News releases from Speaker's Office (Page 2)

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 (Oct. 2007 - Feb. 2021)

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.

Nova Scotia Legislature Launches Renewed Website

Speaker's Office

The Nova Scotia Legislature has a new, more accessible website.

Conference to Address Challenges for Parliamentarians with Disabilities

Speaker's Office

The unique challenges faced by parliamentarians with disabilities from across the Commonwealth will be the focus of a conference in Halifax starting Thursday, Aug. 31.

First Session of the Sixty-Third General Assembly to Resume Sept. 21

Speaker's Office

The first session of the 63rd general assembly will resume at 1 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 21, when the lieutenant governor of Nova Scotia will read the speech from the throne.

Third Session of the Sixty-Second General Assembly to Resume April 25

Speaker's Office

The third session of the 62nd general assembly will resume at 1 p.m., Tuesday, April 25.

Resumption of the House of Assembly Postponed

Speaker's Office

The resumption of the third session of the 62nd general assembly has been postponed. It will now resume Tuesday, Feb. 14 at 8 p.m.

Third Session of the Sixty-second General Assembly to Resume Feb. 13

Speaker's Office

The third session of the 62nd general assembly will resume at 8 p.m., Monday, Feb. 13.