Thirty-nine Nova Scotians have been named to Accessibility Standard Committees, and will help develop the province's first accessibility standards. Most of the committee members identify as having disabilities themselves, including visual, mobility, auditory, learning disabilities. “Another significant milestone in reaching our goal of an accessible...

For a fourth consecutive year, the government of Nova Scotia has tabled a balanced budget. The budget surplus for 2019-20 is estimated to be $33.6 million, with revenue of $11.01 billion and expenses, after consolidation adjustments, of $10.98 billion. The government tabled the budget on March...

The snow is melting and it’s getting warmer, which means Nova Scotians are spending more time outdoors having fun in the sun. It means campfires and roasting marshmallows, and also checking the BurnSafe map at novascotia.ca/burnsafe before any burning to make sure you’re being safe....

  Nova Scotia's 2019-20 budget was released on March 26th, and includes investments in health care, education, the economy and communities which will allow communities in Southern Nova Scotia to prosper. This is the Nova Scotian government’s fourth consecutive balanced budget, and this years surplus is estimated...

Nova Scotia has welcomed 10,000 new residents since Jan. 1, 2018. The increase has meant that our provinces population reached a new all-time high at the beginning of 2019, and there are now 965,382 Nova Scotians living here. Last year also saw record-breaking immigration numbers,...

In response to recommendations made by the pressure injury working group, supported by the Expert Advisory Panel on Long-term Care, our government is making it easier to access specialized long-term care equipment. More information will also be made available about the sector. An investment of...

March 20th was the 32nd International Day of La Francophonie, a celebration of French language and francophone culture. Here in Nova Scotia La Francophonie is an important celebration for our Acadian community, and Lena Metlege Diab, the Acadian Affairs and Francophonie Minister, said "Our Acadian and...

A new tech program will be piloted in Nova Scotia schools, designed to prepare students for successful careers in the provinces growing tech sector.   The Technology Advantage Program will be offered at junior high schools which feed into Cole Harbour District High School, J.L. Ilsley...

Health officials from Nova Scotia are heading back to the United Kingdom to recruit more doctors to the province. Dr. Jeremy Hillyard, medical site lead for St. Martha's Regional Hospital in Antigonish and Keri McAdoo, deputy registrar, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia...

March 12th, the government of Nova Scotia introduced changes to the Pension Benefits Act. Designed to support employees by offering greater flexibility in managing defined-benefit plans, the changes will also help more employers offer them by removing barriers. The changes will affect the 92,000 Nova...