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Majority of Students Succeeding in Reading and Writing

Education (to March 26, 2013)

March 26, 2004 11:41 AM

EDUCATION--Majority of Students Succeeding in Reading and Writing
Nova Scotia's first elementary literacy assessment shows that 89 per cent of Grade 6 students are meeting expectations in reading, and 81 per cent are doing so in writing. Students who are not meeting the standard are getting extra support to catch up.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Public Works (to Oct. 23 2007)

March 26, 2004 11:36 AM

TRANSPORTATION/PUBLIC WORKS--Weekly Traffic Advisories
NEW WORK

Tourism Partnership Boosts Tourist Spending By $78 Million

Tourism, Culture and Heritage (To Jan. 7)

March 26, 2004 11:12 AM

TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Tourism Partnership Boosts Tourist Spending By $78 Million
The Atlantic Canada Tourism Partnership (ACTP) announced today, March 26, that its efforts in 2003 succeeded in bringing more tourists from the United States, Europe and Japan to Atlantic Canada, generating $78 million in tourism revenue. This represents a return of $16.36 for every dollar invested in the ACTP's international marketing campaigns.

Road Work Planned for Highway 105

Transportation and Public Works (to Oct. 23 2007)

March 26, 2004 10:09 AM

TRANSPORTATION/PUBLIC WORKS--Road Work Planned for Highway 105
More than seven kilometres of Highway 105 near Highway 125 will be repaved this summer, work that will result in smoother rides and a stronger economy to residents of Cape Breton.

Minister Announces Opening of Sportfishing Season

Agriculture and Fisheries (to Feb.23, 2006)

March 25, 2004 3:34 PM

AGRICULTURE/FISHERIES--Minister Announces Opening of Sportfishing Season
NOTE: A list of special regulations by recreational fishing area follows this release.
Signs of spring are becoming more evident, particularly with the opening of the 2004 sportfishing season on April 1. More than 100,000 Nova Scotians will take to the province's many rivers and lakes to fish this season, said Chris d'Entremont, Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries today, March 25.

Province Eager To Proceed With Tar Ponds/Coke Ovens Cleanup

Transportation and Public Works (to Oct. 23 2007)

March 25, 2004 2:45 PM

TRANSPORTATION/PUBLIC WORKS--Province Eager To Proceed With Tar Ponds/Coke Ovens Cleanup
The province is encouraged that Tuesday's federal budget reconfirmed Ottawa's commitment to the Tar Ponds and Coke Ovens cleanup, Energy Minister Cecil Clarke said today, March 25.

Minister To Host Shelburne Meeting

Justice

March 25, 2004 1:24 PM

JUSTICE--Minister To Host Shelburne Meeting
Justice Minister Michael Baker and three of his cabinet colleagues will travel to Shelburne on Monday, April 5 to meet with local government and economic development officials about the future of the Shelburne Youth Facility campus.

Province Building Stronger Roads in Inverness County

Transportation and Public Works (to Oct. 23 2007)

March 25, 2004 10:53 AM

TRANSPORTATION/PUBLIC WORKS--Province Building Stronger Roads in Inverness County
Nova Scotia is planning to build stronger roads and generate greater prosperity in Inverness County.

Upgrading Trunk 3

Transportation and Public Works (to Oct. 23 2007)

March 25, 2004 10:21 AM

TRANSPORTATION/PUBLIC WORKS--Upgrading Trunk 3
Trunk 3 in Lunenburg County is receiving an upgrade.

Premier Encourages Recognition of Greek Independence Day

Premier's Office

March 24, 2004 1:58 PM

PREMIER'S OFFICE--Premier Encourages Recognition of Greek Independence Day
Premier John Hamm encourages all Nova Scotians to join with the Hellenic-Canadian community on Thursday, March 25, to celebrate Greek Independence Day.

Investing In The Future Of Our Agriculture Industry

Agriculture and Fisheries (to Feb.23, 2006)

March 24, 2004 11:04 AM

AGRICULTURE/FISHERIES--Investing In The Future Of Our Agriculture Industry
The link between research and future economic growth was reinforced today, March 24, with the announcement of three research projects at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College (NSAC).

911 Launches Cell Phone Poster Campaign

Emergency Measures Organization (to Dec. 19, 2005)

March 24, 2004 9:27 AM

EMERGENCY MEASURES ORGANIZATION--911 Launches Cell Phone Poster Campaign
Nova Scotia's Emergency Measures Organization is taking action to prevent the pre-programming of 911 into cell phones. Beginning in March, a poster campaign will begin across the province to educate the public on the importance of not programming 911 into phones.

Women Earn Less Among Maritime University Graduates

Maritime Provinces Higher Education

March 23, 2004 8:38 AM

MARITIME PROVINCES HIGHER EDUCATION--Women Earn Less Among Maritime University Graduates
Two years after graduation, female university graduates working full-time hours earned 78 per cent of the weekly wages of male graduates, says an article released today, March 23, by the Maritime Provinces Higher Education Commission.

Securities Commission Approves New Investment Rules

Nova Scotia Securities Commission

March 22, 2004 4:22 PM

N.S. SECURITIES COMMISSION--Securities Commission Approves New Investment Rules
Investors have additional protections because of changes to rules used by the Nova Scotia Securities Commission.

Video Launched in North Sydney

Energy

March 22, 2004 12:03 PM

ENERGY--Video Launched in North Sydney
Geology and jobs were the focus today, March 22, for Grade 10 students of Memorial High School in Cape Breton at the official launch of the Department of Energy's new education video.

One Million Books Sent to Students

Education (to March 26, 2013)

March 22, 2004 11:49 AM

EDUCATION--One Million Books Sent to Students
Students in Nova Scotia's public schools have a million more books to read since Active Young Readers began in 2000.

Chief Crown Attorney Appointed for Halifax Region

Public Prosecution Service

March 19, 2004 1:32 PM

PUBLIC PROSECUTION SERVICE--Chief Crown Attorney Appointed for Halifax Region
Frank Hoskins has been appointed chief Crown attorney of the Nova Scotia Public Prosecution Service's Halifax Region.

Progress and Goals Outlined in Report to Nova Scotians

Health (To Jan. 11)

March 19, 2004 1:05 PM

HEALTH--Progress and Goals Outlined in Report to Nova Scotians
Nova Scotians who need health-care services have access to more doctors and more nurses, new community-based health programs and are experiencing shorter wait times. The findings are captured in the health ministers' first annual report to Nova Scotians on the province's health-care system.

Cape Breton Regional Municipality Benefits From Nova Scotia

Premier's Office

March 19, 2004 12:15 PM

PREMIER'S OFFICE/TREASURY/POLICY BOARD--Cape Breton Regional Municipality Benefits From Nova Scotia
The Cape Breton Regional Municipality (CBRM) has 170 million reasons to support its current relationship with the Government of Nova Scotia.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Public Works (to Oct. 23 2007)

March 19, 2004 11:50 AM

TRANSPORTATION/PUBLIC WORKS--Weekly Traffic Advisories
NEW WORK

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