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N.S. to Observe a Three-Minute Moment of Silence

Premier's Office

September 14, 2001 10:00 AM

PREMIER'S OFFICE--N.S. to Observe a Three-Minute Moment of Silence
Nova Scotians will join Canadians coast-to-coast to observe three-minutes of silence today at 1:20 p.m. to reflect on the recent tragedy in the United States.

Arbitration Decision Released for Crown Attorneys

Public Service Commission

September 13, 2001 4:33 PM

PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION--Arbitration Decision Released for Crown Attorneys
The government of Nova Scotia today received the unanimous decision of a three-member arbitration board that has established a new salary plan for Nova Scotia Crown attorneys.

Department Recognizes Sport Fish Volunteers

Agriculture and Fisheries (to Feb.23, 2006)

September 13, 2001 2:00 PM

AGRICULTURE/FISHERIES--Department Recognizes Sport Fish Volunteers
Agriculture and Fisheries Minister Ernest Fage presented 10 Nova Scotians with Sport Fish Awards. The award ceremony took place recently at Province House in Halifax in acknowledgment of the International Year of Volunteers.

Book of Condolence Available at Province House

Premier's Office

September 13, 2001 11:13 AM

PREMIER'S OFFICE -Book of Condolence Available at Province House
A book of condolence will be made available to Nova Scotians wishing to pass along their sympathies and support to those affected by the horrific events that took place in the United States on Tuesday, Sept. 11.

Special Education Report Released

Education (to March 26, 2013)

September 12, 2001 3:12 PM

EDUCATION--Special Education Report Released
A report released today will help government meet its commitment to develop a multi-year plan for supporting students with special needs.

Request for Proposals

Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation

September 12, 2001 2:00 PM

N.S. LIQUOR CORP.--Request for Proposals
The Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation (NSLC) announced today that it is requesting proposals for the operation of warehousing and distribution services. The provincial government's Public Tenders Office will process the request.

Funky Facts Found by Thousands of Museum Visitors

Nova Scotia Museum

September 12, 2001 1:00 PM

N.S. MUSEUM--Funky Facts Found by Thousands of Museum Visitors
A lobster trap crafted from a tire in Lunenburg. A collection of animal scat in Halifax. The old-fashioned developing process used at Sherbrooke's ambrotype studio. These are some of the quirky finds found in museums by Nova Scotians and visitors participating in the 2001 Funky Museum Roadshow.

Tender Called in Cape Breton County

Transportation and Public Works (to Oct. 23 2007)

September 12, 2001 11:00 AM

TRANSPORTATION/PUBLIC WORKS -Tender Called in Cape Breton County
A tender is being called today, Sept. 12, for work on one section in Cape Breton County.

Diverted Passengers Arrive in Halifax

Emergency Measures Organization (to Dec. 19, 2005)

September 11, 2001 6:20 PM

EMERGENCY MEASURES ORGANIZATION -Diverted Passengers Arrive in Halifax
Nova Scotia is doing all it can to assist the travellers diverted to Halifax International Airport.

Today's Events in the U.S.

Premier's Office

September 11, 2001 2:23 PM

PREMIER'S OFFICE--Today's Events in the U.S.
In the wake of the today's events in the United States, Nova Scotians are ready to help, if needed.

Premier, Ministers Celebrate Construction Start for Secure Care Facility

Community Services

September 11, 2001 12:00 PM

COMMUNITY SERVICES--Premier, Ministers Celebrate Construction Start for Secure Care Facility
Construction of the province's new secure care facility officially got underway today with a sod-turning ceremony at the site in Truro.

Nova Scotia Celebrates International Literacy Day

Education (to March 26, 2013)

September 10, 2001 3:00 PM

EDUCATION--Nova Scotia Celebrates International Literacy Day
Adult learners, educators and volunteers celebrated their contributions and achievements in literacy today. Premier John Hamm and Education Minister Jane Purves honoured them during an International Literacy Day awards and recognition ceremony in Halifax.

Sewage Collection and Treatment Plant Opens

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

September 10, 2001 11:00 AM

SERVICE N.S./MUNICIPAL RELATIONS--Sewage Collection and Treatment Plant Opens
Residents of Belliveau Cove, Digby Co., will no longer be threatened with groundwater pollution from sewage run-off following the opening of the new Belliveau Cove Sewage Collection and Treatment Plant.

Fire Safety Committee Seeking Input

House of Assembly

September 10, 2001 9:07 AM

HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY--Fire Safety Committee Seeking Input
A select committee of the Nova Scotia legislature will be travelling the province this fall to consult with the public on fire protection.

MacLeod Report Now in Use at the Department of Health

Health (To Jan. 11)

September 10, 2001 9:00 AM

HEALTH--MacLeod Report Now in Use at the Department of Health
The Department of Health has begun work on the recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Capital Investment in Long-term Care.

Atlantic Ministers Agree to Collaborate on Concerns

Transportation and Public Works (to Oct. 23 2007)

September 7, 2001 4:12 PM

TRANSPORTATION/PUBLIC WORKS--Atlantic Ministers Agree to Collaborate on Concerns
Transportation ministers from the four Atlantic provinces highlighted their common concerns over national highway funding, air transportation and the need for a national strategy today at their annual meeting in St. John's, Nfld. The two-day session comes in advance of the federal and provincial transportation ministers meeting that will be held on Sept. 20 in Halifax.

Minister Promotes Partnerships and Key Sectors

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

September 7, 2001 3:16 PM

TOURISM/CULTURE--Minister Promotes Partnerships and Key Sectors
Tourism and Culture Minister Rodney MacDonald will be in Colchester County this weekend promoting the importance of partnerships and investments in tourism, culture and heritage for the province's economic and social growth. As minister responsible for the Sport and Recreation Commission, he is also highlighting the importance of physical activity and recreation.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Public Works (to Oct. 23 2007)

September 7, 2001 2:48 PM

TRANSPORTATION/PUBLIC WORKS--Weekly Traffic Advisories
NEW WORK

Sherbrooke Village Courthouse Concerts Offer Fall Package

Nova Scotia Museum

September 7, 2001 12:01 PM

N.S. MUSEUM--Sherbrooke Village Courthouse Concerts Offer Fall Package
The Sherbrooke Village Courthouse Concerts will be moving to Saturday nights for the month of September and part of October.

Fiscal Targets Will Be Reached

Finance (to Oct. 22, 2013)

September 7, 2001 9:24 AM

FINANCE--Fiscal Targets Will Be Reached
The Nova Scotia Department of Finance today released an updated budget forecast that shows additional spending, but with the government's fiscal target well within reach.

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