Government of Nova Scotia

  1. Skunks are just some of the amazing creatures at the Shubenacadie Wildlife Park.
    How great is Shubenacadie Wildlife Park?

    Let us know! Complete a 10-minute online survey about your visit to the park and help us make it even better. You could win a prize for giving your input.

  2. Premier Stephen McNeil and Wadih Fares at the announcement.
    Government Working to Enhance Immigration in Nova Scotia

    Premier Stephen McNeil announced joint chairs of the Premier's Immigration Advisory Council. Wadih Fares will serve as national chair and Colin Dodds as international chair.

  3. Amanda Dunfield, from Falmouth, shearing a sheep at the event.
    Come Meet Your Farmer At the Mall

    Shoppers can attend the third annual Meet Your Farmer event at the Mic Mac Mall in Dartmouth on Friday, Aug. 22 and Saturday, Aug. 23.

  4. Emerson Hawkins (left), an engineer at the Nova Scotia Product Design and Development Centre, describes a product he worked on to Economic and Rural Development and Tourism Minister Michel Samson.
    Dalhousie Engineers Help Businesses Innovate

    More small and medium-sized businesses will have direct access to Dalhousie University engineers to develop and make prototypes of new products through the Nova Scotia Product Design and Development Centre.

  5. The change to 10-digit dialing comes into effect on August 23.
    Accessing Government Services with 10-Digit Dialing

    Three-digit numbers used for emergencies and other services will not be affected by the change to 10-digit dialing that comes into effect on Saturday, Aug. 23.

  6. Residents of Alderney Manor, a 198-unit seniors housing residence in Dartmouth, look at artist renderings of plans for the facility.
    Government Invests in Seniors Social Housing

    Social housing for seniors will be repaired, upgraded and revitalized with a $5-million government investment, helping about 1,000 seniors.

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Helpful Websites

  • Tourism

    The official tourism website for Nova Scotia, Canada.


  • If You Need Help

    Rumours, gossip, threats, insults, cruelty, violence are things that you shouldn’t have to deal with.

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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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