Government of Nova Scotia

  1. Department of Natural Resource firefighters work on a fire in Keji
    Province Extends Fire, Water Services

    The Department of Natural Resources is keeping some seasonal wildfire fighters and burning restrictions in place longer than usual as the risk of wildfires remains high in parts of Nova Scotia.

  2. Mi'kmaw linguist Bernie Francis reads to Brielle Pennell at the Mi'kmaq Child Development Centre
    New Guide for Mi'kmaq Community Supports Children

    Let's Play Together / Toqi milita'nej, a Guide for Parents of 4-Year-Olds was launched at the Mi'kmaq Child Development Centre in Halifax today, Sept. 29.

  3. Capt. Phil Watson chats with Premier Stephen McNeil, and Lunenburg mayor Rachel Bailey onboard the Bluenose II.
    Tall Ships 2017 Outport Program Announced

    Nova Scotians from Sydney to Shelburne will have a chance to enjoy the majesty of tall ships in a port near their home next summer. Premier Stephen McNeil recently announced the outport program for Rendez-Vous 2017 – Tall Ships Regatta Nova Scotia.

  4. Premier McNeil stands with recipients Karl Curtis (husband of the late Anne Curtis), Nicole Foran and Jerry Spargo, and Hugh Laurence, chair of the advisory committee.
    2016 Medal of Bravery Recipients Honoured

    Three heroes were honoured with a Medal of Bravery at a ceremony held today, Sept. 28, at Province House in Halifax.

  5. Provincial Parks are welcoming people to use their shower facilities and access drinking water
    Response to Water Shortage Continues

    The province continues to support Nova Scotians affected by the water shortage, along with municipalities and community partners.

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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.

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  • Tourism

    The official tourism website for Nova Scotia, Canada.


  • Open Data

    Making government data easier to access for individuals, businesses, and researchers.


  • 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.

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  • Student Assistance

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

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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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