Amendments to the Apprenticeship and Trades Qualification Act will give the Nova Scotia Apprenticeship Agency additional tools and authority to enforce certification requirements in the compulsory certified trades. The recommendations came from a working group comprised of industry representatives.
A new specialty court program in Halifax will support healthier relationships and help protect survivors of domestic violence and their families from future abuse. The province’s second domestic violence court program officially opened Feb. 28, at the Provincial Court on Spring Garden Road.
Social enterprises are strengthening communities, employing more than 3,000 Nova Scotians and generating $179 million in revenue, according to a recent survey of this emerging sector.
The New Opportunities for Work program was co-developed in 2017 by the Centre for Employment Innovation with St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish and community partners, on behalf of government.
Nova Scotia has created a new immigration stream to help attract more international doctors and specialists to the province.
Children and adults with disabilities and their families who qualify for more support at home will receive it without having to wait.
Surgeries are now being performed at a new operating room at Hants Community Hospital in Windsor. There will be 800 more operations each year, doubling the number of its annual procedures.
Since 2016, on the third Monday of February we’ve taken a day off to rest and celebrate a part of our heritage. Heritage Day, each year, is a celebration of what makes us Nova Scotians. Thus far, we’ve celebrated Viola Desmond in 2016 and Mi’kmaq heritage in 2017. This year we honour another Nova Scotian […]
Nova Scotia students can receive more than $40,000 to help with their post-secondary education.
Each year, a group of individuals is recognized for their outstanding contributions to the province by receiving the Order of Nova Scotia. Past recipients have come from all walks of life, from all corners of the province and nominations are now being accepted for this year’s ceremony.