Government of Nova Scotia

  1. Education and Early Childhood Development Minster Karen Casey shakes hands with Letha Mowatt, (middle) a former teacher and mother of award recipient Melanie Miller, of West Hants Middle School (left).
    Educators, Partners Honoured During Education Week

    Teachers, students and education partners from across the province gathered at Rocky Lake Junior High in Bedford to kick off Education Week.

  2. Justice Minister Lena Diab speaks about the pilot program while Pamela Williams, Chief Judge of the Provincial Court, listens.
    Court-monitored Drug Treatment Pilot Program

    New sentencing options and treatment programs will soon be available in Kings County for people whose addictions lead to criminal behaviour.

  3. Community Services Minister Joanne Bernard sits on a chair, reading a large picture book to children and parents at the Dartmouth Family Centre.
    Family Resource Centres Get Funding Boost

    Parents and children will have better support and service in their communities because of government's increased investment in family resource centres.

  4. The Nova Star ferry is tied up under a large Yarmouth sign.
    Campaign to Attract More U.S. Visitors

    The Nova Scotia Tourism Agency has launched a marketing campaign in the Greater Boston area to attract more first-time visitors to the province.

  5. Nova Star Arrives In Yarmouth

    The Nova Star ferry made its first stop in North America, sailing into Yarmouth harbour today, April 15, and was welcomed by hundreds of people lining the shores.

Air Temp:1 °C
Winds:NNW 17 km/h
Gusts:27 km/h
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  • Tourism

    The official tourism website for Nova Scotia, Canada.


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  • Immigration

    Immigrants help make Nova Scotia a vibrant, dynamic society. Learn about Immigrating to Nova Scotia or hiring internationally skilled workers

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