Government of Nova Scotia

  1. Lt.-Gov. J.J. Grant and Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Karen Casey with the recipients at Government House on National Anti-bullying Day.
    Students Receive Respectful Citizenship Award

    Promoting Mi'kmaq culture, fighting poverty and raising awareness of issues facing the transgender community are some of the ways students have been recognized for promoting respectful citizenship.

  2. A student looks at a computer screen.
    100 Student Businesses in 100 Days

    The Startup 100 provides youth throughout the province with skills to build businesses, mentorship, networking and funding opportunities. The project is being led by the Sobey School Business Development Centre at Saint Mary's University.

  3. The Order of Nova Scotia medal.
    Nominations Sought to Honour Nova Scotians

    The province is asking people to nominate, or re-nominate, candidates for Nova Scotia's highest honour. The Order of Nova Scotia encourages excellence by recognizing Nova Scotians for outstanding contributions or achievements

  4. Premier's State of the Province Address

    Premier Stephen McNeil gave the annual State of the Province Address at a Halifax Chamber of Commerce luncheon.

  5. Economic and Rural Development and Tourism Minister Michel Samson launches the new Graduate to Opportunity Program in Dartmouth.
    Program Connects Graduates with First Jobs

    A new provincial program will connect post-secondary graduates with their first full-time job in Nova Scotia. Graduate to Opportunity provides eligible employers with a percentage of the salary paid to a new graduate.

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Helpful Websites

  • Tourism

    The official tourism website for Nova Scotia, Canada.


  • If You Need Help

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  • Access Nova Scotia

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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

    Nova Scotia Immigration

  • Student Assistance

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

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