The fund will assist with operational expenses to ensure that facilities can continue to operate or to reopen. Eligible facilities will be assessed on their overhead costs in relation to their revenue loss to determine funding support.
As part of a multi-year plan, the province will add 264 new beds in Central Zone and replace 1,298 beds at 14 nursing homes and three residential care facilities across the province.
Over the next three years, the government will invest $11.1 million to reduce out-of-pocket costs for travel, accommodations, ostomy supplies and cancer drugs.
Created by the Farmers’ Market of Nova Scotia Cooperative, the program provides participating households with regular allotments of an alternative currency (food bucks) redeemable at farmers’ markets.
The Digital Assistance Program for Small Business allows eligible businesses to connect with digital consultants for services such as website development, digital marketing strategies and e-commerce tools
The flag raising is an opportunity to reflect on the work that has been accomplished over the last five decades since the Stonewall riots in New York City, which were seen as a watershed event that kick-started the fight for equal rights in the gay community.
Changes to the Caregiver Benefit Program will support those who are providing care to low-income individuals with a high level of disability, coupled with either mild cognitive impairment or the need for significant support from others to carry out daily activities such as medication management, meal preparation, shopping and banking.
“Recreational facilities play a significant role in strengthening our communities and our province,” said Deputy Premier Kelly Regan, on behalf of Suzanne Lohnes-Croft, Minister of Communities, Culture and Heritage.
The pass is provided to any ESIA recipient, as well as their spouse and dependents, without having to provide proof of their transportation needs.
Nova Scotia Community College’s (NSCC’s) new Information Technology Innovation Centre will train young people for jobs in the growing digital economy and help position Nova Scotia as a start-up capital in Canada.