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  • Friday, March 27, 2015

    Nova Scotia Liberal Party AGM 2015

    Nova Scotia Liberal Party AGM 2015 The 2015 NSLP Annual General Meeting will be held at Membertou Trade and Convention Centre 50 Maillard Street, Membertou, Cape Breton Date:  Friday, May 1, 2015 – Sunday May 3, 2015 To Register visit:   http://weblink.donorperfect.com/AGM_2015 . We have arranged special AGM rates with the following hotels.  When booking, please let […]

  • Friday, March 27, 2015

    Private Sector to Lead Tourism Growth

    Government is transforming the Nova Scotia Tourism Agency into a private-sector-led Crown corporation. Finance and Treasury Board Minister Diana Whalen made the announcement at a Chamber of Commerce event in Halifax, today, March 25. “We can’t keep doing what we have always done. Government needs to get out of the way and let the private […]

  • Tuesday, March 24, 2015

    Nova Scotia, New Brunswick to Cut Red Tape

    To make dealing with government easier, faster and less frequent, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick will create a new joint Regulatory and Service Effectiveness Office. The office’s mission will be to create a modern, consistent and fair regulatory environment driven by high-quality, client-focused service. “We want to become one of the most competitive and prosperous […]

  • Tuesday, March 24, 2015

    Nurses Practitioners Soon Able to Discharge Patients from Hospitals

    Government has amended the Hospitals Act to allow nurse practitioners to discharge patients from hospitals. The amended regulations will also allow registered nurses to assess, treat and release some patients in emergency departments and collaborative emergency centres. Currently, only physicians, midwives and dentists can release patients from hospitals. Nurse practitioners and registered nurses can assess […]

  • Monday, March 23, 2015

    More Immigrants Settling, Staying in Nova Scotia

    More immigrants chose to make Nova Scotia their home last year than at any time in the last ten years. More are also staying, with the highest retention rate in recent history. “Enhanced immigration is crucial to the future success of Nova Scotia and will help grow our economy,” said Immigration Minister Lena Metlege Diab. […]

  • Thursday, March 19, 2015

    A Message from the Premier

    With Allan Rowe’s passing, we have lost an invaluable member of our Liberal family. I admired his strength, dedication, and courage. I was not alone. Many have said they admired his commitment to community, his desire to be a positive force for change, and his will to serve the people of Dartmouth South. Allan will […]

  • Thursday, March 19, 2015

    Minister Announces Changes to Support Teacher Excellence

    Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Karen Casey announced the first steps toward supporting teacher excellence as part of the Nova Scotia Action Plan for Education today, March 3. “We want teachers to achieve the highest standards of teaching excellence,” said Ms. Casey. “To improve student performance in provincial, national and international assessments, teachers need […]

  • Tuesday, March 10, 2015

    Grants Help Encourage Healthy Eating

    The IWK Health Centre and Capital District Health Authority are two of 17 public institutions receiving grants to help people make healthy food choices. Thrive!, the plan for a healthier Nova Scotia, assists organizations like the IWK and Capital Health to change their environments so healthy food choices become more natural and habitual. “I’m pleased that […]

  • Tuesday, March 10, 2015

    Grants Support Healthy Aging

    Seniors in East Hants and across the province will benefit from programs and services that will make it easier for them to stay independent and be active. The East Hants Community Learning Association received funding through the Positive Aging Fund Grant for computer basics training program, crafts with seniors and youth and outings for seniors. […]

  • Monday, February 23, 2015

    New Drug Education Curriculum Resources Introduced for Junior High Schools

    Junior high school students now have access to new drug and alcohol prevention curriculum resources. The departments of Education and Early Childhood Development and Health and Wellness introduced seven lesson plans for grades 7 to 9 today, Feb. 19, to get students talking about the pressures and influences that may lead to using substances like […]

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