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Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

June 15, 2012 3:23 PM

TRANSPORTATION/INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL--Weekly Traffic Advisories
NEW WORK

Liverpool Wins Bid to Host Junior Curling Championships

Trade Centre Limited

June 15, 2012 12:50 PM

TRADE CENTRE LTD.--Liverpool Wins Bid to Host Junior Curling Championships
Liverpool will host the 2014 Canadian Junior Curling Championships.

Premier Responds to Indefinite Closure of Bowater Mill

Premier's Office

June 15, 2012 12:15 PM

PREMIER'S OFFICE--Premier Responds to Indefinite Closure of Bowater Mill
NOTE: The following is a statement from Premier Darrell Dexter.
At a meeting earlier today, Resolute informed the province that due to global economic changes, including the struggling Euro, the company is no longer in a position to operate the Bowater newsprint mill in Queens County.

Decision Allows Touqouy Gold Project to Move Ahead

Natural Resources

June 15, 2012 11:21 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Decision Allows Touqouy Gold Project to Move Ahead
Natural Resources Minister Charlie Parker has granted DDV Gold Ltd. vesting orders that transfer ownership of 14 parcels of land to the company in the community of Moose River Gold Mines, Halifax Regional Municipality.

Senior Abuse Awareness Resources Released

Seniors

June 15, 2012 10:42 AM

SENIORS--Senior Abuse Awareness Resources Released
The province is introducing a new senior abuse awareness toolkit to help identify abuse and make life safer for seniors.

Province Invests in Manufacturing Company, Protects Rural Jobs

Economic and Rural Development and Tourism

June 14, 2012 2:10 PM

ECONOMIC/RURAL DEVELOPMENT/TOURISM--Province Invests in Manufacturing Company, Protects Rural Jobs
A wood manufacturing company is strengthening the forestry sector and helping maintain good jobs in rural Nova Scotia.

Regional Crown Attorney Appointed

Public Prosecution Service

June 14, 2012 11:57 AM

PUBLIC PROSECUTION SERVICE--Regional Crown Attorney Appointed
Veteran prosecutor Glen Scheuer has been appointed a regional Crown attorney, administrative, to help manage the Halifax and Dartmouth offices of the Nova Scotia Public Prosecution Service.

Annual Garden Party at Government House June 20

Lieutenant Governor

June 14, 2012 11:32 AM

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR--Annual Garden Party at Government House June 20
The public is invited to attend the annual lieutenant-governor's Garden Party, Wednesday, June 20, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Incident Involving Halifax Regional Police Under Investigation

SIRT

June 13, 2012 8:15 PM

SIRT--Incident Involving Halifax Regional Police Under Investigation
The province's independent Serious Incident Response Team is investigating an incident where a man in Halifax Regional Police custody needed to be taken to hospital early today, June 13.

Traffic Advisory, Richmond County

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

June 13, 2012 3:50 PM

TRANSPORTATION/INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL--Traffic Advisory, Richmond County
RICHMOND COUNTY: West Bay Highway

Xerox Canada Looking to Create Inside Sales Jobs in Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia Business Inc.

June 13, 2012 1:27 PM

NOVA SCOTIA BUSINESS INC.--Xerox Canada Looking to Create Inside Sales Jobs in Nova Scotia
The province is working with Xerox Canada to create jobs at the company's Dartmouth location, which will support future client contracts as they are developed across North America.

Be Active and Safe, Protect Your Noggin

Health and Wellness

June 13, 2012 10:19 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Be Active and Safe, Protect Your Noggin
The province is investing $200,000 to provide helmets to children and youth in need to help them protect their noggins and play safe.

Public Sector Organizations to Begin Compensation Reporting

Finance (to Oct. 22, 2013)

June 12, 2012 2:03 PM

FINANCE--Public Sector Organizations to Begin Compensation Reporting
Nova Scotians will have even more access to information about government spending as public sector organizations begin reporting on compensation.

Minister Officially Opens Kings County Academy

Education (to March 26, 2013)

June 11, 2012 1:52 PM

EDUCATION--Minister Officially Opens Kings County Academy
Students and families from the Kentville area are celebrating their new school in the heart of the community.

Next Provincial Parks Consultations

Natural Resources

June 11, 2012 10:21 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Next Provincial Parks Consultations
NOTE: A complete list of remaining public consultations locations and dates follows this release.
Public consultations on provincial parks are continuing, with the next sessions Tuesday, June 12 and Thursday, June 14.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

June 8, 2012 3:28 PM

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

DBRS Revises Province's Outlook to Positive

Finance (to Oct. 22, 2013)

June 8, 2012 2:21 PM

FINANCE–-DBRS Revises Province's Outlook to Positive
Nova Scotia's strong fiscal discipline has resulted in Dominion Bond Rating Service (DBRS) revising the province's outlook from stable to positive.

Youth Show What They Are Doing When Not Smoking

Health and Wellness

June 8, 2012 12:22 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Youth Show What They Are Doing When Not Smoking
Teens in Nova Scotia are singing, dancing, being active and creating art, instead of smoking.

Les jeunes montrent ce qu'ils font lorsqu'ils ne fument pas

Health and Wellness

June 8, 2012 12:17 PM

SANTÉ ET MIEUX-ÊTRE--Les jeunes montrent ce qu'ils font lorsqu'ils ne fument pas
Les adolescents de la Nouvelle-Écosse chantent, dansent, sont actifs et créent des œuvres d'art plutôt que de fumer.

Des élèves reçoivent les bourses du Jubilé de diamant

Premier's Office

June 8, 2012 11:20 AM

BUREAU DU PREMIER MINISTRE--Des élèves reçoivent les bourses du Jubilé de diamant
Soixante des jeunes leaders communautaires de la Nouvelle-Écosse recevront des bourses en honneur du Jubilé de diamant de Sa Majesté la reine Elizabeth II.

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