News releases from Premier's Office (Page 4)

New Brunswick, Nova Scotia Create Partnership to Investigate Serious Incidents Involving Police

Premier's Office / Justice

The following joint news release was issued today, October 4, by the provincial governments of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia:

Premier’s Statement on Truth and Reconciliation Week

Premier's Office

Kwe. Teluisi (hello, my name is) Premier Tim Houston.

Providers Speak Up For Health Care, Patients – Op-Ed

Premier's Office

Over the last few days, Health and Wellness Minister Michelle Thompson, our health leadership team and I have been touring the province, meeting with front-line health-care workers to hear their ideas and solutions for improving health care in this province.

VirtualCareNS Pilot Program Expanding Provincewide

Premier's Office

People on the Need a Family Practice Registry across the province will soon have access to virtual care.

Mandate Letters Outline Government’s Priorities

Premier's Office

Mandate letters to cabinet ministers outlining government’s priorities for delivering solutions to Nova Scotians were posted online today, Sept. 16.

Speak Up for Health Care Tour Begins Next Week

Premier's Office / Health and Wellness

Premier Tim Houston and Health and Wellness Minister Michelle Thompson will meet directly with frontline health-care workers during the Speak Up for Health Care tour from Sept. 20 to 23.

Legislature to Convene Sept. 24

Premier's Office

Premier Tim Houston announced today, Sept. 10, the first session of the 64th General Assembly of the Nova Scotia Legislature will convene, for one day only, for the election of a speaker and appointment of a deputy speaker or speakers.

Premier Calls on Federal Party Leaders to Make Health Care Top Priority

Premier's Office

Premier Tim Houston is calling on all party leaders in the upcoming federal election to work with provinces to make health care the number one priority.

Top Literacy Award Given to Annapolis Valley Resident

Premier's Office

Debra Toney is this year’s recipient of the Nova Scotia Council of the Federation Literacy Award in recognition of her strength, resilience and dedication to improving her literacy.

Truth and Reconciliation Day Recognized in Nova Scotia

Premier's Office

Nova Scotia will annually recognize Sept. 30 as Truth and Reconciliation Day beginning in 2021.

La Nouvelle-Écosse marque la Journée de la vérité et de la réconciliation

Premier's Office

La Nouvelle-Écosse marquera la Journée de la vérité et de la réconciliation le 30 septembre de chaque année, à compter de 2021.

Health Leadership Team Named, New Office to Focus on Recruitment

Premier's Office / Health and Wellness

Premier Tim Houston and Health and Wellness Minister Michelle Thompson announced a new health system leadership team today, Sept. 1, to take immediate action to improve health care in the province.

Premier Announces Changes to Public Service

Premier's Office

Premier Tim Houston announced changes to the senior ranks of Nova Scotia’s public service today, Aug. 31. These changes do not include government’s new health-care leadership structure, which will be announced at a later date.

Three Ministers to Focus on Health Care, Mental Health and Seniors’ Care

Premier's Office

Premier Tim Houston has given three cabinet members responsibility to deliver on his vision to fix the issues in health care, mental health and seniors’ care.

New Cabinet to Advance Workforce Solutions for a Stronger Economy

Premier's Office

Premier Tim Houston’s leadership team will ensure Nova Scotia’s workforce has the people, skills and education it needs to stimulate business growth and that those workers have opportunities to work here at home, earning a good wage.

New Cabinet to Deliver Solutions for Nova Scotians

Premier's Office

Tim Houston was sworn in as Nova Scotia’s 30th premier today, Aug. 31. A 19-member cabinet, with women leading the largest departments, will help deliver on the priorities of Nova Scotians.

Un nouveau Cabinet offrira des solutions aux gens de la Nouvelle-Écosse

Premier's Office

Aujourd'hui 31 août, Tim Houston a été assermenté à titre de 30e premier ministre de la Nouvelle-Écosse. Un Cabinet formé de 19 membres, avec des femmes à la tête des plus grands ministères, répondra aux priorités de la population néo-écossaise.

Incoming Premier Tim Houston Names Transition Team

Premier's Office

Incoming premier Tim Houston moved quickly to appoint a seven-member team today, Aug. 18, to support transition to the new government.

General Election Called for Nova Scotia

Premier's Office

Nova Scotians will be going to the polls for a general provincial election on Tuesday, August 17.

Fleet of Electric Transit Buses First in Atlantic Canada

Premier's Office / Energy and Mines (July 2018 - Aug. 2021)

The Nova Scotia government is investing more than $37 million to help bring 60 new battery-operated, electric buses to Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM).