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Cape Breton Region Receives Recreation Funding

Health and Wellness

July 6, 2011 11:08 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Cape Breton Region Receives Recreation Funding
NOTE: A list of investments awarded in the Cape Breton region follows this release.
The province is awarding nine grants, totaling $349,650 under the Recreation Facility Development Program, to help improve and upgrade recreation facilities in the Cape Breton region.

La température estivale peut entraîner une prolifération d'algues

Health and Wellness

July 6, 2011 9:54 AM

ENVIRONNEMENT/SANTÉ ET MIEUX-ÊTRE--La température estivale peut entraîner une prolifération d'algues
On demande aux Néo-Écossais d'être attentifs à la prolifération d'algues bleues qui peut se produire dans les rivières et les lacs de la province pendant l'été.

Summer Temperatures May Cause Algae Blooms

Health and Wellness

July 6, 2011 9:52 AM

ENVIRONMENT/HEALTH/WELLNESS--Summer Temperatures May Cause Algae Blooms
Nova Scotians should be mindful of blue-green algae blooms that may appear in rivers and lakes across the province during the summer months.

La région de la Côte-Sud reçoit du financement pour des installations de loisirs

Health and Wellness

July 5, 2011 3:15 PM

SANTÉ/MIEUX-ÊTRE--La région de la Côte-Sud reçoit du financement pour des installations de loisirs
REMARQUE : Une liste des investissements accordés dans la région de la Côte-Sud suit le présent communiqué.
La Province accorde 409 500 $ pour aider à améliorer et mettre à niveau des installations de loisirs dans la région de la Côte-Sud.

South Shore Region Receives Recreation Funding

Health and Wellness

July 5, 2011 3:06 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--South Shore Region Receives Recreation Funding
NOTE: A list of investments awarded in the South Shore region follows this release.
The province is awarding $409,500 to help improve and upgrade recreation facilities in the South Shore region.

Premier Announces Improvements to Health Care

Health and Wellness

July 5, 2011 1:13 PM

PREMIER'S OFFICE/HEALTH AND WELLNESS--Premier Announces Improvements to Health Care
Two initiatives announced in Sydney today, July 5, by Premier Darrell Dexter will improve primary and emergency health care in Nova Scotia.

Fair Drug Pricing Act To Become Law On July 1

Health and Wellness

June 30, 2011 2:24 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Fair Drug Pricing Act To Become Law On July 1
The province's Fair Drug Pricing Act will go into effect Friday, July 1, leading to lower drug prices for Nova Scotians covered by Pharmacare and a better deal for taxpayers.

Nova Scotia Lifeguards Take to the Beaches for Another Season

Health and Wellness

June 30, 2011 9:35 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Nova Scotia Lifeguards Take to the Beaches for Another Season
NOTE: A list of supervised beaches follows this release.
Nova Scotia's lifeguards are set to hit the sand on some of the province's popular beaches to provide supervision beginning Friday, July 1.

Valley Region Receives Recreation Funding

Health and Wellness

June 29, 2011 10:15 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Valley Region Receives Recreation Funding
NOTE: A list of investments awarded in the Valley region follows this release.
The province is awarding $322,600 to help improve and upgrade recreation facilities in the Valley region.

Ouverture de l'annexe à un foyer de soins infirmiers de Chéticamp

Health and Wellness

June 28, 2011 1:42 PM

SANTÉ ET MIEUX-ÊTRE--Ouverture de l'annexe à un foyer de soins infirmiers de Chéticamp
Les aînés pourront demeurer dans leur communauté plus longtemps grâce à l'ouverture officielle, aujourd'hui 28 juin, de la résidence « Jeunesse d'hier », qui compte 10 lits, au Foyer Père Fiset à Chéticamp.

Nursing Home Addition Opens in Cheticamp

Health and Wellness

June 28, 2011 1:40 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Nursing Home Addition Opens in Cheticamp
Seniors will be able to stay in their community longer with the official opening today, June 28, of Yesterday's Youth, a 10-bed addition to the Foyer Pere Fiset nursing home in Cheticamp.

Fundy Region Receives Recreation Funding

Health and Wellness

June 28, 2011 11:29 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Fundy Region Receives Recreation Funding
NOTE: A list of investments awarded in the Fundy region follows this release.
The province is awarding $329,000 to help improve and upgrade recreation facilities in the Fundy region.

Highland Region Receives Recreation Funding

Health and Wellness

June 27, 2011 12:03 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Highland Region Receives Recreation Funding
NOTE: A list of investments awarded in the Highland region follows this release.
The province is awarding $283,000 to help improve and upgrade recreation facilities in the Highland region.

Central Region Receives Recreation Funding

Health and Wellness

June 27, 2011 10:15 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Central Region Receives Recreation Funding
NOTE: A list of investments awarded in the Central region follows this release.
The province is awarding $772,000 to help improve and upgrade recreation facilities in the Central Region.

Province Reaches Tentative Agreement with Pharmacies

Health and Wellness

June 24, 2011 10:36 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Province Reaches Tentative Agreement with Pharmacies
The province has reached a tentative agreement with pharmacies that paves the way for lower drug prices and will make life better for Nova Scotians enrolled in Pharmacare.

Nursing Home Addition Opens in Antigonish

Health and Wellness

June 16, 2011 2:07 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Nursing Home Addition Opens in Antigonish
Seniors will be able to stay in their community longer with the official opening, today, June 16, of Cobblestone and Thistledown Cottages, a 28-bed addition to the R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home in Antigonish.

Province Signs Historic Health Agreement with Mi'kmaq

Health and Wellness

June 15, 2011 4:12 PM

Province Signs Historic Health Agreement with Mi'kmaq
The province and Mi'kmaq leaders of Unama'ki (Cape Breton) are working together to improve health care for first nations people on the island.

Cancer Health Professionals Receive Excellence Awards

Health and Wellness

June 6, 2011 4:41 PM

CANCER CARE N.S.--Cancer Health Professionals Receive Excellence Awards
A clinician with expertise in palliative care at the bedside and at the policy level, a leader in psychosocial oncology education for students and health providers, and a team of oncology nurses dedicated to ensuring children with cancer enjoy a safe and fun camp experience were the recipients of the Excellence Awards today, June 6.

Wait Times for Addiction Services Published

Health and Wellness

June 1, 2011 10:31 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Wait Times for Addiction Services Published
Nova Scotians living with addiction will now have more information about wait times for several treatment services in their community and across the province.

Tanning Bed Use Restricted in Nova Scotia

Health and Wellness

May 31, 2011 1:44 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Tanning Bed Use Restricted in Nova Scotia
The province is protecting young people from harmful UV ray exposure with legislation that comes into effect today, May 31.

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