Premier Stephen McNeil and Dr. Robert Strang, chief medical officer of health, announced today, May 1, the easing of some public health restrictions around COVID-19. "We know that getting outdoors for recreation is important for people's physical and mental health," said Premier McNeil." That's why we...

Today, May 1, Nova Scotia is reporting one additional death related to COVID-19, bringing the total to 29. The death occurred at the Northwood long-term care home in Halifax Regional Municipality. "The thoughts and best wishes of all Nova Scotians are with everyone at Northwood. To...

As of today, April 30, Nova Scotia has 947 confirmed cases of COVID-19. Twelve new cases were identified Wednesday, April 29. "I want to thank all Nova Scotians for their patience and vigilance - we will get through this together," said Premier Stephen McNeil. "I urge...

Premier Stephen McNeil announced plans today, April 28, to continue at-home learning until at least Tuesday, May 19. Following the recommendation of Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia's chief medical officer of health, all public schools and licensed child care providers will remain closed until then to...

Today, April 29, Nova Scotia is reporting one additional death related to COVID-19, bringing the total to 28. The death occurred at the Northwood long-term care home in Halifax Regional Municipality. "On behalf of all Nova Scotians, I extend my heartfelt condolences to the family and...

Today, April 28, Nova Scotia is reporting three additional deaths related to COVID-19, bringing the total to 27. The deaths occurred at the Northwood long-term care home in Halifax Regional Municipality. "Three more families are grieving losses in our province today and my heart goes out...

As of today, April 27, Nova Scotia has 900 confirmed cases of COVID-19. Twenty-seven new cases were identified Sunday, April 26. "We will get through this extraordinarily difficult time by pulling together and supporting each another," said Premier Stephen McNeil. "Please continue to reach out to...

Nova Scotia small businesses negatively impacted by COVID-19 need access to financial support. That is why the province announced today, April 24, the COVID-19 Small Business Credit and Support Program as a temporary stream for access to credit, cash grants and support delivered through participating credit...

Spring weight restrictions on provincial roads will begin to be lifted next week. Effective 11:59 p.m., Sunday, April 26, spring weight restrictions will be removed from Halifax Regional Municipality, Queens Regional Municipality and the following counties, Annapolis, Digby, Hants, Kings, Lunenburg, Shelburne and Yarmouth. The restrictions...

As of today, April 24, Nova Scotia has confirmed 850 confirmed cases of COVID-19. Twenty-three new cases were identified Thursday, April 23. The QEII Health Sciences Centre's microbiology lab completed 888 Nova Scotia tests on Thursday, April 23 and is operating 24-hours. Nova Scotia has conducted...

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