Nominations should include people or groups that support projects advancing human rights. Last year Nova Scotia Human Rights Awards were given to the Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia (organization), The Alexa McDonough Institute (organization), El Jones (individual), Dr. David Leitch (individual), and Raymond G....

Environment Minister Iain Rankin has issued a ministerial order to Northern Pulp Nova Scotia Corporation today, Oct. 10, requiring the company to address issues with its power boiler. The mill’s industrial approval requires it to operate within a measure of 150 milligrams per referenced cubic metre...

Several events are happening across the province to celebrate International Day of the Girl, including the Pictou County Women’s Centre girls’ leadership camp at Sumac Farms on Oct. 11 and the YWCA Halifax girls’ leadership gathering on Oct. 14. ...

The act increases the basic personal allowance for those who have a taxable income under $75,000. This means more than 60,000 additional Nova Scotians will no longer pay provincial income tax. It increases the number of people who do not pay tax by 28 per...

The review will look at how public schools are administered, including elected school boards and their central office administration, along with administration at the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development. ...

Nova Scotia and the three other Atlantic provinces, are introducing a new, highly secure driver’s licence and photo ID card. Starting in November, the cards will be printed at a central facility shared by all four provinces and mailed to clients within 14 days. ...

To learn more about the application process, eligible costs and guidelines, go to Nova Scotia Film and Television Production Incentive Fund at www.nsbi.ca....

Nova Scotia and the three other Atlantic provinces, are introducing a new, highly secure driver’s licence and photo ID card. Starting in November, the cards will be printed at a central facility shared by all four provinces and mailed to clients within 14 days. ...