News releases issued in the past week (Page 1)

Investing in Acadian and Francophone Community Radio

Communities, Culture and Heritage

Government is investing $50,000 in Acadian and Francophone community radio stations.

Investissement dans les radios communautaires acadiennes et francophones

Communities, Culture and Heritage

Le gouvernement investit 50 000 $ dans les radios communautaires acadiennes et francophones.

Provincial Government Offices Open, Wednesday, March 14

Executive Council

Provincial government offices are open today, March 14.

Expansion du programme de prestation au fournisseur de soins

Health and Wellness

Environ 600 autres Néo-Écossais qui offrent des soins à domicile à des adultes recevront du soutien dans le cadre de l'expansion du programme de prestation au fournisseur de soins.

HEALTH/WELLNESS--Province Expands Caregiver Benefit Program

Health and Wellness

About 600 more Nova Scotians will receive support for providing care to adults living at home through the expansion of the Caregiver Benefit Program.

Payroll Rebate Approved

Nova Scotia Business Inc.

Nova Scotia Business Inc.(NSBI) has approved a business development incentive in the form of a payroll rebate for Bulletproof Solutions ULC (Bulletproof).

Immigration Staff Meeting With U.K. Doctors This Week

Immigration

Staff from the Office of Immigration are headed back to London this week to reconnect with doctors they met during last fall’s job fair in England.

MacLean, Livingstone, Delaney and Disability Rights Coalition of Nova Scotia v. Province of Nova Scotia Hearing Resumes

Human Rights Commission

The independent Nova Scotia human rights board of inquiry in the case of Beth MacLean, Sheila Livingstone, Joseph Delaney and the Disability Rights Coalition of Nova Scotia v. Province of Nova Scotia, resumed today, March 12.

Commission Cautions Investors, Issues Fraud Checklist During Fraud Prevention Month

Nova Scotia Securities Commission

March is Fraud Prevention Month and the Nova Scotia Securities Commission is reminding investors to do their due diligence when investing, especially in cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings.

Le projet d’une unité de dialyse à Digby va de l’avant

Health and Wellness

Une nouvelle unité de dialyse à l’Hôpital général de Digby servira les patients des comtés de Digby et d’Annapolis, ce qui réduira le temps que ces personnes passent sur la route et désengorgera les autres centres de dialyse.

Digby Dialysis Unit Moving Forward

Health and Wellness

A new dialysis unit for the Digby General Hospital will serve patients in Digby and Annapolis counties, cutting down travel time and relieving pressure at other dialysis centres.

Interdictions de brûlage à compter du 15 mars

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

On rappelle aux Néo-Écossais de consulter la carte des interdictions de brûlage à compter du 15 mars, date officielle du début de la saison de risque élevé de feu de forêt.

Burning Restrictions Begin March 15

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Nova Scotians are reminded to, Check Before You Burn, starting March 15, the official start of the wildfire risk season.

Strengthening Funeral Home Oversight

Service Nova Scotia

Following an investigation into a funeral home incident in December, government will implement more stringent regulations and oversight.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

CONTINUING WORK

Halifax Infirmary Design and Construction Moving Forward

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal / Health and Wellness

The QEII redevelopment team has received approval for design and construction at the QEII Health Sciences Centre’s Halifax Infirmary.

FISHERIES/AQUACULTURE--Aquaculture Regulations to be Updated

Fisheries and Aquaculture

FISHERIES/AQUACULTURE--Aquaculture Regulations to be Updated ----------------------------------------------------------------Government’s approach to regulating the aquaculture industry will improve with amendments to the Fisheries and Coastal Resources Act introduced today, March 9.

Time Springs Forward Sunday, March 11

Justice

Nova Scotians will enjoy a little more sunlight when the clocks move forward into daylight time this weekend.

Des prix qui encouragent l'excellence dans la créativité artistique

Education and Early Childhood Development

On encourage les élèves de la 12e année partout en Nouvelle-Écosse qui comptent faire des études postsecondaires dans le domaine des arts à poser leur candidature aux Prix du ministre pour l'excellence dans la créativité artistique.

Awards Encourage Creative Excellence in the Arts

Education and Early Childhood Development

Grade 12 students across Nova Scotia planning to pursue post-secondary studies in creative arts, are encouraged to apply for the Minister’s Awards for Creative Excellence in the Arts.