Government of Nova Scotia

  1. Photo of the Chinese and Nova Scotian flags.
    Province Launches Nova Scotia-China Engagement Strategy

    The province launched a Nova Scotia-China Engagement Strategy, April 28, to capitalize on opportunities for growth in the Chinese market.

  2. Labour and Advanced Education Minister Kelly Regan places a wreath on behalf of the Province of Nova Scotia during the Day of Mourning ceremony held at Province House, April 28.
    Nova Scotians Pay Tribute to Workers and Families

    Nova Scotians paid tribute to workers who died on the job or from work related injuries at Day of Mourning ceremonies across the province.

  3. Members of the Gaelic community and students from Waverley Memorial Elementary School help raise the flag of the Gaels at Province House.
    Nova Scotia Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Gaelic Awareness Month

    May is the beginning of summer in the old Gaelic calendar and is designated Gaelic Awareness Month when Nova Scotia honours Gaels and promotes and celebrates their language, culture and identity.

  4. Three service dogs take a quick nap at their owners' feet.
    Government Introduces Service Dog Act

    The government introduced the Service Dog Act today, April 22, to protect the rights of service dog users.

  5. QEII Redevelopment Plan to Better Connect Care for Nova Scotians

    Health care needs are evolving and it's time to change. To meet patient needs, the QEII redevelopment involves moving out of the Centennial and Victoria buildings to locations with renovated spaces, expansions and additions.

  6. Finance and Treasury Board Minister Randy Delorey addresses the media in the Red Chamber of Province House in Halifax.
    Government Introduces Balanced Budget, Projects Surpluses

    Government has introduced a balanced budget while making investments in economic growth, education, and youth.

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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.

    Learn more

  • 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.

    Review the Budget Highlights

  • Tourism

    The official tourism website for Nova Scotia, Canada.


  • Refugee Response

    Nova Scotia is preparing for the arrival of refugees to Canada.

    Learn more, including how you can help

  • Student Assistance

    Nova Scotia graduates can now apply to have government pay the interest on their provincial student loans.

    Apply Now

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  • Access Nova Scotia

    Renew your vehicle permit, request a birth, death or marriage certificate, apply for a permit and more.

    Visit Access Nova Scotia