Patricia Arab

64th General Assembly to resume

64th General Assembly to resume

The first session of the 64th General Assembly will resume at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 12 when the Lieutenant-Governor of Nova Scotia delivers the speech from the throne. This is the beginning of the fall sitting of the legislature. MLAs assembled earlier this week to elect the Speaker and Deputy Speakers. Keith Bain, MLA […]

VirtualCareNS Pilot Program Expanding Provincewide

VirtualCareNS Pilot Program Expanding Provincewide

VirtualCareNS, a program launched under the leadership of former Premier Iain Rankin, is set to build on its success with a province-wide expansion available to anyone on the Need a Family Practice Registry. Government will invest an initial $1.3 million to support Nova Scotia Health to expand the VirtualCareNS pilot program to Central and Eastern […]

COVID-19 rapid testing helped crush the third wave

COVID-19 rapid testing helped crush the third wave

Since the beginning of the pandemic, Nova Scotians have been doing their part to keep themselves, their families, and communities safe from COVID-19. This includes rolling up their sleeves to get vaccinated, social distancing, hand washing, masking— and getting tested. As we enter this next phase of reopening, and with the lingering threat of a […]