Government of Nova Scotia

  1. Natural Resources Minister Zach Churchill and Will Martin, chair of the cooperative,  share a laugh on some of the lands the Medway Community Forest Co-operative will begin to manage.
    Community Forest Pilot Project Begins

    Government signed an agreement today, Jan. 30, with Medway Community Forest Co-operative Ltd. to begin managing a community forest in Annapolis County, the first one in Eastern Canada.

  2. (From left) Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Karen Casey, with two department staff members, Susan MacDonald and Monica Williams.
    Minister's Action Plan to Modernize and Improve Education System

    A stronger emphasis on math and literacy in the early grades is one of the initiatives parents and students will see next September from a new five-year education action plan.

  3. Lt.-Gov. J.J. Grant (right) and Communities, Culture and Heritage Minister Tony Ince (left) unveil the poster for NS African Heritage Month 2015.
    African Heritage Month Launches

    The United Nations declared 2015 as the beginning of the Decade of People of African Descent, embracing the theme of recognition, justice and development. This year's African Heritage Month theme is Justice: People, Places and Events.

  4. Shubenacadie Sam outside his lair.
    Watch Shubenacadie Sam Make His Prediction

    Nova Scotians can watch Shubenacadie Sam check for his shadow Monday, Feb. 2, and find out how much longer winter will last.

  5. Three young people working at computers
    Flavoured Products Consultation Begins

    Nova Scotians can now give their input on which flavours should be exempt from a ban on flavoured tobacco and e-cigarette juice. The consultation will close Feb. 8.

  6. Fishermen sort a catch aboard a lobster boat.
    Lobster Industry Invited to Provide Input

    Members of the lobster fishing industry are invited to discuss a proposed two-cent per pound fee to help promote and market the lobster industry. Consultations will begin Jan. 27.

  7. Consultation participants look over large wall posters with information at the session.
    Tax Review, Budget Consultations Begin

    Nova Scotians can give their thoughts and comments about taxes, the tax system and the upcoming budget over the next nine weeks.

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