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Province Urges Drivers to be Safe This Long Weekend

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

May 16, 2018 1:30 PM

TRANSPORTATION/INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL--Province Urges Drivers to be Safe This Long Weekend
Victoria Day long weekend means road trips, camping and opening the cottage for many Nova Scotians. Travellers should plan for safe travel and expect increased traffic from all types of vehicles including motorcycles, recreational vehicles and trailers.

More Day Programs for Nova Scotians with Disabilities

Community Services / Premier's Office

May 16, 2018 12:53 PM

PREMIER’S OFFICE/COMMUNITY SERVICES--More Day Programs for Nova Scotians with Disabilities
Nova Scotians with disabilities will benefit from more day programming activities that build skills and provide more opportunities for recreation in their communities as part of government’s commitment to accessibility.

Un plus grand soutien offert aux personnes ayant subi une agression sexuelle

Justice

May 16, 2018 11:57 AM

JUSTICE--Un plus grand soutien offert aux personnes ayant subi une agression sexuelle
Les personnes qui ont subi une agression sexuelle auront accès à onze avocats supplémentaires qui offrent gratuitement des conseils juridiques de façon indépendante.

Support for Survivors of Sexual Assault Expanded

Justice

May 16, 2018 11:56 AM

JUSTICE--Support for Survivors of Sexual Assault Expanded
Survivors of sexual assault will have access to 11 more lawyers providing free, independent legal advice.

Des responsables du monde du tourisme célèbrent le Canada atlantique

Tourism Nova Scotia

May 16, 2018 9:02 AM

TOURISME NOUVELLE-ÉCOSSE--Des responsables du monde du tourisme célèbrent le Canada atlantique
Plus de 1 800 professionnels du tourisme de plus de 30 pays se sont réunis le 15 mai, au Cunard Centre à Halifax, afin de découvrir ce qui fait du Canada atlantique une destination attrayante pour les voyageurs du monde entier.

International Tourism Leaders Celebrate Atlantic Canada

Tourism Nova Scotia

May 16, 2018 8:59 AM

TOURISM NOVA SCOTIA--International Tourism Leaders Celebrate Atlantic Canada
Over 1,800 tourism professionals from more than 30 countries gathered on May 15, at the Cunard Centre in Halifax, to discover what makes Atlantic Canada a compelling destination for travellers worldwide.

Most Provincial Parks Opening Friday

Natural Resources

May 15, 2018 11:02 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Most Provincial Parks Opening Friday
NOTE: A list of opening dates for camping parks follows this release.
Nearly all provincial day-use parks and several camping parks are set to open Friday, May 18.

Payroll Rebates Approved

Nova Scotia Business Inc.

May 15, 2018 10:02 AM

NOVA SCOTIA BUSINESS INC.--Payroll Rebates Approved
Nova Scotia Business Inc. (NSBI) has approved two new business development incentives in the form of a payroll rebate.

Nova Scotia Joins Western Climate Initiative Inc.

Environment

May 14, 2018 10:33 AM

ENVIRONMENT--Nova Scotia Joins Western Climate Initiative Inc.
Nova Scotia joined the Western Climate Initiative (WCI) Inc. today, May 14, as the province develops a new cap and trade carbon pricing program, required by the federal government by the end of the year.

Arsenault v. 3249265 Nova Scotia Ltd. Board of Inquiry

Human Rights Commission

May 11, 2018 2:03 PM

HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION--Arsenault v. 3249265 Nova Scotia Ltd. Board of Inquiry
An independent human rights board of inquiry into the matter of Arsenault v. 3249265 Nova Scotia Limited will begin Monday, May 14, at the Nova Scotia Securities Commission hearing room at Duke Tower, 5251 Duke St., Suite 400, Halifax.

Victims of Domestic Violence in Cumberland County Have a New Place to Call Home

Housing Nova Scotia

May 11, 2018 1:20 PM

HOUSING NOVA SCOTIA--Victims of Domestic Violence in Cumberland County Have a New Place to Call Home
Women and children fleeing domestic violence in Cumberland County now have access to a safe place to call home, as Autumn House opens its new second-stage housing unit in Amherst.

Le gouvernement provincial propose une nouvelle loi sur la sécurité routière

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

May 11, 2018 1:06 PM

TRANSPORTS ET RENOUVELLEMENT DE L'INFRASTRUCTURE--Le gouvernement provincial propose une nouvelle loi sur la sécurité routière
Le gouvernement prévoit remplacer la loi sur les véhicules automobiles (Motor Vehicle Act) par une nouvelle loi sur la sécurité routière (Traffic Safety Act). Les Néo-Écossais auront l'occasion de faire entendre leur voix.

Province Proposing New Traffic Safety Act

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

May 11, 2018 1:03 PM

TRANSPORTATION/INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL--Province Proposing New Traffic Safety Act
Government is planning to replace the Motor Vehicle Act with a new Traffic Safety Act. Nova Scotians will have a chance to provide feedback.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

May 11, 2018 12:27 PM

TRANSPORTATION/INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL--Weekly Traffic Advisories
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Province Expands Youth Initiatives

Premier's Office

May 10, 2018 12:32 PM

PREMIER’S OFFICE--Province Expands Youth Initiatives
The province is creating more opportunities to connect Nova Scotia youth and employers to help recent graduates find jobs in their fields.

New Licence Plate Celebrates Nova Scotia’s Gaelic Heritage

Gaelic Affairs / Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal / Service Nova Scotia

May 10, 2018 11:30 AM

GAELIC AFFAIRS/SERVICE NOVA SCOTIA/TRANSPORTATION/INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL--New Licence Plate Celebrates Nova Scotia’s Gaelic Heritage
Nova Scotians can now celebrate their Gaelic heritage or their connection to the language and culture by choosing the new Gaelic licence plate.

Surplus Auction Scheduled for May 12

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

May 9, 2018 1:29 PM

TRANSPORTATION/INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL--Surplus Auction Scheduled for May 12
The province's upcoming surplus auction will give Nova Scotians a chance to get great deals on vehicles, trucks, lawn tractors, snowmobiles, bob cat, outdoor recreational and landscaping equipment and more.

Nova Scotia Heads to Asia for Province’s First Culture Export Mission

Communities, Culture and Heritage

May 9, 2018 12:01 PM

COMMUNITIES/CULTURE/HERITAGE--Nova Scotia Heads to Asia for Province’s First Culture Export Mission
Communities, Culture and Heritage Minister Leo Glavine is leading a mission to China and Japan to explore business and export opportunities for Nova Scotia’s growing culture sector.

Project to Renovate Province House Gardens

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal / Speaker's Office

May 9, 2018 9:59 AM

SPEAKER’S OFFICE/TRANSPORTATION/INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL--Project to Renovate Province House Gardens
A project will begin later this spring to renovate the south gardens of the Nova Scotia legislature.

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