Government of Nova Scotia

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Sue Bookchin (standing), project co-coordinator of Be the Peace, discusses women in leadership with women (ages 18 to 23) from all over Nova Scotia in the legislative chamber of Province house.
    Young Nova Scotians Celebrate Women in Leadership

    More than 30 young women from across the province came together at Province House recently to celebrate women in leadership and also to mark the 100-year anniversary of Canadian women receiving the right to vote.

  4. 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.

  5. (From left) Minister of the Public Service Commission Labi Kousoulis and Premier Stephen McNeil at the Garrison Brewing Co. in Halifax.
    Changes to Benefit Craft Brewing Industry

    Government is changing the markup that is applied to direct sales of craft beer to help the Nova Scotia craft brewing sector continue to grow and thrive.

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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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