News releases from Develop Nova Scotia

Access to High-Speed Internet for More Nova Scotians

Develop Nova Scotia

Access to reliable, high-speed internet across the province gives Nova Scotians options in choosing where to live and work and helps attract those who can work remotely to our province.

Accessible Viewing Deck Coming to Peggy’s Cove

Develop Nova Scotia

Peggy’s Cove is a beloved, iconic part of Nova Scotia and one of the province’s most popular tourist areas. To help ensure a safe, accessible and engaging experience for visitors, business operators and residents, the Province of Nova Scotia and the Government of Canada are investing $3.1 million to support the construction of an accessible viewing deck on the rugged shore.

Marine Infrastructure Investments in Nova Scotia

Develop Nova Scotia

Working waterfronts are important social and economic infrastructure across the province. They add value to local economies and communities and attract boaters and visitors by sea.

Access to High-Speed Internet for More Nova Scotians

Develop Nova Scotia

Providing high-speed internet service to communities across the province has been the priority of the Internet for Nova Scotia Initiative from the beginning.

Gift from the Sobey Family Announced as Gallery Selects Design Team

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal (to Feb. 23, 2021) / Communities, Culture and Heritage / Art Gallery of Nova Scotia / Develop Nova Scotia

Today, Nov. 18, the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia (AGNS) announced the team of KPMB Architects with Omar Gandhi Architect, Jordan Bennett Studio, Elder Lorraine Whitman, Public Work and Transsolar as winners of the international design competition for the new Art Gallery of Nova Scotia and Waterfront Arts District.

Conceptual Designs for New Art Gallery and Waterfront Arts District Unveiled

Communities, Culture and Heritage / Art Gallery of Nova Scotia / Develop Nova Scotia / Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal (to Feb. 23, 2021)

Nova Scotians can now see and provide feedback on the three final conceptual designs for the planned new art gallery and waterfront arts district in Halifax.

Province Selects Jury for Art Gallery Design Competition

Communities, Culture and Heritage / Art Gallery of Nova Scotia / Develop Nova Scotia / Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal (to Feb. 23, 2021)

Planning for the new Art Gallery of Nova Scotia has reached another milestone. The province has named seven qualified professionals to adjudicate the design competition for the gallery, which will anchor a new Arts District on the Halifax Waterfront.

Access to High-Speed Internet for More Nova Scotians

Develop Nova Scotia

Access to reliable, high-speed internet service across the province gives Nova Scotians more options in choosing where to live and work.

Accelerated Internet Projects Update

Develop Nova Scotia / COVID - 19

High-speed internet is now available in Shelburne County and areas surrounding Canning in Kings County. Other accelerated projects are underway to connect more homes and businesses across the province.

First Round of Internet for Nova Scotia Initiative Projects Announced

Develop Nova Scotia

Nova Scotians deserve access to reliable, high-speed internet service, so they can live where they choose while staying connected and helping to grow our economy.

Province Launches Design Competition for New Art Gallery

Communities, Culture and Heritage / Art Gallery of Nova Scotia / Develop Nova Scotia / Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal (to Feb. 23, 2021)

Architectural teams from around the globe are invited to participate in a design competition for a new provincial art gallery.

$1.5 Million Investment in Lunenburg’s Iconic Working Waterfront

Develop Nova Scotia / Tourism Nova Scotia

The province and the Government of Canada are investing $1.5 million to revitalize and enhance the Big Boat Shed on Nova Scotia’s iconic Lunenburg waterfront to ensure it continues to be a place where Nova Scotians and visitors can experience and participate in traditional shipbuilding.

Visitor Experience Strategy Coming for Halifax Harbour Islands

Develop Nova Scotia / Tourism Nova Scotia

The province announced today, Feb. 12, it is developing a visitor experience strategy for the Halifax Harbour islands, at a cost of about $100,000. The focus will be on Georges and McNabs Islands.

Process To Qualify Begins for Rural Internet Providers

Develop Nova Scotia

Develop Nova Scotia has launched the first phase of the process to find qualified service providers to enhance and extend reliable, high-speed internet across the province in rural areas.