Government of Nova Scotia

  1. Seniors Minister Leo Glavine chats seniors in Dartmouth.
    Government Enhances Support to Seniors

    Government is making a number of investments this year to help more seniors stay in their homes longer and remain independent.

  2. 911 call taker Rebecca Mayer demonstrates the computer system for Emergency Management Minister Mark Furey.
    Province Honours 911 Call Takers

    The province is honouring 911 call takers, who provide a life-saving link to emergency services, during National Public Safety Telecommunicators' Week, which runs until April 18.

  3. Finance and Treasury Board Minister Diana Whalen smiles as Premier Stephen McNeil applauds during the Budget 2015-16 address.
    Budget 2015-16 Measures Reduce Spending, Restructure Government

    The 2015-16 budget holds the line on spending, restructures and reduces the size of government and continues to clear the way for private-sector growth.

  4. (From left) Authors Nicholas M. Hill , Marian C. Munro, Ruth E. Newell, and  Communities, Culture and Heritage Minister Tony Ince.
    Nova Scotia Plants Book Available as Free Download

    The book, launched in October, can now be downloaded for free. It provides a comprehensive catalogue of the province's flora.

  5. Gatesbrook Junior High School Grade 7 student Keira Cassidy smiles as she explains to Premier Stephen McNeil how to use fruits and vegetables to play music.
    Entrepreneurship, Creativity, Technology Combine for Brilliant Labs

    Students will be able to foster creativity and entrepreneurial spirit during the 2015-2016 school year with Brilliant Labs opening in all eight school boards.

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Helpful Websites

  • Tourism

    The official tourism website for Nova Scotia, Canada.


  • If You Need Help

    Rumours, gossip, threats, insults, cruelty, violence are things that you shouldn’t have to deal with.

    There are places to turn to get help

  • Access Nova Scotia

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

    Visit Access Nova Scotia

  • 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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