Government of Nova Scotia

  1. People enjoying a warm summer day at Queensland Beach near Halifax.
    National Drowning Prevention Week

    This is National Drowning Prevention Week. People are encouraged to keep safety in mind this week and every week when they swim, boat or participate in water activities.

  2. An Acadian flag licence plate
    Acadian Flag Licence Plates Promote Vibrant Culture

    Nova Scotians are supporting the province's rich Acadian and francophone culture by getting Acadian flag licence plates and donating to the Vive l'Acadie Community Fund.

  3. Hiram and Ernest Carver hold an award for the Provincial and Western Region Woodland Owners of the Year.
    2014 Woodland Owners of The Year Announced

    Hiram and Ernest Carver, John Simons, and Richard Rowter are the 2014 Woodland Owners of the Year in the western, central and eastern regions, respectively. The Carvers are also the Provincial Woodland Owners of the Year.

  4. Celebrate Pride, Nova Scotia. Celebrate our diversity.

    Nova Scotia is proud to support Pride Week, July 17 to 27. Pride Week in Halifax is Atlantic Canada’s largest LGBTQ cultural festival.

  5. An exhibit that tells the history of Gaelic life in Nova Scotia is open at the McCulloch House Museum and Heritage Centre in Pictou until Sept. 5.
    Gaelic Exhibit Open

    An exhibit that tells the history of Gaelic life in Nova Scotia is open at the McCulloch House Museum and Heritage Centre in Pictou until Sept. 5.

  6. A young farmer displays produce.
    Farmers Can Expand their Knowledge and Skills at Small Farm Expo

    New, aspiring and experienced farmers will have an opportunity to expand their knowledge and skills at farmer-led workshops and demonstrations at the fifth annual Small Farm Expo on July 28.

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