Victoria Day long weekend means road trips, camping and opening the cottage for many Nova Scotians. Travellers should plan for safe travel and expect increased traffic from all types of vehicles including motorcycles, recreational vehicles and trailers.
Nova Scotia joined the Western Climate Initiative (WCI) Inc. as the province develops a new cap and trade carbon pricing program, required by the federal government by the end of the year.
Government is planning to replace the Motor Vehicle Act with a new Traffic Safety Act. Nova Scotians will have a chance to provide feedback.
The province is creating more opportunities to connect Nova Scotia youth and employers to help recent graduates find jobs in their fields.
Nova Scotians can now receive messages about life-threatening emergencies directly to their cell phones.
This September, Nova Scotia students will benefit from the hiring of more than 190 people, including child and youth care practitioners, parent navigators, education assistants, psychologists and speech language pathologists, to address student and complex classroom needs, starting with a focus on behaviour and autism supports.
For the first time, a community event for adults and children is being offered in each recreational fishing area. Learn 2 Fish teaches the basics of sportfishing, along with ethics and environmental stewardship.
Halifax (K’jipuktuk) has been chosen to host the 2020 North American Indigenous Games (NAIG), which will be the largest multi-sporting event to be held in Nova Scotia. This also marks the first time the games will be hosted in Atlantic Canada.
Six doctors from the U.K. and Ireland interested in moving to Nova Scotia plan to visit the province in June, with several more expected to visit over the summer.
Ar Sgeul ri Innse, or Our Story to Tell, is the theme of this year’s Gaelic Nova Scotia Month, celebrated this month.