• Saturday, September 12, 2015

    Celebrating Achievements in Literacy

    Andy Ewing overcame obstacles that would have caused many to abandon their educational goals. “In 2008, I hit a roadblock,” said Mr. Ewing. “I was diagnosed with health issues and wasn’t able to return to school. At the time, I only had a grade nine education.” Staff with the Skills Link program at Saint Mary’s […]

  • Friday, September 11, 2015

    Fuel Supply Review Leads Appointed

    Municipal Affairs Minister Zach Churchill announced today, Sept. 11, Doug Keefe, a former provincial deputy minister and Alphonse MacNeil, a former RCMP commanding officer, have been appointed co-leads for the review on fuel supply management. “My top priority is public safety,” said Mr. Churchill. “The independent review will look into how the fuel supply management […]

  • Friday, September 11, 2015

    Updated NSBI Regulations Cut Red Tape, Increase Accountability

    Government has updated regulations for Nova Scotia Business Inc. (NSBI) to reduce red tape and increase accountability to taxpayers. “We have been clear that we need to do economic development differently,” said Business Minister Mark Furey. “Our changes will make NSBI more responsive — both to business and taxpayers.” NSBI now has the authority to […]

  • Friday, September 11, 2015

    Speaker to Focus on UN Decade for People of African Descent

    Nova Scotians will have the chance to hear an expert on African heritage talk about the United Nations Decade for People of African Descent. James Early is a former director at the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage at the Smithsonian Institution. African Nova Scotian Affairs, in partnership with the Canadian Council for UNESCO, the […]

  • Thursday, September 10, 2015

    International Financial Services Firm Chooses Nova Scotia for Growth

    Conifer Financial Services, an international asset services firm, announced today, Sept. 9, that it is expanding its Nova Scotia operations. “We’re expanding our global footprint – and that expansion includes Nova Scotia which will be our fastest growing global center for middle-office and fund accounting services,” said Bill Vastardis, president of Conifer’s Asset Solutions business […]

  • Thursday, September 10, 2015

    Back to School Message from Premier McNeil

    As we begin the 2015-16 school year, students, parents and teachers will see many┬ápositive changes in the classroom, thanks to Nova Scotia’s Action Plan for Education. These changes will provide a solid foundation in math and literacy, more technology-based learning and new programs to support career education. During the last election campaign, you told us […]

  • Thursday, September 10, 2015

    Students Celebrate Stand Up Against Bullying Day

    Schools across the province are celebrating Stand Up Against Bullying Day today, Sept. 10. Since 2007, government and education partners recognize the second Thursday in September as Stand Up Against Bullying Day. Students, teachers and administrators wear pink to support putting a stop to bullying and cyberbullying. Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Karen Casey […]

  • Tuesday, September 8, 2015

    Premier Supports Seafood Exports to Asia

    Premier Stephen McNeil led Nova Scotia companies promoting seafood in the important and growing Asian market at an event in Guangzhou, China today, Sept. 7. “Asia is a priority market for Nova Scotia seafood export development efforts,” said Premier McNeil. “We are committed to showcasing Nova Scotia seafood as high quality, premium, traceable, sustainable and […]

  • Saturday, September 5, 2015

    Minister’s Labour Day Message

    As we celebrate Labour Day, I want to take this opportunity to recognize, honour and celebrate Nova Scotia workers from Yarmouth to Glace Bay and all points between. We’re fortunate to have deep roots that support a culture and work ethic we can be proud of. Hard-working Nova Scotians have long been the backbone of […]

  • Friday, September 4, 2015

    Province Donates $50,000 to Syrian Refugee Effort

    Nova Scotia will donate $50,000 to support the Syrian refugee relief effort, Premier Stephen McNeil announced today, Sept. 4. “Around the world, there has been an outpouring of grief for the Syrian people and their plight,” said Premier McNeil. “Nova Scotians join in supporting the Syrian people in their time of need and I am […]

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