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Stand Up to Stop Violence

Status of Women

December 5, 2008 11:09 AM

STATUS OF WOMEN--Stand Up to Stop Violence
Local and international leaders fighting violence against women urged people to make a stand at a ceremony at Province House in Halifax today, Dec. 5, to mark the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.

Premier Signs Collaboration Agreement With Volunteers

Premier's Office

December 5, 2008 9:40 AM

PREMIER'S OFFICE--Premier Signs Collaboration Agreement With Volunteers
Volunteer organizations across Nova Scotia will now have the full support of government thanks to a collaboration agreement with the province.

Province Invests in Bringing Local Foods to Consumers

Agriculture

December 5, 2008 8:48 AM

AGRICULTURE--Province Invests in Bringing Local Foods to Consumers
New funding will make it easier and more convenient to buy local foods in Nova Scotia.

Murrays Hill Bridge to Reopen in Summer

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

December 4, 2008 4:45 PM

TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL--Murrays Hill Bridge to Reopen in Summer
The Murrays Hill Bridge in Inverness County will reopen next summer.

Nova Scotia Holiday Tradition Continues in Boston

Communications Nova Scotia

December 4, 2008 3:01 PM

COMMUNICATIONS NOVA SCOTIA--Nova Scotia Holiday Tradition Continues in Boston
A 37-year tradition of thanks and holiday spirit will continue as Nova Scotia takes centre stage at the annual Tree Lighting ceremony in Boston today, Dec. 4.

Emissions Reduced in ecoNova Scotia's First Year

Environment

December 4, 2008 1:55 PM

ENVIRONMENT--Emissions Reduced in ecoNova Scotia's First Year
More Nova Scotian municipalities, businesses, and community groups are helping to reduce harmful air emissions with funding support from ecoNova Scotia for Clean Air and Climate Change.

Balanced Budget and Economic Stimulus Highlight State of the Province Address

Premier's Office

December 4, 2008 1:34 PM

PREMIER'S OFFICE--Balanced Budget and Economic Stimulus Highlight State of the Province Address
NOTE: The text of the State of the Province Adress and a video of the speech are available at www.gov.ns.ca/premier/speeches/2008-12-04-StateProv.asp .
In his annual State of the Province Address, Premier Rodney MacDonald said a balanced budget and one of the largest infrastructure programs in Nova Scotia's history will see the province through the world-wide economic downturn.

Winter Parking Ban Begins Dec. 15

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

December 4, 2008 10:07 AM

TRANSPORTATION/INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL--Winter Parking Ban Begins Dec. 15
The province's winter parking ban takes effect Monday, Dec. 15, in many communities throughout Nova Scotia.

Christmas Festival of Trees and Crafts

Natural Resources

December 4, 2008 9:40 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Christmas Festival of Trees and Crafts
Nova Scotians can once again join in the holiday spirit at the 19th annual Christmas Festival of Trees and Crafts in Middle Musquodoboit, Halifax Regional Municipality.

Students With Disabilities Survey

Education (to March 26, 2013)

December 3, 2008 2:59 PM

EDUCATION--Students With Disabilities Survey
College and university graduates with disabilities are finding jobs at a rate equal to their peers who are not disabled.

Recovery Efforts for the Endangered American Marten

Natural Resources

December 3, 2008 11:16 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Recovery Efforts for the Endangered American Marten
As part of continuing efforts to increase the population of the endangered American marten, five of the animals were released in the Cape Breton Highlands National Park in Cheticamp, Inverness Co. today, Wednesday, Dec. 3.

International Day of Persons with Disabilities Symposium

Human Rights Commission / Disabled Persons Commission

December 2, 2008 2:23 PM

DISABLED PERSONS COMMISSION/HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION--International Day of Persons with Disabilities Symposium
Promoting social and economic inclusion for people with disabilities in Nova Scotia is the theme of the Symposium on Inclusive Education and Employment to be held Wednesday, Dec. 3.

Musquodoboit Rural High Officially Opens

Education (to March 26, 2013)

December 2, 2008 2:19 PM

EDUCATION--Musquodoboit Rural High Officially Opens
About 400 students in Middle Musquodoboit are enjoying a new safe and healthy learning environment at Musquodoboit Rural High School.

Traffic Advisory, Halifax Regional Municipality

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

December 2, 2008 1:58 PM

TRANSPORTATION/INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL: Traffic Advisory, Halifax Regional Municipality
HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY: Highway 102

Minister Meets with Federal Minister

Fisheries and Aquaculture

December 2, 2008 11:09 AM

FISHERIES/AQUACULTURE--Minister Meets with Federal Minister
Fisheries and Aquaculture Minister Ron Chisholm met with federal Fisheries Minister Gail Shea Monday, Dec. 1, in Ottawa, to discuss the challenges facing the fishing industry in Nova Scotia, especially the lobster fishery.

Province Investing in Tourism Niche Markets

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7) / Economic Development (to Jan 09)

December 2, 2008 10:05 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE/ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT--Province Investing in Tourism Niche Markets
Nova Scotia's tourism industry will get a financial boost to support its competitiveness in a challenging global marketplace.

Tourism to Build on Strengths in 2009

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

December 1, 2008 2:26 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Tourism to Build on Strengths in 2009
Nova Scotia's tourism industry aims to hold its ground in challenging economic times by building on its strengths and concentrating on the most promising markets.

The 2008 John Humphrey Freedom Award Winners Visit Halifax

Human Rights Commission

December 1, 2008 12:37 PM

HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION--The 2008 John Humphrey Freedom Award Winners Visit Halifax
John Humphrey changed the face of Human Rights for the world when he drafted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

November 28, 2008 3:25 PM

TRANSPORTATION/INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL--Weekly Traffic Advisories
CONTINUING WORK

October, Year-end Tourism Stats Available

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

November 28, 2008 2:45 PM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--October, Year-end Tourism Stats Available
Nova Scotia's tourism industry has a preliminary revenue estimate of $1.33 billion for 2008, the same as 2007.

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