Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize September 15t​ h​ as Open Farm Day in Nova Scotia, as well as to congratulate the Bar M Ranch and Meister Field and Forest, both of New Ross, for participating in this event. Open Farm Day is a province...

Nova Scotia's population is at a new all-time high thanks to the number of immigrants and people from other provinces who are choosing to make their homes here. Nova Scotia's population grew by 11,895 residents, or 1.24 per cent, reaching a high of 971,395 as of...

Mr. Speaker, Nova Scotians are embracing solar energy. In the past year alone, 500 Nova Scotians installed solar panels on their homes. Some of this progress is thanks to our SolarHomes program, which has incentivized the generation of solar energy in our province. When we started this program just...

Every day, paramedics work on the front lines of our health care system providing care and comfort to Nova Scotians. On Medic Monday, we want to recognize and thank the many highly skilled and dedicated paramedics for their service. "Paramedics are one of the most collaborative health...

Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize and congratulate the Hubbards Waterfront Park Association for holding the recent 37t​ h​ World Tuna Flat Races. This event helps to preserve an important part of Nova Scotia’s fishing and boat building history. Tuna Flat boats are a classic...

A recruitment team is heading back to the United Kingdom (U.K.) this week to try to attract more doctors to live and work in Nova Scotia. Staff from the Nova Scotia Office of Immigration, Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) and College of Physicians and Surgeons, will...

Nova Scotians are encouraged to nominate individuals and groups for the 2019 Human Rights Awards. Nominations should include people or groups that support projects that advance human rights. The awards are presented each year by the Human Rights Commission and Partners for Human Rights, a group of...

The first update on Budget 2019-20 shows Nova Scotia remains on track for another balanced budget. Minister of Finance and Treasury Board Karen Casey presented the update today, Sept. 19. The projected surplus is $30.8 million, down $2.8 million from budget day. "Managing our finances and having...

Public school students across the province will now have access to free menstrual products when they need them. "No student should have to go to school worrying where or how they will access menstrual products," Zach Churchill, Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development. "Students should...

Public housing across Nova Scotia will receive energy efficiency improvements as the result of an $11 million investment from the province. The upgrades will take place at 100 public housing structures in 51 communities across Nova Scotia. "Investing in these retrofitting projects will improve the quality of...

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