News releases from Premier's Office (Page 1)

New President and CEO of Housing Nova Scotia

Premier's Office

Nancy MacLellan has been appointed president and CEO of Housing Nova Scotia.

Ouverture des mises en candidature pour la Médaille de la bravoure

Justice / Premier's Office

Les candidatures à la Médaille de la bravoure sont maintenant acceptées.

Medal of Bravery Nominations Open

Premier's Office / Justice

Nominations for the Medal of Bravery are now open.

Premier Announces Staffing Changes

Premier's Office

Premier Stephen McNeil today, Jan. 9, announced the appointment of Laurie Graham as chief of staff in his office.

Nova Scotia Building Momentum

Premier's Office

As 2018 draws to a close, it is a chance to reflect on how lucky we are to live in Nova Scotia. We enjoy our freedom, opportunity and strength of community.

Nova Scotia Removes Barriers to Interprovincial Trade

Premier's Office

Nova Scotia is making it easier to do business, reach new markets and increase consumer choice as a result of significant measures announced today, Dec. 7, by Premier Stephen McNeil.

2018 Medal of Bravery Recipients Honoured

Premier's Office

Four heroes were honoured with a Medal of Bravery at a ceremony held today, Dec. 4, at Province House in Halifax.

Premier Announces Sister Province Agreement with Guangdong

Premier's Office

Nova Scotia continues to build on economic opportunities with China. Premier Stephen McNeil signed a sister agreement with Guangdong, China’s leading province in gross domestic product, on Sunday, Nov. 18.

Nova Scotians Encouraged to Pay Tribute to Veterans

Premier's Office

Nova Scotians are encouraged to attend events in their communities this Remembrance Day, Sunday, Nov. 11, to honour the men and women of Canada’s Armed Forces.

Premier Leads Mission to China, Japan

Premier's Office

Continuing to build the strong trading relationships the province has built in Asia will lead to increased investment opportunities and more jobs for Nova Scotians.

Premier Congratulates Nova Scotia Progressive Conservative Party Leader

Premier's Office

Premier Stephen McNeil offered congratulations today, Oct. 27, to Tim Houston on becoming the new leader of the Nova Scotia Progressive Conservative Party.

Cap-and-Trade to Cost Nova Scotians Less than Federal Approach

Premier's Office

Nova Scotia’s climate change plan will protect the pocketbooks of Nova Scotians and preserve the environment for future generations.

Premier to Promote Investment Opportunities in Nova Scotia

Premier's Office

Premier Stephen McNeil will promote economic and investment opportunities in Nova Scotia during meetings in Calgary from Wednesday, Oct. 24 to Friday, Oct. 26.

Oct. 23 Proclaimed as HMCS Kootenay Day

Premier's Office

The province has proclaimed Tuesday, Oct. 23, as HMCS Kootenay Day in remembrance of the worst peacetime accident in the history of the Royal Canadian Navy.

Fall Legislative Sitting Builds on Momentum Created by Nova Scotians

Premier's Office

Government built on its solid fiscal plan and momentum created by Nova Scotians during the fall 2018 sitting of the 63rd General Assembly, which wrapped up today, Oct. 11.

Nova Scotia Celebrates Cadet Day

Premier's Office

Air, sea and army cadets will celebrate Cadet Day at a flag raising ceremony at Province House in Halifax on Saturday, Oct. 6.

Government, NSHA Outline Next Steps for QEII New Generation Project

Premier's Office

The redevelopment of the QEII Health Sciences Centre is a once in a generation opportunity to rebuild and improve the way health care is delivered in Nova Scotia.

Premier Announces Staffing Change

Premier's Office

Premier Stephen McNeil congratulated his outgoing chief of staff, Ryan Grant, today, Oct. 3, on his outstanding service to the province.

Provincial Population Hits Record High

Premier's Office

Nova Scotia’s population has hit a record high, growing by more than 23,000 since 2015.

Premier Recognizes Excellence and Dedication in Public Service

Public Service Commission / Premier's Office

An individual, two teams and an entire office were honoured with the Premier’s Award of Excellence, today, Sept. 25, in recognition of their exceptional efforts.