Government of Nova Scotia

  1. Two seniors in a kitchen
    New Funding to Help Nova Scotians Remain Independent

    New funding for home care and home support will help Nova Scotians live independently for as long as possible.

  2. A man and woman walk their two dogs along a trail in Shubie Park
    Open Forest Day, A Walk In The Park

    Hundreds of visitors are expected at Nova Scotia's second annual Open Forest Day, Saturday, June 25, at Shubie Park in Dartmouth

  3. From left: Mina Dhir of the Applied Nutrition Sciences Department at Mount Saint Vincent University, Health and Wellness Minister Leo Glavine, and Maurice Chiasson, board member of the Heart and Stroke Foundation cook in a kitchen together.
    New Fund to Help Combat Chronic Disease

    A new Chronic Disease Innovation Fund will support programs in communities across the province to help Nova Scotians live healthier lives.

  4. A shadow box including Sgt. Kenneth James Power's photo, beret, and medals placed in front of the brook.
    Province Honours Cape Breton Veteran

    Nova Scotia is honouring the memory of Sgt. Kenneth James Power by naming a brook in Cape Breton after him.

  5. Cyclists try out the newly opened second segment of the Blue Route near Masstown, Colchester Co.
    Second Segment of Blue Route Opens

    The province, in partnership with Bicycle Nova Scotia, recently opened the second segment of the Blue Route for cyclists that stretches 55 kilometres from Masstown in Colchester County through the Wentworth Valley to Wallace in Cumberland County.

  6. A teacher works with a group of students.
    Feedback Sought On School Attendance Policy

    The Department of Education and Early Childhood Development is asking for feedback about key issues and ideas to help improve student attendance.

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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.

    Visit the website

  • Make It Here

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

    Learn more

  • 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

  • Tourism

    The official tourism website for Nova Scotia, Canada.


  • Open Data

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


  • Refugee Response

    Nova Scotia is preparing for the arrival of refugees to Canada.

    Learn more, including how you can help

  • 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