Issues regarding roadways represent the largest volume of calls that my office receives throughout the year. I am always pleased to update residents on roadways of interest. Nova Scotia’s Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal (TIR) is responsible for building and maintaining the provincial roadway infrastructure...

Nova Scotia public libraries will keep children, teens and families learning, reading and engaged over the summer with everything from gaming to Lego robotics, craft programs, outdoor activities, engineering challenges, reptile exhibits, cooking, contests, prizes and more. The TD Summer Reading Club was launched on June...

The newly updated Ecological Land Classification guide offers information about Nova Scotia's biodiversity and its natural features. The guide organizes the province's geography into zones and regions with detailed descriptions of climate, elevation, geology, topography, soil, vegetation and other markers. Ecological Land Classification is a common...

As the school year comes to an end and more young people step into new workplaces, the Department of Labour and Advanced Education and WCB Nova Scotia are encouraging workers and employers to make workplace safety a priority. For workers between the ages of 15 and...

With summer fast approaching, Nova Scotians will be spending more time at the cottage, going to the beach and barbequing. The Office of the Fire Marshal recommends the following fire safety tips to help ensure everyone has a safe and happy summer. For cottage fire safety: -- install...

Older Nova Scotians and their families now have better access to up-to-date information about programs and services for seniors in the 2018 Positive Aging Directory. The directory features information about active living, caregiving and support, employment and entrepreneurship, finances, health and wellness, housing, safety and security...

The Department of Health and Wellness is taking action to improve wound care in long-term care facilities and ensure consistent standards across the province. The following actions have been taken: -- all long-term care facilities have been asked to immediately report all current pressure wounds to the...

Families living within a school community offering the Pre-primary Program who wish to register their child, can do so by contacting their local Regional Centre for Education or the Conseil scolaire acadien provincial. Pre-primary is open to all children who are four-years old by December 31,...