Service Nova Scotia Minister Geoff MacLellan tabled changes to the Senior Citizens’ Property Tax Rebate Act today, Sept. 20 that will help more low-income seniors access the program.
The following is an op-ed from Justice Minister Mark Furey.
Changes to the Animal Protection Act introduced today, Sept. 13 will strengthen the rules that protect animals in Nova Scotia.
Government is making changes to the Labour Standards Code to provide employees with more time to support and care for their families.
Develop Nova Scotia will help connect communities and create vibrant places that strengthen the province’s economy.
Nova Scotia’s entrepreneurs will soon benefit from the lowest incorporation fees in the country.
Halifax residents will have more walking, cycling and other emission-reducing transportation options with support from the province’s sustainable transportation grant program, Connect2.
“Our first year focused on the most urgent concerns – saving lives with naloxone and getting more people into treatment programs,” said Mr. Delorey. “We know opioid use and overdose remains an issue in our communities. We will continue to work with our partners and make investments that address this issue.”
The School Healthy Eating Program offers breakfast to children in 93 per cent of Nova Scotia’s public schools – the highest percentage in the country.
Minister of Health and Wellness Randy Delorey has appointed an expert advisory panel to look at ways to improve the quality of long-term care in Nova Scotia.