Dear Community Members, Our vibrant community of Clayton Park West is one of the most densely populated in the region, due to it being one of the most desired areas to live in, in Nova Scotia. It offers gorgeous landscapes and the outdoor lifestyle with trails...

About 150 Nova Scotian business and community leaders gathered in Truro on May 7 to attend the Planting Seeds Innovation Summit at Nova Scotia Community College's (NSCC). On display were examples of business innovation in key sectors like agriculture and food, and attendees celebrated new...

On May 10, on behalf of Energy and Mines Minister Derek Mombourquette, Justice Minister Mark Furey announced $205,000 of funding for climate change initiatives. The funding will go towards three projects under the Low Carbon Communities Program, designed to support southern Nova Scotian communities emission reduction...

On May 5, Canada will commemorate the Battle of the Atlantic, the longest continuous military engagement of the Second World War that Canada participated in. A joint effort between Royal Canadian Navy, the Royal Canadian Air Force and the Canadian Merchant Navy, the Battle of the...

As of May 1, Volunteer fire departments and ground search and rescue teams will be able to submit applications to the updated Emergency Services Provider Fund program, and will benefit from a much broader list of eligible equipment such as GPS and mapping/tracking software. Furthermore,...

In a move to provide more resources for preventing domestic violence, as well as to support victims of domestic violence, the Nova Scotian government is providing $912,000 in grants to twenty-four community organisations. The initiative is part of a larger plan, called Standing Together, with...

Following an announcement by the Agriculture Minister April 24th, Christmas tree growers in Nova Scotia are poised to benefit from government funding to strengthen the local industry, by helping farmers explore new export markets. Agriculture Minister Keith Colwell was joined by the Christmas Tree Council of...

The Minister’s Entrepreneurship Award of Excellence was awarded to three students on April 25th in Halifax, along with a $1,000 grant for each of their projects to help grow their businesses. In a partnership between the province and the Business Education Council, a Dragon's Den style...

Spring in Nova Scotia means warmer weather and spending time outdoors in the sun, but to stay safe the province encourages everyone to do tick checks. Nova Scotia is home to several species of ticks, including blacklegged ticks which can carry the bacteria responsible for Lyme...

On April 17, Attorney General and Justice Minister Mark Furey issued a moratorium, effective immediately, on street checks of pedestrians and passengers in motor vehicles until further notice. The directive was issued to all police officers in Nova Scotia, and specifies that no activity conducted...