Government of Nova Scotia

  1. The change to 10-digit dialing comes into effect on August 23.
    Accessing Government Services with 10-Digit Dialing

    Three-digit numbers used for emergencies and other services will not be affected by the change to 10-digit dialing that comes into effect on Saturday, Aug. 23.

  2. Residents of Alderney Manor, a 198-unit seniors housing residence in Dartmouth, look at artist renderings of plans for the facility.
    Government Invests in Seniors Social Housing

    Social housing for seniors will be repaired, upgraded and revitalized with a $5-million government investment, helping about 1,000 seniors.

  3. Community Services Minister Joanne Bernard and federal Justice Minister Peter MacKay, sign the agreement.
    New Affordable Housing Agreement

    A new federal-provincial $102-million, five-year housing agreement means more seniors, families and persons with disabilities in the province will be able to find an affordable place to call home.

  4. Natural Resources Minister Zach Churchill and MLA Keith Irving, who spoke on behalf of Economic and Rural Development and Tourism Minister Michel Samson, walk the reopened trail.
    Cape Split Trails Reopen

    Cape Split Provincial Park, one of Nova Scotia's most popular trails systems, has reopened to hikers and outdoor enthusiasts.

  5. Finance and Treasury Board Minister Diana Whalen releases the 2013-14 public accounts.
    2013-14 Public Accounts Released

    Government released the public accounts for the last fiscal year. The document compares actual financial results to the budget plan.

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  • Tourism

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  • If You Need Help

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  • Access Nova Scotia

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

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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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