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Latest News

Support for Mining and Mineral Exploration
Prospectors and mining companies can now apply for funding from government's Mineral Incentive Program to help find or develop new mineral resources. - 2016/05/27 - 11:14
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Le gouvernement offre des mesures incitatives au camping dans les parcs provinciaux
Plus de 9 000 élèves de la 4e année de la province pourront profiter de deux nuits de camping gratuites dans l'un des 20 parcs de camping provinciaux de la province cet été. - 2016/05/19 - 12:50
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Government Offers New Camping Incentives to Provincial Parks
More than 9,000 Grade 4 students in the province will get two free nights in one of Nova Scotia's 20 provincial camping parks this summer. - 2016/05/19 - 12:45
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Expansion of Strathlorne Forest Nursery in Inverness to be Studied
Residents and organizations in Inverness County will be asked to collaborate on a project to explore the expanded use of the Strathlorne Forest Nursery and how it could best serve the economic interests of Cape Breton Island. - 2016/05/16 - 10:40
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Nova Scotia Answers Alberta's Call for Firefighting Support
Three Nova Scotia wildfire experts are going to Alberta to help fight wildfires on Saturday, May 14. They will help with planning, logistics and fire behaviour. - 2016/05/13 - 11:16
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Nova Scotian Firefighters to Help Fight Wildfires in Western Canada
About 20 Nova Scotia firefighters have been asked to help fight wildfires in Manitoba. They will fly out of Halifax on Friday, May 13. - 2016/05/11 - 14:18
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Les risques d'incendie augmentent avec les températures printannières
Le gouvernement avertit les Néo-Écossais que les températures printannières font grimper le risque d'incendie dans les forêts et dans les champs. - 2016/04/27 - 10:39
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Fire Risks Rise With Spring Temperatures
Government is warning Nova Scotians that spring temperatures greatly increase the risk of wildfires in woods and fields. - 2016/04/27 - 10:34
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