Celebrations for African Heritage Month started today, beginning with the provincial launch and poster unveiling at Province House with Lt.-Gov. Arthur J. LeBlanc and Minister of African Nova Scotian Affairs, Tony Ince. The Ties that Bind: Faith, Family and Community is this year’s theme, and recognizes...

In 2019, the Province experienced its fastest employment growth since 2004, and almost half of the annual job growth is attributable to improved employment for youth. Also, during that year, the unemployment rate averaged at 7.2 per cent; The lowest unemployment rate since the early 1970s. The...

I am happy to share the following update on protected lands in Nova Scotia. On January 10th, my colleague and Environment Minister, Gordon Wilson launched public consultations on six new protected areas. Minister Wilson went on to say that such protected areas help preserve natural habitats and...

The province is setting records for the year of 2019, as Nova Scotia finds new ways to target workers in sectors with the greatest need. Furthermore, Nova Scotia’s population is not only getting younger, but it is at an all-time high. The Office of Immigration works...

Today, I was so proud to visit two local pharmacies: Rockingham’s Guardian Pharmacy and the Shoppers Drug Mart on Lacewood Drive to discuss the new regulation starting January 1st, where pharmacists will be funded by the province to prescribe birth control, shingles and medications for...

I was honoured to emcee the Radon Detector Library Loan Program Announcement at the Halifax Central Library, where Energy and Mines Minister, Derek Mombourquette, and Chief Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Robert Strang, shared the importance of implementing these detectors in our homes. The province is...

Nova Scotia has been a strong North American leader in reducing emissions and climate change. Our province is also being recognized as a national leader for energy efficiency efforts. The Efficiency Canada study released on November 19th, ranked Nova Scotia best in Canada for energy efficiency programs and...

Students across Nova Scotia will be able to unlock a piece of Nova Scotia's history soon, through the donation of a new book on Province House in Halifax. Nova Scotia's Province House, published to commemorate its 200th anniversary, is being donated by the House of Assembly to...

On Monday morning, Energy and Mines Minister MLA Derek Mombourquette Sydney-Whitney Pier announced two successful applicants to the Solar Electricity Buildings Program; two of which are right here in Clayton Park West. The Trustees of First Baptist Church and the Rockingham Pastoral Charge will both be part...

Knowing all the information regarding breast density is a very important component of breast cancer screening, and necessary to help early treatment. Breast density will now be automatically included in a woman's screening mammography report. Knowing your breast density is essential because women with a higher breast...