We joined forces with Halifax West High School for the first round of their bi-annual clean-up. Over 250 students tackled various areas around the school, and within an hour, so much garbage had been collected that the large green bins in the back of the school...

I was honoured to attend one of three Spring Convocations at Mount Saint Vincent University yesterday, where business admin, public relations and other students, received their degree. What a proud moment for both the students and their families, and an especially proud moment for our Province. Also,...

It was such a pleasure to attend the Al Rasoul Islamic Society’s Ramadan Iftar this weekend. It was wonderful to see a show of solidarity and speeches from different church leaders, faiths and government representatives. Imam Sayed Saleh Qazwini,  who is visiting from Michigan, addressed the crowd with...

Under the 2019-20 Age-Friendly Communities Grant Program, financial support is available for organizations who help older Nova Scotians lead healthy and active lives. The Grant Program serves to develop age-friendly communities where policies, services and structures encourage the elderly to live safe and remain active. The...

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...