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  1. Exhibits from World Oceans Day at the museum in 2014
    World Oceans Day at Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

    The Halifax museum is hosting World Oceans Day on Friday, June 5.

  2. (From left) William Muirhead of Stellarton and Victor Murphy of  North River, Colchester Co., who have been paramedics for 35 years, speak to Health and Wellness Minister Leo Glavine.
    Paramedics Honoured for Decades of Service

    Fifty-two paramedics with between 20 and 40 years of experience caring for Nova Scotians have been recognized for their service by Health and Wellness Minister Leo Glavine.

  3.  Connect2 helps connect people to communities in healthier, more sustainable ways
    Government Launches Sustainable Transportation Grant Program

    Government's new grant program, Connect2, helps connect people to communities in healthier, more sustainable ways. The program provides funding to communities to help create short sustainable transportation connections between community hubs.

  4. AMBER Alert Nova Scotia now has a dedicated Facebook page.
    AMBER Alert Better Uses Facebook, Mobile

    The power and reach of social media will be used to better protect children and certain vulnerable adults abducted in Nova Scotia, through a dedicated Facebook page and notifications to mobile devices.

  5. Provincial cabinet ministers and Nova Scotia Mi'kmaq Chiefs sit for a group photo
    Cabinet, Mi'kmaq Chiefs Hold Annual Meeting

    Provincial cabinet ministers and Nova Scotia's Mi'kmaq Chiefs met in Halifax to discuss social and justice issues, education and culture, as well as land and natural resources

  6. Laurel Broten, president and CEO of Nova Scotia Business Inc., smiles while chatting with Louis Deveau, chairman and founder of Acadian Seaplants Limited.
    Acadian Seaplants Named N.S. Exporter of the Year

    Acadian Seaplants of Cornwallis, Annapolis Co. took home the award for Exporter of the Year at the 31st annual Export Achievement Awards. Eight other companies were recognized with regional awards.

  7. Acadian Affairs Minister Michel Samson with Bonjour! Award winners Patricia Fricker-Bates and Kelly Besler. // Michel Samson, ministre des Affaires acadiennes, avec les lauréates des prix Bonjour! Patricia Fricker-Bates et Kelly Besler.
    Excellence in French-language Services // L'excellence dans la prestation des services en français

    Three provincial employees were recognized with Bonjour! Awards for Excellence in French-language Services. // Trois fonctionnaires provinciaux ont été mis à l'honneur lors de la remise des Prix d'excellence Bonjour! pour les services en français.

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  • Tourism

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  • 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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  • Bonjour!

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