News releases today

Nova Scotia Museum Celebrates Culture Days

Communities, Culture and Heritage

The Maritime Museum of the Atlantic in Halifax is celebrating the third annual Culture Days, Saturday, Sept. 29 and Sunday, Sept. 30, with two distinct programs presented through partnerships with the Nova Scotia Sea School and Tango Nova.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal


New Case in Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program


The province hopes offering a reward for information will help solve the murder of a 23-year-old North Preston man and bring closure to his family and community.

Better Protection for Agricultural Land


Farmers, municipalities and the province will be able to better protect agricultural land in Nova Scotia, thanks to new information and guidance available to them.

11th Annual Responsible Gambling Awareness Week Sept. 30-Oct. 6

Nova Scotia Gaming Corporation (to Dec., 2012)

Nova Scotians will have an opportunity to learn more about responsible gambling programs and events throughout the province as part of the 11th Annual Responsible Gambling Awareness Week, Sept. 30 to Oct. 6.

Province, Truro Working Together to Fix Flooding

Premier's Office

Premier Darrell Dexter was in Truro today, Sept. 28, to discuss repairs and to help develop an action plan to ensure families and business owners do not have their lives disrupted every time there is heavy rain.

Lake Ainslie: Setting the Record Straight

Energy (to July 2018) / Environment

Lake Ainslie: Setting the Record Straight

Province continues to meet environmental, economic goals

Environment / Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (to April 2015)

Nova Scotian families are enjoying a cleaner, greener environment as the province continues to meet, and exceed, its targets in the Environmental Goals and Sustainable Prosperity Act.

Anti-bullying Co-ordinator to Help Keep Students Safe

Education (to March 26, 2013)

A new anti-bullying co-ordinator is in place to lead efforts to help keep young people safe in their schools, communities and cyberspace.

Antigonish RCMP Officer Under Investigation


The province's independent Serious Incident Response Team (SIRT) is investigating allegations of domestic violence involving an Antigonish RCMP officer.

Réduction de la taille des classes de la maternelle à la 3e année

Education (to March 26, 2013)

Le gouvernement provincial embauchera plus d'enseignants afin de respecter son engagement visant à faire en sorte que la taille des classes des plus jeunes élèves demeure à son niveau le plus bas en une génération.

Province Reduces Class Sizes in Primary to Grade 3

Education (to March 26, 2013)

The province will hire more teachers as part of its commitment to ensure class sizes for the youngest students remain at the lowest level in a generation.

Moose Safely Removed in HRM

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Department of Natural Resource officials have safely removed an errant moose that was in a residential area today, Sept. 27, near the top of Main Avenue in the Fairview area of Halifax Regional Municipality.

Province Invests in New Health-Care Facility for Digby County

Premier's Office

The province is fast-tracking the construction of a new health facility for Long and Brier Islands, bringing good jobs and reliable health care to the area, Premier Darrell Dexter announced in Digby today, Sept. 27.

Cancer Lecture to Discuss Life After Cancer Diagnosis

Cancer Care Nova Scotia

If You're Not Living, You're Dying is the title of the next Cancer Answers lecture Thursday, Oct. 18, in Sydney.

Halifax Drivers Should Watch for Moose

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Department of Natural Resource officials are hoping to tranquilize an errant moose, which is being contained near the top of Main Avenue in Halifax.