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Storm Damage to Fish Farm in Shelburne County

Fisheries and Aquaculture

February 24, 2017 1:39 PM

FISHERIES/AQUACULTURE--Storm Damage to Fish Farm in Shelburne County
Government is looking into an incident of damage to an aquaculture site in Shelburne Harbour, Shelburne Co., after a major winter storm earlier this month.

Les changements à la loi sur les services à l'enfance et à la famille entrent en vigueur dès mars

Community Services

February 24, 2017 11:45 AM

SERVICES COMMUNAUTAIRES--Les changements à la loi sur les services à l'enfance et à la famille entrent en vigueur dès mars
Les changements à la loi sur les services à l'enfance et à la famille (Children and Family Services Act) entrent en vigueur le 1er mars. Ils visent à aider à protéger les jeunes de 16 à 18 ans inclusivement, à améliorer la sécurité des enfants, à simplifier le processus judiciaire et à faire en sorte que les enfants jouissent de relations familiales sûres tout au long de leur vie.

Changes to Children and Family Services Act Take Effect in March

Community Services

February 24, 2017 11:42 AM

COMMUNITY SERVICES--Changes to Children and Family Services Act Take Effect in March
Changes to the Children and Family Services Act, that will help protect Nova Scotians from 16-18 years of age, improve child safety, streamline court processes and ensure children have a safe and lifelong family relationship, take effect on March 1.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

February 24, 2017 10:57 AM

TRANSPORTATION/INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL--Weekly Traffic Advisories
CONTINUING WORK

Record-setting Tourism Numbers for Nova Scotia in 2016

Tourism Nova Scotia

February 24, 2017 10:32 AM

TOURISM NOVA SCOTIA--Record-setting Tourism Numbers for Nova Scotia in 2016
Nova Scotia's tourism industry had its best year in history in 2016 and its third consecutive year of growth. In all, 2.2 million visitors came to the province last year, an increase of eight per cent, about 170,000 more visitors, over 2015.

Research Projects Receive Funding Support

Health and Wellness

February 24, 2017 10:04 AM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Research Projects Receive Funding Support
Imagine stroke patients being able to do rehab at home with the help of an app.

Early Thaw Prompts Weight Restrictions

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

February 23, 2017 3:40 PM

TRANSPORTATION/INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL--Early Thaw Prompts Weight Restrictions
Weight restrictions will be in place on all provincial gravel roads starting at noon Friday, Feb. 24.

Nova Scotia Lawyers Receive Prestigious Designation

Justice

February 23, 2017 11:44 AM

JUSTICE--Nova Scotia Lawyers Receive Prestigious Designation
Fourteen lawyers received the honourary title of Queen's Counsel (Q.C.) for 2017. Justice Minister Diana Whalen announced this year's appointments today, Feb. 23.

Les enseignants peuvent présenter une demande au conseil pour l'amélioration des conditions en salle de classe

Education and Early Childhood Development

February 22, 2017 12:18 PM

ÉDUCATION ET DÉVELOPPEMENT DE LA PETITE ENFANCE--Les enseignants peuvent présenter une demande au conseil pour l'amélioration des conditions en salle de classe
Les enseignants qui souhaitent améliorer l'environnement d'enseignement et d'apprentissage en Nouvelle-Écosse peuvent présenter leur demande en ligne dès aujourd'hui, 22 février, afin de devenir membres du nouveau conseil pour l'amélioration des conditions en salle de classe.

Classroom Teachers Can Apply to Council to Improve Classroom Conditions

Education and Early Childhood Development

February 22, 2017 12:16 PM

EDUCATION/EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT--Classroom Teachers Can Apply to Council to Improve Classroom Conditions
Classroom teachers who want to improve the teaching and learning environment in Nova Scotia can start to apply online today, Feb 22, to be part of the new Council to Improve Classroom Conditions.

Lancement du premier Plan d'action pour la culture de la Nouvelle-Écosse

Premier's Office

February 22, 2017 10:49 AM

BUREAU DU PREMIER MINISTRE--Lancement du premier Plan d'action pour la culture de la Nouvelle-Écosse
Le gouvernement mettra l'accent sur le secteur culturel, l'économie de la création et les communautés diverses de la province dans le cadre du Plan d'action pour la culture de la Nouvelle-Écosse : Créativité et communauté, lancé aujourd'hui 22 février.

Government Launches Nova Scotia's First Culture Action Plan

Premier's Office

February 22, 2017 10:42 AM

PREMIER'S OFFICE–-Government Launches Nova Scotia's First Culture Action Plan
Government will focus on the province's cultural sector, creative economy and diverse communities with Nova Scotia's Culture Action Plan: Creativity and Community, launched today, Feb. 22.

CEO Appointment

Halifax Convention Centre Corporation

February 22, 2017 10:19 AM

HALIFAX CONVENTION CENTRE CORP.--CEO Appointment
The Halifax Convention Centre Corp. today, Feb. 22, announced that Carrie Cussons has been appointed president and CEO of the organization for a contract period to Nov. 30, 2018.

Février 2017, Suivi des recommandations publiées dans les rapports de 2013 et 2014

Auditor General

February 22, 2017 6:56 AM

VÉRIFICATEUR GÉNÉRAL--Février 2017, Suivi des recommandations publiées dans les rapports de 2013 et 2014
Dans son rapport de février 2017, publié aujourd'hui, 22 février, le vérificateur général Michael Pickup a noté des améliorations significatives de la part du gouvernement de la Nouvelle-Écosse dans l'implantation de recommandations effectuées au cours des audits complétés précédemment.

February 2017 Report on Followup of 2013 and 2014 Recommendations

Auditor General

February 22, 2017 6:52 AM

AUDITOR GENERAL--February 2017 Report on Followup of 2013 and 2014 Recommendations
In his February 2017 Report, released today, Feb. 22, Auditor General Michael Pickup noted a significant improvement by the Government of Nova Scotia in getting recommendations from previous audits completed.

Government Ready to Take Action to Improve Classrooms

Premier's Office

February 21, 2017 5:32 PM

PREMIER'S OFFICE--Government Ready to Take Action to Improve Classrooms
Premier Stephen McNeil said the vote today, Feb. 21, in the House of Assembly means the government will immediately move to take action and improve classroom conditions.

One Day Strike Savings to go into Student Support Grants

Education and Early Childhood Development

February 21, 2017 3:39 PM

EDUCATION/EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT--One Day Strike Savings to go into Student Support Grants
The government will put an additional $3.4 million dollars into Student Support Grants.

Nova Scotia Liquor Corp. Announces Third Quarter Results

Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation

February 21, 2017 10:31 AM

N.S. LIQUOR CORP.--Nova Scotia Liquor Corp. Announces Third Quarter Results
The Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation (NSLC) released its third quarter results today, Feb. 21, for Oct. 3 to Jan. 1, 2017.

Premier, Atlantic Counterparts to Explore Cooperation Among Publicly Funded Drug Plans Across the Region

Health and Wellness

February 20, 2017 1:17 PM

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Premier, Atlantic Counterparts to Explore Cooperation Among Publicly Funded Drug Plans Across the Region
Premier Stephen McNeil and the Council of Atlantic Premiers have agreed to explore new and innovative ways to work together, to make publicly funded drug plans stronger in our region.

Nova Scotia Honours Mi'kmaw Heritage

Communities, Culture and Heritage

February 18, 2017 2:50 PM

COMMUNITIES, CULTURE/HERITAGE--Nova Scotia Honours Mi'kmaw Heritage
Nova Scotia's third Heritage Day will honour Mi'kmaw heritage by celebrating the important accomplishments of the Mi'kmaw community, including its contribution to Canada's favorite past time, hockey.

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