Government of Nova Scotia

  1. Smoke from the wildfires in Fort McMurray fills the sky
    Province to Co-ordinate Help for Fort McMurray Fire Victims

    The province is co-ordinating several ways for Nova Scotians to help victims of the fire emergency in Fort McMurray, Alberta.

  2. Agriculture Minister Keith Colwell announces investment in Wine sector at Bishop's Cellar in Halifax
    Targeted Investments in Nova Scotia's Wine Sector

    Government is working with industry to grow Nova Scotia's wine sector with a $3.5 million investment as part of Budget 2016-2017.

  3. Premier Stephen McNeil with young public sector workers during Make it Here announcement at Province House.
    Province Committed to Supporting Youth

    The province is committed to seeing more young people find meaningful work as part of Budget 2016-2017.

  4. Brochures on how to use 911
    Ministers Unveil New Products in Arabic for Emergency Preparedness Week

    Arabic-speaking immigrants are getting help preparing emergency plans and emergency kits during Emergency Preparedness Week.

  5. Female blacklegged ticks in different stages. Photo: Public Health Agency of Canada
    May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month

    People are encouraged to enjoy the outdoors safely by learning to avoid the blacklegged tick bites that can cause the disease.

  6. Members of the Gaelic community and students from Waverley Memorial Elementary School help raise the flag of the Gaels at Province House.
    Nova Scotia Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Gaelic Awareness Month

    May is the beginning of summer in the old Gaelic calendar and is designated Gaelic Awareness Month when Nova Scotia honours Gaels and promotes and celebrates their language, culture and identity.

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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.


  • 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

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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