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Work to Begin on Larry Uteck Interchange

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

July 29, 2009 1:47 PM

TRANSPORTATION/INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL--Work to Begin on Larry Uteck Interchange
Work has begun on a $21.6-million project to improve access on one of Nova Scotia's busiest roads.

Lancement du service Info-Santé 811 en Nouvelle-Écosse

Health (To Jan. 11)

July 29, 2009 1:24 PM

SANTÉ--Lancement du service Info-Santé 811 en Nouvelle-Écosse
REMARQUE : Une version « médias sociaux » de ce communiqué de presse, accompagnée de photos, d'audioclips et de vidéoclips, sera disponible (en anglais seulement) plus tard aujourd'hui 29 juillet sur le site gov.ns.ca/news/smr/2009-07-29-healthlink.asp .
Les Néo-Écossais peuvent maintenant composer le 811 pour obtenir des conseils et des renseignements fiables en matière de santé.

Nova Scotia Launches HealthLink 811

Health (To Jan. 11)

July 29, 2009 1:07 PM

HEALTH--Nova Scotia Launches HealthLink 811
NOTE: A social media version of this release, including photographs, audio and video clips, will be available later today, July 29, at gov.ns.ca/news/smr/2009-07-29-healthlink.asp .
Nova Scotians can now dial 811 and be confident health advice and information will be waiting on the other end of the line.

More Highway and Bridge Improvements Announced

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

July 29, 2009 10:11 AM

TRANSPORTATION/INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL--More Highway and Bridge Improvements Announced
Better roads and bridges are on the way as tenders for highway improvements continue to roll out. Road paving, bridge repairs, culvert replacements and work on the Cabot Trail are among the $14 million worth of projects announced today, July 29.

Fortress of Louisbourg Launches One-of-a-kind Tour

African Nova Scotian Affairs

July 29, 2009 10:09 AM

AFRICAN NOVA SCOTIAN AFFAIRS--Fortress of Louisbourg Launches One-of-a-kind Tour
Marie Marguerite Rose spent nearly 20 years raising children, fixing meals and contributing to many other daily tasks that kept the Fortress of Louisbourg a bustling French town. Yet, the story of her life and the lives of the more than 250 others enslaved at Louisbourg have been largely overlooked until now.

Province Approves Write-offs for 2008-09

Finance (to Oct. 22, 2013)

July 28, 2009 11:34 AM

FINANCE--Province Approves Write-offs for 2008-09
The province is writing off $10.2 million in debts that were considered unpaid or uncollectible at March 31, 2008.

Province Ups Renewable Target; Wheeler to Consult with Public

Energy

July 28, 2009 10:38 AM

ENERGY--Province Ups Renewable Target; Wheeler to Consult with Public
Aggressive new targets for renewable electricity were announced today, July 28, by acting Energy Minister Frank Corbett. By 2015, 25 per cent of Nova Scotia's electricity will be supplied by renewable energy.

Premiers, Southeastern U.S. Governors Discuss Issues

Premier's Office

July 28, 2009 9:11 AM

PREMIER'S OFFICE--Premiers, Southeastern U.S. Governors Discuss Issues
Premier Darrell Dexter is strengthening relationships and building alliances at the 2009 Conference of the Southeastern United States - Canadian Provinces Alliance in Newfoundland.

Minister Expresses Gratitude for Support

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

July 27, 2009 11:25 AM

LETTER TO THE EDITOR--Minister Expresses Gratitude for Support
NOTE: The following is a letter to the editor from Ramona Jennex, Minister of Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations.
As a newly elected member of the House of Assembly, a new Cabinet minister, and a mom who just experienced a loss that no parent should ever experience, I want to reach out to Nova Scotians on a couple of fronts.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

July 24, 2009 3:22 PM

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

Nova Scotia Human Rights Inquiry Location Change

Human Rights Commission

July 24, 2009 2:50 PM

HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION--Nova Scotia Human Rights Inquiry Location Change
The location of an independent board of inquiry considering a complaint of discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and sexual harassment has changed.

Mise à jour sur le virus H1N1 (grippe porcine chez l'être humain), le 24 juillet

Health (To Jan. 11) / Health Promotion and Protection (To Jan. 11)

July 24, 2009 1:37 PM

SANTÉ / PROMOTION ET PROTECTION DE LA SANTÉ--Mise à jour sur le virus H1N1 (grippe porcine chez l'être humain), le 24 juillet
Des cas du virus H1N1 (grippe porcine chez l'être humain) continuent d'être signalés en Nouvelle-Écosse. Le premier décès associé au virus dans la province a été confirmé par la régie régionale de la santé Capital, aujourd'hui 24 juillet. La patiente était dans la cinquantaine et elle avait des problèmes de santé sous-jacents.

H1N1 (Human Swine Influenza) Update, July 24

Health Promotion and Protection (To Jan. 11) / Health (To Jan. 11)

July 24, 2009 1:30 PM

HEALTH/HEALTH PROMOTION/PROTECTION--H1N1 (Human Swine Influenza) Update, July 24
Cases of H1N1 (human swine influenza) continue to be reported in Nova Scotia. The province's first death associated with the virus was confirmed by Capital District Health Authority today, July 24. The female patient was in her fifties with underlying health conditions.

Museum of Natural History Upcoming Closure

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

July 24, 2009 12:36 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Museum of Natural History Upcoming Closure
The Museum of Natural History will be closed to the public on Monday, July 27, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon due to renovations in the building.

Province, NSGEU March for Diversity at 2009 Pride Parade

Public Service Commission

July 24, 2009 10:25 AM

PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION--Province, NSGEU March for Diversity at 2009 Pride Parade
The government of Nova Scotia and the Nova Scotia Government and General Employees Union will be breaking down walls and building bridges on Saturday, July 25, when they march for diversity in Halifax's Pride Parade.

Tall Ships IdentiKit 2009 Now Available

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

July 23, 2009 1:56 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Tall Ships IdentiKit 2009 Now Available
The Maritime Museum of the Atlantic has come to the rescue of photographers having trouble identifying ships in pictures taken during Tall Ships 2009.

Members Named to Panels of Expertise

Natural Resources

July 23, 2009 1:21 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Members Named to Panels of Expertise
Natural Resources Minister John MacDonell has appointed 12 Nova Scotians to guide the development of a new natural resources strategy for the province. The appointments were recommended by a steering panel chaired by former Chief Justice Constance Glube.

Contract Awarded to Replace Sangster Bridge

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

July 23, 2009 10:15 AM

TRANSPORTATION/INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL--Contract Awarded to Replace Sangster Bridge
A bridge on a popular route in Hants County will be replaced this summer thanks to a contract awarded by the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal.

Coke Ovens Contract Awarded

Sydney Tar Ponds Agency

July 23, 2009 10:06 AM

SYDNEY TAR PONDS AGENCY--Coke Ovens Contract Awarded
The most substantial part of the Coke Ovens cleanup has started with the awarding of a $15.2 million contract to collect and treat groundwater flowing over the site.

Traffic Advisory, Kings County

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

July 23, 2009 9:43 AM

TRANSPORTATION/INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL--Traffic Advisory, Kings County
KINGS COUNTY: Bridge Closure

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