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Traffic Advisory, Digby County

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

May 10, 2012 6:49 PM

TRANSPORTATION/INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL--Traffic Advisory, Digby County
DIGBY COUNTY: Digby Neck, Route 217

Province Approves District Health Authorities' Business Plans

Health and Wellness

May 10, 2012 11:24 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Province Approves District Health Authorities' Business Plans
The province has approved the 2012-13 business plans of Nova Scotia's nine district health authorities and IWK in record time.

Export Achievement Awards Celebrate Local Companies

Nova Scotia Business Inc.

May 10, 2012 9:18 AM

NOVA SCOTIA BUSINESS INC.--Export Achievement Awards Celebrate Local Companies
The 28th annual Export Achievement Awards will celebrate some of the province's top exporters at a luncheon on Tuesday, May 15.

Province Ensures Regulator Reviews Maritime Link

Energy

May 9, 2012 2:43 PM

ENERGY--Province Ensures Regulator Reviews Maritime Link
The province is proposing its commitment to an open and transparent review of the Maritime Link project by Nova Scotia's regulator become law.

Forestry Law Changes Meet Strategy Goal

Natural Resources

May 9, 2012 2:35 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Forestry Law Changes Meet Strategy Goal
The province is meeting another goal in its natural resources strategy by repealing the Stora Forest Industries Limited Agreement Act and amending the Crown Lands Act.

Bill Extends Wind-Up of NewPage Pensions

Labour and Advanced Education

May 9, 2012 2:33 PM

LABOUR/ADVANCED EDUCATION--Bill Extends Wind-Up of NewPage Pensions
Workers and pensioners at the NewPage mill in Port Hawkesbury could see better pension benefits under legislation introduced today, May 9.

Traffic Advisory, Victoria County

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

May 9, 2012 11:40 AM

TRANSPORTATION/INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL--Traffic Advisory, Victoria County.
VICTORIA COUNTY: Englishtown Ferry

Province Marks Anniversary of Westray Mine Disaster

Premier's Office

May 9, 2012 10:36 AM

PREMIER'S OFFICE-–Province Marks Anniversary of Westray Mine Disaster
Nova Scotians will gather today, May 9, to mark 20 years since a massive explosion ripped through the Westray mine in Pictou County, killing 26 men and prompting much-needed improvements in workplace health and safety, particularly in the mining industry.

Province Releases Physician Resource Plan

Health and Wellness

May 9, 2012 10:29 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Province Releases Physician Resource Plan
The province is acting to ensure more Nova Scotians have access to doctors and other care providers.

Tusket River Bridge Open to Traffic

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

May 8, 2012 4:36 PM

TRANSPORTATION/INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL--Tusket River Bridge Open to Traffic
Starting Wednesday, May 9, drivers, cyclists, and truckers will enjoy the new, two-lane bridge over the Tusket River on Highway 3.

Le pont de la rivière Tusket est ouvert à la circulation

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

May 8, 2012 4:35 PM

TRANSPORTS ET RENOUVELLEMENT DE L'INFRASTRUCTURE--Le pont de la rivière Tusket est ouvert à la circulation
À compter du mercredi 9 mai, les automobilistes, les cyclistes et les camionneurs pourront emprunter le nouveau pont à deux voies qui enjambe la rivière Tusket, sur la route 3.

Legislation Will Enable Dalhousie University-NSAC Merger

Agriculture

May 8, 2012 12:15 PM

AGRICULTURE--Legislation Will Enable Dalhousie University-NSAC Merger
The province introduced legislation today, May 8, to formalize the planned merger of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College and Dalhousie University.

Le programme ÉcolesPlus est offert dans 48 écoles supplémentaires

Education (to March 26, 2013)

May 8, 2012 11:32 AM

ÉDUCATION--Le programme ÉcolesPlus est offert dans 48 écoles supplémentaires
REMARQUE : Une liste des écoles appuyées par l'expansion du programme ÉcolesPlus suit le présent communiqué.
Un plus grand nombre d'élèves et de familles auront accès à des séances sur l'art d'être parent, des services de soutien à l'emploi, des activités physiques et des clubs de devoirs grâce à l'expansion du programme ÉcolesPlus par le gouvernement provincial.

SchoolsPlus Expands Into 48 More Schools

Education (to March 26, 2013)

May 8, 2012 11:29 AM

EDUCATION--SchoolsPlus Expands Into 48 More Schools
NOTE: A list of schools supported by the expansion of SchoolsPlus follows this release.
More students and families will have access to parenting sessions, employment supports, physical activities, and homework clubs thanks to the province's expansion of SchoolsPlus.

SchoolsPlus Expands to Truro Family of Schools

Education (to March 26, 2013)

May 8, 2012 11:26 AM

EDUCATION--SchoolsPlus Expands to Truro Family of Schools
Students and families from Truro will have access to parenting sessions, employment supports, physical activities, and homework clubs thanks to the province's expansion of SchoolsPlus.

SchoolsPlus Expands to South Shore Family of Schools

Education (to March 26, 2013)

May 8, 2012 11:24 AM

EDUCATION--SchoolsPlus Expands to South Shore Family of Schools
Students and families from the South Shore will have access to parenting sessions, employment supports, physical activities, and homework clubs thanks to the province's expansion of SchoolsPlus.

Equals6 Secures $250,000 in Venture Capital Investment

Innovacorp

May 8, 2012 11:17 AM

INNOVACORP--Equals6 Secures $250,000 in Venture Capital Investment
A Halifax company that has built a career development social networking platform for students is enhancing its product and developing new markets with an investment from the province.

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.

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