The Nova Scotia Legislature is once again in session. As it opened on September 6th, I took some time to reflect back on the past year. It has been a pleasure to see how your government is making decisions in the best interests of all Nova...

Government is funding nine new specialist positions. “By adding more specialist physicians to the health-care system, we can address needs in certain areas, improve access and reduce wait times for Nova Scotians,” said Health and Wellness Minister Randy Delorey. Recruitment is underway, and Nova Scotia Health Authority...

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...