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Minister Introduces Amendments to Lobbyists' Registration Act

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

November 30, 2010 2:23 PM

SERVICE NOVA SCOTIA/MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Minister Introduces Amendments to Lobbyists' Registration Act
More organizations and companies across Nova Scotia will be required to register as lobbyists because of new amendments introduced today, Nov. 30, to the Lobbyists' Registration Act.

New Human Organ and Tissue Donation Act Introduced

Health (To Jan. 11)

November 30, 2010 2:20 PM

HEALTH--New Human Organ and Tissue Donation Act Introduced
More Nova Scotians who want to be organ and tissue donors will have their wishes honoured and Nova Scotians on waiting lists for those donation may get transplants sooner, with a bill introduced today, Nov. 30.

Order of Nova Scotia Ceremony to be Broadcast Live

Protocol Office

November 30, 2010 11:23 AM

PROTOCOL OFFICE--Order of Nova Scotia Ceremony to be Broadcast Live
Nova Scotians who want to view the 2010 Order of Nova Scotia investiture ceremony will be able to watch it live on television and the Internet.

Learning and Work Symposium for Disabled Persons

Disabled Persons Commission / Human Rights Commission

November 30, 2010 10:51 AM

HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION/DISABLED PERSONS COMMISSION--Learning and Work Symposium for Disabled Persons
The benefits of hiring disabled persons and some of the obstacles they face in finding work will be highlighted at the Third Annual Symposium on Inclusive Employment and Education.

Premier Announces New School for Amherst

Premier's Office

November 30, 2010 10:41 AM

PREMIER'S OFFICE--Premier Announces New School for Amherst
Students and families in Amherst and surrounding communities will have better educational opportunities when the province builds a new school to replace West Highlands Elementary School.

Province to Review Automobile Insurance in Nova Scotia

Finance (to Oct. 22, 2013)

November 30, 2010 9:43 AM

FINANCE--Province to Review Automobile Insurance in Nova Scotia
An independent review of the automobile insurance system was announced today, Nov. 30, to ensure Nova Scotians have access to appropriate coverage and premiums that are fair, stable and affordable.

Proposed Changes to Protect Tenants and Landlords

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

November 29, 2010 4:40 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL Relations--Proposed Changes to Protect Tenants and Landlords
The province is taking steps to better protect the rights of Nova Scotia tenants and landlords.

Disclosure of Wrongdoing Act Brings More Support for Government Employees

Public Service Commission

November 29, 2010 4:35 PM

PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION--Disclosure of Wrongdoing Act Brings More Support for Government Employees
It will be easier for provincial government employees to come forward with concerns of potential wrongdoing without fear of reprisal, with legislation introduced today, Nov. 29.

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE–-Nova Scotia Launches Annual 2011 Tourism Plan

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

November 29, 2010 2:33 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE–-Nova Scotia Launches Annual 2011 Tourism Plan
Nova Scotia launched its 2011 provincial tourism plan today, Nov. 29, to provide direction for building the industry and growing the economy.

Five-year Highway Improvement Plan Launched

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

November 29, 2010 10:32 AM

TRANSPORTATION/INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL--Five-year Highway Improvement Plan Launched
A new highway improvement plan will help develop a strong and modern highway system across Nova Scotia. Communities will also be able to track provincial road construction from now on through regular reports on progress.

Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island Encourage Federal Government to Support Northumberland Ferries Long Term

Premier's Office

November 29, 2010 10:20 AM

PREMIER'S OFFICE--Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island Encourage Federal Government to Support Northumberland Ferries Long Term
The ferry service between Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island is vital to the economic success of the region said Premier Darrell Dexter and Prince Edward Island Premier Robert Ghiz, today, Nov. 29, in Pictou.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

November 26, 2010 3:22 PM

TRANSPORTATION/INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL--Weekly Traffic Advisories
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Premier to Discuss Quality Sustainable Health Care, Energy at Atlantic Premiers Meeting

Premier's Office

November 26, 2010 2:01 PM

PREMIER'S OFFICE--Premier to Discuss Quality Sustainable Health Care, Energy at Atlantic Premiers Meeting
Atlantic Canada's premiers will gather next week in Pictou to discuss opportunities for co-operation that will improve the economy and lives of the people of the region.

Ambulance Operations Receive Top Honours

Health (To Jan. 11)

November 26, 2010 11:24 AM

HEALTH--Ambulance Operations Receive Top Honours
Nova Scotians receive exceptional emergency care from paramedics, nurses and others working as part of the province's ambulance system, according to a national accreditation agency.

Trade Mission Puts Nova Scotia Companies in Spotlight

Environment

November 26, 2010 11:22 AM

ENVIRONMENT--Trade Mission Puts Nova Scotia Companies in Spotlight
NOTE: A list of companies attending the conference follows this release.
Nova Scotia companies with expertise in clean technology and climate change will be in the spotlight at an international conference in Mexico next week.

Province Provides Additional Support to Seniors and Caregivers

Health (To Jan. 11)

November 26, 2010 10:37 AM

HEALTH--Province Provides Additional Support to Seniors and Caregivers
Seniors are getting more support to remain in their own homes and communities as part of government's plan to provide better health care.

October, Year-end Statistics Available

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

November 26, 2010 10:17 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--October, Year-end Statistics Available
Nova Scotia expects to show an overall gain in its tourism numbers for 2010, welcoming about 2,100,000 visitors, a projected increase of one per cent compared to 2009.

October, Year-end Statistics Available

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

November 26, 2010 10:15 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--October, Year-end Statistics Available
Nova Scotia expects to show an overall gain in its tourism numbers for 2010, welcoming about 2,100,000 visitors, a projected increase of one per cent compared to 2009.

Public Sector Compensation Disclosure Act Introduced

Finance (to Oct. 22, 2013)

November 26, 2010 10:10 AM

FINANCE--Public Sector Compensation Disclosure Act Introduced
Government spending will be more transparent and accountable through new legislation that will bring clarity and direction to government agencies.

Province Introduces Anti-Idling Legislation

Environment

November 26, 2010 10:05 AM

ENVIRONMENT--Province Introduces Anti-Idling Legislation
Fewer idling vehicles will mean reduced harmful emissions and cleaner air for Nova Scotians.

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