Government of Nova Scotia

  1. Premier Stephen McNeil (right) meets with Alberta Premier Jim Prentice in Edmonton.
    Premier Meets With Premier Prentice

    Trade and investment, immigration and labour mobility were among the main issues discussed between Premier Stephen McNeil and new Alberta Premier Jim Prentice.

  2. The new accessible licence plate for motorcycles.
    New Accessible Motorcycle Licence Plate Available

    Nova Scotians with disabilities can now get an accessible licence plate for their motorcycles, instead of a placard.

  3. Premier Stephen McNeil and New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant sit at a table with coffee while discussing regional collaboration and co-operation during their first official meeting.
    Premiers Discuss Regional Collaboration

    Regional collaboration and enhanced co-operation were the key topics of the first official meeting between Premier Stephen McNeil and New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant.

  4. (From left) Keiren Tompkins, Stephen Ross, Premier Stephen McNeil, retired vice admiral Duncan Miller, who is chair of the Medal of Bravery Advisory Committee, Wade Smith, Shawn Hardy, David Grandy.
    2014 Medal of Bravery Recipients Honoured

    Five courageous people were presented with a Medal of Bravery at a ceremony in Halifax. It is awarded to people who have risked their lives protecting the life or property of others.

  5. (From left) Laurel Broten, who wrote the report, gives a copy to Finance and Treasury Board Minister Diana Whalen.
    Tax, Regulatory Review Released

    Bold change is recommended in Charting a Path for Growth: Nova Scotia Tax and Regulatory Review.

  6. Dalhousie engineering grad Andreas Hart shows Premier Stephen McNeil the computer-controlled mill he invented to make surfboards.
    IDEA Sandbox Fosters Student-led Startups

    Government and Dalhousie and NSCAD universities are creating a place where students, innovators and industry will work together to develop student-led startups.

  7. An honour guard of Halifax Regional Police, Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency, Department of Natural Resources Enforcement and Royal Canadian Mounted Police, lead the tree out of the city.
    Boston Tree Send-off

    Nova Scotians wished the tree for Boston safe travels at Halifax's Grand Parade.

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Helpful Websites

  • Tourism

    The official tourism website for Nova Scotia, Canada.


  • If You Need Help

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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

  • 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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