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  1. Myra Freeman, panel chair, speaks at the podium beside Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Karen Casey and the rest of the panel members, seated at the head table, with a chart in the foreground.
    Minister's Panel on Education Releases Report

    The province is being challenged to make significant changes to the way education is delivered in Nova Scotia in a report that represent what almost 19,000 Nova Scotians said are the most important issues.

  2. (From left) Premier Stephen McNeil speaks with Chief Sidney Peters, co-chair of the Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi'kmaq Chiefs, at the seminar.
    Seminar on Aboriginal Consultation, Environmental Assessment

    A seminar on the importance of integrating aboriginal consultation into the environmental assessment process brought together industry, government, Mi'kmaq organizations, consultants, academics and legal professionals.

  3. Premier Stephen McNeil announces the investment in Dartmouth.
    Investments Will Increase Access to Affordable Housing

    More Nova Scotians will move from wait lists into safe, affordable housing with a $52-million investment announced by Premier Stephen McNeil.

  4. Premier Stephen McNeil, Jamie Baillie and Maureen MacDonald stand at the cenotaph at Grand Parade in Halifax after laying a wreath in memory of the two soldiers killed this week in Ottawa and St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Que.
    Ceremony Honour Soldiers

    Premier Stephen McNeil, Jamie Baillie and Maureen MacDonald pay their respects after laying a wreath in memory of the two soldiers killed this week in Ottawa and St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Que. MLAs walked from Province House to the cenotaph at Grand Parade in Halifax.

  5. Health and Wellness Minister Leo Glavine looks on as a pregnant woman gets a flu shot from a nurse.
    Nova Scotians Encouraged to Get Flu Shot

    Nova Scotians should get a flu shot early, especially people at high risk such as pregnant women, seniors, young children, Aboriginal people, those with chronic medical conditions and people who live with, or care for, them.

  6. Economic and Rural Development and Tourism Minister Michel Samson looks through a microscope at AGADA Biosciences as company president Dr. Kanneboyina Nagaraju looks on.
    Nova Scotia Businesses Look for Export Opportunities

    Dozens of Nova Scotia businesses will be looking for opportunities to sell their goods and services in new markets with support from government through the Global Business Accelerator Program.

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