Last year, University of King’s College president Bill Lahey, was tasked with carrying out an independent review of forestry practices in Nova Scotia. Today, his report, which recommends fundamental changes to how we manage our forests, was received by Forestry Minister Iain Rankin. The report includes...

More Nova Scotia homeowners are now able to save money on their energy bills and reduce greenhouse gases to help fight climate change, by installing energy efficient upgrades. Nova Scotia Energy and Mines Minister Derek Mombourquette and federal Minister of Environment and Climate Change Catherine McKenna,...

Government is supporting several projects that help older Nova Scotians live safely, enjoy good health and stay involved in their communities. Seniors Minister Leo Glavine opened the call for applications for the Age-Friendly Communities Grant program today, July 11, at the Waverley Legion. "An age-friendly community is...

Grants awarded through the new Mineral Resources Development Fund will help in the search for new mineral discoveries, move projects closer to production and attract investment into Nova Scotia. Energy and Mines Minister Derek Mombourquette announced the 28 grants totaling $799,800 today, July 11. "Nova Scotia's mining...

Nova Scotia's provincial parks are ready to welcome families and visitors with fun activities and unique learning experiences on Canada's Parks Day, Saturday, July 21. "Nova Scotians love their parks, as do many of the tourists who visit our province each year," said Lands and Forestry...

Four orthopedic surgeons have been recruited to improve care and help more Nova Scotians receive hip and knee replacements. One of the new surgeons is already working at Valley Regional Hospital. Three others will join teams at the Aberdeen Hospital, Dartmouth General and QEII Health Sciences...

Government employees, 2SLGBTIQ+ community members, allies and supporters were in attendance as the Pride flag was raised at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, in Halifax, July 12. "The Pride flag is a significant visual symbol of inclusivity and acceptance. Our flag raising event demonstrates the...

Are you interested in discovering ideas and developing solutions related to Nova Scotia's aging population? If so, government is looking for open-minded, creative and diverse individuals for a one-year fellowship with NS GovLab. "NS GovLab is like nothing government has ever done before," said Seniors Minister...