News releases from Treasury Board (Page 1)

Progress Report on Auditor General Recommendations Online

Treasury Board

A report detailing the province's progress on recommendations from the auditor general from April 2009 to February 2013 is now available online.

ABCs to Follow Prudent Expense Policies

Treasury Board

Nova Scotia agencies, boards and commissions will have to follow travel and expense policies that are in line with the province's.

Province Finds Significant Savings, Efficiencies in Procurement

Treasury Board

Nova Scotians will see more of their tax dollars available for the services they need most through savings found in the way the province purchases vehicles, information technology, and office equipment.

Government Offices Closure Update

Treasury Board

Provincial government offices in Pictou, Antigonish and Guysborough counties, and all of Cape Breton will remain closed for the afternoon because of a winter storm.

Provincial Government Offices Closed

Treasury Board

Provincial government offices in Pictou, Antigonish and Guysborough counties, and all of Cape Breton will be closed until at least 1 p.m. today, March 22, due to a winter storm.

Capital Plan Means More Jobs, Better Health Care, Schools, Roads

Treasury Board

Nova Scotians will benefit from more good jobs and better health care, schools, and roads thanks to the province's third Jobs and Building Plan.

Province Updates Progress on Auditor General Recommendations

Treasury Board

The province today, Nov. 20, released the biannual progress report on recommendations made by the office of the auditor general.

Province Finds Savings in Fleet, IT Purchases

Treasury Board

Nova Scotians are getting better value for their tax dollars as the province improves the quality of how it procures fleet and transportation, information technology devices and office supplies.

Province Looks to Collaborate, Share Services

Treasury Board

The province is looking for more efficient and effective ways to provide Nova Scotia families with the programs and services they depend on.

Province Updates Progress on Auditor General Recommendations

Treasury Board

The province released its biannual progress report on recommendations made by the office of the auditor general today, June 28.

Province to Analyze Overall Government Spending

Treasury Board

The province will analyze its overall spending and procurement to provide better value for Nova Scotians.

Province Extends Ban on Year-End Spending

Treasury Board

The province is once again banning year-end spending for all departments, agencies and boards.

Province Announces Jobs and Building Plan

Treasury Board

The province is investing $610 million in more than 150 projects that will generate direct employment equal to 4,500 full-time jobs in communities across the province.

Le gouvernement provincial annonce le plan pour les emplois et les immobilisations

Treasury Board

Le gouvernement provincial investit 610 millions de dollars dans plus de 150 projets qui permettront de créer des emplois directs correspondant à 4 500 emplois à temps plein dans les communautés de la province.

Province Reduces Out-of-province Travel Costs

Treasury Board

Since 2008, the province has reduced out-of-province travel costs by 38 per cent or $1.7 million, keeping its commitment to reduce spending and live within its means.

Strengthening Public Engagement, Op-ed

Treasury Board

Questions have been raised recently in newspapers and elsewhere regarding the closure of Nova Scotia Voluntary Planning. Those call for a clear and straightforward response.

Province Expands Ban on Year-End Spending

Treasury Board

TREASURY/POLICY BOARD--Province Expands Ban on Year-End Spending Sprees

Province Commits to More Accountability on Physician Academic Funding

Health (To Jan. 11) / Treasury Board

The province released an independent review of the processes for paying physicians through academic funding plans, today, Dec. 21.

Government's Back to Balance Plan Takes Next Step

Treasury Board

Government is continuing to advance its plan to protect public services and get the province back to balance by 2013-14.

Weather Closes Some Government Offices

Treasury Board

All government offices in Cumberland County, including the Access Centre in Amherst, will close at 4 p.m. today, Jan. 29, because of weather conditions.