Patricia Arab

Legislation Will Strengthen Apprenticeship System, Make Workplaces Safer

Legislation Will Strengthen Apprenticeship System, Make Workplaces Safer

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.

Domestic Violence Court Program Expands to Halifax

Domestic Violence Court Program Expands to Halifax

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.

Honouring Mona Louise Parsons this Heritage Day

Honouring Mona Louise Parsons this Heritage Day

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 […]

2018 Call for Nominations for Order of Nova Scotia

2018 Call for Nominations for Order of Nova Scotia

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.