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Latest News

New Mainland Moose Recovery Plan
A new recovery plan will help the long-term recovery of Nova Scotia’s endangered mainland moose population. - 2021/11/25 - 15:32
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Changes Under Land Titles Clarification Act Will Help Resolve Claims Faster
The government is streamlining how some land claims are handled to help people in historic African Nova Scotian communities receive clear title to their property faster. - 2021/11/10 - 12:25
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Provincial Parks Celebrate Record Camping Season
Nova Scotia’s provincial parks are wrapping up another busy and successful season, welcoming more than one million visitors to camping and day-use parks and a record number of campers to provincial campgrounds. - 2021/11/09 - 09:44
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Old-Growth Forest Policy Open for Public Input
The Province is updating the policy that protects old-growth forests on Crown land and is seeking public feedback. - 2021/11/08 - 12:46
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Safety First During Hunting, Trapping Season
Nova Scotians are reminded to put safety first during hunting and trapping season. - 2021/10/29 - 12:30
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Inverness County Non-Profit Donates 50th Tree for Boston
The Tree for Boston, a deeply rooted tradition in Nova Scotia for the last 50 years, is making its trek from Inverness County this year. - 2021/10/25 - 11:20
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Mineral Resources Development Grants Awarded
Grants awarded through the Mineral Resources Development Fund support the search for new mineral deposits, help get new mining projects underway and attract investment to Nova Scotia. - 2021/10/22 - 10:00
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Support Available for Clean Energy Projects
Nova Scotia communities that want to pursue clean energy projects can now apply for funding through the Low Carbon Communities program. - 2021/10/14 - 10:43
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