Government of Nova Scotia

  1. Carol Nickerson, a local volunteer, on the boardwalk at Fisherman’s Cove . Paula Canning follows with her son Tom in a stroller.
    Government Supporting Community Accessibility Initiatives

    Government is supporting efforts to make Eastern Passage's picturesque Fisherman's Cove more accessible.

  2. The report by Murray Segal, former chief prosecutor and deputy attorney general of Ontario.
    Independent Review of Rehtaeh Parsons Case Released

    Government will take additional action to strengthen policies and procedures to help victims of sexual assault and cyberbullying.

  3. A group of young students in a classroom.
    Seeking Nominations for 2015 Human Rights Award

    Nova Scotians are invited to nominate individuals or groups in three categories, including youth, for the 2015 Human Rights Awards.

  4. A family keeps low under the smoke during a fire safety demonstration.
    Fire Safety Week: Hear the Beep Where You Sleep

    A working smoke alarm in every bedroom can save lives. Fire Prevention Week, which runs until Oct. 10, is a perfect time to check smoke alarms as well as create and practice home fire-escape plans.

  5. FROM RIGHT: David MacKinnon, Acadia University, dean research and graduate studies; Kevin Vessey, Saint Mary's University, dean faculty of graduate studies and research; Labour and Advanced Education Minister Kelly Regan; David Summerby-Murray, Saint Mary's University president, Rachel MacDonald, Saint Mary's University Student Association.
    Fund Helps Launch New Social Lab

    Students, experts and professionals will help solve community challenges at the new Change Lab Action Research Institute based at Saint Mary's University.

  6. Premier Stephen McNeil, Kenneth MacNeil of Sydney Mines, Dr. Nathan Urquhart, Halifax, Brig.-Gen. Remi Saulnier (ret'd), chair of the Medal of Bravery Advisory Committee and Justice Minister Diana Whalen
    2015 Medal of Bravery Recipients Honoured

    Dr. Nathan Urquhart of Halifax, and Kenneth MacNeil of Sydney Mines, were presented with a Medal of Bravery at a ceremony at Province House in Halifax for each saving the life of someone in trouble.

  7. From left to right: Trenton Mayor Glen MacKinnon, Finance and Treasury Board Minister Randy Delorey and Parks and Recreation co-ordinator Martin Bates in Trenton's Smelt Brook Park.
    Support for Sustainable Transportation in Pictou Co.

    Government is supporting two sustainable transportation projects in Pictou County.

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