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Latest News

Province Invests in Student Health and Well-being, Covers School Milk Price Increase
Schools play a pivotal role in supporting the health of students. To support student success and well-being, the government is investing $2 million in the new Healthy Schools Fund and covering the increased cost of milk for the remainder of the 2021-22 school year. - 2021/12/13 - 11:14 (full text)
La Province investit dans la santé et le mieux-être des élèves en prenant en charge l’augmentation du prix du lait consommé dans les écoles
Les écoles jouent un rôle primordial dans la santé des élèves. Ainsi, afin de favoriser leur réussite et leur mieux-être, le gouvernement va investir deux millions de dollars dans le nouveau Fonds pour les écoles-santé et prendre en charge l’augmentation du prix du lait pendant le reste de l’année scolaire 2021-2022. - 2021/12/13 - 11:14 (full text)
Students, Farms Benefit from Bursary
Students with work experience on a farm can still apply for a 2021-2022 Nova Scotia Agriculture On-Farm Student Bursary to help them pursue post-secondary studies. - 2021/10/14 - 15:06 (full text)

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