Government of Nova Scotia

  1. An invitation to the flag-raising.
    Pride Flag-raising at Province House

    Deputy Premier Diana Whalen, Public Service Commissioner Laura Lee Langley, government's LGBTI Network members, and government employees will attend a Pride flag-raising on Tuesday, June 28 at 11:40 a.m.

  2. Michael Fuller, president of Parrsboro Creative, plays the saxophone,
    Creative Industries Fund Open for Business

    Government's new Creative Industries Fund will help creative Nova Scotia artists and enterprises market their talents and their products outside of Nova Scotia.

  3. Regan Maloney, fossil lab manager from the Fundy Geological Museum in Parrsboro, looks for small bones of 200 million-year-old lizards from the Jurassic Period that are being exposed along the Bay of Fundy
    Researchers look for fossils at Wasson Bluff

    Researchers from the Fundy Geological Museum in Parrsboro conducted a special fossil dig at Wasson Bluff

  4. Two seniors in a kitchen
    New Funding to Help Nova Scotians Remain Independent

    New funding for home care and home support will help Nova Scotians live independently for as long as possible.

  5. From left: Mina Dhir of the Applied Nutrition Sciences Department at Mount Saint Vincent University, Health and Wellness Minister Leo Glavine, and Maurice Chiasson, board member of the Heart and Stroke Foundation cook in a kitchen together.
    New Fund to Help Combat Chronic Disease

    A new Chronic Disease Innovation Fund will support programs in communities across the province to help Nova Scotians live healthier lives.

  6. A teacher works with a group of students.
    Feedback Sought On School Attendance Policy

    The Department of Education and Early Childhood Development is asking for feedback about key issues and ideas to help improve student attendance.

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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.


  • Open Data

    Making government data easier to access for individuals, businesses, and researchers.


  • 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

  • Bonjour!

    Voici une liste des ministères, des offices, et des organismes du gouvernement de la Nouvelle-Écosse qui offrent des services et de l'information en français.

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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