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  • Monday, August 15, 2016

    Progress Continues on Bringing High-Speed Internet to More Rural Communities

    Government continues to work to bring high-speed Internet service to more rural Nova Scotia communities. A request for proposals was issued today, Aug. 15, to develop a strategy that will map assets, identify gaps and enhance infrastructure that connects the core Internet feed to the community level. “This is another important step towards making sure […]

  • Monday, August 15, 2016

    Fires Update, Monday, Aug. 15, 10 a.m.

    Following is a provincial fire update for Monday, Aug. 15, at 10 a.m. — today’s weather is expected to be cloudy with a 40 per cent chance of showers or drizzle in the morning and a mix of sun and cloud in the afternoon — the fire at Seven Mile Lake, Annapolis Co. is now […]

  • Friday, August 12, 2016

    Community Facility Improvement Funding for Cape Breton Regional Municipality Projects

    Funding for projects in Cape Breton Regional Municipality will contribute to the strength and growth of local communities. MLA David Wilton, on behalf of Communities, Culture and Heritage Minister Tony Ince, announced today, Aug. 12, projects that will receive grants under the Community Facility Improvement Program. “Community facilities make it easier for individuals and families […]

  • Friday, August 12, 2016

    Horseback Riding Program Receives Mental Health Grant

    Today, Aug. 12, the province announced a $22,480 community mental health and addictions grant to support a horseback riding program in Aylesford, Kings Co. “Living with a mental illness isn’t just about getting treatment in a hospital or medical clinic,” said Health and Wellness Minister Leo Glavine. “Community support is vital for the one in […]

  • Friday, August 12, 2016

    New Request for Proposals Issued for Nova Scotia Signature Resorts

    Waterfront Development Corporation today, Aug. 12, issued new requests for proposals for Nova Scotia’s Signature Resorts. The requests seek parties interested in acquiring Digby Pines Golf Resort and Spa and the Liscombe Lodge Resort and Conference Centre. “Waterfront Development was asked to manage this process given our experience working with private real estate developers in […]

  • Friday, August 12, 2016

    Fires Update, Friday, Aug. 12, 8 a.m.

    Following is a provincial fire update for Friday, Aug. 12, at 8 a.m. — the weather today is a mix of sun and cloud, with a 60 per cent chance of showers. There is a risk of thundershowers in the afternoon. Winds will be out of the south west at 15 km/hr. — five firefighters […]

  • Thursday, August 11, 2016

    Fires Update, Thursday, Aug. 11, 4 p.m.

    Following is a provincial fire update for Thursday, Aug. 11, at 4 p.m.   — the fire at Ten Mile Lake, Annapolis Co., is now 60 per cent contained — there have been no significant changes to the other fires, though crews are making headway — there have been no new fire starts today — […]

  • Thursday, August 11, 2016

    National Acadian Day is Aug. 15

    Acadians across the province will celebrate their heritage on National Acadian Day, Monday, Aug. 15. “National Acadian Day is a time to celebrate the heritage of our Acadian and francophone communities and the influence the culture has had on our province,” said Acadian Affairs Minister Michel Samson. “I encourage all Acadians to fly their Acadian […]

  • Thursday, August 11, 2016

    2015-16 Annual Report Available

    Nova Scotia Business Inc. (NSBI) released its 14th annual report today, Aug. 11, covering the fiscal period from April 1, 2015, to March 31, 2016. “NSBI believes exporting – and trade in general – is an important component of the path to sustainable economic growth in Nova Scotia, and we are committed to supporting businesses […]

  • Wednesday, August 10, 2016

    Fires Update, Wednesday, Aug. 10, 9 a.m.

    Following is a provincial fire update for Wednesday, Aug. 10, at 9 a.m.   — due to the lack of rainfall extreme fire activity can be expected today, with winds gusting to 40 km/hr out of the southwest, and sustained winds of 15-20 km/hr — these weather conditions will continue to cause challenges with fire […]

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