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  • Monday, May 25, 2015

    Cabinet, Mi’kmaq Chiefs Hold Annual Meeting

    Provincial cabinet ministers and Nova Scotia’s Mi’kmaq Chiefs met in Halifax today, May 22, to discuss social and justice issues, education and culture, as well as land and natural resources. “This meeting is demonstration of the nation-to-nation relationship that we have built with the provincial government,” said Chief Terrance Paul, co-chair of the Assembly of […]

  • Monday, May 25, 2015

    Government Strengthens Supports for Youth at Risk

    Youth at risk are getting more help to improve their lives through the expansion of two successful youth programs announced today, May 21, by Community Services Minister Joanne Bernard. The Youth Outreach Program is receiving $250,000 for five new outreach workers based in Dartmouth, Truro, Kentville, Whitney Pier and East Preston. The position in East […]

  • Monday, May 25, 2015

    Grades Primary-to-3 Curriculum to Build Strong Math, Literacy Foundation

    A streamlined and innovative curriculum with a strong foundation in math and literacy will better support important learning for grades Primary-to-3 students beginning in September. Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Karen Casey introduced the curriculum today, May 20, to 200 early elementary teachers and principals from across the province. Department staff have worked with […]

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