Cancer Care Nova Scotia is looking for volunteers to serve as public advisors on a committee to develop programs to help cancer patients quit smoking.Advisors may be former or current smokers, who have experienced the cancer system as a patient,...Read More »
NOTE: Information on several recipients follows this release.Graduate students at Nova Scotia universities have been awarded scholarships to help them stay in the province to do research that could lead to new products and more opportunities.More...Read More »
The province has appointed Rodney Burgar as the new chair of the Nova Scotia Workers' Compensation Board.
Mr. Burgar will take over from Chris Power who has been acting in the position since the departure of Elaine Sibson. Mr. Power will remain on...Read More »
Heritage Day has a new symbol that reflects Nova Scotia's rich and diverse culture. Tony Ince, Minister of Communities, Culture and Heritage, unveiled the flag today, Jan. 19, as a lasting symbol of the holiday that honours the people, places and...Read More »
Government will invest $480.8 million in roads, schools, health care and public infrastructure through the 2016-17 Capital Plan, which includes funds set aside to participate in the anticipated federal government infrastructure program.The plan also...Read More »
Apprentices can now move between provinces and territories more easily to complete their training.As of Jan. 1, apprentices' technical training, work experience and examination results will be recognized across the country. Students graduating from...Read More »
Nova Scotians have a chance to honour those who have put themselves at risk to help others.Nominations are open for Nova Scotia's Medal of Bravery. This is the ninth year for the award."Last year, two men received a Medal of Bravery for risking...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 »
Premier Stephen McNeil joined representatives from the Canadian Federation of Independent Business today, Jan. 15, to proclaim Jan. 18-22 as Red Tape Awareness Week."Government recognizes the importance of small- and medium-sized businesses to the...Read More »
Changes to the Seniors’ Pharmacare program mean Nova Scotians enrolled in the program will soon pay less each time they pick up a prescription.
Starting April 1, Seniors' Pharmacare members will start paying a 20 per cent co-payment for...Read More »