The province is helping student loan borrowers whose ability to repay may be impacted by the fires in Fort McMurray. Eligible Nova Scotia borrowers will not have to make payments on their provincial student loans for six months. "Our thoughts are...Read More »
Nova Scotia secondary students with an interest in learning more about careers in skilled trades and technology will be able to attend next month's Skills Canada National Competition in Moncton.
The province is providing funding to Skills...Read More »
The province announced today, May 10, that after a competitive recruitment process, William (Bill) Smith will become Nova Scotia's new ombudsman. The appointment is effective June 1, 2016.Mr. Smith will oversee formal complaints from the public...Read More »
More Nova Scotians will soon be able to get married by a justice of the peace. Government is improving the Civil Weddings Program and increasing the number of justices of the peace who can perform a civil wedding.Nova Scotians interested in becoming...Read More »
English as an Additional Language training for newcomers on the South Shore is expanding with funding announced as part of Budget 2016-2017."A welcoming Nova Scotia is a stronger Nova Scotia," said Immigration Minister Lena Metlege Diab. "Language...Read More »
The four Atlantic provinces are providing $250,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to support relief efforts in Fort McMurray."Nova Scotians, like all Canadians, want to reach out and support the people of Fort McMurray during this terrible tragedy," said...Read More »
PICTOU COUNTY: Highway 104Sections of the westbound lanes of Highway 104, are reduced to one lane for resurfacing, from Exit 20 at Pleasant Valley Road west for 4.7 kilometres.Speed is reduced to 80 km/h through the work area. Signs are in place....Read More »
The House of Assembly has approved investments in economic growth, education, opportunities for youth and other priorities outlined in Budget 2016-2017.The Appropriations Act (2016) authorizes spending found in the budget and passed in the House of...Read More »
LUNENBURG COUNTY: Morgan Falls Bridge
Morgan Falls Bridge on Lower Branch Road, about 250 metres from the intersection of Trunk 10, is closed for repairs each weekday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. until Friday, May 20.
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Better ice conditions on lakes and rivers compared to spring 2015 mean that Nova Scotians have many opportunities to experience sportfishing, one of the most popular outdoor activities.More than 80,000 anglers enjoy sportfishing every year by taking...Read More »