News releases issued in the past week (Page 1)

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal (to Feb. 23, 2021)


Province Offers Congratulations to Local Filmmaker

Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (to April 2015)

Economic and Rural Development and Tourism Minister Percy Paris offered congratulations today, July 20, to Halifax-based filmmaker Andrea Dorfman on her nomination for an Emmy Award.

Premier Declares National Drowning Prevention Week in Nova Scotia

Premier's Office

Nova Scotians are urged to practice water safety while swimming, boating and fishing in the province.

Collaborative Emergency Centre will Provide Better Health Care for Musquodoboit Harbour

Premier's Office

The province's sixth collaborative emergency centre will open in Musquodoboit Harbour, Premier Darrell Dexter announced today, July 20.

Publication du rapport intérimaire révisé

Electoral Boundaries Commission

La Commission indépendante de délimitation des circonscriptions électorales a soumis son rapport intérimaire révisé au ministre de la Justice, aujourd'hui 20 juillet.

Revised Interim Report Released

Electoral Boundaries Commission

The independent Electoral Boundaries Commission submitted its revised interim report to the Minister of Justice, today, July 20.

Canada's Parks Day in Nova Scotia

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Nova Scotians are encouraged to visit a park Saturday, July 21, to take part in Canada's Parks Day events.

Le gouvernement provincial entame un examen indépendant du modèle des autorités de développement régional

Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (to April 2015)

Un comité d'experts examinera le modèle des autorités de développement régional et formulera, à l'intention du gouvernement provincial, des recommandations sur la meilleure approche qui permettra de créer de bons emplois, d'assurer la croissance de l'économie et d'établir des collectivités fortes et durables.

Province Initiates Independent Review of Regional Development Authority Model

Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (to April 2015)

An expert panel is reviewing the Regional Development Authority model and will report back to the province with recommendations on the best approach for helping to create good jobs, grow the economy and build stronger and sustainable communities.

50 Ways to Thrive! This Summer

Health and Wellness

Finding healthy, active ways to enjoy the summer is just a click away.

More Resources Available for People Affected by Bowater Closure

Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (to April 2015)

The province is making more resources available to people who are dealing with the aftermath of the Bowater mill closure.

Province Congratulates Scotsburn Dairy on Becoming Exclusive Supplier

Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (to April 2015)

Economic and Rural Development Minister Percy Paris congratulated Scotsburn Dairy today, July 18, for becoming the exclusive supplier of ice cream for Canadian Baskin-Robbins shops.

Trade Centre Limited Responds to Municipal Auditor General's Recommendations

Trade Centre Limited

Trade Centre Limited (TCL) is committed to working with Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) to address the recommendations of HRM auditor general's report on box office operations released today, July 18.

Local Library Wins Award for Reading Program

Communities, Culture and Heritage

A library in Spryfield was recently recognized for its role in helping Nova Scotia's youth on their journey of life-long learning.

New Website Explains Family Law


A new website will help Nova Scotians experiencing a family breakup, domestic violence or other legal issues to be better informed about the law, processes and services that make up family law in the province.

NSBI Congratulates Meridian Fund Services for Global Award

Nova Scotia Business Inc.

Nova Scotia Business Inc. congratulated a financial services company with a Halifax office today, July 17, for being recognized globally.

Province, Resolute Make Equal Investment to Help Workers

Labour and Advanced Education

Workers affected by the Bowater closure in Queens County are getting career specialists to help them train and find new employment.

Traffic Advisory, Cumberland County

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal (to Feb. 23, 2021)


Consultation publique au sujet du règlement sur le projet Maritime Link

Energy (to July 2018)

Le gouvernement provincial souhaite obtenir les commentaires des Néo-Écossais au sujet d'un projet de règlement concernant Maritime Link, le projet de câbles sous-marins qui permettront le transport d'énergie hydro-électrique propre de Terre-Neuve-et-Labrador vers la Nouvelle-Écosse.

Public Consultation on Maritime Link Regulations

Energy (to July 2018)

The province is looking for comment from Nova Scotians on draft regulations for a review of the Maritime Link, the subsea cable project that will connect Nova Scotia to clean hydro-electricity from Newfoundland and Labrador.