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Business Opportunities The Focus in Houston

Energy

May 6, 2003 5:08 PM

ENERGY--Exploration, Business Opportunities the Focus in Houston
Exploration and business opportunities are the focus for the Nova Scotia delegates at the 2003 Offshore Technology Conference being held in Houston this week (May 5-8).

Local Organizations Added to Wall of Honour

Emergency Measures Organization (to Dec. 19, 2005)

May 6, 2003 10:49 AM

EMERGENCY MEASURES ORGANIZATION--Local Organizations Added to Wall of Honour
The Red Cross and the Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary have been added to the Emergency Measures Organization's Wall of Honour. Tim Olive, Minister responsible for the Emergency Measures Act, presented plaques to the organizations during a ceremony today, May 6, at Province House in Halifax.

Crossley to Carpet Trains and Planes

Economic Development (to Jan 09)

May 6, 2003 9:17 AM

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT--Crossley to Carpet Trains and Planes
An investment by the province of Nova Scotia in a planned $4.5- million expansion by Crossley Carpet Mills in Truro will help the firm diversify and bring another 57 full-time jobs to the area.

Program to Enhance Palliative Care in Nova Scotia

Cancer Care Nova Scotia

May 6, 2003 9:13 AM

CANCER CARE N.S.--Program to Enhance Palliative Care in Nova Scotia
This year more than 800 health professionals in Nova Scotia will improve and enhance their knowledge, skills and understanding of issues surrounding palliative care. They will do this by participating in the Palliative Care Front-line Education Program.

Students Motivated to Read, Write with Technology

Education (to March 26, 2013)

May 5, 2003 2:58 PM

EDUCATION--Students Motivated to Read, Write with Technology
Technology in Nova Scotia's classrooms is motivating students to improve their reading and writing skills.

Pathways for People Tour Promotes Active Transportation

Office of Health Promotion (to May 10, 2005)

May 5, 2003 2:43 PM

HEALTH PROMOTION--Pathways for People Tour Promotes Active Transportation
A team touring Nova Scotia from May to November will promote the value of active transportation in improving health, physical activity, air quality and traffic congestion.

Nova Scotians Get Auto Insurance Rate Relief

Environment and Labour (to April 1/08)

May 5, 2003 2:33 PM

ENVIRONMENT/LABOUR--Nova Scotians Get Auto Insurance Rate Relief
The Nova Scotia government introduced a bill today, May 5, that prohibits auto insurance companies from raising their rates. The rate increase prohibition will stay in effect while the complex issues and concerns over auto insurance are resolved. Rates cannot be raised between May 1, 2003, and Jan. 1, 2004.

Disaster Assistance Program Extended

Emergency Measures Organization (to Dec. 19, 2005)

May 5, 2003 2:25 PM

EMERGENCY MEASURES ORGANIZATION--Disaster Assistance Program Extended
People who suffered losses during the heavy rains and floods in March have another two weeks to apply for disaster financial assistance from the province. Nova Scotia's Emergency Measures Organization announced today, May 5, that it has extended the deadline to Tuesday, May 20, at 4:30 p.m.

Ecole Pomquet Officially Opens

Education (to March 26, 2013)

May 5, 2003 11:10 AM

EDUCATION--Ecole Pomquet Officially Opens
Education Minister Angus MacIsaac was in Pomquet, Antigonish Co., today, May 5, to officially open Ecole acadienne de Pomquet. The minister spoke during a ceremony where a plaque was unveiled to mark the event.

Time To Consider Our Forests--Op-Ed Piece

Natural Resources

May 2, 2003 3:10 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Time To Consider Our Forests--Op-Ed Piece
by Tim Olive, Minister of Natural Resources

U.S. Coast Guard Vessel Eagle Arrives in Halifax

Waterfront Development Corporation

May 2, 2003 12:10 PM

WATERFRONT DEVELOPMENT CORP.--U.S. Coast Guard Vessel Eagle Arrives in Halifax
The United States Coast Guard vessel Eagle arrives in Halifax today, May 2, for a two-day port visit.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Public Works (to Oct. 23 2007)

May 2, 2003 12:00 PM

TRANSPORTATION/PUBLIC WORKS--Weekly Traffic Advisories
NEW WORK

Increasing Satisfaction with Cancer Care in Communities

Health (To Jan. 11)

May 2, 2003 11:57 AM

HEALTH--Increasing Satisfaction with Cancer Care in Communities
A new survey shows that Nova Scotians are more satisfied with the quality of cancer care they are receiving.

Nova Scotia Supports Read To Me!

Premier's Office

May 2, 2003 11:43 AM

PREMIER'S OFFICE--Nova Scotia Supports Read To Me!
Nova Scotia's youngest children will learn better, thanks in part to funding for literacy announced today, May 2, by Premier John Hamm and federal Human Resources Development Minister Jane Stewart.

Adopt-A-Highway Program Continues its Fight Against Litter

Transportation and Public Works (to Oct. 23 2007)

May 2, 2003 11:21 AM

TRANSPORTATION/PUBLIC WORKS--Adopt-A-Highway Program Continues its Fight Against Litter
A small army of volunteers in orange vests will soon be taking to the roads for the 11th annual Adopt-A-Highway spring cleanup.

Tall Ships Return to Halifax in 2004

Waterfront Development Corporation

May 2, 2003 11:01 AM

WATERFRONT DEVELOPMENT CORP.--Tall Ships Return to Halifax in 2004
The fourth major visit of tall ships to Nova Scotia will take place in the summer of 2004, in time to celebrate the World Acadian Congress, organizers announced today, May 2. The theme of the event will be Tall Ships 2004 - A Salute to L'Acadie.

National Forest Week Activities in Nova Scotia

Natural Resources

May 1, 2003 2:13 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--National Forest Week Activities in Nova Scotia
Nova Scotians can celebrate National Forest Week from May 4 to 10 by taking part in different events happening around the province. This year's theme is "Canada's Forests, Source of Life."

Safety Helmets Now Required Equipment

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

May 1, 2003 12:12 PM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Safety Helmets Now Required Equipment
As of May 1, anyone using in-line skates, scooters and skateboards must wear a safety helmet. The province is also updating the bicycle and motorcycle helmets regulations to reflect current international standards.

Province Supports Sport Fair

Office of Health Promotion (to May 10, 2005)

May 1, 2003 12:08 PM

HEALTH PROMOTION--Province Supports Sport Fair
Health Promotion Minister Rodney MacDonald attended the Milk Energy Sport Fair today, May 1. The fair is a three-day interactive, multi-sport exposition with demonstrations and activities from more than 30 sports. It is co-presented by the Office of Health Promotion and the Medical Society of Nova Scotia, with support from the Government of Canada.

Prepare Now! Learn How!

Emergency Measures Organization (to Dec. 19, 2005)

May 1, 2003 10:56 AM

EMERGENCY MEASURES ORGANIZATION--Prepare Now! Learn How!
Severe weather, floods, fire and other unforeseen events are just a few examples of emergencies that have occurred in Nova Scotia in recent years. Although many are related to natural events beyond our control, there are ways to reduce the impact that an emergency can have on our lives.

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