Government of Nova Scotia

  1. Housing Nova Scotia Minister Joanne Bernard and Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal Minister Geoff MacLellan chat with a New Aberdeen resident.
    Residents to Benefit from Neighbourhood Initiative

    Families living in a Glace Bay neighbourhood are getting help to fix the exterior of their homes and revitalize their community through Housing Nova Scotia's Neighbourhood Improvement Initiative.

  2. An emergency kit should have everything needed to keep people healthy for at least 72 hours.
    Get Prepared During Emergency Preparedness Week

    Nova Scotians are urged to be prepared for emergency situations as part of Emergency Preparedness Week, May 3-9. People are encouraged to take three steps to prepare for an emergency: know the risk; make a plan; and get an emergency kit.

  3. FROM LEFT: Gaelic Affairs Minister Randy Delorey, Communities, Culture and Heritage Minister Tony Ince, Minister of Communities, Culture and Heritage, Glenn Graham, of the Gaelic Council of Nova Scotia, Norma MacLean, of the Gaelic Society of Halifax, and Tonya Fry, of the Gaelic Council of Nova Scotia, with the flag of Gaels, to kick off Gaelic Awareness Month.
    Nova Scotia Celebrates Gaelic Awareness Month

    A flag raising at Province House helped kickoff May as Gaelic Awareness Month, when Nova Scotia honours Gaels and promotes and celebrates their language, culture and community.

  4. Wreaths placed during a Day of Mourning ceremony at Province House.
    Nova Scotians to Pay Tribute to Workers and Families

    Nova Scotians gathered at Day of Mourning ceremonies across the province to pay tribute to those who have died or were injured on the job.

  5. ealth and Wellness Minister Leo Glavine and Janet Knox, Nova Scotia Health Authority CEO, speak to media at the Dartmouth General Hospital
    Renovations to Begin at Dartmouth General Hospital

    Renovations include updated patient rooms and bathrooms, new team stations, handwashing sinks in the hallways and plumbing and electrical work.

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