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New Health-care Committee

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.

Weekly Traffic Advisories

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

September 14, 2018 11:39 AM

TRANSPORTATION/INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL--Weekly Traffic Advisories
NEW WORK

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 Projects to Reduce Poverty

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.

Act to Restrict Possession and Sale of Body Armour

Justice

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.

More Leave Time for Nova Scotia Employees and their Families

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.

Changes to the Animal Protection Act

Agriculture

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.

Supporting Victims of Online Bullying, Op-ed

Justice

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.

Exposition prochaine de céramiques à la Résidence du gouverneur

Lieutenant Governor

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.

Ceramics Exhibit to Open at Government House

Lieutenant Governor

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.

Legislation Introduced to Remove Provincial Trade Barriers

Intergovernmental Affairs

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.

New Specialist Residency Spaces

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.

Death in Correctional Services Custody

Justice

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.

Protecting Rights of 2SLGBTIQ+ Youth with Prohibition on Harmful Therapy

Justice

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+.

Modifications à la loi sur les garderies

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.

Amendments to Day Care Act

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.

Amendments to Liquor Control Act Repeal Prohibition Era Plebiscite Requirement

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).

Medical Emergency at Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility

Justice

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.

Film Production Announced

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.

New Program Helps Communities Save Money, Reduce Emissions

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.

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