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Province Advances Changes to Gaming Corporation

Communities, Culture and Heritage

May 7, 2012 4:30 PM

COMMUNITIES, CULTURE AND HERITAGE–-Province Advances Changes to Gaming Corporation
Government is making gaming management more accountable in Nova Scotia through changes to the Gaming Control Act announced today, May 7.

Amendments to Act to Incorporate Nova Scotia Association of Health Organizations

Health and Wellness

May 7, 2012 4:22 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Amendments to Act to Incorporate Nova Scotia Association of Health Organizations
Proposed amendments to the Act to Incorporate Nova Scotia Association of Health Organizations will update the legislation to better reflect the services and current practices of the association. The amendments will also allow it to be called Health Association Nova Scotia.

Province Contracts New Tourism Marketing Agency

Economic and Rural Development and Tourism

May 7, 2012 3:48 PM

ECONOMIC/RURAL DEVELOPMENT/TOURISM--Province Contracts New Tourism Marketing Agency
Extreme Group has won the bid to become the new strategic marketing partner for the Nova Scotia Tourism Agency.

Nova Scotians Reminded to Keep Safety First at Work

Labour and Advanced Education

May 7, 2012 3:05 PM

LABOUR/ADVANCED EDUCATION--Nova Scotians Reminded to Keep Safety First at Work
The province is reminding Nova Scotians of the importance of workplace safety during North American Occupational Health and Safety Week, which runs to Saturday, May 12.

Historic Fleet Compete for 2012 Tall Ships Challenge Crown

Waterfront Development Corporation

May 7, 2012 9:33 AM

WATERFRONT DEVELOPMENT CORP.--Historic Fleet Compete for 2012 Tall Ships Challenge Crown
Fresh off the first port of call in the 2012 Tall Ships Atlantic Challenge, the historic fleet started the first of four legs to Nova Scotia today, May 7, from Savannah, Ga.

Maritime Museum Acquires Giant Model of Ship that Inspired Titanic

Communities, Culture and Heritage

May 7, 2012 9:14 AM

COMMUNITIES, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Maritime Museum Acquires Giant Model of Ship that Inspired Titanic
The Maritime Museum of the Atlantic will showcase the largest antique ship model in Canada, a 106-year-old model of the ocean liner Lusitania, later repainted to resemble its sister ship, the Mauretania.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

May 4, 2012 3:20 PM

TRANSPORTATION/INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL--Weekly Traffic Advisories
NEW WORK ---

Celebrating Nova Scotia's Top Defence Companies

Premier's Office

May 4, 2012 2:01 PM

PREMIER'S OFFICE--Celebrating Nova Scotia's Top Defence Companies
Nova Scotia's aerospace and defence industry is soaring.

La Province offre aux élèves plus d'occasions d'apprendre

Education (to March 26, 2013)

May 4, 2012 10:20 AM

ÉDUCATION--La Province offre aux élèves plus d'occasions d'apprendre
La Province offre aux élèves du secondaire plus d'occasions d'apprendre dans leurs propres collectivités et les aide à se préparer à occuper de bons emplois.

Province Providing More Learning Opportunities for Students

Education (to March 26, 2013)

May 4, 2012 10:19 AM

EDUCATION--Province Providing More Learning Opportunities for Students
The province is providing high school students with more learning opportunities in their own communities and helping prepare them for good jobs.

Minister Introduces Education Act Amendments to Align with Teachers Agreement

Education (to March 26, 2013)

May 4, 2012 9:15 AM

EDUCATION--Minister Introduces Education Act Amendments to Align with Teachers Agreement
The province is taking steps to bring the Education Act in line with recent negotiated changes to the Teachers Provincial Agreement.

Justice Administration Bill Introduced

Justice

May 4, 2012 9:11 AM

JUSTICE--Justice Administration Bill Introduced
The province is updating legislation and making a number of board appointments better and easier with a justice administration bill introduced today, May 4.

Publication Ban Request for Human Rights Board of Inquiry

Human Rights Commission

May 3, 2012 1:51 PM

HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION--Publication Ban Request for Human Rights Board of Inquiry
A complainant has requested a publication ban on his name at an upcoming independent public board of inquiry by the Human Rights Commission.

Halifax Welcomes Women in Non-traditional Careers Delegates

Labour and Advanced Education

May 3, 2012 1:16 PM

LABOUR/ADVANCED EDUCATION--Halifax Welcomes Women in Non-traditional Careers Delegates
Nova Scotia is hosting a national conference that aims to increase the number of women working in science, engineering, trades and technology.

Amendments to Medical Society Act

Health and Wellness

May 3, 2012 12:37 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Amendments to Medical Society Act
A proposed amendment to the Medical Society Act will legally change the name of the Medical Society of Nova Scotia to Doctors Nova Scotia and ensures physicians continue to be members of the association.

Local Producer Wins Bridge Award

Film Nova Scotia (to Nov. 12)

May 3, 2012 12:35 PM

FILM N.S.--Local Producer Wins Bridge Award
Local producer Chris Turner will be bringing his whimsical romantic comedy Tainted Love to life after being awarded the CBC/Film Nova Scotia Bridge Award.

Amendments Adds Clarity to Act

Health and Wellness

May 3, 2012 12:34 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Amendments Adds Clarity to Act
The province will clarify and strengthen Nova Scotia's Personal Health Information Act through amendments introduced today, May 3, by Health and Wellness Minister Maureen MacDonald.

Act Supports Efforts to Improve Patient Safety

Health and Wellness

May 3, 2012 12:32 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Act Supports Efforts to Improve Patient Safety
New reporting requirements introduced today, May 3, will help make patient care better and safer for Nova Scotians.

Technology Supports Effective Teaching in Classrooms

Education (to March 26, 2013)

May 3, 2012 11:13 AM

EDUCATION--Technology Supports Effective Teaching in Classrooms
The province is providing teachers with more technology that will help young students improve reading and writing and older students prepare for good jobs.

Property Assessment Appeals Procedure Improved

Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (to March 31, 2014)

May 2, 2012 2:47 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Property Assessment Appeals Procedure Improved
The province is proposing Nova Scotia property owners have access to sales information and an improved property assessment system with amendments to the Municipal Government Act and the Assessment Act.

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