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Death of Allan J. MacEachen

Premier's Office

September 13, 2017 10:59 AM

PREMIER’S OFFICE--Death of Allan J. MacEachen
Premier Stephen McNeil is expressing sadness and extending heartfelt sympathies to the family of Allan J. MacEachen after Mr. MacEachen passed away Tuesday, Sept. 12, in Antigonish at age 96.

Passing of Allan J. MacEachen

Lieutenant Governor

September 13, 2017 10:54 AM

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR--Passing of Allan J. MacEachen
Lt.-Gov. Arthur J. LeBlanc, and Mrs. LeBlanc were saddened to learn of the death of their longtime friend Allan J. MacEachen, former senator, former deputy prime minister of Canada, former minister of the Crown, and longtime member of Parliament from Cape Breton.

Province Seeks Help of Trail Camera Owners

Natural Resources

September 13, 2017 9:56 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Province Seeks Help of Trail Camera Owners
Government is asking Nova Scotians who use trail cameras to help biologists manage the province’s deer and bear populations by sending in their observations.

Tourism Numbers Keep Going Up

Tourism Nova Scotia

September 13, 2017 9:33 AM

TOURISM NOVA SCOTIA--Tourism Numbers Keep Going Up
July 2017 marks another strong month of growth in non-resident visitation to Nova Scotia, with visitation up by nine per cent, or an additional 32,000 visitors, according to statistics released today, Sept. 13, by Tourism Nova Scotia.

Halifax Homicide Case Added to Rewards Program

Justice

September 12, 2017 2:08 PM

JUSTICE--Halifax Homicide Case Added to Rewards Program
The homicide of Lori Katherine Jollimore has been added to the Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes Program.

Illegal Tobacco Seized

Service Nova Scotia

September 12, 2017 2:01 PM

SERVICE NOVA SCOTIA--Illegal Tobacco Seized
More illegal tobacco has been taken off the streets of Nova Scotia following an investigation by Service Nova Scotia's Compliance and Special Investigations Unit.

More Support for Entrepreneurs at Volta Labs

Business

September 12, 2017 1:09 PM

BUSINESS--More Support for Entrepreneurs at Volta Labs
Technology entrepreneurs in Halifax will soon have more support at Volta Labs through funding from Innovacorp.

Education Deputy Minister to Retire; Recruitment to Begin

Premier's Office

September 12, 2017 12:08 PM

PREMIER’S OFFICE--Education Deputy Minister to Retire; Recruitment to Begin
Sandra McKenzie, deputy minister of Education and Early Childhood Development, has informed Premier Stephen McNeil of her intention to retire later this year after more than 30 years in the civil service.

Nova Scotia Students Learn Importance of Financial Literacy

Education and Early Childhood Development

September 12, 2017 10:34 AM

EDUCATION/EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT--Nova Scotia Students Learn Importance of Financial Literacy
As 118,000 Nova Scotia students head back to class this fall, one of the important life skills they are learning is financial literacy.

Film Production Announced

Nova Scotia Business Inc.

September 12, 2017 9:59 AM

NOVA SCOTIA BUSINESS INC.--Film Production Announced
Nova Scotia Business Inc. (NSBI) has announced a newly approved production through the Nova Scotia Film and Television Production Incentive Fund today, Sept. 12.

Government Supports Sustainable Transportation in Halifax

Energy

September 11, 2017 1:26 PM

ENERGY--Government Supports Sustainable Transportation in Halifax
Halifax residents and students will be better connected to their community with support from the province's sustainable transportation grant program, Connect2.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

September 8, 2017 12:46 PM

TRANSPORTATION/INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL--Weekly Traffic Advisories
CONTINUING WORK

Government Employees Fundraise for United Way

Internal Services

September 8, 2017 12:07 PM

INTERNAL SERVICES--Government Employees Fundraise for United Way
Government employees are giving back to the communities in which they live and work by raising money for United Way.

Bridgewater Resident Earns National Literacy Award

Labour and Advanced Education

September 8, 2017 9:31 AM

LABOUR/ADVANCED EDUCATION--Bridgewater Resident Earns National Literacy Award
A graduate of the Bridgewater Adult High School is this year’s recipient of the Nova Scotia Council of the Federation Literacy Award.

Government Signs Agreements to Help Attract More Immigrants, Fill Labour Shortages

Immigration

September 8, 2017 9:01 AM

IMMIGRATION--Government Signs Agreements to Help Attract More Immigrants, Fill Labour Shortages
Government has signed two-year agreements with the Cape Breton Partnership and Western Regional Enterprise Network to help employers attract immigrants to fill skilled labour shortages.

Mise à jour sur la prématernelle

Education and Early Childhood Development

September 7, 2017 1:25 PM

ÉDUCATION ET DÉVELOPPEMENT DE LA PETITE ENFANCE--Mise à jour sur la prématernelle
Les classes de prématernelle accueilleront bientôt des centaines d'enfants de quatre ans à l'échelle de la province.

Update on Pre-Primary

Education and Early Childhood Development

September 7, 2017 1:22 PM

EDUCATION/EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT--Update on Pre-Primary
Pre-primary classroom doors will soon open to hundreds of four-year-olds across the province.

Special Outreach for Families of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

Justice

September 7, 2017 11:16 AM

JUSTICE--Special Outreach for Families of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls
The province will support families and communities through the emotional challenges expected when the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls comes to Nova Scotia next month.

Premier Announces New Agreement in China

Premier's Office

September 7, 2017 10:23 AM

PREMIER'S OFFICE--Premier Announces New Agreement in China
Nova Scotia is the first province to obtain membership benefits with the Canadian Chamber of Commerce (CanCham) in Shanghai to help drive export growth and opportunity for Nova Scotia’s exporters in a key market.

Government Supports Sustainable Transportation in Wolfville

Energy

September 7, 2017 10:17 AM

ENERGY--Government Supports Sustainable Transportation in Wolfville
Wolfville residents and visitors will be better connected to downtown businesses with support from the province's sustainable transportation grant program, Connect2.

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