will include renovated spaces, expansions, and additions.

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  • Make It Here

    Connecting workers with help to enter the workforce and employers with supports to hire and train.

    Learn more

  • Tourism

    The official tourism website for Nova Scotia, Canada.


  • Open Data

    Making government data easier to access for individuals, businesses, and researchers.


  • Budget 2016-2017

    Budget 2016-2017 focuses on the things that truly matter to Nova Scotians—growth, opportunities for youth, skills and jobs training, education, and health care.

    Review the Budget Highlights

  • Student Assistance

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

    Apply Now

  • Bonjour!

    Voici une liste des ministères, des offices, et des organismes du gouvernement de la Nouvelle-Écosse qui offrent des services et de l'information en français.

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  • Access Nova Scotia

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

    Visit Access Nova Scotia