News releases issued in the past week

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal


Government Breaks Ground on Kentville Dialysis Unit

Health and Wellness

Construction has started for a new dialysis unit at the Valley Regional Hospital in Kentville.

Trade Minister to Meet with New England Governors and Eastern Canadian Premiers in Vermont

Intergovernmental Affairs

Trade Minister Geoff MacLellan will attend the Conference of New England Governors and Eastern Canadian Premiers Aug. 12-14 in Stowe, Vermont. The agenda includes discussions on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), energy, electric vehicle innovation and Canada-U.S. relations.

Investissements dans l'infrastructure communautaire

Communities, Culture and Heritage

Le gouvernement appuie le patrimoine culturel de la Nouvelle-Écosse par des investissements permettant des améliorations à des salles communautaires et à d'autres endroits où les gens se réunissent.

Investing in Community Infrastructure

Communities, Culture and Heritage

Government is supporting Nova Scotia’s diverse cultural heritage by investing in improvements to community halls and other public spaces where people gather.

More Jobs for Nova Scotia Students

Premier's Office

Students across the province are gaining valuable work experience through additional jobs supported by the provincial government.

Black Refugee Settlement Named a Provincial Heritage Property

Communities, Culture and Heritage

A black refugee settlement in Beechville, Halifax Regional Municipality, is now officially recognized for its historical and cultural significance.

Second Session of the Sixty-Third General Assembly to Open Sept. 6

Speaker's Office

The second session of the 63rd general assembly will open at 2 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 6, with the lieutenant governor of Nova Scotia reading the speech from the throne.

Community Transportation Grants Announced

Municipal Affairs

Government is helping ensure Nova Scotians have access to affordable, accessible and reliable transportation options. More than 20 organizations and municipalities have been given funding for community transportation it was announced today, Aug. 3.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal


Approvals Issued for Spraying


The Department of Environment has issued six new approvals for pesticide spraying covering about 1,351 hectares.

Crown Attorneys Appointed in Shelburne, Antigonish

Public Prosecution Service

The appointment of two new Crown attorneys in Shelburne and Antigonish was announced today, Aug. 3, by the Public Prosecution Service.

La ministre se rend en France pour renforcer les liens francophones

Acadian Affairs and Francophonie

Lena Metlege Diab, ministre des Affaires acadiennes et de la Francophonie, se rendra à Paris la semaine prochaine pour promouvoir la Nouvelle-Écosse et renforcer les liens historiques entre la France et l'Acadie.

Minister to Travel to France to Strengthen Francophone Relations

Acadian Affairs and Francophonie

Minister of Acadian Affairs and Francophonie Lena Metlege Diab will travel to Paris next week to promote Nova Scotia and build on historical ties between France and Acadie.