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  1. The Nova Star sailing in the Yarmouth harbor.
    Nova Star Arrives In Yarmouth

    The Nova Star ferry made its first stop in North America, sailing into Yarmouth harbour today, April 15, and was welcomed by hundreds of people lining the shores.

  2. Premier Stephen McNeil applauds a small businessperson,  who spoke about the merits of the Credit Union Small Business Guarantee program at an announcement in New Minas.
    Credit Unions to Help More Small Businesses

    Nova Scotia's small businesses will have better access to loans through improvements to the Credit Union Small Business Loan Guarantee Program.

  3. 911 call taker Cheryl Ivany sits at her station.
    911 Call Takers Honoured

    The province is honouring 911 call takers during National Public Safety Telecommunicators' Week.

  4. Premier Stephen McNeil talks to nurse practitioners Tracey Jarvis (right) and Candace Swain at the official opening of the Bridgewater and Area Family Health Centre.
    Family Health Centre in Bridgewater Opens

    The Bridgewater and Area Family Health Centre held an official opening today, April 11. The centre will make it easier for people in the area to get the care they need.

  5. Stephen Jones, 4Deep Inwater Imaging CEO, demonstrates to Economic and Rural Development and Tourism Minister Michel Samson how the technology works.
    Province Brings Businesses, Exporting Experts Together to Boost Trade

    From underwater microscopes to wild blueberry juice, Nova Scotia businesses are developing a variety of innovative products, and the government is helping export them around the world.

  6. Justice Minister Lena Diab, (middle) chats with federal Justice Minister Peter MacKay and Brent Decker of CeaseFire Chicago, as Cobe Williams of CeaseFire Chicago and Community Justice Society executive director Yvonne Atwell look on.
    Addressing Gun Violence With Communities

    Trained "interrupters" will work in communities to prevent gun violence before it happens, under a new program launched today, April 11, in Halifax Regional Municipality.

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  • 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.

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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

  • Family History

    Twenty-five million people in North America can trace their families back to Nova Scotia during the past 400 years.

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