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...

Earlier today, the Council of Atlantic Premiers announced travel restrictions in Atlantic Canada will be eased as COVID-19 case numbers remain low in each province. Interprovincial travel within Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland and Labrador, without the requirement to self-isolate for...

A new student transportation policy will come into effect in September. The policy was developed with input from a November 2018 online school bus consultation survey that more than 8,000 Nova Scotians responded to. "After consulting with school communities throughout Halifax Regional Municipality, we have made substantial...

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