New School Review Process Introduced

A new school review process will focus on long-range planning, public engagement and collaborative action.

Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Karen Casey introduced amendments to the Education Act today, April 23, that support and outline a new school review process.


Financial Measures (2014) Act Introduced

Finance and Treasury Board Minister Diana Whalen introduced the Financial Measures (2014) Act today, April 23, which puts into law tax changes from the 2014-15 Budget.

The Financial Measures (2014) Act provides legislative authority for budget measures and is a routine part of the budget process.

Included in the budget measures are the previously announced elimination of the Graduate Retention Rebate and the provision to repeal the legislation to lower the provincial portion of the harmonized sales tax in 2014 and 2015.

Source: Release

Amendment Introduced to Provincial Exhibition Commission Act

An amendment to the Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition Commission Act will give the Agriculture Minister the authority to appoint members to the board of directors.

The proposed amendment introduced today, April 23, will allow Agriculture Minister Keith Colwell to appoint a three-person interim board to replace the current board, and bring stability to the commission.

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