• Tuesday, October 18, 2016

    Support for Social Enterprises

    More Nova Scotia social enterprises will be able to start, grow, expand into new markets and strengthen communities as a result of support from the Invest Nova Scotia fund. The fund’s board of directors is investing $1.5 million over three years in the Social Enterprise Network of Nova Scotia to create an incubator that will […]

  • Tuesday, October 18, 2016

    Film Production Announced

    Nova Scotia Business Inc. (NSBI) announced a newly approved production through the Nova Scotia Film and Television Production Incentive Fund today, Oct. 18. TV Series Trailer Park Boys Out of the Park: USA, produced by TPB OTP Productions 2 Incorporated, has been approved for a funding commitment of $736,057 based on an eligible Nova Scotia […]

  • Monday, October 17, 2016

    Expanded Transit Service on Eastern Shore

    Residents of the Eastern Shore now have expanded transit service thanks to $59,042 in provincial funding for a pilot project. The MusGo Rider Valley-Sheet Harbour Cooperative Ltd. launched door-to-door transit service this month, using a van to provide rides for people from East Ship Harbour to Ecum Secum and the Musquodoboit Valley. “Public transit is […]

  • Monday, October 17, 2016

    Call for Applications for Sexual Violence Prevention Innovation Grants

    The province is inviting Nova Scotians with creative ideas on how to prevent sexual violence to apply for grants through the Sexual Violence Strategy. Community Services Minister Joanne Bernard launched round two of the Prevention Innovation Grants today, Oct. 17, at MacPhee Centre for Creative Learning in Dartmouth. She was joined by youth and community […]

  • Monday, October 17, 2016

    Battery Provincial Park Receiving Upgrades

    Government is planning to invest $400,000 in upgrades at Battery Provincial Park in Richmond County, Cape Breton. The upgrades are part of a multi-year parks improvement plan and will include electricity to 20 campsites, a new water system and dish washing station. There will also be a new building for administrative services. “Battery Provincial Park […]

  • Monday, October 17, 2016

    Province Celebrates Duke Awareness Week

    The 44th Duke Awareness Week begins today, Oct. 17, celebrating students across the province who are making a difference in their community. The awareness week has young people, program participants, leaders, board members, parents and volunteers taking part in events that highlight the great work youth are doing in their communities. “Participants in the Duke […]

  • Friday, October 14, 2016

    Financial Assistance Announced to Help with Flooding

    Cape Bretoners who need financial help after historic flooding will be supported with assistance from the province. Premier Stephen McNeil announced today, Oct. 14, that the province will give the United Way of Cape Breton $500,000 for emergency funding to help those who need basic necessities. “We’ve seen Cape Bretoners pull together, as they always […]

  • Friday, October 14, 2016

    NDP slashed education; Liberals are reinvesting $65 million

    The following is an Op-Ed written by Nova Scotia’s Educaton Minister, Honourable Karen Casey: I’m writing in response to NDP education critic Lenore Zann’s recent op-ed titled “Teachers’ working conditions are students’ learning conditions.” Ms. Zann wrote: “Remember this: teachers’ working conditions are our students’ learning conditions. Let’s improve both. Our students — and our teachers — are worth it.” […]

  • Friday, October 14, 2016

    Nova Scotians Encouraged to Get Flu Shot

    Get your flu shot early to protect yourself and your loved ones. “I encourage all Nova Scotians to get the flu shot,” said Health and Wellness Minister Leo Glavine. “Vaccination is a simple, safe and effective way to prevent getting or spreading the flu.” Seasonal flu vaccine is now available from most pharmacies, family doctors, […]

  • Thursday, October 13, 2016

    Throne Speech Outlines Progressive Plan for a Stronger Nova Scotia

    Government outlined a progressive plan for a stronger Nova Scotia today, Oct. 13, during the opening of the Third Session of the 62nd General Assembly of the Nova Scotia Legislature. Lt.-Gov. J.J. Grant opened the session with the Speech from the Throne, which highlighted government progress, and outlined several new measures it will enact in […]

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