The province announced today, Feb. 29, that it will discontinue Forest Stewardship Council certification on the Medway District in western Nova Scotia. The lands will now have one forest management certification rather than two."The decision to...Read More »
Students in Nova Scotia will learn more about the importance of agriculture directly from local farmers during the fifth annual Canadian Agriculture Literacy Week, which runs until March 5.Farmers and other volunteers will visit Grade 4 classrooms...Read More »
Premier Stephen McNeil offered congratulations today, Feb. 27, to Gary Burrill on becoming the new leader of the Nova Scotia New Democratic Party."Leading a party is both challenging and rewarding," said Premier McNeil. "I have a feeling Mr. Burrill...Read More »
Legislation and new regulations that strengthen accountability for companies operating in offshore Nova Scotia come into effect today, Feb. 26.Amendments to the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Resources Accord Implementation (Nova Scotia) Act...Read More »
Nine Nova Scotia community organizations have received funding for 17 projects through the Gaelic Language in Communities Program.
The program helps non-profit organizations with projects to increase opportunities for people to learn and speak...Read More »
Environment Minister Margaret Miller has issued ministerial orders to past operators of the now closed RDM Recycling facility in Halifax Regional Municipality to assess and repair the environmental impacts from activities that affected residential...Read More »
NOTE: The following is a feature story to celebrate African Heritage Month.
Viola Cain has gained a lot of wisdom from loving more than a hundred foster children.
For starters, she's learned to cope with many different nicknames earned...Read More »
DIGBY COUNTY: Salmon River Bridge
The Salmon River Bridge on Trunk 1 in Salmon River is reduced to one lane for repairs until further notice.
The bridge has an 18 tonne weight restriction. Vehicles over 18...Read More »
The Province of Nova Scotia today, Feb. 26, honoured Canadians who served in the Gulf War on the 25th anniversary of the liberation of Kuwait."The Government of Nova Scotia joins with the Canadian Armed Forces in marking the 25th Anniversary of the...Read More »
A unique approach to supporting parents with culturally relevant programs is being developed with African Nova Scotian families and government.Minister of Communities, Culture and Heritage and African Nova Scotian Affairs Tony Ince, on behalf of...Read More »