29 releases issued in the past week
House of Assembly
September 14, 2018 2:53 PM
HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY--New Health-care Committee
The Nova Scotia House of Assembly will create a standing committee on health care.
Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal
September 14, 2018 11:39 AM
TRANSPORTATION/INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL--Weekly Traffic Advisories
MacLean, Livingstone, Delaney and Disability Rights Coalition of Nova Scotia v. Province of Nova Scotia Hearing Resumes
Human Rights Commission
September 14, 2018 11:00 AM
HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION--MacLean, Livingstone, Delaney and Disability Rights Coalition of Nova Scotia v. Province of Nova Scotia Hearing Resumes
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, will resume on Tuesday, Sept. 18 in Halifax.
Community Services / Communities, Culture and Heritage
September 14, 2018 10:18 AM
COMMUNITY SERVICES/COMMUNITIES/CULTURE/HERITAGE--Community Projects to Reduce Poverty
Communities throughout Nova Scotia will receive funding to support those living in or facing poverty.
September 14, 2018 9:20 AM
JUSTICE--Act to Restrict Possession and Sale of Body Armour
Law enforcement officers and Nova Scotians will benefit from changes the government is introducing to make communities safer.
Labour and Advanced Education
September 13, 2018 1:19 PM
LABOUR/ADVANCED EDUCATION--More Leave Time for Nova Scotia Employees and their Families
Government is making changes to the Labour Standards Code to provide employees with more time to support and care for their families.
September 13, 2018 1:16 PM
AGRICULTURE--Changes to the Animal Protection Act
Changes to the Animal Protection Act introduced today, Sept. 13 will strengthen the rules that protect animals in Nova Scotia.
September 13, 2018 11:00 AM
JUSTICE--Supporting Victims of Online Bullying, Op-ed
NOTE: The following is an op-ed from Justice Minister Mark Furey.
Bullying today goes far beyond the playground, campus, or workplace; it can be online and quickly seen and shared by many, where the victim has no escape.
September 13, 2018 9:04 AM
LIEUTENANT-GOUVERNEUR---Exposition prochaine de céramiques à la Résidence du gouverneur
En collaboration avec la « Nova Scotia Potters Guild », la Résidence du gouverneur accueillera une exposition intitulée « Quaff: To Drink Deeply », qui présentera des œuvres créées par certains des meilleurs artistes céramistes de la Nouvelle-Écosse.
September 13, 2018 9:01 AM
LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR--Ceramics Exhibit to Open at Government House
In collaboration with the Nova Scotia Potters Guild, Government House will host an exhibition titled Quaff: To Drink Deeply that has been created by some of Nova Scotia’s finest ceramic artists.
September 12, 2018 1:13 PM
INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS--Legislation Introduced to Remove Provincial Trade Barriers
Legislation introduced today, Sept. 12, will help enhance interprovincial trade and meet requirements under the Canadian Free Trade Agreement.
Health and Wellness
September 12, 2018 10:11 AM
HEALTH/WELLNESS--New Specialist Residency Spaces
Fifteen new spaces will be added to Dalhousie University’s specialist residency program.
September 11, 2018 5:06 PM
JUSTICE--Death in Correctional Services Custody
A 29-year-old man found unresponsive in his cell on Sept. 10 at Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility in Dartmouth died at the Dartmouth General Hospital today, Sept. 11.
September 11, 2018 1:23 PM
JUSTICE--Protecting Rights of 2SLGBTIQ+ Youth with Prohibition on Harmful Therapy
Legislation was introduced today, Sept. 11, to prohibit the use of a discriminatory and harmful therapy that attempts to change the sexual orientation or gender identity of young people who identify as 2SLGBTIQ+.
Education and Early Childhood Development
September 11, 2018 1:19 PM
ÉDUCATION ET DÉVELOPPEMENT DE LA PETITE ENFANCE--Modifications à la loi sur les garderies
Le gouvernement a présenté des modifications à la loi sur les garderies (Day Care Act), aujourd'hui 11 septembre, afin de permettre aux familles de continuer d'avoir accès à des services sécuritaires et de qualité supérieure dans les programmes de garderie en milieu familial.
Education and Early Childhood Development
September 11, 2018 1:18 PM
EDUCATION/EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT--Amendments to Day Care Act
Government introduced amendments to the Day Care Act today, Sept. 11, to ensure families continue to have access to safe and high-quality care in family home child care programs.
Finance and Treasury Board
September 11, 2018 1:15 PM
FINANCE/TREASURY BOARD--Amendments to Liquor Control Act Repeal Prohibition Era Plebiscite Requirement
Amendments to the Liquor Control Act will mean less red tape for new wineries, craft breweries, distilleries and lounges, and the Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation (NSLC).
September 11, 2018 11:49 AM
JUSTICE--Medical Emergency at Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility
A 29-year-old man was found unresponsive in his cell at the Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility in Dartmouth on Monday, Sept. 10.
Nova Scotia Business Inc.
September 11, 2018 10:17 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. 11.
Energy and Mines
September 10, 2018 11:06 AM
ENERGY/MINES--New Program Helps Communities Save Money, Reduce Emissions
Nova Scotia communities will be able to save money on their energy bills and reduce emissions with support from a new government program.