Government of Nova Scotia

  1. Georges Bank is 100km off the coast of Nova Scotia.
    Georges Bank Moratorium Extended to 2022

    Government has introduced legislation to extend the moratorium on oil and gas exploration and drilling on Georges Bank to Dec. 31, 2022.

  2. Minister Glavine and Bill Hart of the Nova Scotia Advisory Commission on Aids raise the red ribbon flag to mark HIV-AIDS Awareness Week at Province House.
    Province Marks HIV-AIDS Awareness Week and World AIDS Day

    People who are living with, or who have died from HIV-AIDS are being honoured as part of HIV-AIDS Awareness Week and World AIDS Day on Tuesday, Dec. 1.

  3. A person receives a flu shot.
    Nova Scotians Reminded to Get Flu Shot

    Nova Scotians are being reminded to get their flu shots and take other precautions to avoid getting sick and spreading the disease.

  4. The tree is cut by staff and students from the environmental technologies program at the NSCC Strait Area Campus.
    Boston Christmas Tree Wrapped and Ready

    Nova Scotia's tall, green Christmas gift for Boston is wrapped and ready for sending after a celebration in Lorne, Pictou Co.

  5. Ashley Hosier, a junior engineer with the Department of Environment, speaks at the announcement.
    New Graduates, Younger Workers Wanted in the Public Service

    Government is committed to recruiting the next generation of workers into the Nova Scotia Public Service.

  6. Service Nova Scotia Minister Mark Furey speaks with members of Spencer House.
    Heating and Housing Programs for Nova Scotians

    Government is reaching out to Nova Scotians regarding financial assistance for home heating and making their homes safer and more accessible.

  7. 25th Battalion, marching through Halifax, May 20, 1915
    Letters Home: Correspondence from the First World War

    The Nova Scotia Archives has launched a new virtual exhibit called Letters Home: Correspondence from the First World War.

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Helpful Websites

  • No experience? No problem!

    We are working to create more opportunities for people with little or no work experience.

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  • Tourism

    The official tourism website for Nova Scotia, Canada.


  • Access Nova Scotia

    Renew your vehicle permit, request a birth, death or marriage certificate, apply for a permit and more.

    Visit Access Nova Scotia

  • 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.

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