News releases from Premier's Office (Page 1)

Nova Scotia Signs Health Agreement with Denmark

Premier's Office

Improving the healthcare system for those who need it and those who work in it is a priority for both Nova Scotia and Denmark.

Nouvelle école francophone pour la Côte Est

Education and Early Childhood Development / Premier's Office

Les élèves francophones de la Côte Est de la Nouvelle-Écosse fréquenteront une nouvelle école moderne qui remplacera l’École des Beaux-Marais.

New Francophone School for Eastern Shore

Premier's Office / Education and Early Childhood Development

Francophone students on Nova Scotia’s Eastern Shore will attend a new, modern school that will replace École des Beaux-Marais.

Premier to Visit Key European Markets

Premier's Office

Premier Tim Houston will visit the United Kingdom, Denmark and France from May 20 - 28 to strengthen trade and investment partnerships and collaboration on healthcare innovation.

Province Invests in Training More Nurses

Premier's Office / Health and Wellness / Advanced Education

Anyone interested in becoming a nurse in Nova Scotia will have more options as the Province is increasing the number of nursing seats across the province, with many opening this fall.

Atlantic Physician Registry Launches

Premier's Office

The Atlantic Physician Registry launched today, May 1, in the four Atlantic provinces.

Seeking Solutions for Clean Electricity

Premier's Office / Natural Resources and Renewables

Experts in the energy sector will help chart Nova Scotia’s course for renewable electricity and reaching net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.

Nova Scotia Remembers April 18-19, 2020

Premier's Office

Nova Scotians are asked to pause for a moment of silence at noon on Tuesday, April 18, and Wednesday, April 19, to remember those lost, honour the survivors and reflect on what happened in the province three years ago.

Spring Legislative Session Results in More Solutions for Healthcare

Premier's Office

Historic investment to improve healthcare and new legislation to get more Nova Scotians faster access to care were highlights of the spring legislative session that closed today, April 12.

Statement on Mass Casualty Commission Final Report

Premier's Office

Today, I joined the Prime Minister, victims’ families, survivors and community members to hear details of the Mass Casualty Commission’s final report and its recommendations.

Legislation to Improve Patient Access to Care

Premier's Office / Health and Wellness

Nova Scotians will be able to get healthcare faster with new legislation introduced today, March 21.

Retention Bonuses, Incentives for Nurses, Healthcare Workers

Premier's Office / Health and Wellness

As a way of thanking Nova Scotia’s nurses while encouraging more of them to keep working in the province, today, March 20, Premier Tim Houston announced a $10,000 bonus for nurses in Nova Scotia’s publicly funded healthcare system.

Michelin Expands in Nova Scotia with Provincial Support

Premier's Office / Finance and Treasury Board

Michelin, one of Nova Scotia’s largest employers, is moving forward with a major expansion of its manufacturing facility in Bridgewater with the help of a recently enhanced provincial tax credit.

New Institute to Help Improve Health in Rural Nova Scotia

Premier's Office / Health and Wellness / Advanced Education

A new research institute at St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish will help improve the health of rural Nova Scotians by focusing on the root causes of poor health and related issues.

Province Supports Cutting-Edge Healthcare Data, Analytics Training at Saint Mary’s University

Premier's Office / Health and Wellness / Advanced Education

Nova Scotia is set to become a national leader in leveraging data and analytics to improve patient care through the creation of new health data analytics and health system administration programs at Saint Mary’s University.

Funding, Plans for New Medical School Campus in Cape Breton

Premier's Office / Health and Wellness / Advanced Education

Nova Scotia will educate, recruit and retain more doctors with a plan to open Nova Scotia’s second medical school campus at Cape Breton University by fall 2025.

Province Partners with Federal Government to Improve Healthcare

Premier's Office / Health and Wellness

Nova Scotia will use new funding from the federal government to keep building a healthcare system that will support patients and their families to get the care they need, faster.

Atlantic Premiers Discuss Healthcare Funding, Immigration, Training, Affordability

Premier's Office

Premier Tim Houston joined a meeting of the Council of Atlantic Premiers today, February 20, hosted by Prince Edward Island Premier Dennis King in Charlottetown.

African Heritage Month Celebrations Begin

Lieutenant-Governor / Premier's Office / African Nova Scotian Affairs

A virtual celebration today, January 23, marked the launch of African Heritage Month with a provincial proclamation and poster unveiling. The month recognizes and highlights the contributions of African Nova Scotians throughout the province’s history.

Premier Announces New Build Nova Scotia CEO, Appointments to Senior Leadership Roles

Premier's Office

David Benoit will serve as the new President and Chief Executive Officer of Build Nova Scotia, one of two new Crown corporations established to drive economic growth across the province.