Government of Nova Scotia

  1. (From left to right) Premier Stephen McNeil, New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant, Prince Edward Island Premier Wade MacLauchlan and Newfoundland and Labrador Deputy Premier Steve Kent.
    Premiers Advance Sustainable Growth and Sign Apprenticship Agreement

    At the annual meeting in Charlottetown the Council of Atlantic Premiers advanced the agenda for sustainable growth and signed an agreement so an apprentice's work experience and training hours will be recognized equally in all four provinces.

  2. Premier Stephen McNeil gets a close view of the new CT Scanner.
    CT Scanner Helping Inverness-area Patients

    Inverness-area residents no longer have to travel to Sydney or Antigonish every time they need a CT scan now that there is a scanner in their community hospital.

  3. The Pride flag flies outside Province House.
    Pride Flag-raising and Events Expand Across Nova Scotia

    Pride recognition events, organized by the provincial government's LGBTI Network, have expanded provincewide to include Yarmouth, Halifax, Port Hawkesbury and Sydney.

  4. Energy Minister Michel Samson and officials look at the areas where the CCGS Hudson and scientific team will go to collect more data about Nova Scotia’s offshore this summer.
    Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Research Expedition Data to Help Understand Resource Potential

    A two-week research expedition off the coast of Nova Scotia will help to better understand the oil and gas resource potential of the offshore.

  5. Health and Wellness Minister Leo Glavine launched Towards Understanding: A Dementia Strategy for Nova Scotia at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia in Halifax.
    Strategy to Better Support Those with Dementia, Families, Caregivers

    The province's first dementia strategy aims to improve access to diagnoses, provide more public education and awareness, more support to families and caregivers and enhance co-ordination.

  6. The virtual reality app creates 3D images of characters on a laptop screen from 2D cards on a table.
    Augmented Reality App for Students, Teachers

    Grade 10 students and teachers are using leading-edge technology to learn and teach math in the classroom with a new augmented reality application.

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Helpful Websites

  • Tourism

    The official tourism website for Nova Scotia, Canada.


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  • Access Nova Scotia

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  • 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.

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