Government of Nova Scotia

  1. Helmets at Miners Museum
    Investments to Upgrade Miners Museum and Glace Bay Commons

    The province, along with its federal and municipal partners, will invest more than $1.5 million to repair and modernize the Miners Museum in Glace Bay. Also announced was an investment of more than $330,000 in upgrades to the South St. rec complex.

  2. Premier Stephen McNeil hands over the keys to Rick Fraser, director of the Southend Community Centre.
    Province Provides New Home for Southend Community Centre

    Premier Stephen McNeil announced the province will lease the former Mira Road Elementary School to the Southend Community Development Association.

  3. Premier Stephen McNeil speaks at the Sydney announcement.
    Second Cruise Ship Berth at Sydney will Increase Tourism in Cape Breton

    More than $13.3 million in federal and provincial funding have been announced for a new berth and other upgrades to the Sydney Marine Terminal.

  4. Terry and Suzanne Winchester checking out their new unit.
    Energy-Efficient Affordable Housing in Yarmouth County

    Housing Nova Scotia's first multi-unit residential building constructed to passive house environmental standards, will soon welcome its first tenants in Hebron, Yarmouth Co.

  5. Premier Stephen McNeil with patient Mac Benjamin of New Minas and his wife Muriel.
    Construction to Begin on Kentville Dialysis Unit

    The province will spend $9.1 million to build a 12-station dialysis unit at the Valley Regional Hospital in Kentville.

  6. Nova Scotia seafood travels the world
    Province Welcomes New Chinese Airline to Halifax

    Nova Scotia is pleased to welcome a new cargo carrier between Halifax and China that will enhance services with a growing trading partner. Nova Scotia seafood is a major export to China.

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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.

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  • Make It Here

    Connecting workers with help to enter the workforce and employers with supports to hire and train.

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  • Tourism

    The official tourism website for Nova Scotia, Canada.


  • Open Data

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


  • 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.

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  • Student Assistance

    Nova Scotia graduates can now apply to have government pay the interest on their provincial student loans.

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  • Access Nova Scotia

    Renew your vehicle permit, request a birth, death or marriage certificate, apply for a permit and more.

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