Government of Nova Scotia

  1. Provincial cabinet ministers and Nova Scotia's Mi'kmaq Chiefs sit for photo at meeting
    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

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Minister Joanne Bernard speaks to youth in Sydney.
    Government Strengthens Supports for Youth at Risk

    Community Services Minister Joanne Bernard announced funding for the Youth Outreach Program and a grant for the EPIC Youth Peer Centre.

  5. Teachers review the  Primary to 3 curriculum
    Grades Primary-to-3 Curriculum to Build Strong Math, Literacy Foundation

    Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Karen Casey introduced the curriculum to teachers and principals from across the province in Halifax.

  6. Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal Minister Geoff MacLellan chats with Bluenose II Captain Phil Watson in Lunenburg.
    Minister Meets Crew, Tours Bluenose II

    Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal Minister Geoff MacLellan met Bluenose II Captain Phil Watson and his crew before touring the ship in Lunenburg.

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  • Bonjour!

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