News releases from Speaker's Office (Page 1)

Televised Committees Meetings to Provide Greater Transparency

Speaker's Office

Starting today, Jan. 28, all standing committee meetings will be televised, making it easier for Nova Scotians to stay informed about the work the legislature is doing.

Second Session of the Sixty-Third General Assembly to Resume Feb. 20

Speaker's Office

The second session of the 63rd general assembly will resume at 1 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 20.

Nova Scotia Schools to Receive Book Highlighting Provincial History

Speaker's Office

Students across the province will soon be able to unlock a significant piece of Nova Scotia’s history through the donation of a new book on Province House in Halifax.

Conflict of Interest Commissioner Appointed

Speaker's Office

Government has appointed former Chief Justice Joseph Kennedy as the province’s conflict of interest commissioner.

Committee Meetings to be Televised, FOIPOP Annual Report Released

Speaker's Office / Service Nova Scotia and Internal Services

The House of Assembly will be televising all standing committees, including law amendments, following the upcoming sitting of the legislature, which begins Thursday, Sept. 26.

Second Session of the Sixty-Third General Assembly to Resume Sept. 26

Speaker's Office

The second session of the 63rd general assembly will resume at 1 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 26.

MLA Biographies Now Online

Speaker's Office

Biographies of every member of Nova Scotia’s legislative assembly since its founding are now online.

Acadian and Francophone Community Members Honoured

Speaker's Office

Ten members of the Acadian and francophone community joined the Ordre de la Pléiade during a ceremony at Province House in Halifax today, May 8.

Des membres de la communauté acadienne et francophone sont honorés

Speaker's Office

Dix membres de la communauté acadienne et francophone ont été reçus dans l'Ordre de la Pléiade lors d'une cérémonie qui a eu lieu à Province House, à Halifax, aujourd'hui 8 mai.

House of Assembly Tartan Unveiled for 200th Anniversary of Province House

Speaker's Office

Speaker of the House of Assembly Kevin Murphy and Gaelic Affairs Minister Randy Delorey unveiled the Nova Scotia House of Assembly tartan today, April 5, at Province House in Halifax. The tartan was made to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Province House this year.

200th Anniversary of Province House Celebrated at Official Ceremony

Speaker's Office

Lt.-Gov. Arthur J. LeBlanc, together with Premier Stephen McNeil and House of Assembly Speaker Kevin Murphy, commemorated the 200th anniversary of Province House in Halifax today, Feb. 11, during an official ceremony in the legislative chamber.

Nova Scotians Commemorate the 200th Anniversary of Province House

Speaker's Office

On Feb. 11, Nova Scotia will celebrate the 200th anniversary of Province House in Halifax.

Second Session of the Sixty-Third General Assembly to Resume Feb. 28

Speaker's Office

The second session of the 63rd general assembly will resume at 1 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 28.

Portrait Unveiled of First NDP Premier

Speaker's Office

A portrait of the first NDP premier of Nova Scotia was unveiled today, Nov. 27, in the legislative chamber of Province House in Halifax.

Province House to Celebrate 200th Anniversary

Speaker's Office

The 260th anniversary of the House of Assembly, making it the oldest elected assembly in Canada and one of the oldest in the Commonwealth was marked today, Oct. 2, by speaker Kevin Murphy.

Second Session of the Sixty-Third General Assembly to Open Sept. 6

Speaker's Office

The second session of the 63rd general assembly will open at 2 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 6, with the lieutenant governor of Nova Scotia reading the speech from the throne.

Conflict of Interest Commissioner Retires

Speaker's Office

Speaker of the House of Assembly Kevin Murphy announced today, June 13, that he has received the resignation of Merlin Nunn as the Conflict of Interest Commissioner of Nova Scotia. Mr. Nunn held the position for almost 21 years. The resignation is effective immediately.

Project to Renovate Province House Gardens

Speaker's Office / Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

A project will begin later this spring to renovate the south gardens of the Nova Scotia legislature.

First Session of the Sixty-Third General Assembly to Resume Feb. 27

Speaker's Office

The first session of the 63rd general assembly will resume at 1 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 27.

Lancement du site Web remanié de l’Assemblée législative de la Nouvelle-Écosse

Speaker's Office

L’Assemblée législative de la Nouvelle-Écosse a un nouveau site Web plus facile à consulter.