Today, our government announced that public school students across the province will return to class on Tuesday, Sept 8. The back to school plan is supported by public health, the IWK Health Centre and various education partners. Developed with survey feedback from more than 28,000...

Senior Crown attorney Josie McKinney will become Nova Scotia’s first Crown attorney dedicated to the prosecution of human trafficking offences. In this role, Ms. McKinney prosecute human trafficking offences and provide training on the issue to provincial Crown attorneys. She will work collaboratively with other justice...

Eighteen community organizations and groups throughout Nova Scotia are receiving grants to help prevent domestic violence. The grants form part of government’s $9 million investment in the development of a provincial plan, Standing Together, to prevent domestic violence and support victims and their families. The combined...

The border tracking form for individuals travelling to Nova Scotia from outside the Atlantic Canada bubble is now available online. All non-Atlantic Canadian travelers must fill out the tracking and self-declaration form. It is available at: https://novascotia.ca/coronavirus/alerts-notices/Self-declaration-Form-Tracking-Travellers-to-Nova-Scotia.pdf The form must be completed prior to entry to Nova Scotia....

Nova Scotia Works employment services centres are re-opening for in-person services to help individuals meet their personal career goals! Nova Scotia Works provide Nova Scotians with free skills development, training, and interview preparation to successfully participate in the labour market. Services are tailored to individual needs...

The 2020 Property Tax Rebate for Seniors Program has officially launched! The aim of this provincial program is to financially assist senior citizens to remain in their homes as long as possible. Supports like this are very important as the vast majority of senior citizens in Canada...

Today, we celebrate Canada’s 153rd birthday. I immigrated to Canada 36 years ago and I have always felt that this is my home: I was blessed to marry and raise my two beautiful daughters right here in Halifax, NS. Canada Day is a celebration of everything that...

The Government of Nova Scotia is continuing efforts to support lower income families. In July, the Nova Scotia Child Benefit will be expanded to include more families eligible to receive the benefit, while also raising the individual amount each eligible family receives. Families with incomes below...

On Friday, June 26, further changes to gathering restrictions were lifted given Nova Scotia's continued low rates of COVID-19. Effective Friday, July 3, if a recognized business or organization is planning an event outdoors, 250 people can attend with physical distancing rules in place. For...