Nova Scotians will be able to receive COVID-19 exposure alerts directly to their smartphones when using Health Canada's free COVID Alert App. "As a province we have all shown a steadfast commitment to flattening the curve and keeping COVID activity low," said Premier Stephen McNeil. "As...

Thanksgiving celebrations may look different in 2020 and government is reminding Nova Scotians of the current public health measures as the holiday approaches. People can continue to gather in close social groups of up to 10 without physical distancing. Nova Scotians are strongly encouraged to celebrate...

Come grab a book, grab an apple and celebrate "Literacy Day" Tuesday, September 8th at: 8-10 at Aspotogan Heritage Trust 11:30-1:30 at Lakeside Recreation Center 4-6 at St. Nicholas-Westwood Blvd (behind Sobey's) Brought to you by the Western Halifax Community Learning Network (902) 225-6320...

The Nova Scotia Accessibility Advisory Board is recruiting new Board members for three-year terms starting in February 2021. There are also two current vacancies. Serving on the Accessibility Advisory Board is a wonderful opportunity to work with other accessibility advocates and provide advice to the Minister...

Nova Scotia's back to school plan will be updated to mandate non-medical mask use for students in grades 4 to 12 while in school. "The decision to require masks for grades 4 and up in our schools is in line with recent evidence and guidance from...

Nova Scotians can enjoy their favourite beaches this summer under the watchful eyes of trained lifeguards starting Wednesday, July 1. The Nova Scotia Lifeguard Service provides 82 lifeguards to supervise 23 beaches in 12 counties. Last summer, more than 370,000 people visited the beaches and more...

Nova Scotians with cognitive impairments like significant memory loss or brain injury want more flexibility and control over how care is provided in their homes. That is why government is expanding a program to help more people get the care they need at home. Government is...

Nova Scotia is continuing efforts to support people living on lower incomes. In July, government will expand the Nova Scotia Child Benefit to include more families, while also raising the amount eligible families receive. The $18 million investment, included in the 2020-21 budget, is the largest single...

Premier Stephen McNeil and Dr. Robert Strang, chief medical officer of health for Nova Scotia, announced today, June 26, further lifting of restrictions given Nova Scotia's continued low rates of COVID-19. "We've now had more than two weeks with no new cases of COVID-19, and Nova...

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