News releases from Communications Nova Scotia (Page 1)

Storm Updates

Communications Nova Scotia

Some provincial government offices in Nova Scotia are now closed, today, March 4, due to weather conditions.

Storm Updates

Communications Nova Scotia

Some provincial government offices in Nova Scotia are now closed, today, Feb. 13, due to weather conditions.

Updating, Improving Government Website

Communications Nova Scotia

Visitors to government’s website, novascotia.ca, will notice some changes starting today, Oct. 2, as updates and improvements are made to make program and service information easier to access.

Government Office Closures

Communications Nova Scotia

Some provincial government offices in Nova Scotia are closed today, Jan. 5, due to the storm and power outages.

All Access Nova Scotia Centres and Other Offices Closed

Communications Nova Scotia

All Access Nova Scotia Centres are now closed because of inclement weather.

Government Office Closures Due to Weather

Communications Nova Scotia

Some provincial government offices in Nova Scotia are closed today, Jan. 4, due to inclement weather and poor travel conditions. Please check with your local office before proceeding to an appointment.

Provincial Government Office Closures Due to Weather

Communications Nova Scotia

Many provincial government offices in Nova Scotia are closed, or will close, today, Dec. 16, due to weather and poor travel conditions. Please check with your local office before proceeding to an appointment.

Holiday Closures

Communications Nova Scotia / Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation

All provincial government offices will close at noon Friday, Dec. 23, and reopen Wednesday, Dec. 28, to observe the Christmas and Boxing Day holidays. This includes Access Nova Scotia Centres and Registry of Motor Vehicles locations.

Commemorating 100th Anniversary of Halifax Explosion

Communications Nova Scotia

Nova Scotians are encouraged to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Halifax Explosion in 2017 and its impact on the province through a campaign launched in Boston as part of the annual tree- lighting events.

Halifax Send-off For Nova Scotia Tree for Boston

Communications Nova Scotia

Hundreds gathered in Halifax's Grand Parade for a send-off of the Nova Scotia Tree for Boston, today, Nov. 16.

Nova Scotia Tree Lighting in Boston

Communications Nova Scotia

The Nova Scotia Tree for Boston will light up Boston Common tonight, Dec. 3, in front of about 30,000 people, including proud donors of the tree, the MacEacherns of Lorne, Pictou Co.

Nova Scotia Tree for Boston Arrives in Boston

Communications Nova Scotia

The Nova Scotia Tree for Boston arrived at its final destination, today, Nov. 20, along with some smaller Christmas trees to brighten up the holidays for three shelters in Boston.

Halifax Send Off for Nova Scotia Tree for Boston

Communications Nova Scotia

Hundreds gathered for a special send off for the Nova Scotia Tree for Boston, and enjoyed musical performances by Dave Gunning and the Nova Scotia Mass Choir, today, Nov. 18, in Halifax's Grand Parade.

Advertising Report Posted

Communications Nova Scotia

Government's first advertising report is now available online at http://novascotia.ca/cns/pubs/Advertising_Report_20142015.pdf.

Tree for Boston to Light Up Common

Communications Nova Scotia

The Nova Scotia tree donated to Boston annually, will take centre stage tonight, Dec. 4, lighting up Boston Common as the tradition of giving celebrates 43 years.

Buy Local This Holiday Season

Agriculture / Communications Nova Scotia

Nova Scotians are encouraged to shift some of their holiday shopping to local goods and locally owned businesses.

Holiday Closures

Communications Nova Scotia / Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation

All provincial government offices will close at noon Tuesday, Dec. 24, until Friday, Dec. 27, to observe the Christmas and Boxing Day holidays. This includes Access Nova Scotia Centres.

Tree For Boston Shines Brightly

Communications Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia's annual thank you to the people of Boston lights up the city's Common today, Dec. 5.

Buy Local This Holiday Season

Agriculture / Communications Nova Scotia

Nova Scotians are encouraged to shop at locally owned businesses this holiday season.

Changes to Communications Legislation, Policy

Communications Nova Scotia

Legislative amendments and new guidelines and policy will improve government communications, ensure advertising is non-partisan, and make government more accountable for the advertising it does.