News releases from Environment and Climate Change

Province To Protect More Land and Parks

Environment and Climate Change / Lands and Forestry

The Rankin government intends to designate 61 more wilderness areas, nature reserves and provincial parks across the province to protect Nova Scotia’s unique biodiversity and habitats for mainland moose, Atlantic salmon, migratory birds and other species.

New Members Appointed to the Round Table on the Environment and Sustainable Prosperity

Environment and Climate Change

Today, March 30, Environment and Climate Change Minister Keith Irving appointed 12 new members to the Round Table on the Environment and Sustainable Prosperity.

Dogs Allowed on Restaurant Patios, Sidewalk Cafes

Environment and Climate Change

Pet dogs are now allowed on restaurant, bar and café patios (along with their owners, of course) as part of the Rankin government’s promise to remove unnecessary barriers for restaurants to meet customer needs.

Province Invests in Climate Change Action, Supports Jobs and Commits to Renewable Future

Premier's Office / Environment and Climate Change

As part of its commitment to the environment and fighting climate change, the Government of Nova Scotia is investing $19 million in rebates to support low-income families in making their homes more comfortable and energy-efficient and help Nova Scotians buy clean, reliable electric vehicles.