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  1. Ian Nason, vice-president of finance and admin, Dalhousie University, Coun. Waye Mason, Rochelle Owen, director, office of sustainability, Dalhousie University, and Energy Minister Andrew Younger stand with bikes at today’s announcement.
    Funding for First Protected Bike Lane in Halifax

    Government is supporting a proposed bike lane project, the first of its kind in Halifax.

  2. Premier Stephen McNeil places a wreath on the grave of Henry Andrew Surette of Port Bickerton, Guysborough Co., who served as a rifleman and died Dec. 25, 1941, the day the island fell to the Japanese.
    Premier Honours N.S. Soldiers in Hong Kong

    Premier Stephen McNeil, who is also Military Relations Minister, paid respects to Nova Scotia soldiers who lost their lives during the Battle of Hong Kong in the Second World War.

  3. Premier Stephen McNeil chats with Darren Penney, director of business development with Xeos Technologies at Oceanology International China 2014, in Shanghai, China.
    Nova Scotia Companies Seek Growth in China

    Premier Stephen McNeil led Nova Scotia's trade delegation of six companies from the province's emerging ocean technology industry, who are connecting with opportunities in Asia at an international conference in Shanghai.

  4. Energy Minister Andrew Younger responds to questions after government announces plans to prohibit high volume hydraulic fracturing.
    Government to Prohibit Hydraulic Fracturing

    Energy Minister Andrew Younger announced the government of Nova Scotia will introduce legislation this fall to prohibit high volume hydraulic fracturing for onshore shale gas.

  5. Peacocks are just some of the stunning animals at the Shubenacadie Wildlife Park.
    How great is Shubenacadie Wildlife Park?

    Let us know! Complete a 10-minute online survey about your visit to the park and help us make it even better. You could win a prize for giving your input.

  6. Premier Stephen McNeil and Wadih Fares at the announcement.
    Government Working to Enhance Immigration in Nova Scotia

    Premier Stephen McNeil announced joint chairs of the Premier's Immigration Advisory Council. Wadih Fares will serve as national chair and Colin Dodds as international chair.

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