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...

Every Nova Scotian deserves a safe, suitable and affordable place to call home. That's why government is investing $88 million over three years to ensure nearly 3,000 Nova Scotian households in need have access to more affordable housing options. The province's three-year action plan is the...

The province is creating more affordable housing options for Nova Scotians by investing $197.1 million as part of a federal-provincial agreement to strengthen housing programs. "We continue to address the specific housing needs for Nova Scotians because everyone deserves a safe, suitable and affordable place to...

Every spring, as the snow banks recede, piles of trash are exposed. Much of this is litter distributed along our roadways and in our parking lots. I have looked at what jurisdictions across Canada and abroad are doing to address this problem. Some jurisdictions enact significant...

A new immigration pilot—and changes to existing streams—will attract more entrepreneurs and skilled workers to the province....

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