News releases today

Time Springs Forward Sunday, March 11


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.

Investor Alert for Bitcoin Bank/

Nova Scotia Securities Commission

The Nova Scotia Securities Commission is alerting Nova Scotians that Bitcoin Bank/ is not registered to sell securities in Nova Scotia.

More Collaborative Family Practice Teams Being Strengthened to Enhance Access to Comprehensive Primary Health Care

Health and Wellness

More Nova Scotians will have access to primary health care with the addition of 39 health professionals across the province.

Resources to Help Nova Scotia Employers Address Sexual Harassment

Human Rights Commission

The Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission is introducing new online resources to help employers address and prevent sexual harassment in the workplace.

Nova Scotia Companies Shine at Seafood Expo

Fisheries and Aquaculture / Premier's Office

Nova Scotia’s success as Canada’s leading seafood exporter is being showcased at Seafood Expo North America in Boston, March 11-13.

Amendments to the Halifax Regional Municipality Charter Reduce Greenhouse Gas and Improve Neighbourhoods

Municipal Affairs

Municipal Affairs Minister Derek Mombourquette introduced amendments to the Halifax Regional Municipality Charter today, March 8, that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions and create more vibrant neighbourhoods.

Changes to Act to Enable Development Project in Sydney

Municipal Affairs

Changes to the Municipal Government Act will help spur business development in the Port of Sydney.